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- Paying the Hotel Bill. Fulton, William // Governing;Aug2002, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p60
Focuses on the issue concerning public subsidies for convention hotels in the U.S. as of August 2002. Benefits gained by cities from funding the construction of convention centers; Categories of convention cities.
- PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS IN AFRICA: A JOINT BRITISH-KENYAN INITIATIVE. Jackson, Ashley // African Affairs;Oct2007, Vol. 106 Issue 425, p705
The article provides information on the conference Peace Support Operations Senior Mission Leaders' Course held on March 19-30, 2007 at the Peace Support Training Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. The event has gathered senior military officers and civilians from the continent and outside the area to...
- New York Governor Directs Union-Friendly Policies for Certain Hotel Projects. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2009 Q2, Special section p1
The article reports on a directive issued by Governor David Patterson to state agencies in New York which requires that any state aid for construction projects such as a hotel or convention center must include pro-labor provisions. The terms of the Labor Peace Agreement (LPA) that the future...
- Trio bid to run Perth project. // Marketing Event;Sep99, p13
Deals with the bid of Leighton Contractors, Multiplex Consortium and Nexus Consortium to build and manage the Perth Convention and Exhibition Center (PCEC) in Perth, Western Australia. When the center will open; What the complex will house; Expected amount of revenue the complex will inject...
- More space at Telford centre. // Marketing Event;Sep2001, p6
Presents information on the Telford International Centre's redevelopment program in Great Britain. Cost of the redevelopment; Improvements to the structure.
- Quebec's good luck. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/17/94, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p51
Announces Ottawa's first grant under the infrastructure program, a total of $27 million to be put toward the $81 million convention center in Quebec City. Despite infrastructure program requirements calling for federal, provincial and municipal involvement there will be no municipal...
- A look at the center. // Architectural Record;Sep1986, Vol. 174 Issue 10, p106
Two years behind schedule and $125 million over budget, the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center finally opened in New York City last April. A report on the Convention Center that is 85 percent booked through 1992, and is a vast improvement over the ugly, congested New York Coliseum, not only in...
- Only connect. Gaskie, M. // Architectural Record;Feb1989, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p112
Reports on the design of Seattle's Washington State Convention and Trade Center (WSCTC). TRA + HNTB, Architects.
- Glitter by the bay. Canty, D.J. // Architectural Record;Aug1990, Vol. 178 Issue 9, p54
Describes the design of the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, a $165 million facility designed by Arthur Erickson Architects. Details.