The resort overlooks the ocean and is undergoing a $9 million resort renewal.

Fast Facts * Where to Meet 36,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, ballroom seats 800 banquet-style

* Where to Stay 340 guest rooms, 25 suites * hair dryers, coffeemakers, safes

* Where to Play state-of-the-art fitness center, pool, bike rental * golf/tennis nearby

Stats 130 Shipyard Dr., Hilton Head, SC 29928 Phone: 843.842.2400, 800.334.1881 Fax: 843.842.9975 Web: www.crowneplazaresort.com

Daufuskie Island Club & Resort An exclusive private island beach, conference, and golf resort destination

Fast Facts * Where to Meet 16 meeting rooms, seats 300 banquet-style, 3,600 sq. ft. exhibit space

* Where to Stay 186 guest rooms, 137 suites * voice mail, minibars, room service

* Where to Play two 18-hole PGA golf courses, fitness center, horseback riding

Stats Box 23285, Hilton Head, SC 29928 Phone: 843.341.4860, 800.960.9089 Fax: 843.341.4848 Web: www.daufuskieresort.com

Hilton Oceanfront Resort, Hilton Head Island The resort is surrounded by peaceful lagoons, sparkling pools, and flowers.

Fast Facts * Where to Meet 13 meeting rooms, seats 420 theater-style or 330 banquet-style

* Where to Stay 323 guest rooms, 28 suites * kitchenettes, private balconies

* Where to Play five championship golf courses, 22 tennis courts, two pools

Stats 23 Ocean Lane, Hilton Head, SC 29928 Phone: 843.341.8018, 800.845.8001 Fax: 843.341.8036 Web: www.hiltonheadhilton.com

Hyatt Regency Hilton Head Resort The Hyatt is a self-contained oceanfront resort and residential community.

Fast Facts * Where to Meet eight meeting rooms, 18,000-square-foot ballroom, audiovisual

* Where to Stay 505 guest rooms * irons and ironing boards, private balconies, safes

* Where to Play five championship golf courses, tennis, beach, HyattSpa, Camp Hyatt

Stats One Hyatt Circle, Hilton Head, SC 29928 Phone: 843.785.1234, 800.55.HYATT Fax: 843.842.4695 Web: www.hyatthiltonhead.com

Sea Pines Resort New world-class inn and conference center will open in the fall of 2000.

Fast Facts * Where to Meet 19 meeting rooms, seats 380 banquet-style, audiovisual department

* Where to Stay 530 villas, 60-room inn (2000) * data ports, kitchens, balconies

* Where to Play Harbour Town golf course, two additional courses, yacht basin

Stats P.O. Box 7000, Hilton Head, SC 29928 Phone: 843.363.4476, 800.SEAPINES Fax: 843.363.4536 Web: www.seapines.com

The Westin Resort The newly renovated Westin is reminiscent of a grand seaside resort.

Fast Facts * Where to Meet 16 meeting rooms, seats 960 banquet-style, 25,400 sq. ft. space

* Where to Stay 412 guest rooms, 30 suites * balconies, minibars, hair dryers

* Where to Play three PGA golf courses, 16 tennis center, fitness center, sand beach

Stats Two Grasslawn Ave., Hilton Head, SC 29928 Phone: 843.681.4000, Fax: 843.681.1087 Web: www.hiltonheadisland.com/westinresort.htm