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Sales - Executive Update
December 2016


Big Wins

  • After several years of working to bring American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Annual meeting to Dallas, we secured the AIHA Annual meeting for 2021! This group represents over 12,000 guestroom nights and is prime convention business leading into Memorial Day weekend.
  • We secured another annual group, Dallas Safari Club (DSC), for 2026 and 2027. This confirms the DSC Annual Convention in Dallas 10 years out.

Events/Tradeshows attended:

  • IAEE Expo! Expo! 2016, Anaheim, CA
  • Association Forum Holiday Showcase 2016, Chicago, IL
  • ConferenceDirect CD Forum, Boca Raton, FL
  • Great BIG Poinsettia Giveaway
  • TSAE 2016 Celebration Luncheon
  • HelmsBriscoe Addison Hotel Crawl
  • American Express INTER[action], New Orleans, LA
  • DC CVB Reps Client Holiday Event, Washington, D.C.

Sited Dallas as a possible upcoming meeting location:

Hotel Occupancy

As of December 31, 2016, room occupancy for the city of Dallas during the month of December was 54.6 percent, down 0.6 percent when compared to the same month last year.