Welcome to the newest edition of Dallas/Fort Worth Business Meetings & More— your one-stop source for planning events in the North Texas region. In the Summer 2009 edition, you will discover topnotch amenities, superior services and valuable information sources to transform your corporate event into something extraordinary.

Dallas/Fort Worth Business Meetings & More introduces you to service providers who are specialists in their given fields. They provide support for events that run the gamut from intimate gatherings and fun team-building activities to extended-stay corporate conventions and formal executive meetings. Venues range in style from sophisticated to down-home, and the area's temperate climate makes even outdoor meetings possible year round.

With so many options to choose from, this publication will help you streamline the planning process and create the perfect event without straining your resources or your imagination.

Keep up with new developments in this region's meetings industry and get expert tips for creating the perfect event. Our user-friendly chapters and indexes cover everything you need to host a meeting in the greater Dallas area. Here you will find detailed, practical information about venues, hotel facilities, restaurants, catering services, attractions, transportation and meeting services. This valuable planning tool includes extras such as directory listings and checklists to make your work easier. You also may view the guide online at www.businessmeetingsandmore.com/dallas.

We invite you to share your comments and suggestions to further enhance this premiere meeting, event and entertainment guide. In an effort to make this resource as comprehensive as possible, we also encourage your company to become part of this trendsetting tool. If you are an event professional not listed in this publication, contact MARCOA Publishing at 972-888-6007.