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Hilton Launches Hilton EventReady Hybrid Solutions for Meetings and Events

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

Jan 13, 2021
eFlyer Lead

As we begin 2021, it’s clear hybrid meetings and events are the trend of the immediate future. To meet pent-up demand, Hilton introduced Hilton EventReady Hybrid Solutions, a new suite of offerings directing event planners to Hilton’s hybrid-ready hotels and providing them with planning resources.

As Hilton EventReady Hybrid Solutions begin to roll out this month, an expanded Hilton EventReady Playbook is available and participating hotels have access to team member training resources. Hybrid-ready hotels highlight baseline requirements that customers should expect when hosting a small, hybrid event, including IT readiness, multi-site offerings and express agreements and the expanded Playbook. Each hotel underwent an evaluation to assess available IT bandwidth and infrastructure. To be deemed ready, they must have a minimum amount of incremental and available bandwidth to allow for seamless connectivity. Incentives let customers book in-person portions at multiple hybrid-ready locations. The Hilton EventReady Playbook includes detailed case studies, pro-tips, a glossary of terms and in-depth information on planning and executing hybrid events.

“Hilton has remained a leader in the meetings and events industry for more than 100 years by listening intently and innovating quickly to changing customer needs,” said Martin Rinck, executive vice president and chief brand officer, Hilton. “Hilton EventReady Hybrid Solutions were born out of our continued commitment to excellence — from accessing the capabilities of our global portfolio to rolling out a suite of extensive event planner resources and introducing team member training to ensure we can deliver the optimum overall event experience.”

As part of the program, Encore offers several technological offers created for small, hybrid events and Presentation Stages, a production-ready event solution with critical broadcast technology and staging equipment. It offers a clean, safe, pre-built location to produce, record and broadcast a high-quality online event. The Hilton properties with the technology can accommodate two to six on-site presenters and up to 50 in-person attendees. Presentation Stages are available to book at Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach, Hilton Atlanta, Hilton Anatole, Hilton Denver and The Beverly Hilton. More will be available in Cleveland, Minneapolis, New York, Washington, D.C., and across Europe, the Middle East and Africa by the end of 2021.

Are you planning on hosting or attending an event this year? Will it be virtual, hybrid or fully in person? Will you use Hilton EventReady Hybrid Solutions in planning your event? Tell us about it. Email us at [email protected]. Please include your full name and location.

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