AmericInn of Mountain Iron/Virginia, Minnesota
Named Lodging Property of the Year
|Chanhassen, MN (May 2, 2006) – AmericInn concludes 11th annual franchise
convention with record attendance and a positive brand outlook. The
conference was held April 23-25, 2006 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention
Center (DECC) in Duluth, Minnesota. Over 640 registered attendees
including 450 franchise owners and managers represented the AmericInn Lodging
System during the three-day networking and educational event.
The lineup of keynote speakers included dynamic presentations by Peter Yesawich, Mark Scharenbroich and T. Scott Gross. The power-packed conference provided the necessary tools for each attendee to achieve greater return on investment for future success. The trade exhibition hosted by AmericInn Supply and Design Services, featured 110 vendors offering a wide array of industry products and services. Award recognition was given to individuals and specific AmericInn properties for their continued commitment to the AmericInn Lodging System and special guest, Gabe Kaplan entertained attendees with comic humor during the AmericInn Comedy Hour on Monday evening.
The first AmericInn convention was held in 1995 with 50 properties in attendance. Since then AmericInn International, LLC has hosted over 10 conventions with a large representation of owners and managers in attendance each year. “Each annual convention is an opportunity to thank the entire lodging system for their dedication to the AmericInn brand and the standards our hotels represent,” said Arnold Angeloni, CEO for AmericInn International, LLC. New initiatives presented at the conference include internet marketing, advertising campaign with new tagline and new prototype offerings. “Strategies are now in place to help the AmericInn Lodging System achieve future success while continuing to exceed guest expectations for an upscale and quiet lodging experience,” adds Angeloni.
The following awards were presented during the AmericInn Annual Convention on April 24, 2006. The awards recognize the continued commitment and success of the AmericInn Lodging System for the year 2005. Photos of the award winners are available upon request.
AmericInn Convention Award Winners
Lodging Property of the Year Award
AmericInn of Mountain Iron / Virginia, Minnesota
5480 Mountain Iron Drive
Virginia, Minnesota 55792
Franchise Owner of the YearAbout AmericInn…
AmericInn is one of the fastest growing upscale limited service lodging chains in the United States with 225 locations currently open or under development. Competing across the luxury-economy and mid-market segments, the success and savvy growth is due to the unique AmericInn product and market niche founded on the integrity of consistent, quiet and solid masonry construction. AmericInn is dedicated to the concept of growing a dynamic franchise lodging system designed to maximize the success of each franchisee while exceeding guest expectations by providing Quiet Nights, Rest Assured.
|Also See:||The AmericInn Annual Convention Draws 400 Franchise Owners and Managers; Scott Doble, Manager of AmericInn of Rochester, MN, Receives Annual Innkeeper's Award / May 2005|
|AmericInn Lodging System Names 2004 Top Performing Franchise Owners and Employees / April 2004|
|The AmericInn of Ironwood, MI Awarded the AmericInn Chairman's Award at the 2003 AmericInn Lodging System Annual Convention / April 2003|