Sleeping rooms, yes. But big event rooms, no. Hotel developers are shifting focus away from "upper upscale" hotels—the big box properties with big-time ballrooms—to build more middle-market hotels....More
Is there anything more personable and intimate than an event at a private residence? Weddings are romantic and corporate events are casual--there’s just something friendly about having an event at a private home....More
Despite the constraints of a tight budget, the Peninsula Chicago team treated 1,200 guests to a private event revealing the hotel's multi-million room renovation. Although many function spaces were already in use, attendees visited a variety of themed spaces within the property, including a "Tastefully Thai" area and "Urban Chicago"; the menu included everything from strawberry-yuzu terrine to lobster corn dogs.
The event is a 2016 Special Events Gala Award nominee.
When choosing a destination for an upcoming event, it is important to consider the seasonal aspects of the host city, particularly if you are aiming to hold an off-site activity for networking or team-building sessions. A location that benefits from the four seasons gives you tremendous flexibility and creativity to craft an attendee experience that is second to none....More