How Orlando Hotels & Resorts are Responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Expovision, The Hotel Reservation Office for NPE2021: The Plastics Show, has reached out to its hotel partners for the latest information on their cleaning and safety protocols during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Each of the 43 hotels in the official event hotel block have launched stringent practices that follow guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Florida Governor and the city of Orlando.

Face coverings that cover the nose, mouth and chin are required in all indoor public areas. Amenities such as valet parking, complimentary breakfast and concierge may be reduced or currently not available. The major hotel brands and boutique properties share these similarities on ensuring employees’ and guests’ safety during COVID-19:

The City of Chicago’s Coronavirus COVID-19 Response

On August 5, 2020, PMMI announced that PACK EXPO International 2020 will be a live web-based event: “After thoughtful consultation with the PMMI Board of Directors, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has made the difficult decision to cancel its in-person PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO in Chicago this year.  The PMMI Board determined that due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the current state and local regulations, it was not possible to have a safe and productive event for attendees and exhibitors.” Learn more

The city of Chicago is diligently following COVID-19 guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This includes Illinois state leaders, the Chicago Convention Bureau, McCormick Place and the Chicago Department of Aviation.

Renovated hotel guest rooms in Chicago

On August 5, 2020, PMMI announced that PACK EXPO International 2020 will be a live web-based event: “After thoughtful consultation with the PMMI Board of Directors, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has made the difficult decision to cancel its in-person PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO in Chicago this year.  The PMMI Board determined that due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the current state and local regulations, it was not possible to have a safe and productive event for attendees and exhibitors.” Learn more

Boutique AAO 2019 Hotels with Unique Amenities

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has chosen the diverse and beautiful city of San Francisco for the AAO 2019 Annual Meeting. San Francisco has a variety of neighborhoods and hotels- the AAO 2019 room block has over 80 properties! There are many boutique hotels exclusive to the city, so below are 5 that provide unique amenities for your stay.

Renovated Caesars Entertainment guest rooms in Las Vegas

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 this year’s PACK EXPO Las Vegas! The event will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 23-25.

Everything you need to know about the GSA 2019 headquarter hotel

The official room block for GSA 2019 is now open!

The headquarter hotel for the GSA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting is the 4-diamond rated JW Marriott Austin. This is an ideal property for business travelers due to its convenient location- it’s two short blocks from the Austin Convention Center. From modern guest rooms to various dining options, this property delivers a top experience for attendees and exhibitors alike.

Everything you need to know about the APhA2019 Headquarter Hotel

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.

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!

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.