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San Diego 4th in US on Cvent Lists For 2018 Top Meeting Destinations Worldwide

Cvent, Inc., whose business is meetings, events, and hospitality technology, released on July 26,2018 its annual lists of the top cities for meetings and events worldwide. Three new regions are highlighted this year: Caribbean and Latin America (CALA), Canada and Europe. The lists were compiled based on sourcing activity through the Cvent Supplier Network. In 2017, more than 40 million room nights worldwide and $14.7 billion of business were sourced through the Cvent Supplier Network – helping to support more than 715,000 events around the globe.

Cvent Cvent Lists For 2018 Top Meeting Destinations Worldwide

“When we first launched Top Destinations in 2012, the only cities highlighted were located in the United States. Now, six years later, Top Destinations includes six lists covering every region in the world,” said Chris McAndrews, Vice President of Marketing for the Cvent Hospitality Cloud. “Additionally, secondary cities like Guangzhou, China and Hyderabad, India on the APAC list, and Aurora, Colorado and Burlingame, California on the U.S. list, are making their first appearance and are helping to drive their local economies by attracting group business to their locales. The Cvent Supplier Network is the world’s largest platform for sourcing meetings and events, and our data demonstrates that more events are being held all over the globe. This highlights the overall strength and positive impact the meetings and events industry has worldwide.” Continue Reading

Ski or Ride North America’s Largest Resort with 2017-2018 Whistler Blackcomb Season Passes and EDGE Cards

Lock in the guaranteed best deal, combined with the best benefits, on a 2017-2018 Season Pass or EDGE Card with just $49 (plus GST) down through Sunday, April 9 Now Unlimited Season Passes and EDGE Cards include ski benefits at U.S. destinations such as Vail, Park City, and Breckenridge In addition, the 2017-2018 Epic Pass… Continue Reading

WALK OFF THE EARTH AND KEYS N KRATES TO HEADLINE AT THE 2017 WORLD SKI & SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL IN WHISTLER, BC

OTHER ARTISTS TO PERFORM AS PART OF THE FIDO OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES INCLUDE OZOMATLI, BUSTY AND THE BASS, BUSTA RHYMES, SWOLLEN MEMBERS AND GRANDSON WHISTLER, BC– March 1, 2017– The World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) is beyond excited to announce artists for the Fido Outdoor Concert Series in Whistler this April. Canadian heroes, Walk… Continue Reading

Never Ever Days Return to Whistler Blackcomb December 10 & 11

450 Adults New To Skiing/Snowboarding Will Receive a Lesson, Lift Ticket, Rental Gear & Après For Only $25 Fresh on the heels of a massive expansion and upgrade to the learning area on Whistler Mountain, Never Ever Days are back at Whistler Blackcomb. On December 10 and 11, 450 (225 on each day) beginner adult… Continue Reading

Whistler Blackcomb to Open for 2016.17 Winter Season on November 23

Whistler Mountain Will Open on Wednesday, November 23, Blackcomb Mountain to Open as Scheduled on Thursday, November 24. WHISTLER, BC November 18, 2016 – Whistler Mountain will begin operations for the 2016.17 winter season one day ahead of schedule on Wednesday, November 23. The head start has been made possible by recent colder temperatures and… Continue Reading

Control Shift Wins Olympus 72HR Filmmaker Showdown at WSSF

Control Shift Takes Top Honors, Snow Game Steals The Crowd Winning People’s Choice Award WHISTLER, BC – April 14, 2016 – Last night at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, over 1500+ people gathered in the Whistler Conference Centre to witness the art of filmmaking in its purest form. Team Angie Nolan… Continue Reading

Whistler Blackcomb Extends Season Due to Above Average Snowfall

Whistler Blackcomb Extends Season Due to Above Average Snowfall

Skiing and Snowboarding Will Continue on Blackcomb Mountain Through to May 30 WHISTLER, BC March 21, 2016 – After officially surpassing its average annual snowfall of 1,163cm (458in), Whistler Blackcomb has decided to extend its ski season by an additional week, pushing the closing date of Blackcomb Mountain to May 30, 2016. Whistler Blackcomb has… Continue Reading

Splatterday Night Fever at World Ski and Snowboard Festival’s 4th Annual Roller Derby April 9, 2016

Whistler And Squamish’s Apex Pistols Vs Brick House Betties From Comox WHISTLER, BC – For the fourth year in a row, the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) will host an invitational roller derby bout at the Whistler Conference Centre. Splatterday Night Fever will see a first time competition that joins Whistler’s Black Diamond Betties and… Continue Reading

DJ LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR ELECTROSTUB PRESENTS THE END PARTY AT THE WORLD SKI & SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL IN WHISTLER, BC

Pendulum DJ Set & Verse, Neon Steve, Mat the Alien and Case of the Mondays To Headline The Biggest Bash Of The Season WHISTLER, BC – March 15, 2016 – The END at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC is an electrifying end-of-season celebration taking place in the Whistler Conference Centre… Continue Reading

LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR THE OLYMPUS PRO PHOTOGRAPHER SHOWDOWN DURING THE WORLD SKI & SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL

LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR THE OLYMPUS PRO PHOTOGRAPHER SHOWDOWN DURING THE WORLD SKI & SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL

The Preeminent Annual Action Sports Photography Event In The World Will Take Place In The Whistler Conference Centre On Thursday, April 14 WHISTLER, BC – March 10, 2016 – Top action sports photographers have been invited to compete in the OLYMPUS Pro Photographer Showdown at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC.… Continue Reading