MEETING PACKAGE: Affinia Hotels Offers Free 'Meetings By Design' in New York, D.C., Chicago

Affinia Hotels, which has properties in New York, Washington, D.C., and Chicago, has invited meeting planners to hold events at their hotels in 2009. When they do, it's offering them a complimentary "Meetings by Design" theme package.

Available for meetings taking place between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2009, the offer includes:

• A Green, Brainstorming or No-Tech Meeting package for planners who spend $10,000
• A choice of any Meetings by Design package for planners who spend $20,000
• A choice of any Meetings by Design package, as well as a complimentary one-hour wine reception for up to 40 guests, for planners who spend $30,000

For more information about Affinia's complimentary "Meetings By Desing" package—including available themes—visit www.affinia.com.