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Saturday night post

We’re heading towards Sunday and everyone seems pleased with how the conference has gone.  The glitches have been minor and few.  This evening at the Crest Center was quite nice.  The setting sun was a bit intense but after 2 … Continue reading

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Thursday went well too!

People seemed pleased with the preconferences and are having fun exploring downtown.  The opening banquet got rave reviews.  We think we may have come up with a great theme for next year’s conference in Palm Springs! Thanks to Nancy Newsome … Continue reading

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Wednesday is drawing to a close, and we’re tired but happy

It’s been a good day here in Asheville.  The weather was warm, well, a bit hot actually, but the rain held off.  The folks at the Marriott Renaissance have been absolutely FANTASTIC – can’t wait for everyone to get here … Continue reading

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NASIG Custom Asheville airport shuttle update

Spaces are filling up fast, and we’ll have to cut off the in-coming  reservations at 5 pm on Wednesday. Walk-ups might be able to be accommodated, but there is no guarantee – will depend on space allowances. Please contact Nancy … Continue reading

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Driving to the Conference?

If you are coming into Asheville by car, the approach to Woodfin Street (where the Marriott Renaissance and the Sheraton hotels are located) is  a little tricky.   Take the Merriman St. exit but then take a left and go towards … Continue reading

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Recommended restaurants (selective list)

The following list of restaurants was compiled for us by local CPC member Laurie Edwards.  It is not comprehensive, but it hits the highlights. NOTE:  There are so many great and interesting places to eat in downtown Asheville that you … Continue reading

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What will the weather be like in Asheville? And what should I wear?

Isn’t it great that we have weather web sites to give us this kind of information at a moment’s notice?  Yes, but until you are there, you don’t know for real what it will be like. Asheville is at a … Continue reading

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NASIG Award Winners

This is a reminder of the 2009 recipients of NASIG’s awards and grants. These individuals will be presented with their award plaques at the conference’s opening session, which is being held at 5pm on Thursday, June 4th. If you see … Continue reading

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Internet Cafe Hours & Other Internet Access

The NASIG 2009 Internet Cafe is located just off the lobby in the Four Points Sheraton, the overflow hotel directly across from the Marriott Renaissance. Enter the hotel, turn right, pass the registration desk, turn left down the hall, and … Continue reading

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Various conference updates from your Conference Planning Committee

Our Custom Shuttle Service from the Asheville airport on Thursday and Sunday is proving popular – there are still spaces left – click on TRAVEL and then NASIG Airport Shuttle for more information.  Coming in another day other than Thursday?  … Continue reading

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