Up & Coming Weekly

December 17, 2019

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM DECEMBER 18-24, 2019 UCW 19 MEET IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY Are you a member of an organiza on that holds regional, statewide or na onal mee ngs or events? The Faye eville Area Conven on & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) invites you to be a hometown hero and invite your group to meet in Cumberland County. Why Invite Your Group to Meet Here? Mee ng a endees spend an average of $114 per person per night in our community. The economic impact of mee ngs, large or small, contributes to the overall economic impact from tourism to Cumberland County ($574 million in 2018.) Addi onally, mee ng a endees impact state and local sales tax collec ons. The community boasts four conven on hotels, the 100,000 sq. . Crown Complex, 17 hotel proper es with mee ng space and more than 35 non- hotel mee ng op ons. A er the mee ng a endees will enjoy our 750+ sites to see, hundreds of special events and more than 500 restaurants. Let Us Help Ready to invite your group to meet here? The FACVB sales staff will work with you each step of the way. Some of the ways they can help: • Gather compe ve hotel bids that meet your requirements for out-of- town guests. • Make recommenda ons and help secure mee ng space for your event. • Assist with i neraries and ac vi es. • Provide materials to promote your mee ng. • Present to your selec on commi ee. • Promote your mee ng locally, or statewide. Contact us at 483-5311 to get started planning your special event. GIFT SHOP SALE Our Visitor Center at 245 Person Street is having a Buy One Get One (BOGO) sale through the end of the month. For the en re month of De- cember, purchase one item and get another similar item at the same price for free. The gi shop sells T-shirts, postcards, key chains, hats, locally made jelly, honey and other food and gi products. The gi shop is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Melody Foote Director of Communications Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau B U L L E T I N Download a mobile app for exploring Cumberland County. CHRISTMAS Your Your Station Station

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