Brides Magazine, a national publication, named The College of Physicians of Philadelphia to their Top 50 Best Wedding Venues in America list. Winners are selected based on ratings from nearly 1,000 brides nationawide. The college was the only venue selected in the entire Philadelphia region. 

Two floors, each with their own spaces including the Marble Rotunda, Gross Library and Mitchell hall, occupy the New Beaux-Arts-style venue. Their catering partner is Catering By Design. Rental of the favility includes in-house tables and chairs, housekeeping and security. 

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Atlantic City

Last year was the highest grossing ever for the United States commercial gaming industry.* Meeting planners who hold gatherings at casinos may just feel like they’ve hit the jackpot, too. Casino-based events provide one-stop convenience—the amenities of convention centers and bountiful hotel rooms, plus activities, dining, and nightlife. 

 

Doreen Guerin grew up an Air Force brat, living in Texas, Louisiana, and later England and France. When she was 13, her parents moved to Queens and, Guerin says, “I’m a New Yorker through and through.” That’s apparent from her accent as well as her dedication to the Javits Center, where, as the senior vice president of sales and marketing, she oversees the booking and event-related operations for more than 170 events each year. 

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If you want to be sure your meeting in the Northeast will strengthen team bonds, consider holding it at Cliff House Maine. Nestled on 70 acres atop Bald Head Cliff on the southern coast of Maine, the luxury property offers 226 guest rooms, including 40 suites, an adjacent 18-hole golf course, and 25,000 square feet of conference and meeting space that can accommodate up to 300 attendees. Venues include the Atlantic Ballroom, with its double-height panoramic windows offering endless views of the Atlantic Ocean.