Local beer lovers and thirsty tourists are invited to top off Chicago’s 6th annual Craft Beer Week with a brew cruise on the Chicago River, hosted by Shoreline Sightseeing and Revolution Brewing. Set to sail at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 22, from Navy Pier, the Craft Beer Week event kicks off Shoreline’s brew cruise season and welcomes rising-star Revolution Brewing as Shoreline’s featured 2015 brewery partner.
The first annual North American Meetings Industry Day was held yesterday, Thursday, April 16, and was recognized throughout the state of Wisconsin as proclaimed by Governor Scott Walker.
In honor of Meetings Industry Day in Wisconsin, The Abbey Resort is pleased to offer a complimentary one-hour welcome reception as well as an evening bonfire featuring s’mores, for new meetings booked during the month of April 2015.
If you have meetings or programs for 2015 for which you have not yet selected your hotel or resort venue, check out the “2015 ALHI Private Sale” promotion for 2015 programs that was just launched by Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI).
Available exclusively through the ALHI Global Sales Organization (GSO) for new business booked at participating ALHI member hotels and resorts for 2015, the “Private Sale” assists planners, and the organizations they serve, to save on their 2015 programs. In addition to the best rates and terms at the Four- and Five-Diamond quality hotels and resorts, the “ALHI Private Sale” provides to new business a special incentive with one complimentary room for every 30 rooms booked and actualized in programs completed between April - December 31, 2015. The program must have a minimum of a three-night stay, and a minimum of 30 rooms or more on the peak night, and must be initiated with the ALHI GSO to receive the special benefits.
The Osthoff Resort on the shores of Elkhart Lake in central Wisconsin, considered a landmark of Wisconsin tourism, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with plenty of activities and promotions geared to its leisure guests. Seems all that anniversary planning got the group sales team to thinking, why not get the resort’s meeting and group clients in on the festivities too. Their unusual promotion, themed to the number 20, kicks off today, March 23, 2015, and includes a long list of 20 percent-off offers, with the caveat that the meeting must be booking within 20 business days. To speak with a group sales team member, call 800.876.3399, ext. 864 or e-mail the resort at firstname.lastname@example.org. Here are the specifics of the offer:
The Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center has been a western suburban destination for almost three decades. Today, the multi-faceted retreat that’s nestled on 150 picturesque acres announced a campaign that lets guests express their affection for the hotel on video, and win weekly prizes by doing so. The Book & Boast contest gives business or leisure guests who book a discounted room over the next month the chance at returning for freebies, including: a round of golf, dinner, holiday brunch, or even a weekend staycation in the Presidential suite.
Book a meeting of 150 room nights or more at The Commons Hotel and get 3
days/2 nights for two at any Noble House Hotel and Resort property, along with $200 on-property spending. Plus, $1,500 off the cost of your meeting!
The Commons Hotel is conveniently located next to downtown Minneapolis and is the Twin Cities’ Smartest Hotel. The hotel offers 304 guestrooms and suites and 20,000 square feet of newly redesigned meeting space. Free Wi-Fi is available in all meeting rooms. The Beacon Public House showcases refined, locally inspired menus.
The Langham, Chicago—recently named to Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels 2014 as #1 City Hotel in the Continental U. S.—has quickly become a destination of choice. Situated on the banks of the Chicago River in one of the city’s most prestigious downtown locations, The Langham, Chicago boasts panoramic views of the cityscape. Set in an iconic building designed by renowned architect Mies van der Rohe, The Langham, Chicago’s detailed hospitality, modern accommodations, and array of amenities and services make for a modern masterpiece.
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is offering a “Winter Warmer” offer for meeting planners that includes menu upgrades to take the chill out of first quarter meetings. Menu upgrades include:
• Oz Park Hot Breakfast Buffet for the price of a Columbus Park Continental Breakfast ($10 value per person)
• Any of our Hot Lunch Buffets for the price of a Deluxe Deli Lunch ($10 value per person)
• AM Break enhanced with the addition of Chef’s Signature Mini Cinnamon Rolls ($12 value per person)
• PM Break enhanced with the addition of Chef’s Signature Savory Mini Cornish Pasties ($12 value per person)
Monona Terrace is excited to offer a host of exciting new experiences for groups of 10 or more! These new activities are designed to inspire, entertain and delight visitors on their journey into learning about Frank Lloyd Wright’s Monona Terrace.
The J.O. Sundstrom Conference Center is offering great special rates and deals for your next meeting in January, February or March, 2015! Receive a free brunch with pastries, fresh fruit, orange juice and coffee with a rental of the Board Room, Club Room, Banquet Hall or Dansstalle. Book a meeting during the week and get free all day beverage service with coffee, iced tea and ice water. We are also offering special rental fees every day of the week, including weekends.