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Defining Events Industry Terms: Citywides

As with every industry, the events and meetings industry has their own set of terms (and acronyms) that they use so frequently it might as well be their own language.

One term that I kept hearing over and over again was “Citywides”. Besides the logical conclusion that it had something to do with an entire city, its meaning wasn’t exactly crystal clear for this industry novice so I sought out a definition and thought I would share what I learned.

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Event Industry Acronyms for Dummies

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One thing I’ve quickly learned is that the Meeting and Events industry loves acronyms (and when I say love, I mean love!). In my time with Cantrav Services so far, I have been exposed to dozens and dozens of acronyms and constantly get surprised with new ones every week. I distinctly remember attending one meeting where the acronyms were flying (A this, E that) and writing down a big fat HUH? on my notepad. So, in the interest of sharing knowledge (and saving you the embarrassment of appearing clueless), I’ve compiled a list of acronyms that I’ve run into so far…

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