San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau Receives 2005 Inner Circle Award

SAN JOSE, CA. - June 12, 2006- Association Meetings magazine awarded the San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau (SJCVB) their 2005 Inner Circle Award. SJCVB is one of 15 nationwide convention and visitors bureaus to receive this exceptional award.

This award was presented June 2, 2006 by Frieda Holleran, publisher's representative for The Meetings Group, and accepted on behalf of the SJCVB by Bob Marx, Director of Marketing, and Fred Schroeffel, Vice President of Sales.

The readers of Association Meetings cast their vote for these outstanding properties by writing in nominations. The Inner Circle award is voted on solely by Association Meetings readers and is presented to 70 different hotels, resorts, convention centers, and CVBs based on their excellent services provided for meetings and conventions throughout the year. This honor is named to 40 hotels and resorts, 15 CVBs, and 15 convention centers nationwide. The SJCVB will be recognized as a winner of the Inner Circle Award in the August 2006 issue of Association Meetings.

Association Meetings magazine is a collaborative organization consisting of five magazines including Association Meetings, Corporate Meetings & Incentives, Financial & Insurance Meetings, Medical Meetings, and Religious Conference Manager.

About The San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau (SJCVB)

The San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau (SJCVB) mission is to enhance the image and economic well being of San Jose by marketing San Jose as a globally recognized destination. The SJCVB offers meeting planners, tour operators, and individual visitors a wide range of services to ensure a successful event and fun visit to San Jose. To receive a copy of the Bureau's Meeting Planning Guide or Official Visitors Guide, please contact the SJCVB at 1.800.SAN.JOSE (1.800.726.5673) or visit http://www.sanjose.org.