Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Diplomat Beach Resort to Exhibit at IMEX America this October

With more than 200,000-square-feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces, the newly transformed, iconic hotel offers clients a wide range of options

(Hollywood, FL) – The Diplomat Beach Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton will be exhibiting at IMEX America (booth number A1711), at Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 10 – 12. More than 3,000 suppliers from every sector of the global meetings industry will come together in Las Vegas and the newly transformed Diplomat will join other U.S. domestic suppliers, global tourist offices, convention bureaus, major hotel companies, conference and exhibition centers, cruise lines, airlines, spa resorts, technology providers and event management specialists, to name a few.

More than 4,000 qualified buyers from all industry sectors come to IMEX to plan and book everything from high-level incentives to huge association conventions. Attendees of IMEX will learn, network and connect with the global meetings industry over three days and can schedule one-on-one meetings with exhibitors.

Fresh off a $100 million transformation, The Diplomat's re-defined amenities aim to deliver an all-encompassing group experience, without ever leaving the resort. The oceanfront, experiential destination resort, offers a renewed take on meetings, conventions and incentive trips, proving that the property is more than simply a vacation spot. As part of Curio Collection by Hilton, a global set of distinguished upscale hotels handpicked for its unique character, The Diplomat redefines comfort and style with 1,000 guestrooms, making it one of South Florida’s top convention hotels with the most rooms – ideal for large groups, business or incentive travelers.

The property also offers more than 209,000 square feet of interior flexible function and meeting spaces, suitable to accommodate 10 to 5,000 guests, and is complimented by remarkable outside venues, highlighting all that South Florida has to offer. Additionally, the resort boasts 10 new culinary concepts; an infinity pool with two cascading waterfalls that fall into a 240-foot lagoon pool, Dip+Slide and cabanas, a Blue Wave-certified beach; Diplomat Golf and Tennis Club, Diplomat Kids Club, a private marina located on its Intracoastal waterway dock featuring fishing, sailing and yachting charters; water sports, a deluxe spa, complete business center and 24-hour fitness studio.

The Diplomat offers clients a wide range of options and high-level services, proving they have what it takes to make any sort of occasion a success. The resort’s smart design provides easy flow between the guest accommodations and meeting spaces. Among the convention center’s pre-function areas and indoor and outdoor settings, planners can choose from the 50,000-square-foot Great Hall or 20,000-square-foot ocean view Grand Ballroom. For smaller gatherings, the resort offers three additional ballrooms and 39 breakout rooms, many of which feature natural light and balconies overlooking the ocean. Following is an overview of a variety of the resort’s meeting and event offerings:
- Experienced event planning and catering teams
- 50,000-square-foot Great Hall
- 20,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom
- Three additional ballrooms spanning from 9,000 to 11,000 square-feet
- 39 breakout rooms, ideal for smaller events
- Boardrooms with natural light
- Extensive pre-function space
- Outdoor event areas overlooking the ocean and Intracoastal Waterway
- Comprehensive technology and on-site IT, audiovisual and transportation services
- Teleconferencing, high speed Internet access; fiber optic lines for direct camera feed and T-1 phone lines in every room
- Kosher kitchen and kosher or non-kosher catering menus
- Specialty packages, rates, booking incentives and programming

The Diplomat continues to serve as the premier location for business travel, large-scale conferences, weddings and milestone occasions in South Florida. “Every nuance, detail, sight, sound and flavor will reflect your individuality when you host your event at our property,” says Steve Silverman, Director of Sales, The Diplomat Beach Resort.  “Beachfront gatherings, poolside receptions and creative interiors offer the perfect backdrop for your special occasion. Our award-winning team of culinary and event professionals will help you create a memorable experience that is distinctively yours.”

The Diplomat also offers an exclusive Golf & Tennis Club across the street from the resort.

As the property attracts guests from around the globe, it is conveniently located at 3555 South Ocean Drive in Hollywood, Florida, only 10 minutes from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and 30 minutes from Miami International Airport.

Representatives of The Diplomat Beach Resort, including Amanda Harris, Director of PR & Marketing, Steve Silverman, Director of Sales, Malely Davilia, Director of National Accounts and Elizabeth Winstanely, Director of National Account- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Specialist, will be attending IMEX this October in Las Vegas.

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