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Elite Standards

Meeting professionals trust that a property endorsed by Elite Meetings will deliver a high-quality meeting, event, or incentive experience.

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Each property is evaluated against dozens of objective criteria, plus a few subjective criteria weighed by our experienced team. Here are just a few of them:
Meeting Facility and Services
Dedicated Conference Manager, 24-hour Business Center, Permanent Boardroom
Food & Beverage
F&B options B/L/D, 24-hour Room Service, Awarded Restaurant
Arrival Experience
Individual guest greeting by name, Group Registration Desk or Satellite Check-in
Amenities On-site
Golf, Full-service Spa, 24-hour Fitness Center
Rigorous soft goods renovation schedule, Turndown service, Pillow Menu
Guest and Event Services Service Level Indicators
Forbes Travel Guide Stars, AAA Diamonds, IACC Certification
Unique Property Characteristics
Exceptional setting or environment, Awarded Architecture or Design, highly unique experience
EMAB or EMI Staff On-site Evaluation
Property delivers an Elite event experience, Overall estimation of service level
Elite hotels typically rank among upscale, upper-upscale, or luxury service classes and at the high end of leisure ratings, though our criteria also value the unique, extraordinary, and memorable.

The endorsement is an independent, unbiased determination granted only to hotels meeting the standards set by the Elite Meetings Advisory Board. Elite endorsement is never sold or licensed.