Going to 2019 NAB Show? Don’t book with a hotel scammer

This year marked the fifth annual Exhibitors Day and one of the major issues discussed was housing poachers. From June 5-6, convention industry members went to Capitol Hill to bring to light that there are “15 million fraudulent online bookings scams” every year. That’s $1.3 billion in booking scammers’ pockets!

New ProFood Tech 2019 Chicago Hotels

THE Processing Event for Food & Beverage is back in the Windy City for 2019! For the first time ever the ProFood Tech official room block has the new Hilton Triplex at McCormick Place. The Hilton Triplex is the first tri-branded property for the Hilton brand and it consists of a Home2 Suites, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn. These are connected to the convention center via indoor skywalks.

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What 2018 PMA registrants need to know about hotel poachers

Hotel scammers, housing pirates, room block poachers…however you refer to them, they have been a major problem in the convention industry for years. These are companies that masquerade as being the official housing partner for an event and sell room blocks that don’t actually exist. Their victims may pay thousands of dollars, only to arrive at the hotel and be told they don’t have a reservation.

Back in 2008, the American Society of Association Executives won a federal lawsuit against the hotel scammer Complete Event Planning, Inc. Despite this monumental win, third-party hotel scams are continuing to sprout up and to bring financial pains. According to the American Hotel & Lodging Association,there are 55 million bad hotel bookings annually: that’s nearly $4 billion dollars in poachers’ pockets!

What registrants for AAO 2018 need to know about housing poachers

Hotel scammers, housing pirates, room block poachers…however you refer to them, they have been a major problem in the convention industry for years. These are companies that masquerade as being the official housing partner for an event and sell room blocks that don’t actually exist. Their victims may pay thousands of dollars, only to arrive at the hotel and be told they don’t have a reservation.

Back in 2008, the American Society of Association Executives won a federal lawsuit against the hotel scammer Complete Event Planning, Inc. Despite this monumental win, third-party hotel scams are continuing to sprout up and to bring financial pains. According to the American Hotel & Lodging Association,there are 55 million bad hotel bookings annually: that’s nearly $4 billion dollars in poachers’ pockets!

3 Boutique Chicago Hotels for AAO 2018

The charm of a boutique hotel is hard to deny. Boutique hotels invite images of attentive service, localized decor and cuisine and a chance to feel less like a tourist and more like a welcome guest. Even Airbnb wants in on this market.

AAO 2018 registrants can experience this alternative to conventional chain hotels – at an exclusive event rate. Online booking for these Chicago hotels is available for attendees and exhibitors. To book more than 20 rooms, please contact AAO 2018’s official hotel partner at aaohotels@expovision.com or (866) 774-0487 .

What 2018 Radio Show registrants need to know about housing poachers

Hotel scammers, housing pirates, room block poachers…however you refer to them, they have been a major problem in the convention industry for years. These are companies that masquerade as being the official housing partner for an event and sell room blocks that don’t actually exist. Their victims may pay thousands of dollars, only to arrive at the hotel and be told they don’t have a reservation.

Back in 2008, the American Society of Association Executives won a federal lawsuit against the hotel scammer Complete Event Planning, Inc. Despite this monumental win, third-party hotel scams are continuing to sprout up and to bring financial pains. According to the American Hotel & Lodging Association,there are 55 million bad hotel bookings annually: that’s nearly $4 billion dollars in poachers’ pockets!

7 Boutique Hotels for PACK EXPO International 2018

The charm of a boutique hotel is hard to deny. Boutique hotels invite images of attentive service, localized decor and cuisine and a chance to feel less like a tourist and more like a welcome guest. Even Airbnb wants in on this market.

PACK EXPO International 2018 attendees and exhibitors can experience this alternative to conventional chain hotels – at an exclusive event rate. Online booking for these Chicago hotels is available for individuals and smaller groups. To book more than 20 rooms, please contact PACK EXPO International’s official hotel partner at packexpohotels@expovision.com or (866) 523-0877.

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3 Boutique Chicago Hotels for PRINT 18

The charm of a boutique hotel is hard to deny. Boutique hotels invite images of attentive service, localized decor and cuisine and a chance to feel less like a tourist and more like a welcome guest in the area. Even Airbnb wants in on this market.

PRINT 18 attendees and exhibitors can experience this alternative to chain hotels – all at an exclusive convention rate. Online booking is available for individuals and smaller groups. To book more than 20 rooms, please contact PRINT 18’s official hotel partner at printhotels@expovision.com or (800) 305-0039.

Top Chicago Hotel Restaurants for #PACKEXPOInternational

 

Picture this: You spent the day hustling at your booth for PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2018. Now it’s time to entertain clients and dine with team members.

Or maybe you walked along the show floor all day and networked with the 50,000 other attendees. Now you’re ready to experience Chicago’s food scene.

But a stuffy steakhouse with a predictable menu is not on the table during #PACKEXPOInternational Try one of these hotels that offer the guaranteed lowest rates for registrants and have fresh restaurants that deliver culinary surprises.