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Dear TBEX: TBEXtras

Dear TBEX: TBEXtras

  Believe you me, TBEX and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau have any number of adventures and events to keep you on your toes while you’re in the Rocket City! But, should you decide to arrive a little early, stay a little later or just plain sneak away for some alone time, you’ll […]

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Dear TBEX: Vapor Trails or Beer Trails?

Dear TBEX: Vapor Trails or Beer Trails?

Vapor Trails or Beer Trails? In Huntsville, they’re the same thing. When you’re a city with the highest concentration of engineers in the U.S. and your tallest building is a Saturn V moon rocket, people expect pretty smart things from you. To that end, our burgeoning craft beer scene in Huntsville, Alabama has folks heading […]

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Dear TBEX: Huntsville, in a Word

Dear TBEX: Huntsville, in a Word

Huntsville, in a Word Curiosity has gotten the better of me on this random Wednesday night and I find myself sitting silently in a room with two men I’ve never met. Suddenly, I shatter the still, look to one and say, “If you could pick one word that describes Huntsville and the people of Huntsville, […]

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Dear TBEX: We Put Man on the Moon; We Can Get YOU to Huntsville!

Dear TBEX: We Put Man on the Moon; We Can Get YOU to Huntsville!

So you may be thinking to yourself, “Self. I’ve never even heard of Huntsville, Alabama, how in the world do I get there?” Well, let me tell you, it’s probably a lot easier than you think. I can only assume those choosing to walk here have at least a basic understanding of where their travels […]

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Dear TBEX: Geektastic! Learn it, Live it, Love it

Dear TBEX: Geektastic! Learn it, Live it, Love it

  We’re not saying that you should take a good hard look at the rules for Dungeons & Dragons, binge-watch episodes of Star Trek and Star Wars (though it is important to know the difference) or set aside the time to read the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but we are not NOT saying it […]

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Dear TBEX: In Huntsville, We Write

Dear TBEX: In Huntsville, We Write

Dear TBEX, In Huntsville, we write. On July 5, 1819, with pen to parchment in a vacant cabinet shop, forty-four delegates came together here to inaugurate Alabama as the twenty-second state, with Huntsville serving as its first capital. Today, visitors can still experience the history and hope of this day at the Alabama Constitution Village, an […]

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Free Services For Your Huntsville Meetings

Free Services For Your Huntsville Meetings

If it doesn’t cost a dime, why short-change your guests? Whether your chosen career path is that of a conference planning professional or somehow you were picked to head up your organization’s next big event (we’ve all been there), it’s nice to have a helping hand assisting with the tiny details along the way. All […]

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Huntsville: A True Tale of Bourbon, Beer and Bossy Boars

Huntsville: A True Tale of Bourbon, Beer and Bossy Boars

When people ask me where I work, the answer is pretty simple. “I work for the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau.” When these same people ask me what I do, the answer gets a little more complicated: “I promote Huntsville/Madison County as a tourism, meetings and convention destination.” And, finally, when those folks happen to be […]

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6 Emerging Trends To Consider For Your Next Event

6 Emerging Trends To Consider For Your Next Event

    When my husband and I were married, way back and what seems like forever ago in 1994, weddings were generally planned utilizing a pretty basic equation. They might vary in only the slightest of ways – color of bridesmaid dresses (all of mine were able to be worn again, I swear), type of […]

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“Meh” to Magic: 5 Uniquely Huntsville Ways to Impress Your Event Attendees

“Meh” to Magic: 5 Uniquely Huntsville Ways to Impress Your Event Attendees

By Leslie Walker   At some point over the last couple of years, your basic business meeting morphed into a “Simple Chic Symposium” and the no frills barbecue became a “Backyard Bonfire Extravaganza!” Step away from the Pinterest! (Unless, of course, it’s where you found this post.) These days, it’s all about hosting THE event […]

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