February 10th, 2016

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SAN DIEGO – Jan. 20, 2016 – The new consolidated Rental Car Center officially opened for business at San Diego International Airport early this morning.The 2-million-square-foot Rental Car Center houses most of the rental car companies serving the airport, including national brands, as well as local, independent and small business rental car companies, in one central location off Pacific Highway.The new facility replaces the group of buildings on Harbor Drive that have for…

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September 24th, 2015

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The San Diego Convention Center’s President and CEO Carol Wallace has been named the winner of one of the convention industry’s most prestigious honors: the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award.Wallace will receive the award at the International Convention Center Conference(ICCC) in Atlanta, Georgia, during the first weekend of October. The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual recognized by their peers for…

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September 18th, 2015

It’s the word that keeps you up at night. It’s the subject of countless meetings and conference calls. It’s on every meeting planner’s mind. The budget.No matter the size of your meeting, chances are you’re always looking for opportunities to rein in your expenses while continuing to connect with more attendees. I caught up with JR Sherman, President and Chief Strategy Officer at Lanyon, for insights into some key areas where meeting planners can make adjustments. Here are…

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January 17th, 2015

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Major League Baseball made official what has been speculated for a while now: The 2016 All-Star Game will be held at Petco Park in San Diego — and not in Baltimore. The announcement was made Thursday as part of the owners’ meetings in Phoenix.That means baseball’s Midsummer Classic will be played in National League parks in consecutive seasons — the 2015 game will be held at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati — for the first time since 2006 and 2007, when it was also held in…

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November 17th, 2014

SAN DIEGO – November 13, 2014 – As construction of the San Diego International Airport Rental Car Center nears its halfway mark, local businesses have been awarded construction contracts totaling $155 million and small businesses won a total of $60 million.Approximately 6,000 workers are employed on the project.To help achieve these numbers, airport staff hosted a briefing session for San Diego’s local and small business community about the opportunities on the $316 million project….

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