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Government Meetings by Palmer House Hilton

The Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel understands the challenges you are facing when planning Government meetings from strict guidelines which include budget restrictions to lengthy approval processes.  We have created tools to ease the systems in place to make the process a smooth and successful one for you.

Contracting:  Easy to work with us, full understanding of limitations and needs.
Food and Beverage:  Can work within per diem requirements while providing creative options.
Room Rates:  Many opportunities to offer at or below per diem.
Audio/Visual:  Flexibility to use your preferred production vendor as well as our in house partner, PSAV.
Central Standard:  Ease of access from coast to coast, with two airports and nearly 3,000 inbound flights per day.
Sustainability:  Environmentally-friendly practices recognized by the city of Chicago and Hilton Worldwide
Security:  Our security team has Presidential (Secret Service) and Foreign Dignitary Experience.
Dining:  Lockwood Restaurant, Lobby Bar, Potter’s Chicago, and Starbucks located on site that offer items within daily per diems for attendees.
Location:  Located in the heart of downtown near local and regional agencies with even more per diem dining options within walking distance.
Transportation:  Easy access from the airports to the hotel.  Public transit at $2.50 to $35 taxi ride.
History:  In addition to the hotel history, we have hosted many government agencies over the past with monumental success.

Resources

Telecommunication/Technical Capabilities
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Audio/Visual
PSAV Partner

Concierge Restaurant List
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Passkey Meeting Planner Dashboard
What is Passkey
Passkey User Guide

getplanning
GetPlanning

LightStay Calculator
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Security FAQ
Secure Thru Experience Joe Doa

Function Space Brochure
Palmer House Space Diagrams

CAD Drawing Downloads
Lobby Level and Floors 2, 3, 4
Floors 5, 6, 7, 8

Catering Menus
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Digital Gallery & Virtual Tours
Photo and Video Gallery
360 Virtual Tour

HCN Navigator Tablets
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In the heart of the city

Not only does the hotel’s central location in downtown Chicago offer visitors the chance to walk to famous attractions such as the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, the Theatre District, the Magnificent Mile, State Street Shopping, the Cultural Mile, Museum Campus and the lakefront of Lake Michigan, but staying at the Palmer House is an adventure by itself.  Attractions and areas of interest are outlined in the attachments below:


When you are ready to begin planning, we will work with our local partners to help you with logistics for offsite dining and entertainment experiences.
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SPECIAL OFFER - First Quarter Chicago

Fly into January, February or March to land this great deal.  We have your dates and space available with Value Added Concessions that mean Tremendous Value for Your Next Meeting! Book a meeting to take place in first quarter 2017, 2018 or 2019 and receive these value added concessions:

  • Up to $5000 in comp production cost / 100 guest rooms on peak night
  • FREE meeting room internet
  • FREE guest room internet
  • FREE electric power
  • 50% discount on self-parking
  • 25% discount on all catering
  • 15% discount at designated hotel food and beverage outlets*
  • FREE guest room per 25 paid and actualized
  • FREE suite for every 50 Rooms paid and actualized

Terms & Conditions:  Offer valid through December 31, 2017 and is subject to change and availability.  Not valid for business previously booked or confirmed.  *Not including alcoholic beverages.   

  • Kate Cannon

Your Meeting Specialist: Kate Cannon, Senior Sales Manager

Kate handles leads of 101+ rooms on peak night.

Kate Cannon
Senior Sales Manager
Hiltons of Chicago

Phone: 312-609-1969
kate.cannon@hilton.com

  • Katarsha Jefferson

Your Meeting Specialist: Katarsha Jefferson, Senior Sales Manager

Katarsha handles leads of 10-100 rooms on peak night.

Katarsha Jefferson
Senior Sales Manager
Hiltons of Chicago

Phone:  312-917-1357
katarsha.jefferson@hilton.com

    *Limited availability over select dates.

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