Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
SYS-CON.TV
Top Links You Must Click On


New Digs for Visitor Center in Downtown Franklin

Growing number of visitors cited as primary reason

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Dec 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors are in for a nice surprise when they walk into the new Williamson County Visitor Center in Historic Downtown Franklin; more space and an enhanced visitor experience. The doors officially opened to the public November 23rd in the newly remodeled storefront located just off the corner of Main Street and 4th Avenue in a retail space once occupied by Emmaline. The move means about eight times more space and more services designed to encourage visitors to see more, stay longer and spend more in Williamson County.

Previously, the Visitor Center occupied the historic McPhail building. With only 168 square feet of space to welcome visitors on the main floor, the historic structure was quickly at capacity if two families should happen to arrive at the same time. Visitation numbers at the McPhail building have grown steadily from 7600 visitors in 2008 to a projected 20,000 by the end of 2012.

The Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) which operates the Visitor Center, began considering a new location when a 2009 research study indicated that only 30% of visitors, who had reached downtown Franklin, had found the visitor center.  A growing number of visitors each year made the move even more imperative. The new 4th Avenue location, across from Franklin Mercantile Deli, provides a central location downtown and is in the same building with the WCCVB's administrative offices.  

Approximately 1,300 square feet of space has been thoughtfully remodeled with the specific purpose of enhancing the visitor experience in Williamson County. A level entryway, power assisted doors and a handicap-accessible restroom were an intentional part of the makeover. The WCCVB also took a 'green' approach to the build-out of the welcome desk and furniture by hiring local artisans and using reclaimed materials from Williamson County barns. A selection of retail merchandise has been added to cover some of the additional costs of the new location. The uniquely designed items add charm to the space and help the WCCVB extend the destination's brand.

According to Mark Shore, Executive Director of the WCCVB, "the new Visitor Center is a tremendous asset to help us extend the brand, encourage exploration of the county and most importantly enhance the visitor experience. Last year our visitors spent more than 320 million dollars in Williamson County, up 12 percent over 2010, we want to continue the economic engine of tourism running at peak performance. This new Visitor Center is one of the ways we will do that."

ABOUT WCCVB
The Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) is the official destination marketing organization for Williamson County and Franklin Tennessee. The WCCVB promotes the unique communities of Williamson County and the city of Franklin's local tourism assets to visitors across the state, the U.S. and worldwide. For additional information on exciting activities in Franklin and Williamson County, contact the WCCVB by phone 615.791.7554, fax 615.550.2707, toll free 866.253.9207, on the web at www.VisitFranklin.com or by mail 400 Main Street, Suite 200, Franklin, TN, 37064.

SOURCE Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau

About PR Newswire
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Enterprise Open Source Magazine Latest Stories . . .
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York June 9-11 will find fresh new content in a new track called PaaS...
Chef and Canonical announced a partnership to integrate and distribute Chef with Ubuntu. Canonical is integrating the Chef automation platform with Canonical's Machine-As-A-Service (MAAS), enabling users to automate the provisioning, configuration and deployment of bare metal compute r...
The 5th International DevOps Summit, co-located with 17th International Cloud Expo – being held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ActiveState, the leading independent Cloud Foundry and Docker-based PaaS provider, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. ActiveState bel...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Intelligent Systems Services will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Established in 1994, Intelligent Systems Services Inc. is located near Washin...
Community is an area of great interest to me. As the evangelist for VictorOps, I’m tapped with many challenges and responsibilities. Not only do I try to provide useful guidance and feedback regarding VictorOps and DevOps best practices, but also bring together customers and partners w...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021




SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE