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What SMM Conference attendees are saying

By Dan Limke, courtesy Little Rock CVB

“My favorite special event was the reception at the Capital Hotel. The space was beautiful, the staff was gracious and the food was delicious! Small Market Meetings is always a fun conference during which you really feel as if you get to know other attendees. I look forward to seeing everyone again next year!”
Courtney Niemuth
University of Central Missouri

“This was my first trip to Little Rock, and I was very impressed.  The city has a lot to offer for all types of groups.  There’s something for everyone to do, no matter what their interests are.  I will be suggesting it to future clients who are planning meetings in that part of the 
Linda LaChanse

“This was the first time I visited Little Rock.  
I was really impressed with the cleanliness of the city.  The city was also what I call a homey type of city.  You felt comfortable and safe when walking around.”
Don Kelby
National 4th Infantry Division Association

“I finally met a planner face to face that I’ve been telephoning and emailing.  We have responded to their RFP and at Small Market Meetings Conference we were able to visit in person about their event and our proposal.  This was worth the trip alone.”
Juanita Metzler
Travel Lane County

“Little Rock certainly has a lot to offer to the small market meetings industry.  I have driven through Little Rock in the past but never stopped.  I will stop in the future. It was fun to march down the street with the band leading the way and the police stopping traffic for us and the people hanging out of the windows to see what was going on.  It reminded me of Mardi Gras.”
Nedra Sneed,
Bioactives World Forum

“Little Rock made a big effort to welcome and impress the meeting planners, beyond what I would have expected.  Clearly this is a community that is working to advance itself and seems to have the spirit and determination to succeed.”
Tom Valleau
North Atlantic Ports Association

“I don’t like going to tradeshows, but this has been the most productive tradeshow I’ve attended in a long, long time. I requested 51 appointments and got 35. With two appointments to go, I would estimate that I have 28 to follow up on with a specific piece of 
Jim Miller
Jim Miller Associates