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The AmericInn Annual Convention Draws
400 Franchise Owners and Managers
Scott Doble, Manager of AmericInn of Rochester, MN, 
Receives Annual Innkeeper's Award
Chanhassen, MN (April 25, 2005) – AmericInn International, LLC is pleased to report shining results from the 2005 AmericInn Annual Convention.  The 14th annual franchise meeting, held April 17-19 at RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minnesota, was an AmericInn Fame Show debut.  Close to 400 franchise owners and managers represented the AmericInn Lodging System during the three-day networking and educational event.

“The AmericInn Annual Convention is a time to reflect on the past year and look forward to future opportunities,” said Arnold Angeloni, CEO of AmericInn International, LLC.  Keynote speakers including Bob Eubanks, Susan Sweeney, Mike McKinley, Mark Sanborn and Bill Flor delivered informative and motivational messages for adapting to industry change and enhancing the bottom line. The trade exhibition, hosted by AmericInn Supply Services, featured 100 vendor booths that represented the latest products and services available for the lodging industry.  Award winning stars received recognition for highly notable achievements throughout the AmericInn Lodging System and the evening of stars concluded with Bob Eubanks as the host of a hilarious AmericInn version of The Newlywed Game.  “The future looks bright for AmericInn and I’m pleased to be associated with a franchise system that upholds a quality product, consistent services and remarkable owners and managers,” adds Angeloni.

The following awards were presented during the AmericInn Annual Convention on April 18, 2005.  The awards recognize the continued commitment and success of the AmericInn Lodging System for the year 2004. 

Name of Award:  Chairman's Award 
Recipient:  The AmericInn West Salem, WI
Description: Given to the AmericInn staff that has excelled in the area of
quality assurance and guest satisfaction.

Name of Award: Franchise Owner of the Year
Recipient: M. K.-9, Corp. - Paul & Mary Krienke
Description: Given to the franchise owner that has contributed the most to
the AmericInn Lodging System.

Name of Award: Innkeeper's Award
Recipient: Scott Doble - AmericInn of Rochester, MN
Description: Given to the Manager that demonstrates expertise and excellence 
in the hospitality industry and in the AmericInn Lodging System.

Name of Award: Marketing Success Award
Recipient: AmericInn of Owatonna, MN
Description: Given to the AmericInn location that has achieved significant
success in marketing the AmericInn product in its marketplace.
Name of Award: Housekeeping Employee of the Year
Recipient: Bernice Dickinson - AmericInn of North Branch, MN
Description: Given to the housekeeping employee that demonstrates expertise
and excellence in the hospitality industry and in the AmericInn Lodging System.

Name of Award: Front Desk Employee of the Year
Recipient: Linda del Toro - AmericInn of Cody, WY
Description: Given to the front desk employee that demonstrates expertise and
excellence in the hospitality industry and in the AmericInn Lodging System.

Name of Award: INN-Pressive Club® Award
Recipient: AmericInn of Bemidji, MN, AmericInn of Brainerd/Baxter, MN
Description: For success in the promotion of the Frequent Stayer Program

About AmericInn…
AmericInn is one of the fastest growing upscale limited service lodging chains in the United States with 220 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.  The AmericInn Lodging System is franchised by AmericInn International, LLC, a Minnesota based company with headquarters in Chanhassen, MN. 

Janel Clark
 AmericInn International, LLC
Phone: (952) 294-5272

Also See: The AmericInn of Ironwood, MI Awarded the AmericInn Chairman's Award at the 2003 AmericInn Lodging System Annual Convention / April 2003
AmericInn Lodging System Names 2004 Top Performing Franchise Owners and Employees / April 2004

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