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Little Rock Marriott Hotel Welcomes the 2014 Southern Legislative Conference to AR

Marriott Hotel Invites Guests to Stay Near the Little Rock Statehouse Convention Center During This Year's Conference, July 26th - 30th

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- (Marketwired) -- 07/14/14 -- Little Rock Marriott is pleased to welcome the 2014 Southern Legislative Conference to Little Rock this July 26th - 30th. This year marks the 68th annual meeting of the prestigious gathering, convened as the culmination of the Southern Legislative Conference's yearly activities.

To be held at the Statehouse Convention Center and the Little Rock Marriott Hotel, the conference is the largest single convention held within The Council of State Governments and the largest regional area conference. The convention grants policy makers the rare opportunity to talk with regional and national experts concerning issues that are important to them and their constituents. The conference also affords participants the chance for informal discussions and the sharing of opinions, ideas, and innovations across state lines.

This year's event calendar includes Legislative Service Agency Workshops, Committee Breakfasts, various departmental presentations and Committee Programs, as well as Committee Technical Tours. Attendees are invited to attend evening receptions, including Family Night at Heifer Village or the Georgia on My Mind Reception Monday evening.

The Little Rock Marriott hotel in AR is proud to be a part of this year's incredible event. Guests and attendees can book their room at the hotel and stay onsite to take advantage of easy access to the full list of programs during the conference. Between the Statehouse Convention Center and the hotel, participants will have access to downtown Little Rock's most state-of-the-art conference rooms, event spaces, and reception halls for their presentations.

Attendees are encouraged to register early and reserve rooms in advance to ensure a spot for this year's conference. Airport transportation can be arranged online at slc2014littlerock.com, where guests can also register for youth activities, including outings to the Little Rock Zoo, Riverfront Park, Arkansas Travelers Ballgames, and more.

About Little Rock Marriott

Little Rock Marriott is the state's only full-service Marriott and is the ideal lodging destination for those visiting 'The Natural State,' with a downtown location in the heart of the River Market District. Guests can enjoy deluxe amenities and stylish decor, with excellent guest service from the staff and accommodations that meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers. Visitors can choose from the hotel's 418 spacious rooms and suites, and take advantage of amenities that include a fully equipped fitness center, an onsite restaurant and expansive lounge. This luxurious hotel creates a distinguished setting for lucrative business engagements, cherished social gatherings and elegant wedding receptions with a combined 260,000 square feet of versatile event space between the hotel and Statehouse Convention Center. The hotel's dining options include the Pancetta Regional Kitchen + Wine Bar, featuring local, seasonally inspired menu items, the Lobby Lounge, which offers an extensive selection of beers and wine, and the Café, perfect for travelers on-the-go or guests looking to grab house-made cakes, pastries, or salads.

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Little Rock Marriott 3 Statehouse Plaza
Little Rock Arkansas 72201 USA
1-501-906-4000
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/litpb-little-rock-marriott/

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