7 Walkable Cities for Meetings and Events

By Larry Anderson, July 19, 2013

As a transportation option for meeting planners, you can’t beat the economic and environmental advantages of allowing attendees to walk to their destinations. Avoiding the hassle of shuttle buses, long cab lines and group transport helps attendees get from point A to point B with ease. Some destinations have built entire marketing campaigns around their walkability, and any meeting planner who has had to shuttle attendees 14 hours a day from the convention center to their hotels knows how nice it is to be able to put “All venues are within easy walking distance of one another” on the conference program. The next time you’re looking for a foot-friendly city for your meeting, consider one of these destinations.

1. Indianapolis, Indiana
2. Baltimore, Maryland
3. Austin, Texas
4. San Jose, California
5. Louisville, Kentucky
6. Seattle, Washington
7. Columbus, Ohio

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