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Attention to detail has earned BH&L Decorators, Inc.. the reputation of creating new standards of excellence in the trade show industry and their staff is determined to maintain BH&L's tradition of quality and service for every phase of your event, from pre-show staff consultation to post-show reviews.
BH&L produce events nationwide from their Orlando and Las Vegas facilities and they stay on the cutting edge with all the latest industry trends through various trade affiliations.
BH&L Decorators, Inc., understands that every show/conference has distinctive needs and we'll work endlessly to exceed all of your goals as well as make your imaginings a reality.
They offer a full line of standard and custom furniture, labor, carpeting, freight handling, custom graphics, booth rentals, special decorating as well as coordinating general session production solutions, audio visual services and electrical services (where needed).
Please allow BH&L to extend their personal pledge to ensure your
satisfaction with their products, services and people. They want to produce a superb event for you; it's just that simple!
The new Westin Birmingham, opened in February, brings 294 guest rooms to the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center complex for a total of 1,051 rooms adjacent to the Alabama’s largest meeting facility. Additional meeting space in The Westin gives the BJCC campus 385,000 square feet of meeting, exhibit and tradeshow space. The hotel’s popular restaurant is the 260-seat Todd English P.U.B., the second restaurant in the country owned by the celebrity chef.
The Westin is the centerpiece of new construction that also includes the entertainment district, “Uptown,” with more restaurants, including Texas de Brazil, set to open in the future.
“The new Westin Birmingham and Uptown give the BJCC area an attractive assortment of dining and entertainment options,” said James H. Smither, president of the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau. “The area takes on a particular character, as have so many other clusters of hotels and entertainment districts in the Birmingham community.”
The Westin is managed by Starwood Hotels, which also manages the adjacent 757-room Sheraton Birmingham Hotel.
The BJCC houses a 19,000-seat Arena, a 2,800-seat Concert Hall, and 1,000-seat Theater, along with 220,000 square feet of exhibition space and 100,000 square feet in 74 meeting rooms---all under one roof. The convenience of facilities within one complex is often praised by convention and tradeshow planners and by delegates meeting at the BJCC.
Smart meeting planners know that "the closing keynote" is what attendees (and the boss) remember most. It's the last thing your people hear before going home. It's the
emotional trigger that likely determines whether the attendee will be a 'repeat customer' next year. The Final Moment for everything creates the opportunity for loyalty (sticky-ness). The "cliffhanger" episode of your favorite TV show pulls you into the next season. The 'closing number' of a Rolling Stones concert is designed to make you jump to your feet for an encore. Even the soft drink industry knows if your friends rave about your great party, that emotional memory will unconsciously push you to buy the same drinks, chips, and dips for your next party.
Meet a guy who studies final moments. Ross Shafer is a high-demand closing keynote speaker who takes this job as seriously as you do. In Ross's own words, "I usually see 2-3 meeting planners each week. Consequently, I have a front row seat to the pain in their eyes and the clench in their jaws. My job is to relieve that stress and make them look like heroes to their superiors and their attendees. I appreciate how much is riding on that final session. So I embrace the responsibility of delivering an energized performance filled with humor, insight, and solid take-a-ways that will get the attendees to re-think their personal and professional lives. When I do that, I know the speaker evaluations will trumpet the merits of meeting planner who picked me. I'm not bragging here. But after doing almost 2,000 of these events (in the past 15 years), I know what makes meeting planners look good...and what doesn't. Personally, I consider it an honor to be in the create-a-hero business."
Known for his highly entertaining yet content-filled presentations, Ross is one of the most sought after Keynote speakers and seminar leaders on the subjects of Customer Empathy, Personal Motivation, and Business Relevance. He has produced (14) Human Resource
training films on Customer Service, Motivation, Leadership, and Peer Pressure and has authored the business books, Nobody Moved Your Cheese, Customer Empathy, The Customer Shouts Back, Are You Relevant? 12 Reasons Smart Organizations Thrive in Any Economy and Grab More Market Share. You can learn more about him and subscribe to his video blogs at www.RelevantReport.com
With an excellent location in Tianhe, Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou is ideally
situated for all key business addresses and is connected directly with Taikoo
Hui, the most exclusive fashion and dining experience in Southern China. From
planning a small meeting to a large event, Mandarin Oriental’s newest property
has the technology, services and amenities to ensure a flawless
The expansive pillar less 750 square metre Grand Ballroom is one of the most
stunning venues in Guangzhou. The space features subtle cream and grey
décor with contemporary LED lighting and a chic foyer. It is an ideal choice
for lavish weddings, fabulous parties or exclusive business events. The Tian He Rooms consist of smart boardrooms and VIP rooms fitted with cutting-edge technology. The hotel’s Executive Boardroom also offers space privacy for important business meetings.
Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou has a dedicated team of experts are on call to assist meeting planners with technological needs. The hotel’s facilities feature fast, high quality wireless bandwidth in all function rooms and guest rooms, wireless microphone, LCD projectors and conference call services.
For more information on Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou please visit http://www.mandarinoriental.com/guangzhou.
Photo Courtesy of Judy Cohen
Judy Cohen is a Presentation Expert, Speaker, and Author. She is a former Corporate Marketing Director now a Certified Seminar Leader running Red Hot Presentations. Judy has experience on radio, television and the stage. Her upcoming book, Red Hot Presentations: How to Write and Deliver a Talk so You Get More Clients, Make More Money, and Become Famous in Your Niche will be available in the Summer of 2013.
Judy is on a quest to empower individuals to find their voice, overcome fear of speaking, and position themselves as an expert in their field through the power of presenting. Judy helps people Prepare, Present and Profit in business by teaching them how to improve their presentation skills and become great speakers.
Judy's Red Hot Topic: How to Become Famous in Your Niche - A lot of buzz and attention is on celebrities. But there’s no need to be a star watcher when you can have your own sizzling lifestyle and become famous in your niche as a speaker. Judy has an “Are You Famous in Your Niche?” quiz, action steps on how to gain celebrity status, and a celebrity swag bag, just like the celebs get at the Oscars, to show you how to position yourself for fame and fortune and grow your business through the art of presenting.
You might be surprised to find out that Montego Bay, Jamaica has more than just gorgeous beaches and terrific nightlife. Get this... they
also have a convention center and a host of properties that are just waiting to house your attendees.
Montego Bay Convention Centre offers more than 142,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space in the heart of the Rose Hall’s elegant corridor, the Montego Bay Convention Centre is a state-of-the-art facility, the largest of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean.
The Centre is divided into three main areas which include 57,525 square feet of dedicated exhibit space; a with 18,417 square foot Grand Ballroom; a 9,737 square foot Meeting Centre; a 17,000 square foot Terrace attached to the exhibit hall with ocean views; a courtyard with more than 25,000 of outdoor space perfect for receptions and 500 dedicated parking spots!
Getting to the Montego Bay Convention Centre is a mere fifteen minutes away from the Sangster International Airport with direct links from the highway. Situated just next door the Rose Hall Great House with a direct view of the Caribbean Sea is the ideal meeting place in close proximity to over 4,000 luxury hotel rooms as well as restaurants and bars, a full service medical facility, five shopping center and two championship 18 hold golf courses
Catering is a big part of the Centre's services from coffee and tea breaks, to working lunch buffets, cocktail parties and 5-course white glove banquets. Both the kitchen and Exhibition Hall also have freight access. Parking is ample, with coach bays. The Centre offers a 15,000 square foot main kitchen that is one of the largest, best equipped on the island using only top of the line equipment, it is a huge space with specialty prep rooms for salads, seafood, meat and pastry.
Management of the Centre is a key part of the operations, and is handled by SMG. Based in the US, with a track record for marketing and managing over 65 convention facilities worldwide. Jamaica is the second Caribbean location to be added to the Company's portfolio, following the opening of the Puerto Rico Convention Centre in San Juan.
Montego Bay Convention Centre
Expo Logic has been in the trade show management business since 1979, evolving from World Wide Registration Systems to Expo Logic in 2002. The Expo Logic team works as your strategic event partner
to develop a customized solution of tools for your show, from registration to event logistics, ensuring your event feels effortless from start to finish. They offer the fastest, most flexible registration service in the industry with a true integration process, keeping things simple and organized from the opening of registration to the closing of your show.
Expo Logic understands that events are the greatest annual revenue source for many organizations. Their tradeshow tools reflect over 30 years of listening to our clients and continuously developing services to meet exact needs. Whether your show needs registration, lead retrieval, CEU/CME Management, or event logistics, Expo Logic listens to your goals and work with you to come up with the best solution, whether low tech or high tech, that makes the most sense.
When you work with Expo Logic, the team becomes a part of your event team. They do not hang out behind the scenes with headsets, but work on the front lines with you with an acute attention to detail. We want to alleviate stress and workload from our clients, and go above and beyond, doing what it takes to make your event a great success. Their success is judged by yours.
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