“Meet with Momentum” is the latest way Marriott is inviting meeting professionals to experience its top U.S. and Canadian properties. Meet with Momentum is designed to provide immersive in-person experiences that showcase new tech, local collaborations and experiences for event attendees, and the new property developments and innovations that support in-person events that were developed during the pandemic.
Meeting industry behemoth Marriott International has rolled out its “Meet with Momentum” program in select U.S. and Canadian properties. The three-day, two-night program is designed to provide real-life immersive, in-person experiences meeting professionals considering bringing an event to one of the chain’s premier meetings and conventions hotels in top U.S. and Canadian cities now that the pandemic is easing and in-person events are coming back.
Planners attending these special sessions learn more about Marriott’s latest property developments and capabilities for hosting in-person events, showcase its new technology for meetings, and enable planners to discover how their attendees can immerse themselves in the host city through local collaborations and experiences. Also in the spotlight are cleanliness, sustainability in food and beverage, and reimagined spaces, as well as unique partnerships with personalities such as Jon Dorenbos, a former NFL play and America’s Got Talent finalist.
The “Meet with Momentum” program, which is powered through Marriott Bonvoy Events, rolled out on June 10 in Chicago. Participants stayed at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile property, which recently renovated its 1,200 guest rooms and 35 suites and features 45 meeting and event spaces totaling more than 70,000 square feet. They also toured the JW Marriott Chicago, which also recently renovated its 610 guest rooms and 30 luxury suites; the 1,205-room Marriott Marquis Chicago, which just opened in 2017 as a component of the McCormick Square Complex; and the 1,214-room luxury Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk property.
For local touches, participants took a dinner river cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady, an improv performance by The Second City improvisational comedy troupe and took a sunrise stroll down the Riverwalk to the city’s Millennial Park.
More Meet with Momentum experiences are coming soon to Boston and Washington, D.C.