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February 7, 1994
BALTIMOREFor more Baltimore convention information, call the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association at (410) 659-7300 within Maryland or (800) 343-3468 outside Maryland.Feb. 7-Feb. 12: No Baltimore-area convention activity has been reported for this period.WASHINGTONFor more Washington-area convention information, call the Washington, D.C. Convention and Visitors Association at (202) 789-7000.* Feb. 7-8: Fertilizer Institute national convention in the J. W. Marriott. Contact: Linda McAbee, (202)
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By Jonathan Bor and Jonathan Bor,SUN STAFF | August 19, 2000
When Synthia Smith learned she was infected with HIV, the AIDS virus, she assumed she would die quickly, anonymously and hopelessly addicted to drugs. An African-American woman from Park Heights, she felt an outcast both in her neighborhood and in a growing AIDS community that was dominated by gay white men. She kept her disease a secret and didn't pursue treatment. "I just didn't see a lot of people living very long," she said. That was 15 years ago - another era in the history of this disease.
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BUSINESS
October 28, 1996
Oct. 28-30National Association of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty, Renaissance Harborplace. Contact: Marcy Dausch, 13873 Park Center Road, Herndon, Va. 22071. Expected attendance: 250Nov. 6-9National Exchange Club parent aide conference, Sheraton Towson, 903 Dulaney Valley Road. Contact: Robin Klingler, 3050 Central Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43606. Expected attendance: 150Nov 12-17American Orchid Society national convention, Renaissance Harborplace, Pratt and South streets. Contact: Bob Marshall, 17 Maxa Court, Baltimore, Md. 21220.
BUSINESS
July 24, 2000
Baltimore July 30-Aug. 2: Rite Aid Corp. convention, Convention Center, Pratt and Howard streets. Estimated attendance, 5,000. Contact: Jayne Katz-Ayers, 703-803-7717 Aug. 2: All First Bank meeting, Convention Center, Howard and Pratt streets. Estimated attendance: 500. Contact: Ed Peters, 410-545-2262 Aug. 3-6: Otakorp Inc. convention, Convention Center, Howard and Pratt streets. Estimated attendance: 9,000. Contact: Mitch Halgmier, 814-357-8491 Aug. 5-10: International Society of Arboriculture convention, Convention Center, Howard and Pratt streets.
BUSINESS
March 20, 2000
Baltimore March 24-25: Mary Kay Cosmetics career conference, Convention Center. Contact: Rosemary Hall, 972-687-5942. Estimated attendance: 2,000 March 26-30: Clean Rooms International regional show, Convention Center. Contact: Candy Fagan, 770-973-2266. Estimated attendance: 3,000 March 30-April 1: Printing Industries of Virginia preview graphics 2000, Baltimore Marriott. Contact: W. Robinson Worth, 804-550-7500. Estimated attendance: 10,000 Information The Sun lists selected conventions of general interest or with exhibits open to the public from those provided by the Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors Association.
BUSINESS
March 13, 2000
Baltimore March 16-20: Hearth Products Association hearth and home expo, Convention Center. Contact: Joan Letchworth, 703-522-0086. Estimated attendance: 10,000 March 24-25: Mary Kay Cosmetics career conference, Convention Center. Contact: Rosemary Hall, 972-687-5942. Estimated attendance: 2,000 March 26-30: Clean Rooms Interational regional show. Convention Center. Contact: Candy Fagan, 770-973-2266. Estimated attendance: 3,000 Information The Sun lists selected conventions of general interest or with exhibits open to the public from those provided by the Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors Association.
BUSINESS
August 5, 1996
BaltimoreAug. 9-13 National Food Distributors Association national convention, Baltimore Convention Center. Contact: Irene Condon. Expected attendance: 2,000Aug. 18-23 The Hamilton Agency ATM forum, Renaissance Harborplace. Contact: Lisa Gutierrez, 1105 Cabrillo Drive, Santa Ana, Calif. 92701. Expected attendance: 500Aug. 19-21 Rite-Aid Corp. trade show, Convention Center. Contact: Jane Katz Ayers, 14808 Wood Home Road, Centreville, Va. 22010. Expected attendance: 4,000InformationFor Washington area convention information, call the Washington, D.C. Convention and Visitors Association at (202)
BUSINESS
May 1, 2000
Baltimore May 5-7: Associated Builders and Contractors convention, Omni International/Convention Center. Contact: Kristin Harrison. Estimated attendance: 1,200. May 8-10: WPC Expositions contingency planning and management 2000 meeting and exhibit. Omni International, Fayette & Liberty streets. Contact: Beverly Loss, 908-788-0343. Estimated attendance: 500. May 14-18: American Association of Museums meeting and exhibit, Convention Center. Contact: Dean Phelus, 202-289-6578. Estimated attendance: 5,500.
BUSINESS
May 1, 2000
Baltimore May 5-7: Associated Builders and Contractors convention, Omni International/Convention Center. Contact: Kristin Harrison. Estimated attendance: 1,200. May 8-10: WPC Expositions contingency planning and management 2000 meeting and exhibit. Omni International, Fayette & Liberty streets. Contact: Beverly Loss, 908-788-0343. Estimated attendance: 500. May 14-18: American Association of Museums meeting and exhibit, Convention Center. Contact: Dean Phelus, 202-289-6578. Estimated attendance: 5,500.
BUSINESS
March 20, 2000
Baltimore March 24-25: Mary Kay Cosmetics career conference, Convention Center. Contact: Rosemary Hall, 972-687-5942. Estimated attendance: 2,000 March 26-30: Clean Rooms International regional show, Convention Center. Contact: Candy Fagan, 770-973-2266. Estimated attendance: 3,000 March 30-April 1: Printing Industries of Virginia preview graphics 2000, Baltimore Marriott. Contact: W. Robinson Worth, 804-550-7500. Estimated attendance: 10,000 Information The Sun lists selected conventions of general interest or with exhibits open to the public from those provided by the Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors Association.
BUSINESS
March 13, 2000
Baltimore March 16-20: Hearth Products Association hearth and home expo, Convention Center. Contact: Joan Letchworth, 703-522-0086. Estimated attendance: 10,000 March 24-25: Mary Kay Cosmetics career conference, Convention Center. Contact: Rosemary Hall, 972-687-5942. Estimated attendance: 2,000 March 26-30: Clean Rooms Interational regional show. Convention Center. Contact: Candy Fagan, 770-973-2266. Estimated attendance: 3,000 Information The Sun lists selected conventions of general interest or with exhibits open to the public from those provided by the Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors Association.
BUSINESS
December 6, 1999
BaltimoreDec. 22-26 International Association of Orthodox Jewish Mental Health Professionals, annual meeting. Hunt Valley Inn. Contact: Mordechai Glick, 514-481-1918. Estimated attendance: 400Jan. 3-6 Northeastern Weed Science Society, annual meeting. Hyatt Regency, 300 Light St. Contact: A. Richard Bonanno, 987-682-9563. Estimated attendance: 300Jan. 4-5 Maryland Turf Grass Council, conference and trade show. Timonium State Fairgrounds. Contact: John Krouse, 301-345-4199. Estimated attendance: 900Jan.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1999
BaltimoreSept. 9-11 P.E.O. Sisterhood, convention center. Contact: Anne Pettygrove, 515-255-3153. Estimated attendance: 3,000Sept. 15-19 National League of Cities, children & families conference, Holiday Inn, Lombard and Howard streets. Contact: John Kyle, 202-626-3030. Estimated attendance: 600Sept. 16-18 Malibu Pilots Association, Renaissance Harborplace, 200 E. Pratt St. Contact: Bill Albert, 843-785-9349. Estimated attendance: 350Sept. 21-23 Supply Chain Expo, Convention Center. Contact: Charles Cross, 410-771-1445.
BUSINESS
August 9, 1999
BaltimoreAug. 9-12 American Statistical Association North American convention and exhibition, Convention Center. Contact: Lee Decker, 703-864-1221. Estimated attendance: 5,000Aug. 17-20 Rural Utilities national conference, Omni Inner Harbor. Contact: Ken Ackerman, 202-720-9460. Estimated attendance: 600Aug. 18-20 United Trout Farmers Association conference, Sheraton Inner Harbor. Contact: Mary Wiltshire, 304-728-2189. Estimated attendance: 200InformationThe Sun lists selected conventions of general interest or with exhibits open to the public from those provided by the Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors Association.
BUSINESS
July 26, 1999
BaltimoreJuly 26-28 American Society of Plant Physiologists annual meeting and exhibit, Convention Center. Contact: Susan Chambers, 301-251-0560. Estimated attendance: 1,500Aug. 1-4 Rite Aid Corp. trade show, Convention Center. Contact: Jayne Katz, 703-803-7717. Estimated attendance: 5,000Aug. 8-12 American Statistical Association North American convention and exhibition, Convention Center. Contact: Lee Decker, 703-864-1221. Estimated attendance: 5,000InformationThe Sun lists selected conventions of general interest or with exhibits open to the public from those provided by the Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors Association.
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