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TOP 10 GROUP EVENTS: Sep 01, 2007 - Sep 30, 2007
Including Selected Markets Los Angeles and Seattle

North America
Square Footage Meeting Space Occupied


Event Name 
Property 
Total Sq. Ft Occupied
1
NEMBC 2007
Rhode IslandConvention Center
674,464
2
Chesapeake Dental Conference
BaltimoreConvention Center
671,271
3
FREELIFE INTERNATIONAL - 2007 ANNUAL
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
550,540
4
IRS NATIONWIDE TAX FORUM
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disn
530,866
5
2007 TMC FALL MEETING
Renaissance Nashville Hotel
509,282
6
FALL 2007 DEALER BUYING MARKET
Sheraton Overland Park Hotel
449,610
7
TABS 2007 SUNBELT BUILDERS SHOW
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
399,283
8
THE GOVERNANCE INSTITUTE LEADERSHIP
The Broadmoor
380,175
9
EXECUTIVE WOMEN INTERNATIONAL LCAM
Hilton Americas- Houston
353,878
10
NDTA
Embassy Suites Hotel Airport-Convention Ctr North
343,012

Square Footage Catered


Event Name
Property
Total Sq. Ft Occupied
1
NEMBC 2007
Rhode IslandConvention Center
320,000
2
THE GOVERNANCE INSTITUTE LEADERSHIP
The Broadmoor
180,000
3
NORANDEX
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disn
157,323
4
2007 FIVE STAR DEFAULT SERVICING CONFERENCE
Hilton Anatole
130,378
5
YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION - ANNUAL DEALER
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
122,257
6
EXECUTIVE WOMEN INTERNATIONAL LCAM
Hilton Americas- Houston
119,050
7
TABS 2007 SUNBELT BUILDERS SHOW
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
116,259
8
IPC MIDWEST 2007
Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center
113,030
9
Q4 RETAIL PARTNER SALES MTG
Hyatt Regency Downtown
108,000
10
TRAIN THE TRAINER
The Ritz-Carlton, GrandeLakesOrlando
94,184

 
 

Estimated Number of Attendees


Event Name
Property
Total Sq. Ft Occupied
1
I-COMMERCE QUIZTAR HOMECOMING EVENT
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disn
12,661
2
TABS 2007 SUNBELT BUILDERS SHOW
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
9,045
3
Chesapeake Dental Conference
BaltimoreConvention Center
7,493
4
NEMBC 2007
Rhode IslandConvention Center
6,000
5
IPC MIDWEST 2007
Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center
5,832
6
NDTA
Embassy Suites Hotel Airport-Convention Ctr North
5,765
7
LIUNA 2007 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
5,760
8
POLYURETHANES 2007 TECHNICAL CONFERENCE IN
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
3,525
9
FALL 2007 DEALER BUYING MARKET
Sheraton Overland Park Hotel
3,509
10
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY GREAT WEST DIVISION
Hilton Reno Resort & Casino
3,486

SELECTED MARKET: Los Angeles CA
Square Footage Meeting Space Occupied:  Los Angeles CA


Event Name
Property
Total Sq. Ft Occupied
1
US AQUATIC SPORTS I
HyattRegencyOrangeCounty
186,855
2
NAEMSE 12TH ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM &
Renaissance Hollywood Hotel
87,277
3
ETHICS & COMPLIANCE OFFICER ASSOCIATION
HyattRegencyCenturyPlaza
85,767
4
USFN
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
71,710
5
COTSEN FAMILY FOUNDATION MEETING
Hyatt Regency Long Beach
63,880
6
CLARK SECURITY PRODUCTS SOUTH WEST SECURITY
Disneyland Hotel
57,936
7
KOHL'S DEPARTMENT STORES
Radisson Hotel at Los AngelesAirport
56,529
8
FIRST AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills
47,780
9
TENTH INTERNATIONAL SMALL BOWEL TRANSPLANT
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel Santa Monica
47,321
10
UCI ALZHEIMER'S DISEASERESEARCHCENTER
Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport
46,640

Square Footage Catered: Los Angeles CA


Event Name 
Property 
Total Sq. Ft Catered
1
ETHICS & COMPLIANCE OFFICER ASSOCIATION
HyattRegencyCenturyPlaza
71,134
2
CASA YOUTH SHELTER - ANNUAL FUNDRAISER 
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
50,700
3
DISNEYLAND RESORT - ALLIANCE DEVELOPMENT 
Disneyland Hotel
28,968
4
KOHL'S DEPARTMENT STORES 
Radisson Hotel at Los AngelesAirport
24,749
5
HOW 2 INC. 
Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport
23,400
6
WEDDING IN HONOR OF NATALIE ZADEH AND GREGG 
Ritz CarltonHuntington
22,440
7
SCI MANAGEMENT 
Manhattan Beach Marriott
20,352
8
MISSIONHOSPITAL
Hyatt Regency Irvine
20,100
9
SONS OF ITALY
Hyatt Regency Long Beach
19,635
10
TIE OF SOUTHERN 
CALIFORNIA Doubletree Hotel Anaheim/OrangeCounty
18,334

Estimated Number of Attendees: Los Angeles CA


Event Name 
Property 
Total Sq. Ft Catered
1
DISNEYLAND RESORT - ALLIANCE DEVELOPMENT 
Disneyland Hotel
1,737
2
ETHICS & COMPLIANCE OFFICER ASSOCIATION 
HyattRegencyCenturyPlaza
1,380
3
IHO: JIMENEZ AND MOSCAL 
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
1,301
4
2007 VENTURACOUNTYREAL ESTATE & ECONOMIC 
HyattWestlakePlaza in Thousand Oaks
1,125
5
WEALTH CAMP 2007
Hyatt Regency Irvine
864
6
US AQUATIC SPORTS I 
HyattRegencyOrangeCounty
849
7
PRINICIPAL GLOBAL INVESTORS 
The Beverly Hilton
736
8
WEDDING IN HONOR OF NATALIE ZADEH AND GREGG 
Ritz CarltonHuntington
673
9
IN HONOR OF JOYCE BARCARSE AND KEITH INOUYE
The Westin Pasadena
667
10
CCM WORKSHOP 
Renaissance Hollywood Hotel
660

SELECTED MARKET: Seattle WA

Square Footage Meeting Space Occupied: Seattle WA


Event Name 
Property 
Total Sq. Ft Catered
1
IESNA STREET & AREA LIGHTING CONFERENCE 
Westin Seattle
86,625
2
MOSS ADAMS LLP - AS CONFERENCE 2007 
HiltonSeattleAirport & ConferenceCenter
52,201
3
MS QBE FORUM 
Westin Bellevue
42,492
4
MICROSOFT MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE FOUNDATION 
Hilton Bellevue
40,800
5
Celebrity Cruises Cruise Match Meeting 
DoubletreeHotelSeattleAirport
38,420
6
MAMMOGRAPHY EDUCATION INC. 
Grand Hyatt Seattle
38,306
7
NWONE FALL RETREAT 2007 
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
33,293
8
57th WEI Annual Congress 
Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle
28,843
9
NW SHINGO 
Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue
26,456
10
WASTATE CISM NETWORK 2007 CONFERENCE 
SeattleMarriottSEA-TACAirport
19,794

Square Footage Catered: Seattle WA


Event Name 
Property 
Total Sq. Ft Catered
1
IESNA STREET & AREA LIGHTING CONFERENCE
Westin Seattle
39,370
2
MICROSOFT MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE FOUNDATION
Hilton Bellevue
28,956
3
57th WEI Annual Congress
Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle
21,449
4
NW SHINGO
Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue
21,087
5
NWONE FALL RETREAT 2007
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
18,826
6
T-MOBILE LEADERSHIP COMPETENCY MEETING
Westin Bellevue
18,470
7
COMMERCIAL BROKERS ASSOCIATION
DoubletreeHotelSeattleAirport
12,500
8
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Grand Hyatt Seattle
11,342
9
MOSS ADAMS - AS STAFF LEVEL I & II (2)
HiltonSeattleAirport & ConferenceCenter
11,122
10
WESTERN INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD
Seattle Marriott Waterfront
10,214

Estimated Number of Attendees: Seattle WA


Event Name 
Property 
Total Sq. Ft Catered
1
ISCEBS 26TH ANNUAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Westin Seattle
1,081
2
HAMMRICH HOLLERBACH WEDDING
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
702
3
1ST ANNUAL RESIDENCE XII BENEFIT LUNCHEON
Westin Bellevue
362
4
SMB NATION 2007
MarriottRedmondTownCenter
349
5
SPECIAL FORCES GROUP ALUMNI REUNION 50TH
DoubletreeHotelSeattleAirport
346
6
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Grand Hyatt Seattle
340
7
MOSS ADAMS LLP - AS CONFERENCE 2007
HiltonSeattleAirport & ConferenceCenter
313
8
INNOVATIVE TEACHERS FORUM RECOGNITION DINNER
Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle
306
9
MICROSOFT 
W Seattle
270
10
NW SHINGO
Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue
270
 

Data derived from reader board reports covering hotels in 59 metropolitan areas across 39 states and provinces.

The Knowland Groupô provides detailed reports on events within a clientís competitive set of hotels to over 400 hotels across the United States and Canada.

Details include: meeting planner contact information, previous event and size details on all groups surveyed, detailed overview of groupís experiences including any complaints or issues, actual size

of event (number of room nights actualized), date of groupís next event, property selection decision date(s) and/or process(s) (including RFP details if relevant), size of next event, existence of any

relationships (contractual and/or personal) with incumbent and/or other hotel(s) and any additional information requested by client.

For more details on expanding your group sales revenue Ė contact the Knowland Groupô today online: www.KnowlandGroup.com or by phone: 202.842.9244

*Data are derived from the Knowland Groupísô READERSô - hotel reader board service. Hotels surveyed are determined by request from Knowland Groupô clients. Data do not represent a

scientific study. Estimated number of attendees is based on size of meeting rooms occupied and, where possible to determine, configuration of rooms and does not necessarily correspond to room

nights actualized. Data on catered events are determined by function descriptions. Single instance events, such as weddings, although included in client reports, or omitted here. Certain oversized

properties, including conference and convention centers, although included in client reports if requested, are omitted here.

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Contact:

The Knowland Group 
(202) 842-9244 
ERice@KnowlandGroup.com
www.KnowlandGroup.com

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Also See: Top 10 Group Events: North America and Selected Markets / Aug 01, 2007 - Aug 31, 2007 / Knowland Group Inc / September 2007 
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