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Megan Inglis Named as Conference Services Planning Manager
for the 199-room Chattanoogan Hotel in Tennessee

Managed by Benchmark Hospitality International

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (February 5, 2013)
– The Chattanoogan hotel, Chattanooga’s only AAA Four Diamond-rated full-service hotel, has appointed Megan Inglis as the new conference services planning manager. Ms. Inglis is responsible for planning and managing group meetings, conferences and events at the upscale property.

Ms. Inglis has worked as an events manager for the past seven years.  She was previously employed at True North Custom Media, an integrated media company, in Chattanooga. In that role, she was responsible for planning and organizing trades shows, meetings, events and conferences for True North in the healthcare and banking industries.  Ms. Inglis also coordinated marketing outreach and business development efforts.

Ms. Inglis received her B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  She is a volunteer with Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga.

The Chattanoogan is managed by Benchmark Hospitality International, a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Resorts & HotelsSM.  The five-story hotel has 199 guest rooms and suites, three outstanding dining establishments, and a spa with four treatment rooms, steam room, sauna, fitness center, indoor pool, whirlpool and patio overlooking the hotel’s courtyard.

The Chattanoogan’s IACC certified 25,000 square-foot conference center features a high-tech learning environment with comprehensive meeting planning and audiovisual support.  The facility includes 20 dedicated meeting rooms with five general session rooms accommodating 25 to 100 guests; a 16-seat circular board room with a flat data screen; 12 break-out rooms; a 7,500 square-foot ballroom; and an amphitheater with seating for 85.  All meeting rooms offer complete networking capabilities and wireless Internet access.

The Chattanoogan is conveniently located within a two-hour drive from Atlanta; Nashville, Tenn.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Huntsville, Ala.; and Birmingham, Ala.  It is within walking distance of the city’s museums, galleries, retail stores, restaurants and The Tennessee Aquarium.

For more information or reservations, call (423) 756-3400, toll free (877) 756-1684, or visit The Chattanoogan's Website at

About Benchmark Hospitality International

Benchmark Hospitality International, an independent company, launched in 1980 and is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations.  Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. Benchmark Hospitality is also a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  The company's eastern regional office is in New Jersey, western regional office is in Washington, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark's properties and additional information, visit

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Also See: Sales Team Expanded at The Chattanoogan Hotel in Tennessee, Operated by Benchmark Hospitality International; Traci Parker Promoted to Senior Sales Manager, 3 Sales Managers Hired / January 2012

Benchmark Hospitality International Names Tom Cupo as Managing Director; To Oversee Operations of The Chattanoogan in Tennessee and The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center in Virginia / November 2011

Benchmark Hospitality International Appoints Laura Batchelor Director of Operations at The Chattanoogan, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Will continue role as Director of Conference Services / October 2011

Benchmark Hospitality International Presents the Chairman's Award of Excellence to Mike Willingham, IT Manager, The Chattanoogan / April 2011

Chattanooga's Green Hospitality Program, Which Was Conceived and Developed by Tom Cupo, General Manager of The Chattanoogan, Honored by Tennessee Governor and Now Instituted Statewide / July 2010

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