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TOP 10 GROUP EVENTS: Jan 01, 2008 - Jan 31, 2008
and Selected Markets - Pittsburgh and Miami
Square Footage Meeting Space Occupied, Square Footage Catered, Estimated Number of Attendees



Square Footage Meeting Space Occupied – North America
Event Name
Property
Total Sq. Ft Occupied
1
MAC Tools 2008 Tool Fair
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disn
753,703
2
Young Life 2008
Marriott Orlando World Center Resort & Convention
666,495
3
EDS Sales Conference
Hilton Anatole
640,192
4
Baltimore Boat Show 2008
Baltimore Convention Center
600,000
5
Colorado Music Educators Association
The Broadmoor
591,764
6
Concurrent Sessions
Renaissance Nashville Hotel
426,525
7
Society for Social Work Research
Omni Shoreham Hotel
413,407
8
2008 Western Nursery & Landscape Annual Conf. & Trade Show
Sheraton Overland Park Hotel
370,336
9
Correctional Accreditation Managers Association
A Convention Center in the Southwest Region
349,588
10
Pinnacol Assurance Holiday Party
Adam's Mark Denver
331,050
Square Footage Catered – North America
Event Name
Property
Total Sq. Ft Catered
1
EDS Sales Conference
Hilton Anatole
190,772
2
MAC Tools 2008 Tool Fair
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disn
172,000
3
Pinnacol Assurance Holiday Party
Adam's Mark Denver
165,525
4
AFCEA Space Comm 2008
The Broadmoor
137,622
5
Mitel Business Partner Forum
Rosen Shingle Creek
128,056
6
Bayer
Hyatt Regency Downtown
119,890
7
Young Life 2008
Marriott Orlando World Center Resort & Convention
117,583
8
Good Year Tire & Rubber Company-2008 Dealer Con
A Convention Center in the Southwest Region
110,265
9
Wilbur - Ellis 2008 National Meeting
Hyatt Regency Orange County
93,996
10
Aspect Software 2008 Global Sales Kick Off Meeting
Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes Orlando
90,308
Estimated Number of Attendees – North America
Event Name
Property
Attendees 
1
EDS Sales Conference
Hilton Anatole
12,825
2
Good Year Tire & Rubber Company-2008 Dealer Con
A Convention Center in the Southwest Region
9,218
3
Baltimore Boat Show 2008
Baltimore Convention Center
7,493
4
Thomson Scientific
Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa
7,200
5
Young Life 2008
Marriott Orlando World Center Resort & Convention
6,470
6
MAC Tools 2008 Tool Fair
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disn
6,466
7
ACCESS Hollywood
The Beverly Hilton
5,606
8
Concurrent Sessions
Renaissance Nashville Hotel
4,842
9
KCI USA INC
Hyatt Regency Orange County
4,722
10
NAVC 2008 Annual Conference
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
4,441

SELECTED MARKET: Pittsburgh, PA
Square Footage Meeting Space Occupied:Pittsburgh PA
Event Name
Property
Total Sq. Ft Occupied
1
Indoor Outdoor Home Show
Radisson Hotel Pittsburgh
153,720
2
Remodeling Expo
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
76,500
3
Ansys Inc
Omni William Penn
53,838
4
Bath Fitter
Radisson Pittsburgh Green Tree
41,692
5
American Legion
Holiday Inn Pittsburgh Airport
29,300
6
American Fidelity
Embassy Suites Hotel Pittsburgh International Airp
26,698
7
Allegheny County Medical Society
Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
24,700
8
EMBA 36 Learning Community Workshop
Holiday Inn Select Pittsburgh University Center
23,355
9
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh Airport
22,687
10
Dance Makers - Regional Event
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport
20,200
Square Footage Catered:Pittsburgh, PA
Event Name
Property
Total Sq. Ft Catered
1
Allegheny County Medical Society
Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
23,100
2
Ansys Inc
Omni William Penn
19,899
3
Bath Fitter
Radisson Pittsburgh Green Tree
19,176
4
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh Airport
13,533
5
Ardex National Sales Meeting
Holiday Inn Pittsburgh Airport
10,800
6
Duquesne University Baseball 
Marriott Pittsburgh City Center
10,706
7
Health Dialog Holiday Celebration
Marriott Pittsburgh Airport
9,680
8
RC Holsinger Associates Holiday Party 
Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
7,000
9
Zimmerman Celebration of Life
Embassy Suites Hotel Pittsburgh International Airp
6,512
10
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co - Panel Meeting
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport
6,000
Estimated Number of Attendees:Pittsburgh, PA
Event Name
Property
Attendees 
1
Indoor Outdoor Home Show
Radisson Hotel Pittsburgh
3,838
2
Remodeling Expo
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1,910
3
Allegheny County Medical Society
Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
693
4
Omni William Penn Hotel Holiday Party
Omni William Penn
370
5
Duquesne University Baseball 
Marriott Pittsburgh City Center
321
6
EMBA 36 Learning Community Workshop
Holiday Inn Select Pittsburgh University Center
300
7
Health Dialog Holiday Celebration
Marriott Pittsburgh Airport
290
8
Dance Makers - Regional Event
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport
278
9
Framesi Field Staff Meeting
Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh Airport
270
10
Work Metro 
Holiday Inn Greentree
256

 

SELECTED MARKET: Miami, FL
Square Footage Meeting Space Occupied:Miami, FL
Event Name
Property
Total Sq. Ft Occupied
1
EV3 DOGS
Boca Raton Resort & Club
121,345
2
Men's and Boy's Show
Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel
97,280
3
Thomson Scientific
Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa
93,023
4
NCCI 2008 Data Reporting Workshop
Marriott West Palm Beach
86,987
5
Catholic Campus Ministry Symposium
Hilton Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton
59,326
6
Cheers Beverage Conference Miami 2008
Hyatt Regency Miami
52,479
7
CMSA 2008 Investors Conference
Loews Miami Beach
42,845
8
Stanford Financial - TPC Meeting
The Biltmore Coral Gables
41,384
9
Wausau
Renaissance Ft. Lauderdale
35,245
10
Arbitron Sales Meeting
Trump International Sonesta Beach Resort Miami/Sun
34,025
Square Footage Catered:Miami, FL
Event Name
Property
Total Sq. Ft Catered
1
Waleed's Reception 
Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel
55,440
2
EV3 DOGS
Boca Raton Resort & Club
36,250
3
Airgas Risk Management
Sheraton Suites Plantation - Ft. Lauderdale West
30,000
4
Thomson Scientific
Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa
28,360
5
Stanford Financial - TPC Meeting
The Biltmore Coral Gables
27,388
6
National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts
Marriott Miami Airport
22,550
7
BWA Kayiman
JW Marriott Hotel Miami
20,010
8
Catholic Campus Ministry Symposium
Hilton Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton
18,380
9
Big Brothers Big Sister of Greater Miami
Radisson Hotel Miami Downtown
16,684
10
AMS Global Sales Meeting
InterContinental Miami
16,202
Estimated Number of Attendees:Miami, FL
Event Name
Property
Attendees 
1
Thomson Scientific
Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa
7,200
2
Arise Women's Conference
Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel
3,749
3
Cheers Beverage Conference Miami 2008
Hyatt Regency Miami
1,704
4
Arbitron Sales Meeting
Trump International Sonesta Beach Resort Miami/Sun
964
5
AMS Global Sales Meeting
InterContinental Miami
913
6
NCCI 2008 Data Reporting Workshop
Marriott West Palm Beach
783
7
Temo Sunrooms 25th National Annual Dealer Convention
Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa
743
8
EV3 DOGS
Boca Raton Resort & Club
650
9
EUCI Conference
Doubletree Ocean Point Resort & Spa - Miami Beach
640
10
The Florida Bar / 26th Int'l Tax Conference
JW Marriott Hotel Miami
600

Data derived from reader board reports covering hotels in 59 metropolitan areas across 39 states and provinces.
The Knowland Group™ provides detailed reports on events within a client’s competitive set of hotels to over 700 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 group’s experiences including any complaints or issues, actual size of event (number of room nights actualized), date of group’s 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 – contact the Knowland Group™ today online: www.KnowlandGroup.com or by phone: 410.860.2270

*Data are derived from the Knowland Group’s™ READERS™ - hotel reader board service. Hotels surveyed are determined by request from Knowland Group™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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The Knowland Group  
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