Exhibitors & Sponsors for the St. Louis Regional Expo 2013

May 19, 2013

These are the exhibitors and sponsors as of April 19, 2013. Visit www.Meetmags.com/mme/expos/ for a complete list of speakers, exhibitors and sponsors.

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BIG CEDAR LODGE
800-225-6343 • www.bigcedar.com
Big Cedar Lodge is the Ozarks’ premier wilderness resort offering unique, upscale accommodations including lodge rooms and cabins. Features include spacious meeting facilities, casual dining, full-service marina, stables, spa, team building activities, complimentary Internet and much more. New at Big Cedar are the Billiards Room and fresh renovations to nearly all accommodations. Coming soon you’ll find a new spa, Lady Liberty – a 62-foot dinner yacht, The Garden Chapel, and Top of the Rock.

Branson LAKES AREA CVB
417-334-4084 • 800-313-9749
www.explorebransonmeetings.com
Branson offers unique meeting experiences with one-of-a-kind venues, three pristine lakes, championship golf, fabulous shopping and 100+ live shows. And now, flights on Frontier and Southwest Airlines make it even easier to get here.

BT GROUP, L.L.C.
314-210-0527 • www.btgroupllc.com
At BT Group, we’re not just about pens and mugs (although we have more than you can shake a stick at!) Whether it’s through giveaways, awards or uniforms, you want your customers to remember your name in the best possible light. Let us work with you to spread your message!

CAMDEN ON THE LAKE
573-964-2068 • 888-365-5620
www.camdenonthelake.com
Beautiful Lake of the Ozarks Resort, 116 suites, 16,000 square feet of meeting space, full service spa, shops, pool with swim up bar, boat rentals, entertainment complex and professional experienced staff.

CAPE GIRARDEAU CVB
800-777-0068 • www.visitcape.com
Conveniently located on Interstate 55 between St. Louis and Memphis, Cape Girardeau is a great meeting destination, serving as the regional hub for southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. With nearly fifty meeting facilities, 900+ rooms, 120+ restau-rants and daily flights and shuttle service to and from St. Louis, Cape Girardeau is poised and ready to host your next meeting. The Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau offers a comprehensive range of services specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s busy meeting planner.

CHARITY RESOURCE LLC
314-497-7591 • www.charityresourcellc.com
We are a full-service production company offering AV equipment rental, technical support, scenic, media creation and speaker support for associations, charities and other non-profits.

CHARLES F. KNIGHT EXECUTIVE EDUCATION & CONFERENCE CENTER
314-933-9400 • 866-933-9400
www.olin.wustl.edu/knightcenter
The Charles F. Knight Center is a full-service conference center located on the beautiful campus of Washington University in St. Louis. The facility has guest rooms, meeting space and dining services.

EVENTS IN AMERICA
www.eventsinamerica.com
Find events, trade shows, meetings, conferences and conventions in America’s top trade show & conference directory, Events in America. Use our tools to search for events, save them, share them with colleagues, add your own personal notes to event records, build local / regional / national event calendars for your staff, and network with other professionals before, during and after events.

EVENT PLANNERS ASSOCIATION (EPA)
866-380-3372
www.eventplannersassociation.com
Event Planners Association membership offers a unique support system for professionals in the eventand amusement industries. Our mission is to provide the foundational elements of a successful business and facilitate the highest standards of excellence and professionalism.

GATEWAY CENTER
618-345-8998 • 800-289-2388
www.gatewaycenter.com
With our wide variety of rates and amenities, Gateway Center is the Great Way to Gather for any event that you are planning!

GEM TRANSPORTATION
314-731-1707 • 800-369-0769
www.gemtransportation.com
Professional chauffeured luxury ground transportation charter coach company. We are specialized in moving 1 to 1000’s for any occasion. Fleet consists of sedans, SUV’s, vans, trolleys, buses and motor coaches.

HERITAGE EXPOSITION SERVICES
314-534-8500 • 800-360-4323
www.heritageexpo.com
Full-service exposition contractor for conventions, trade shows and special events.

HOLLYWOOD CASINO ST. LOUIS
314-770-8131 855-781-3054
www.hollywoodcasinostlouis.com
Hollywood Casino St. Louis – From business meetings to elegant receptions and dinners. The Ultimate in star treatment with our award winning service. Over 8,000 square feet of conference space and 502 hotel rooms.

IMMPA EXPO HELP DESK
314-614-7977 • www.immpa-med.com
IMMPA is a global association that helps connect the medical/veterinary meeting professional community. IMMPA also helps provide the conformity of medical meeting professionals’ education, training, certification, networking and supplier referrals.

INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL EVENTS SOCIETY (ISES) – St. Louis
314-781-0243 • www.isesstl.com
Enhance the level of professionalism within our community by following the Principles of Professional Conduct and Ethics at the heart of ISES. Assist our members in increasing the standards and quality of service to our clients. Educate our community about the value, impact, & significance of our industry. Expand our own talents within the special events industry by recognizing and utilizing the educational resources of our chapter and the international organization.

J. BUCKS CLAYTON
314-725-4700 • www.jbucks.com
J. Buck’s in Clayton features weekly chef’s specials and an award winning wine list. Our private rooms and party spaces are perfect for business meetings, and celebrations of any kind!

JOE BUCK’S
314-436-0394 • www.jbucks.com
Joe Buck’s proudly serves BBQ Beef Brisket, Turkey, and Pulled Pork smoked daily. We feature event spaces to accommodate corporate events, bridal functions, and a rooftop bar that overlooks downtown St. Louis.

KANSAS CITY CUPCAKE CO., LLC
913-256-5228 • www.kansascitycupcakeco.net
With over 20 years of baking experience, Celeste Gant is bringing delicious made-to-order cupcakes designed to meet your special event needs. Whether for a corporate event or as a way to let your customers know that you appreciate them, use Kansas City Cupcake Co. for a lasting and memorable impression. Free delivery to the KC metro area.

KLEERTECH
636-677-6610 • www.kleertech.com
Since 1985, the tradeshow and meeting industry has turned to KLEERTECH for our ability to manufacture a complete line of high quality name tag badge holders, ribbons and accessories. These custom printed products are offered at the lowest prices available. We can even custom fit any size insert. Our job is to make your job easier.

LAKE OF THE OZARKS CVB
800-386-5253 • 573-348-1599 • www.funlake.com
Central Missouri’s premier destination, offering 350,000 square feet of meeting space, championship golf courses and the best spas and shopping in the state.

LEADERSBRIDGE
314-780-2464 • www.leadersbridge.com
LeadersBridge specializes in helping individuals, groups and organizations cross their bridge to greatness. We offer the very best in keynote addresses, team building, workshops and leadership training through customized events.

LEVY RESTAURANTS
314-342-5254 • www.americascenterevents.com
From Black-tie galas to business luncheons, let Levy Restaurants at America’s Center & Edward Jones Dome handle the thousand details of your event and allow you to be the “center” of attention.

THE LODGE OF FOUR SEASONS
573-365-8795 • 800-711-8983
www.4seasonsresort.com
Lake of the Ozarks’ Premier Conference Resort with over 60,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space. Rated #1 Resort by Midwest Traveler readers and #1 Golf Course. Missouri Golf Association #1 Golf Course Porto Cima.

LODGING HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (LHM)
314-212-2160 • www.lhmc.com
LHM owns and operates Sheraton Westport Hotels, Doubletree Westport Hotel, Hilton St. Louis at the Airport, and Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. These hotels offer guest rooms and meeting and exhibit space from 13,000 sq. ft. to 54,000 sq. ft.

MEET-TV
314-781-8880
www.meetmags.com/mme/meettv/
MEET-TV is devoted exclusively to providing engaging, educational, how-to video content to millions of meeting and event industry buyers and planners in the US and around the world. Available online 24/7, whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you.

MISSOURI MEETINGS & EVENTS
314-781-8880
www.MissouriMeetingsAndEvents.com
Missouri Meetings & Events strives to serve the meeting and event industry in many ways, including publishing Missouri Meetings & Events magazine and resource directory, and hosting two expos each year.

OSAGE BEACH PREMIUM OUTLETS
573-348-2065 • www.premiumoutlets.com
Osage Beach Premium Outlets, located in the heart of Lake of the Ozarks, offers shoppers great deals ondesigner and name brands at savings of 25% to 65% every day. Osage Beach Premium Outlets is the largest outlet center in Missouri with more than 100 stores, including BCBG Max Azria, Banana Republic Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Coach, Gap Outlet, Nautica, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and many more.

RECORD-A-HIT ENTERTAINMENT
847-690-1100 • 877-453-6563
www.recordahit.com
We provide special event entertainment, including Air Graffiti Wall, Iceless Skating Rink, Green Screen Flip Books, Dance Heads, Digital Photo Booths, Magazine Cover Photos, Inflatables, Sports games, Table games and Carnival games. New items include Ultimate Laser Tag, Glitter tattoos and Custom Dog Tags! Since 1986, we perform at more than 1,000 events each year!

RENAISSANCE ST. LOUIS AIRPORT HOTEL
314-429-1100
www.renaissancestlouisap.com
The Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel is the only AAA Four Diamond hotel in the Lambert International Airport area. This unique hotel redefines upscale accommodations with 393 rooms and 37,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

SHERATON CLAYTON
314-719-4304 • www.Sheratonclayton.com
Full service hotel located in the heart of Clayton. From corporate meetings/events to social events (also ask us about our kosher kitchen), we’ll help make your program a success.

SIGNUP4
866-744-6874 • www.SignUp4.com
SignUp4 offers customizable, cost-effective and powerful software tools that help corporations manage all aspects of their meetings and events, from registration to travel and spending.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
314-345-9500 • www.stlcardinals.com
Host your next event at the ballpark and leave the entertainment to us! Busch Stadium offers a variety of unique venues, world-class catering, and an easily accessible downtown location.

STONEY CREEK INN
573-219-5111 • 800-659-2220
www.staysci.com
181 Guest rooms, 11,000 square feet of meeting space, indoor-outdoor pool, hot tub, dry sauna, giving you a hotel experience that will leave you refreshed & relaxed. Our overnight guests will also enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast and wi-fi.

TAN -TAR -A RESORT
573-348-8550 800-826-8272
www.tan-tar-a.com
Tan-Tar-A Resort features more than 90,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, 30 meeting rooms, 700 guest rooms, low tax rate, exceptional service staff and central location. It’s a planner’s dream!

YMCA TROUT LODGE
573-438-2154 • 888-FUN-YMCA
www.troutlodge.org
YMCA Trout Lodge offers an “All Nature” approach to meetings and retreats from sunlit meeting spaces to adventurous climbs and rope courses. Trout Lodge is a great fit for your next group getaway.

About the author

Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.