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Tax Incentives For US Meeting Planners
A Bahamas-US agreement called the Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA), is luring more corporations here for business conferences and trade shows. Signed in 2002, the TIEA allows US corporations to choose the Bahamas as their venue for meetings and conventions and get a cost-of-doing-business tax deduction from the US Internal Revenue Service.
Truly Unique Bahamas Event Facilities
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Host inspiring Bahamas retreats, corporate events, and incentive meetings in an atmosphere as far from the typical meeting hotel as you'll find. As a truly unique and authentically Bahamian destination among Bahamas conference center resorts, Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina blends warm style, relaxed attitude, and breathtaking natural surroundings for an unforgettable experience that keeps corporate guests coming back, year after year. Dedicated to making work seem like a vacation, our exceptional staff will see to every detail, allowing you to focus on the business at hand.
- 8,750 total square feet of event space, perfect for hosting meetings, conferences business functions and spectacular signature events with breath taking tropical flair
- Below Decks, features 2,500 square feet of function space overlooking the Resort’s Garden Pool with its lush palm trees and tropical vegetation and the sparkling Sea of Abaco beyond. This octagonal room features sliding glass compact doors that afford this magnificent view or the doors can be opened wide accessing a convenient and spacious patio area for pre and post function activities.
- The Marquee, offers 6,250 square feet of space, with spectacular views of Boat Harbour Marina. This newly renovated facility is the envy of the islands! This 125 X 50 ft. facility is totally encased in sliding glass, solar efficient pocket doors with French door entrances. The soaring 20 foot ceiling height compliments the state of the art surround sound system. This fully air conditioned and zone lighted facility can be used in its entirety or sectioned off into thirds of approximately 2,085 ft. each. The Marquee sits right along the marina sea wall and adjacent to an open lawn area of over 25,000 sq. ft. ideal for whatever an event planner may have in mind.
- Additionally, there exists spectacular outdoor venues that are perfect for the unique needs of our guests
- Our private and secluded beach overlooking the marina and the magnificent Sea of Abaco is the perfect venue for a Bahamian Beach event complete with local entertainment and exotic food and beverage.
- The Garden Pool overlooking tropical gardens and the Sea of Abaco offers a unique poolside atmosphere that is perfect day or evening.
- The Great Lawn adjacent to the marina and Marque is large enough for a carnival or festival of grand proportions.
Mix Business With Infinite Pleasure On Your Next Bahamas Retreat
Please inquire about group room bookings and packages to simplify the process of planning your next Bahamas conference. To request more information, send an email to Vice President of Sales and Marketing, at click here to submit an online Request For Proposal.