• The Commons Hotel In Minneapolis Offers Big Rewards For Small Meetings

     
    POSTED December 28, 2016
     

The Commons Hotel, located in Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus, announced their newest offering: Small Meetings = Big Rewards. The new program is a way to entice planners to hold meetings with 10–100 room nights through March 31, 2017.

The rewards are as follows: Three reward are given for groups with 10–40 room nights; five rewards for 41–60 room nights; and seven rewards for 61–100 room nights. These rewards include one complimentary guest room night with 35 paid nights, two junior suite upgrades, double stash rewards, one 30-minute coffee break, 20 percent off meeting space Wi-Fi, registration/office with Wi-Fi pass for up to five devices, $5 wooden nickel per guest to be used at The Beacon Public House, daily beverage service in staff office for up to 10 people, 15 percent discount on PSAV equipment, $150 credit on master account and three round-trip VIP transfers to MSP Airport.

New York is welcoming its first sports betting bar and casino, Rivers Sportsbook Schenectady. The lounge, designed by DMAC Architecture, is approximately 1,800 square feet of comfortable chairs with charging ports, betting terminals and a gaming floor. With walls covered in high definition televsions, Rivers Sportsbook allows guests to place bets on several different games rather than just focusing on one.

 

PCMA recognized the achievements of business event professionals at the Visionary Awards ceremony on May 7. The annual celebration first began in 1987 as the PCMA Education Foundation Professional Achievement Dinner, which became known as the Visionary Awards in 2016 to celebrate inspirational leaders in the business events industry.

 

Lakhani Hospitality celebrated its 15th anniversary with a $10 million renovation of Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore. The family-owned company, which started in 2002 with the Holiday Inn Skokie, is now comprised of five Chicagoland hotel companies, totaling close to 1,000 guest rooms.