ConventionSouth Magazine Names Chattanooga #1 On “The South’s Cool Spots For Summer Events” List

Thursday, November 17, 2016

ConventionSouth readers and Facebook fans have selected their top 10 picks for “The South’s Cool Spots for Summer Events.”

In late October, ConventionSouth editors compiled a Facebook ballot with a list of 35 meetings destinations that are well fit for summer meetings as they offer an escape from the summer heat.

“Meeting Planners and event organizers from across the country look for unique destinations in the South to hold their meetings and events. ConventionSouth’s 2017 list of the ‘South’s Cool Spots for Summer Meetings’ provides these planners with exciting destinations to cool off during the South's summer heat,” said ConventionSouth editor Marcia Bradford. “By offering a place to stay cooler during the hot summer months, meeting planners can boost attendance and create a more comfortable experience for participants and therefore, increase the success of the gathering.”

The following 10 cities gained the top votes and will be featured in the January 2017 print and digital issue of ConventionSouth. Cities are in order by votes received: 

1.      Chattanooga, Tn.

2.      Fort Smith, Ar.

3.      Fairfax, Va.

4.      Jefferson City, Mo.

5.      Greene County, Tn.

6.      Annapolis, Md.

7.      Jacksonville, Fl.

8.     Columbia, Mo.

9.      Conway, Ar.

10.    Gulf Shores, Al.



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