Optimizes Meeting Site Selection's new tool enables meeting planners to find and compare possible destinations for their city-wide events and tradeshows by five vital site selection factors.

Providence, RI, November 27, 2008 --( recently introduced a new tool, the Meeting Site Selection Optimizer (, to help meeting planners find and compare leading meeting destinations based on five vital site selection factors: available function space, number of sleeping rooms, airports, average room rates and unique characteristics.

To date, no other single website offers the ability to sort and compare possible convention destinations based on these critical criteria.

“First time meeting planners to seasoned independent pros will find their search to be more efficient, effective and fun,” commented John Horchner, a publisher at

After possible locations are determined, convention planners can contact appropriate Convention and Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) to request information, proposals or check availabilities with a single click. lists over 700 CVBs and Destination Marketing Organizations under its “locations” tab (

"Most locations serviced by a Convention and Visitors Bureau offer an amazingly broad lineup of facilities and services - the Site Selection Optimizer will make it easier for meeting planners to put their destination on the short list – many for the first time,” Horchner continued. also offers compelling information for selecting a meeting facility, conference center or convention center for more than 11,000 registered users and members of the larger search community.

John Horchner
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