Hilton Minneapolis Recognized With "Best Hotel With Meeting & Event Space"

Hilton Minneapolis Honored By Meeting Professionals For Third Consecutive Year.

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March 15, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS -  Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Avenue South, was recognized once again by Minnesota Meetings + Events magazine for its premier conference center and as the ideal location to hold large meetings. The hotel is the 2009 Best Hotel with Meeting Event Space recipient, after receiving the same recognition in 2007 and 2008.

Hilton Minneapolis took top honors in the more than 300 guest rooms category, by the readers of Minnesota Meetings + Events. "For your biggest bashes, you turn to the towering Hilton Minneapolis, according to Ann Turner, editor of Minnesota Meetings + Events. "The hotel's state-of-the-art conference center and super-sized (77,000 square feet) meeting space can accommodate even the largest events, and its downtown location offers a wealth of dining and entertainment options, added Turner."

"What a fantastic accomplishment to be recognized by Minnesota industry meetings professionals for three years running as their number one choice for a large hotel," said John Luke, general manager, Hilton Minneapolis. "Although each year the competition grows stiffer for this prestigious award, the hotel and its team members have kept focused on the key elements of a successful large hotel; attention to detail backed by great customer service."

About Hilton Minneapolis
Ten time winner of the prestigious Pinnacle Awards for excellence in hospitality and the AAA Four Diamond Award, Hilton Minneapolis is the premier hotel for the savvy corporate or leisure traveler as well as the best venue for a flawless meeting or event. The hotel offers 821 deluxe guest rooms, 77,000 square feet of meeting space, indoor pool and Precor fitness center, 24-hour business center, in-room dining and SkyWater Restaurant. For additional information and high resolution photography, contact Kimberly Zoulek, Director of Sales & Marketing at 612-397-4841 or Kimberly.zoulek@hilton.com.

Hilton Minneapolis is located at 1001 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403. For more information and hi-res photography on the Hilton Minneapolis, visit the hotel's website at www.minneapolis.hilton.com or contact the hotel directly at (612) 376-1000.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 90 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our brands are comprised of more than 3,500 hotels in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.

For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

Kimberly Zoulek, Hilton Minneapolis
+ 1 612 397 4841

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