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“The National WWII…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
The French Market welcomes The National WWII Museum's Victory Belles back to… more

29th Annual Fall…

Aug 27 - 28, 2016
This year’s show will feature exhibitors who have the latest products in… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
The Abita Springs Opry returns to the French Market Farmers Market Every… more

Alliance Française…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
Join us for our annual Fall Open House on August 27 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm to… more

Backyard Grooves

Aug 27, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 27 - 31, 2016
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Didn't Wash Us Away: …

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
Join us for the Book Signing and Reception for Didn't Wash Us Away:… more

Double Dose

Aug 27, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

End of the Rainbow…

Aug 27 - Sep 26, 2016
Come join for the exhibition of  End of the Rainbow, which is an extension… more

Entergy Giant Screen…

Aug 27 - Sep 6, 2016
When Dory said "just keep swimming" in 2003's Oscar®-winning film… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
Come join us at the Royal Sonesta for Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse featuring… more

Jon Cleary & The…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
The Orpheum Theater will celebrate a full year since re-opening its doors to… more

Louisiana Music…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
Come and listen to music by Trouble In The Garden @ Noon Captain Ledge… more

Mama's Music

Aug 27, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

Modgun by Robert…

Aug 27 - Dec 18, 2016
The public is invited to tour the newly installed ModGun by Robert Tannen, the… more

Morris Bart Presents…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
Mark your calendars! Lil Wayne featuring Collegrove, 2ChainzX,  and… more

New Orleans Museum…

Aug 27 - 31, 2016
New Orleans Museum Month, now in its third year, is a collaboration between… more

Nik Richard - A Dream…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
Local New Orleans author, Nik Richard, is having a book release this Saturday… more

Ogden Museum Presents…

Aug 27 - Sep 18, 2016
Join us at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art  for the exhibiition,… more

The House of Groove

Aug 27, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

“The National WWII…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
The French Market welcomes The National WWII Museum's Victory Belles back to… more

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Highlights the Perfect Meetings and Conventions Experience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:

 Joy Patin
+ 1 504 289 4377
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Lisa Cole
+1 305 866 3646
Lisa.Cole@hilton.com

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Highlights the Perfect Meetings and Conventions Experience
Noted New Orleans Hotel Offers Location, Amenities and Top Service

NEW ORLEANS, LA (OCTOBER  10,  2011) -- For more than 30 years, Hilton New Orleans Riverside has hosted corporations, associations and trade groups from around the world for meetings and conventions. Time after time, the hotel along with its team members have received high satisfaction surveys from attendees and meeting planners alike. It's a precise combination of carefully designed procedures and guidelines that assist Hilton New Orleans Riverside in achieving these exceptional results along with the attention to details and of course, southern hospitality, that keep those high marks in tact year after year.

Location is everything and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside is at the epicenter of all great New Orleans attractions right at the foot of the Mississippi River.  Guests will enjoy the area's "must see" including  the French Quarter,  Harrah's New Orleans Casino, the New Orleans Convention Center and the Riverwalk Marketplace .

 Location is an attractive feature on its own, but when combined with 122,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, 1,622 guest rooms and suites and a 90,000 sq. ft. health club, Hilton New Orleans Riverside becomes an easy choice for many meeting planners.  If that is not enough, the world- famous Dragos, home of the char broiled oysters and one of the most delicious attractions in the city , is located just off the hotel's main lobby.

An ever important aspect of Hilton New Orleans Riverside is its employees. Twenty-two percent (22%) of the 700 employees have been with the hotel for 20 or more years, another 10 percent (10%) have been part of the Hilton team for more than ten years. The property has been named one of New Orleans City Business' Best Places to Work for six years in a row - the only hotel in town with this distinction.

"One of the reasons our employees love working at Hilton New Orleans Riverside is that together we identify community programs that are important, and we participate jointly in efforts that improve our city and the world," comments Eric Janecke, area director of sales and marketing for Hilton New Orleans Riverside. "We are hands-on in the community hosting at least four blood drives annually, participating in Habitat for Humanity building days, assisting with Second Harvest Food Drives, participating in Community Clean-up Days, Earth Hour, a hotel-wide recycling program, and more," adds Janecke. Last year, hotel employees organized a relief effort for Haiti residents, collecting two truckloads of clothing, shoes, blankets and other necessities.

To continue to offer guests and meeting professionals exceptional service, Hilton New Orleans Riverside embarked on a capital improvements project valued at $63 million. The six-year project includes guest room renovations and upgrades, replacement of furniture in public spaces, and a redesign of the Grand Ballroom as well as all other meeting rooms. Additional improvements include HVAC upgrades, computer and Internet upgrades, main kitchen refurbishing, elevator and escalator upgrades, and more.

"Hilton New Orleans Riverside is constantly identifying ways to keep our property number one in the group hotel business in our city," said Fred Sawyers, general manager for Hilton New Orleans Riverside. "Our dedicated team of hotel employees continues to offer the genuine southern hospitality New Orleans is known for, and Hilton New Orleans Riverside is famous for.  Constant investment will enhance our market position and provide job security for our team members while improving our product," he adds.

For more information about Hilton New Orleans Riverside and to book an event, call 504--556-3712 or visit us online at New Orleans Sales Complex.

 

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About Hilton New Orleans Riverside
In the "center of it all," the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel is set immediately on the banks of the Mississippi River with easy access to everything New Orleans has to offer. This full service luxury complex is actually a "city within itself." Hilton Hotels & Resorts is the full-service, flagship brand for Hilton Hotels Corporation, recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. For more information about our company, please visit our corporate website at www.hiltonworldwide.com.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at http://www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/ or begin your journey at http://www.hilton.com/. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltononline, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide's ten market-leading brands.