Looking for a change of scenery when it comes to your company’s next big event? Beautiful Baltimore offers all the features of a larger city without some of the stress points that may deter you.
The charm of Charm City comes not only from its people but also the architecture and culture of the city. When exploring Baltimore, you’ll find early American landmarks mixed in among the new, with multiple technology giants headquartered there. Experience it all by turning your business trip into a bleisure vacation and explore the Inner Harbor.
In addition, the Port Covington area, now going through a phase of redevelopment funded in large part by Under Armour owner, Kevin Plank, is an area worth visiting and is set to feature some of the city’s must-see attractions in the coming years.
Baltimore offers a variety of meeting and event spaces to fulfill the must-haves on your checklist and the popular chain hotels you’ve come to trust. Don’t know if a meeting location has what what you’re looking for? Ask by calling Fox’s meeting and incentive team our use our sourcing tool — let us take the hard work out of your hands.
Baltimore’s convention center is also available for your large-scale meeting needs. The 85,000-square-foot center hosts 140 events each year, with 500,000 attendees crossing the expo floor. In addition to having ample space in the convention center, accommodations are easy to figure out, with 8,500 hotel rooms within a short distance.
We know your company has a bottom line, but that you also want to provide your employees and attendees with an experience they deserve. This is where Baltimore outshines other popular metropolises, offering lower costs than many nearby, while still giving the same big-city feel.
In addition to cost savings on space, living expenses such as food and entertainment are often cheaper than other popular destinations surrounding Baltimore.
Baltimore makes for a convenient meeting point between more populous cities such as Washington D.C., and New York, both of which are within driving distance and host a combined population of nearly 10 million citizens.
This accessibility could potentially lead to an increased attendance rate and ability for speakers relevant to your industry to participate in your event.
As with any large city, there is so much to experience, and Baltimore is no exception. From the many markets’ intoxicating aroma of fresh crab cakes, to a baseball game at the legendary Camden Yards, there is something here for everyone.
Attending a meeting on the other end of the coast? Read our blog post on what to do in San Diego when in town for a convention.
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