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Snowbird’s Aerie Sushi Bar Named One of SKI Magazine’s Top 10

3/31/2010

The Aerie Sushi Bar at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort has been named one of the "10 Best Ski-Town Sushi Restaurants" by SKI Magazine. Restaurants were selected from ski areas throughout the United States and Canada and listed on http://www.skinet.com/. "We're thrilled to be named one of the best skiing sushi spots in North America," said Frédéric

Convention hopes rising after tough year

3/23/2010

By Mike Gorrell, The Salt Lake Tribune -- To no one's surprise, 2009 was not a banner year for the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau. Because of the foundering economy, companies just weren't staging meetings. The number of room nights booked in Salt Lake hotels last year fell 26 percent short of bureau projections. But the bureau still

Salt Lake CVB Awards Dianne Nelson Binger Scholarship To Gina Wehling

3/22/2010

SALT LAKE CITY (March 22, 2010) - The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau (SLCVB) recognized Gina Wehling as recipient of the fourth annual Dianne Nelson Binger Scholarship at its Annual Meeting held March 18. The scholarship honors the SLCVB's former President and CEO, and her legacy to the Salt Lake hospitality community. Wehling studies in

Olympians, NFL Players Join Steve Young at Snowbird on Saturday, March 27

3/22/2010

Snowbird, Utah - The 24th Annual Steve Young Ski Classic brings an impressive group of NFL players and Olympians to Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort Saturday, March 27, to ski, snowboard and raise money for the Wasatch Adaptive Sports Program. Former San Francisco 49er and NFL Hall of Famer Steve Young headlines a group of NFL players, Olympians and

THE ART OF RECYCLING: ”Paint Our Cans” At USANA Amphitheatre

3/17/2010

SALT LAKE CITY - In an effort to raise sustainability awareness, USANA Amphitheatre wants you to Paint Our Cans for a chance to win two reserved tickets to every concert we have this summer. Paint Our Cans is part of USANA Amphitheatre's green initiative efforts to increase sustainability awareness while inspiring creativity through artistic

Salt Lake to Host ASAE’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

3/10/2010

SALT LAKE CITY (March 2010) - Like winning an Olympic gold medal, the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau, along with its hospitality partners, recently won the opportunity to host the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) & The Center for Association Leadership's 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition, yet another prestigious and

"Super Bowl of conventions" headed to Salt Lake City

3/9/2010

Mike Gorrell, The Salt Lake Tribune -- Without blushing, organizers call it "the Super Bowl of conventions." Don't look to Scott Beck, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau, to diminish the claim, not after the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) announced that its 2016 meeting will take place in Utah's

The League of American Bicyclists Announces Winter 2010 Bicycle Friendly Businesses

3/9/2010

Washington, D.C. - March 9, 2010 - The League of American Bicyclists announced 51 new Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award winners at the 10th Anniversary National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C., March 9, including Salt Lake. "The League is especially excited to recognize the 2010 winter BFB winners at the 10th Anniversary National Bike Summit,"

Penguins Arrive at The Living Planet Aquarium

3/2/2010

Sandy, UT (March 2010) --- After months of anticipation, weeks of excitement, days of exhibit building and lots of swimming (by the penguins of course!), The Penguin Encounter opens Friday, March 26, 2010 at The Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy, Utah. There are 17 species of penguins in the world, and The Living Planet Aquarium is happy to welcome