SITE Unseen: Sands Resort | Bethlehem, PA

SITE Northeast is proud to have launched our 'SITE Unseen' series of exclusive retreat events to connect hospitality professionals and SITE members from all across the Northeast region. We invite you to apply to attend the SITE Unseen: Sands Resort & Casino Bethlehem Incentive Experience from May 31-June 2, 2019. Open to Qualified Incentive Planners only.

Attendees will enjoy two-night accommodation and a fully curated program of activities meant to showcase both the dynamic area of The Lehigh Valley as well as the incentive-level experience that is Sands Resort & Casino Bethlehem.

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Sands Bethlehem has been recognized for outstanding service in meetings, incentive travel programs, trade shows and conventions by some of the industry’s most highly regarded trade publications. With a culinary team comprised of some of America’s most sought after chefs, Sands Bethlehem offers the finest in cuisine.  After all, providing delectable foods – and plenty of it – is our specialty.

Sands Bethlehem is a place where groups can make a seamless transition to play mode, replete with the finest accommodations, enjoy cuisine, first-rate entertainment and a spa devoted to pure relaxation. Whether it's an informal sit-down, a large convention or an immersive incentive program, it’s easier than ever to make your program at the resort that redefined the meetings landscape in Eastern PA.

Register Now! Complimentary Attendance for Qualified Incentive Planners Only. 



Friday, May 31, 2019:
Hotel Arrivals
6:00pm: Wine Pairing Dinner at Emeril Lagasse's Restaurant with Chef's Table Visit

Saturday, June 1, 2019:
8:00am–9:00am: Breakfast in the Chairman’s Lounge
9:00am: Depart Hotel for Glassblowing Experience at Banana Factory
12:00pm–4:00pm: Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Fest @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center
6:00pm-7:30pm: Cocktail Reception in Foundry Room @ Sands
7:30pm–8:30pm: Performance from Denny Corby Illusionist in Foundry Room @ Sands

Sunday, June 2, 2019:
9:00am–10:00am: Breakfast in Foundry Room
10:00am–12:00pm: Education Program in partnership with Discover Lehigh Valley
12:00pm: Check Out & Departures

About Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem opened May of 2009 in Eastern Pennsylvania. It is situated on the site of the historic Bethlehem Steel plant and located approximately 60 minutes from Philadelphia and the northern New Jersey suburbs and 90 minutes from New York City. Sands Bethlehem offers over 3,000 state-of the-art slot machines and over 200 table games including a 27-table poker room, as well as a 282-room hotel and over 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Culinary offerings include Buddy Valastro’s Buddy V's Ristorante, Carlo’s Bakery from the hit TLC series Cake Boss™, and three signature restaurants from celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse – Emeril's Chop House, Burgers And More by Emeril and Emeril's Fish House. The casino also features Chopstick Asian Cuisine, Steelworks Buffet & Grill, Croissanterie and the varied offerings and cuisines of The Market Gourmet Express. It is also home to the Coil Bar and Molten Lounge, which features live entertainment 7 nights a week. The Outlets at Sands Bethlehem launched at the property in November 2011. The Sands Bethlehem Event Center, which opened at the property in May 2012 and includes over 14,000 sq. ft. of flexible multipurpose space, accommodates meetings, conventions and a variety of entertainment events.


Friday, May 31, 2019 at 6:00 PM EDT
Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT

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Sands Casino Bethlehem 
77 Sands Boulevard
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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Krista St. John, VP Marketing & Communications


About SITE

SITE is the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence. Our members are incentive travel professionals who know from experience that incentive travel is a powerful business tool, and together, SITE and our members are on a mission to strenghen and support our industry through education and networking opporutnities across the globe.

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Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions: You must be a qualified MICE planner to participate. SITE Members take priority attendance over non-members. There are a limited number of spots available – we will be confirming your participation on a rolling basis based on qualification. Additional travel costs are not included and at your own expense. Should you cancel your attendance after April 30, 2019, a $350.00 USD per person fee will apply to cover our expenses and administrative costs.



Krista St. John, VP Marketing & Communications |