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Sundance Prepares for the Elite Meetings Alliance
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Event unites top meeting and incentive planners with hotels and resorts 
for a one of a kind face-to-face business meeting experience
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February 20, 2007 – The Elite Meeting Alliance will take place March 19-21, 2007 at Robert Redford’s Sundance Resort in Sundance, Utah.  This intimate semi-annual conference is an exclusive marketplace for professional planners to meet representatives of the best hotels in the western U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

The three-day event features a slate of pre-scheduled appointments with numerous social opportunities for planners and hoteliers to get to know each other and do business. “We have an outstanding lineup of attendees for the Alliance at Sundance,” says Kelly Foy, CEO of Elite Meetings International and publisher of the Elite Meetings Magazine and Website. “We are excited to provide an extremely effective and time-saving event for all attendees, while also enjoying the beautiful Sundance Resort.”

“We look forward to welcoming such a prominent group of corporate planners and hoteliers at our unique hideaway and are excited to provide them with the ultimate Sundance Experience,” says the property’s general manager, Chad Linebaugh.

Attending planners represent such powerhouse companies such as AAA, Advance Auto Parts, Agilysys, Inc., AO North America, Ariba Inc., Burton Group, Coca-Cola FoodService, CWT/Synopsys, DaimlerChrysler Financial Services, Danka, DSM Nutritional Products, GE Healthcare Financial Services, HDR Engineering, Inc., Home Interiors, Idexx Laboratories, Inc., Intermountain Healthcare, Jackson National Life, Kilpatrick Stockton, Medtronic Neurologic Technologies, Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Morgan Stanley, Network Affiliates, Nike, PacNorth Inc, Public Storage, Sparks, Spectranetics Corporation, St Joseph Health System, Starz Entertainment Group, Symantec Corporation, Sysco, Tastefully Simple, The GEO Group, Inc, The Peer Group Inc., Tuesday Morning Corporation, Verio, Wells Fargo Bank, WHCC, Inc., among others.

Participating hotels and resorts in this western North American focused event have been independently endorsed by the Elite Meetings Advisory Board, including Alisal Guest Ranch, Bellagio, Bellevue Club Hotel, CordeValle-A Rosewood Resort, Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos, Gaylord Texan, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort, Hotel Andalucia, Hotel Bel-Air, Hotel del Coronado, Hotel ZaZa, Hyatt Regency Century City, Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort, Lajitas, Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Montage Resort & Spa, Naples Grande Resort & Club, Omni San Diego Hotel, Pan Pacific Seattle, Poet's Cove Resort & Spa, Raffles L'Ermitage Beverly Hills, Sonnenalp Resort of Vail, Sonora Resort, Stein Eriksen Lodge, Summit at Big Sky, Sundance Resort, Sunriver Resort, The Broadmoor, The Grand America Hotel, The Heritage House, The Phoenician, The Wickaninnish Inn, The Wort Hotel, Whitetail Lodge & Club,  and Willows Lodge & Spa.

The event will kick off on Monday, March 19th 2006, at 5:00 p.m. The following two days are filled with prescheduled 20-minute appointments between planners and hoteliers, interspersed with networking opportunities during events that include skiing, snowboarding, spa treatments, and even jewelry making in the Sundance Art Shack.

For a more detailed look at the March 2007 conference and attendee list, please visit www.elitemeetingsalliance.com.  The fall Elite Meetings Alliance is scheduled for September 9-11, 2007, at the newly renovated Naples Grande Resort & Club. 

For more information regarding the Elite Meetings Alliance, please contact Christine Lai, clai@EliteMeetings.net, or Kelly Foy, kfoy@elitemeetings.net, at 805-730-1002, or visit www.elitemeetingsalliance.com.

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Contact:

Kelly Foy
kfoy@EliteMeetings.net
805-730-1002
 www.EliteMeetings.net

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Also See: Luxury Hoteliers and Corporate Planners Rave About the ELITE MEETINGS ALLIANCE; Next Alliance, Scheduled for March 19-21, 2007, at Utah's Sundance Resort / October 2006
Top-tier Incentive/meeting Planners and Hospitality Executives Join Elite Meetings Advisory Board; Magazine Featuring Best Properties to Launch in 2007 / October 2006
Top-tier Incentive/meeting Planners and Hospitality Executives Join Elite Meetings Advisory Board, Magazine to Launch in 2007 / September 2006
Top Corporate Meeting and Incentive Planner, Luxury Hotelier Gathering in September Has a Few Remaining Openings / August 2006
Hoteliers and Corporate Planners Give High Marks to Inaugural Elite Meetings Alliance; Next Alliance scheduled for September 10-12, 2006, at The Club at Hammock Beach in Florida / May 2006
Hoteliers and Corporate Planners Give High Marks to Inaugural Elite Meetings Alliance; Next Alliance scheduled for September 10-12, 2006, at The Club at Hammock Beach in Florida / May 2006

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