Washington Marriott Wardman Park Listed on Cvent’s Top 100 Meeting Hotels in … – 4

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Dec 30, 2013) – Washington Marriott Wardman Park, situated at 2660 Woodley Road at Connecticut Avenue, NW, announced today that it has been listed on Cvent’s second annual list of the top 100 meeting hotels in the United States. Along with this accolade, the D.C. hotel near Embassy Row unveiled a multi-million enhancement to its 95,000 square feet of exhibit space. 

“We are honored to be ranked among the top 100 meetings and events hotels by Cvent,” said Cynthia McMullen, director of sales and marketing, Washington Marriott Wardman Park. “As the meetings landscape continues to evolve we are working hard to make sure that we provide the most sought after service from our seasoned meeting experts, innovative ideas and superior space for meetings and events. By upgrading our exhibit halls to meeting room grade space, corporate meeting planners have more flexibility and technology capabilities to accommodate a variety of meeting needs.”

The exhibit hall upgrade includes:

  • Flexible space used as an exhibit hall or converted into five meeting rooms with a pre-function foyer
  • Reconfigured air walls
  • New drop ceilings with acoustic tiles
  • New lighting with dimmable controls
  • New exhibit hall entrance

Washington Marriott Wardman Park also features new Marriott Hotels and Resorts technology, designed for guests who embrace the mobile lifestyle for work as well as leisure. Apps include:

  • Red Coat Direct (www.redcoatdirect.marriott.com), a first-of-its-kind app that lets Washington D.C. meeting organizers adjust and edit their conference venue requests and preferences with a touch of a button and without ever leaving the meeting room
  • Mobile Check-In (www.marriott.com/marriott/mobile-apps.mi), that provides an enhanced arrival experience with check-in up to two hours before arrival and automatic notifications when a room is ready

Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, based the list on activity on the Cvent Supplier Network, an online marketplace connecting corporate meeting and event planners with venues around the world. Cvent evaluated several thousand hotel properties that received business through the Cvent Supplier Network from September 2012 through August 2013. The properties were ranked based on various data points, such as major metropolitan area (MMA) market share, conversion rate, and the hotel’s unique Cvent profile visits, designed to provide the most accurate reflection of the top meeting hotels in the U.S.

To learn more about hosting your next meeting at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, visit http://www.marriott.com/meetings/group-travel/schedule-groupBooking.mi?marshaCode=wasdtdirectRFP=true or call 888-873-1891 to reserve exhibit hall space.

About Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Washington Wardman Park Marriott is no stranger to treating guests like VIPs — its past visitors include U.S. presidents and dignitaries — and every guest, no matter what they’re credentials, receives the same attentive service. Blending modern amenities and historic charm in a landmark setting, this NW Washington, DC hotel is situated on 16 beautiful acres and just across from the National Zoo. With 1,314 guest rooms including 125 VIP hotel suites in D.C., Washington Wardman Park Marriott can accommodate every type of traveler, from the family on summer vacation to the business woman in town for a conference. Each of the modern guest rooms features a spacious work area, high-speed Internet access, plush bedding, 32-inch flat-screen cable TV, coffee/tea service and in-room dining. Working late doesn’t have to mean missing out on a workout; the fitness center is open 24 hours, and the sauna and heated outdoor pool are great ways to relax after a long day. Gather friends or family for a meal at the hotel’s Cleveland Park restaurants, featuring fine steaks at Stone’s Throw Restaurant and Bar, gourmet coffee and fresh-baked treats at Illy’s, Old English fare with an American twist at Harry’s Pub, and tasty to-go items at Woodley Market. Nearby get in touch with nature at Rock Creek Park, discover new designers at Adams Morgan’s funky boutiques or travel the world on Embassy Row. Catering to government agencies, major corporations and families with something to celebrate, the hotel’s special event venue’s 195,000 square feet of Washington D.C. space come with the expert planning skills of a professional team. Call 888-873-1891 to make your reservation today.

About Marriott Hotels
With 500 hotels and resorts in nearly 60 countries around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest’s stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the Greatroom, Future of Meetings and Mobile Guest Services that elevates style design and technology. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spend during each day. For more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com. To join the ongoing Marriott conversation, like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/Marriott) and follow us on Twitter (Twitter.com/Marriott, @Marriott.)

About Cvent
Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 1,400 employees and over 10,900 customers worldwide. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing and web surveys. Cvent provides hotels with a targeted advertising platform designed to reach event planners looking for suitable venues. Cvent solutions optimize the entire event management value chain and have enabled clients around the world to manage hundreds of thousands of meetings and events. For more information, please visit www.cvent.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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