IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is proud to announce the launch of Unique Meetings, a portfolio of one-of-a-kind event spaces and experiences for those looking for non-traditional meetings. The initiative is being rolled out across 43 InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn hotels across India, Middle East and Africa.
Unique Meetings has been introduced to cater to the changing expectations of event attendees, who are looking for memorable experiences and stand-out venues. Whether it’s a tropical beach or a Bedouin tent, IHG provides alternative settings for business gatherings and has a team of event planners to assist with organising meetings and conferences that take advantage of the surroundings and leave guests with a long-lasting impression.
Meet at the pulse of Africa’s business heartbeat and experience InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers unique ‘Imbizo’; a uniquely South African meeting experience that forms part of the colourful country’s traditions. Guests can immerse themselves in this unique meeting experience by enjoying menus inspired by diverse cuisines. For another prime meeting location, Crowne Plaza Rosebank Johannesburg, offers dynamic meeting spaces. Located uniquely between the Johannesburg city centre and Sandton business district, with Gautrain station at its doorstep, you can explore the city filled with rich history with ease. Crowne Plaza is equipped with interactive technology for out of the box and inspirational tech savvy meeting experiences.
Pascal Gauvin, Managing Director, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG said: “We are continually looking to innovate and improve the services that we offer and, having listened to the specific needs of our customers, we have introduced Unique Meetings. Meeting planners are increasingly looking to engage their attendees on multiple levels, and that extends to the venue. A non-traditional venue has many benefits including driving interest, improving creativity and boosting attendee engagement. Through our experientially-oriented approach, we aim to create differentiation and offer unconventional event spaces that create memorable experiences. We have reimagined the conference room and provide choice and diversity to ensure that your next venue exceeds guests’ expectations.”