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North Lake Tahoe honored for meetings program

Pettit GilweeSpecial to the Sun

NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. andamp;#8212; The North Lake Tahoe Visitors Bureaus, a marketing cooperative between the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau and the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association, was recently honored for its meetings program with prestigious awards from two of the industryandamp;#8217;s top publications.Bay Area-based Smart Meetings magazine selected North Lake Tahoe as one of its Platinum Choice award-winning organizations, while Meetings andamp; Conventions magazine, located on the East Coast, recognized the group with its Gold Award.andamp;#8220;We are pleased to be honored as one of the best in the hospitality industry by the readers and editors of these prominent publications,andamp;#8221; said Director of Conference Sales Jason Neary of the North Lake Tahoe Visitors Bureaus. andamp;#8220;We truly value the opportunity to work with our regional partners in introducing, and sometimes reintroducing, North Lake Tahoe to our target markets situated across the country.andamp;#8221;The meetings program at the North Lake Tahoe Visitors Bureaus is responsible for bringing group business to North Lake Tahoe and offers professional services to encourage big and small businesses and organizations to choose North Tahoeandamp;#8217;s alpine setting. A 20-year resident of the region, Neary has worked for the North Lake Tahoe Visitors Bureaus for the last 13 years and leads the meetings program team, providing a range of services from fielding requests for information about the area along with proposals to conducting site inspections and coordinating bids.North Lake Tahoeandamp;#8217;s affordable meeting facilities are as varied and unique as the surrounding Sierra terrain. From intimate, small boardroom spaces to timber-lined meeting rooms to upscale ballrooms that fit hundreds, the North Lake Tahoe area offers more than 30 meeting sites in California and Nevada, 200,000 square feet of meeting space and 7,000 rooms. For details about North Lake Tahoeandamp;#8217;s meetings program or to become a partner, go to http://www.gotahoenorth.com/meetings.andamp;#8212; This article was submitted to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com.