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Join Us for a Site Visit to Aiken, South Carolina, in October

Are you looking for a distinctive, high-end destination for your incentive, retreat, golf or executive meetings? Discover a hidden gem in Aiken, South Carolina, when you join Small Market Meetings for a site inspection there this fall.

Known for its polo heritage, equestrian culture, luxury golf courses and the distinctive Willcox Hotel, Aiken is perfectly situated to host small gatherings for groups seeking a unique, upscale environment. You can discover the city’s charm and event venues yourself when you join the staff of Small Market Meetings in Aiken in October.

The City of Aiken Tourism Division is inviting up to 10 of our meeting planner readers to enjoy a four-day site inspection trip, October 26-29. Qualified meeting planners will be guests of the City of Aiken staff and will enjoy visiting accommodations, small meeting venues and attractions around the city.

If you are selected to attend, the City of Aiken will reimburse your airfare up to $450.

“Join Small Market Meetings’ executive editor, Herb Sparrow, and Kelly Tyner, our VP of sales and marketing, for this fun and educational site inspection trip to experience Aiken’s unique golf and equestrian community, as well as its distinctive meeting venues,” said publisher Mac Lacy. “Herb and Kelly will accompany our Aiken hosts on this trip and will be sharing their travel experiences with everyone in attendance.”

All accommodations, sightseeing, transportation and meals are included once participants arrive in Aiken. This readership event and site inspection tour is limited to 10 qualified planners of incentive, retreat, golf and executive meetings.

Applicants will complete a brief company profile online that will be used by the City of Aiken to select attendees. Registration deadline is June 1.

To submit your profile, go to If you have any questions, call Kelly at 888-253-0455.