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by Michael C. Lowe | February 02, 2011

 Six Fort Lauderdale, Fla., properties have banded together with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau to create the Lauderdale Convention Collection. With a total of 2,700 rooms, the hotels ‚Äî the 361-room Embassy Suites, 650-room Harbor Beach Marriott, 589-room Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 384-room Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, 236-room Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel and 486-room Sheraton Fort Lauderdale ‚Äî are all within a one-and-a-half mile radius of the 600,000-square-foot Broward County Convention Center. The program, which is scheduled to continue indefinitely, allows qualifying convention planners to receive the following benefits:

  • Complimentary meeting and event space at the convention center
  • One-hour welcome reception at the convention center
  • One-hour board of directors reception
  • Destination commemorative gift
  • Advance marketing at the previous year‚Äôs event
  • A 10 percent discount off services such as food and beverage, electric, audiovisual, Internet and security staffing.

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