BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Names Melissa Bolster Catering and Conference Services Manager for World of Whirlpool, Chicago

/BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Names Melissa Bolster Catering and Conference Services Manager for World of Whirlpool, Chicago

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Names Melissa Bolster Catering and Conference Services Manager for World of Whirlpool, Chicago

|2019-09-09T14:14:53-04:00September 6th, 2019|

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, September 2019 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Melissa Bolster catering and conference services manager for World of Whirlpool, in Chicago. Ms. Bolster’s new position represents a promotion for her. Ken Jesina, Benchmark’s general manager at World of Whirlpool, made the announcement.

“It is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of Melissa Bolster to Catering and Conference Services Manager,” said Mr. Jesina. “Melissa has been a key contributor to the success of this property over the last few years, and we are very excited about her new leadership role with us, and the ideas and innovations she will help champion here.”

Melissa Bolster joined the World of Whirlpool planning team as a Catering and Conference Services Planner two years ago, coming from The Walt Disney World Resort where she was Catering Guest Experience Manager. She previously held multiple roles with White Lodging in Chicago.

Ms. Bolster has a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Roosevelt University and is currently working on her CMP designation. She resides in Bloomingdale, Illinois.

About Whirlpool

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com, or find us on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

About World of Whirlpool

The World of Whirlpool is not your typical appliance showroom. Located in the historic Reid-Murdoch building, at the edge of the beautiful Chicago Riverwalk, the World of Whirlpool is a culinary and appliance showcase like no other. From hands-on trainings to unique workshops and events, you’ll find immersive, discovery-based experiences that help designers, trade customers, sales associates, industry influencers, media and consumers do what they do every day, better. For more information visit WorldofWhirlpool.com or @WorldofWhirlpool on Instagram.

About BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company.

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a leader in the development, management, and marketing of independent, soft branded, and experiential hard branded resorts, hotels, and conference centers. In addition to the company’s award-winning full service Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, its lifestyle and luxury Gemstone Collection, and its industry-leading Benchmark Conference Centers. BENCHMARK is also an investor in etc.venues, a leading provider of contemporary city centre venues for meetings, signature events, and conferences. Benchmark's combined portfolio features more than 80 unique projects across three continents. The company is passionately committed to delivering personal, inspiring, and memory-making experiences, driving total revenue and profitability, and cultivating an award winning, “Be The Difference” culture for all its employees. Benchmark, is based in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, with offices in London, England; Miami, Florida; Park City, Utah; Scottsdale, Arizona; New Brunswick, New Jersey; Seattle, Washington; and Tokyo, Japan.www.benchmarkglobalhospitality.com To become a fan on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/BenchmarkResortsandHotels, www.facebook.com/GemstoneHotelCollection. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BenchmarkHotels, www.twitter.com/GemstoneHotels , on Instagram at www.instagram.com/benchmarkresortsandhotels, www.instagram.com/gemstonehotels, and on Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/benchmarkhotels/gemstone-hotels. At LinkedIn, https://www.linkedin.com/company/benchmark-a-global-hospitality-company/

Contact: Ken Ellens

KenEllens@aol.com /201-758-2864

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