NATURAL BEAUTY: In addition to play- ing host to major events — the 2002 Winter Olympics, for example — Utah is home to some of the country’s most striking natural landmarks, like the 2,000-foot-deep Cedar Breaks National Monument.
ECENTLY NAMED THE NO. 1 STATE FOR BUSINESS and growth by Forbes magazine for the second straight year, Utah is redefining what it means to be a successful meetings destination. Rich in national parks, historic landmarks, and beautiful landscapes, Utah is also rich in the amenities that planners need and want, from flexible conven- tion facilities to cultural arts and excellent dining. The Meet in Utah statewide cooperative pro-
gram makes it easy for planners to find the right destination and venue for their meeting. A partnership of nine CVBs representing Utah’s premier meeting destinations, Meet in Utah includes Cache Valley, Ogden, Davis Area, Salt Lake, Park City, Heber Valley, Utah Valley, Cedar City–Brian Head, and St. George. Regardless of which destination planners choose, they will find modern meeting venues surrounded by a wide variety of recreational activities, like skiing or snowboarding at one of Utah’s 14 world-class ski resorts or hiking in
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one of 21 national and state parks — two of the state’s most popu- lar options. Attendees craving a dose of culture will love Northern Utah’s theaters, concerts, art galleries, and museums, and in South- ern Utah, a number of national parks (Arches, Bryce Canyon, and Zion) feature live perfor- mances at indoor and outdoor theaters. Whether it’s a convention of 20,000-plus
attendees or a secluded mountain or golf retreat for 20, Utah’s diverse array of venues and amenities allow planners to check off everything they have on their wish list for a productive and memorable meeting.
For more information: Visit www.meetinutah.com to submit a request for proposal to any or all of Meet in Utah’s partners.