Get ahead of the game for 2019 NAB Show with these 6 hacks. Save time and money with hotel reservations, transportation, dining and more!
2018 marked the fifth annual Exhibitors Day and one of the major issues discussed was housing poachers. In June 2018, 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!
THE PRINT event is back in the Windy City for 2019! PRINT 19 exhibitors and attendees can choose from five hotels that are adjacent to McCormick Place, including the Hyatt Regency and Marriott Marquis. Registrants can book at an exclusive event rate and NO DEPOSIT is required at time of booking.
The APhA2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition’s headquarter hotel is the Sheraton Grand Seattle. This is an ideal property for business travelers due to its convenient location- it’s adjacent to the Washington State Convention Center. From comfortable guest rooms to upscale dining, this property delivers a top experience for attendees and exhibitors like.
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.
APhA2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition registrants can experience this alternative to conventional chain hotels – at an exclusive event rate. All of the hotels below are located in downtown Seattle and are within walking distance of the Washington State Convention Center.
The only constant in Vegas hospitality is that properties are always changing and reinventing themselves. Many Caesars’ Entertainment hotels have updated their guest rooms in time for April! If you’re a Total Rewards member, then you can earn credits when booking with Expovision. If you need to book more than 20 rooms, contact Expovision toll free at (888) 622-8830.
The Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace and the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas have been added to the 2019 NAB Show room block for the first time ever! Exhibitors and attendees can book here with no deposit and at an exclusive event rate.
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!
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 Hiltons at McCormick Place. This 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.
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!