IACC Welcomes New Members

31-Aug-2018

This summer IACC is pleased to welcome the following new members into global membership.

Cedarbrook Lodge
SeaTac, Washington
United States

Cedarbrook Lodge offers a variety of 13 flexible event spaces, ideal for your next meeting or retreat. Featuring abundant natural light, floor-to-ceiling windows, WiFi throughout, and 167 guest rooms.

“Not only is IACC a highly respected organization with meeting planners; the benefits of belonging to this global association are immense. Becoming a certified meeting venue helps instill confidence in our services and serves as a seal of exceptional quality. IACC's vision and mission of delivering exceptional meeting experiences directly reflects what Cedarbrook Lodge currently is and continually strives to become.” David Sullivan, General Manager

Châteauform' Le Grand Mello
Route de Clermont
Mello, Mello
France

The two Mello châteaux, La Forteresse and La Princesse, located just a few metres apart, can provide overnight accommodation for more than 100 people and host up to 300 participants during the day. The Grand Mello is the ideal setting for you large-scale events and meetings: there is plenty of room for large sessions in a warm and friendly setting. Our host couples, along with our two chefs, will be delighted to welcome you to this venue duo, where the different styles of architecture and decoration create two distinct atmospheres. The glass-roofed Orangerie and the large Jeu de Paume room, as well as the grounds and the former citadel, can be tailored to your specifications for your evening events.

Châteauform' La Villa Gallarati Scotti
Oreno di Vimercate
Italy

Milan means fashion, design, opera, and Lombardy history. The Villa Gallarati Scotti has all that combined. Châteauform' celebrates the elegant Italian lifestyle under the Italian sky. The villa's rooms embrace the feel of a Milanese aristocratic holiday, with sitting rooms and dining rooms that reflect Italian baroque art and a more contemporary design. A splendid home less than 30 minutes from Milan, Italy's business capital, this 80-room noble residence is full of charm and can be easily accessed from the Malpensa, Linate and Bergamo airports.

Delta Hotels, Marriott Dallas Allen & Watters Creek Convention Center
(Opening January/February 2019)
Allen, Texas
United States

30 minutes from downtown Dallas with 301 guest rooms and suites, including lush linens, productive work spaces, free bottled water and fast, free WiFi. A 90,000 square feet of meeting and convention space accommodates gatherings of any size, from an intimate board retreat to a conference of 1,000. Enjoy inventive cuisine, ample parking, full-service fitness center, expansive patio and pool, high-end shopping and dining across the street at Watters Creek or simply relaxing in your well-appointed room.

"We joined IACC because we feel the designation will open up doors for business as well as partnerships that might not necessary been available to us, without it. My experiences with IACC during the past 6+ years also played into the decision, and I knew that my team here in North Texas, would embrace all that IACC has to offer." Stacy Thaler Martin, Managing Director

EEF Venues - Woodland Grange
Leamington Spa
Warwickshire
United Kingdom

Set in the heart of Warwickshire within 16 acres of leafy grounds, we are just a stone's throw from the motorway network and the historic town of Leamington Spa.

With 28 versatile conference and meeting rooms, we can accommodate up to 200 delegates, whatever size of meeting or event you are planning.

All of our meeting spaces have air conditioning, soundproofing, natural daylight and blackout facilities, as well as state-of-the-art technology such as 100 MB free Wi-Fi, touch screen in-roomcomputers, data projectors, DVD and audio technology. Refreshments, stationery, flipcharts, phones and whiteboards are all included as standard, with no hidden extras.

Maurice R. Greenberg Conference Center at Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
United States

The Greenberg Conference Center (GCC) is set apart from other venues by delivering nearly 10,000 square feet of unique, dynamic, modern spaces that can host a variety of multidimensional conferences. Its amphitheater has held international conferences, facilitated executive leadership forums, and has established itself as a prestigious, exclusive, and intimate facility, specializing in sophisticated accommodations. The structure, designed by the firm of Robert A. M. Stern, former Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, opened in the summer of 2009. As a “green” building, the Center’s design, construction, and operations conform to benchmarks set by the U.S. Green Building Council and is LEED Gold certified.

"I have been asked to be the Director of a small conference center at Yale. While I believe I have a “good gut” for how to make this small conference center a thriving profit center for the university, I wanted to know what other like-minded conference centers do as standard practice. Additionally, we want to open the conference center up for external use and needed new ways of promoting our lovely space. IACC through the application and vetting process began to help me hone in on what is important. As soon as we became members, we sent a staff person to an event in April and she came back energized and implemented many of the ideas that she saw at the conference. We look forward to being part of this community and participating in the many ways that they provide.” Kate Vieillard, Director

MITIN Conference Centers
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

MITIN Conference Centers started in 2016 with 2 centers in Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur & Taman Desa. It provides professionally setup conference and meeting rooms that cater to corporate and other users. At MITIN, we seek to facilitate the meeting of minds, ideas and opinions.

Schulich Executive Learning Centre
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

Located on York University’s Keele campus in Toronto, the Executive Learning Centre (ELC) is a modern learning facility with lecture halls accommodating group sizes up to 50 and 70 participants and breakout rooms with seating for 8 participants in each. Additional lecture rooms, breakout space and a 300-seat auditorium can be arranged at the adjoining Schulich School of Business.

Seven Hills Resort and Conference Center
(Opening Q2 2020)
Fredericksburg, Texas
United States

The Seven Hills Resort and Conference Center will include: A 150-room, full-service hotel under the upscale Curio Collection by Hilton brand, rooftop bar, 35,000-square-foot conference center, 40,000-square-foot retail and restaurant “village,” outdoor amphitheater, restoration of the historic Klingelhoefer House, and nearly a dozen new Sunday Houses, a style of guesthouse common in Fredericksburg. Construction on the 22-acre project is set to break ground this fall, with the opening slated for early 2020.

"We have long been a fan of IACC and the facilities they represent, so when we were presented the opportunity to develop the Seven Hills Resort as the first hotel with major meeting space in Fredericksburg, Texas that is best known as a tourists destination, we wanted every conceivable marketing and operational advantage we could find, and we found that in IACC.” David Parker, General Partner Kate Vieillard, Director

Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center
College Station, Texas
United States

The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center is located on the Texas A&M campus. Housed in a glass tower across from Kyle Field and near the Memorial Student Center, the hotel and conference center provides accommodations to host current and former students and their parents, wedding celebrations, meetings and conferences, Aggie football fans and visitors doing business with the university. The property is contemporary, luxurious and spacious, with 250 upscale guest rooms and suites, a stunning ballroom and expansive and flexible meeting rooms. The hotel offers features state-of-the-art technology and inspiring spaces bathed in natural light designed to meet the IACC approved conference facilities standards.

"We are delighted and immensely honored to be opening in August with this very prestigious recognition. Membership in IACC is another mark of meeting excellence for our property as we strive to create the definitive "Aggieland Meeting Experience." Kendra P. Clough, Director of Conference Services

Två Skyttlar
Two Shuttles, Örby
Sweden

Situated in a tranquil setting just 50 minutes from Gothenburg, 35 minutes from Landvetter, 45 minutes from Varberg, 30 minutes from Borå. All our meeting rooms are fully technically equipped. Your conference rooms also have their own lounge and group room. It provides efficient and exclusive space for working.

Associate Members

AllSeated

AllSeated is a free collaboration network for planning events that enables you to design floor plans, manage guest lists, and create seating charts.

Kloudspot

Kloudspot is an access-point-agnostic platform that informs real-time decision-making to improve customer loyalty, accelerate sales, and enhance the customer experience all from within a single drag-and-drop dashboard. The Kloudspot customer journey, including Understand - Analyze - Engage - Influence stages, can be accelerated at any point in the Kloudspot connection lifecycle.

Faculty Members

Ron Naples

Associate Professor of Hospitality, New York University, USA

Susanne Gustafsson

Programme Director, Frans Schartaus Handelsinstitut, Sweden


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