VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - Dec 19, 2013) - The work of a meeting planner isn't done after signing the dotted line. From organizing transportation to making sure the coffee never runs out, a planner's job is never done. The Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel is making it easier -- and more rewarding -- for those hosting a meeting or event in its Vancouver event space with a very special iPad Mini promotion.

Organizers who book a meeting with at least 75 cumulative rooms during select dates at this downtown Vancouver boutique hotel will receive a brand-new iPad Mini. With their new device, planners can be amongst the first to try Marriott's new innovative meeting services app. The app, free and accessible from any web-enabled device, allows planners to make requests before and during a meeting without leaving the room or disrupting the meeting. With the app, planners can make requests, from more coffee and chairs to adjusting the room temperature, with the touch of a button. Requests are sent directly to the appropriate department, creating a seamless experience. Planners can also use their new iPad Mini to download MeetingMatrix® certified diagrams with room layouts to help plan future meetings.

This hotel offers a location near the Vancouver Convention Centre, making it a smart choice for business travel and events. Its 29,000 square feet of function space include 20 meeting rooms and an exhibition space. The Harbourside Ballroom can host up to 720 guests and be broken down into 12 different spaces, offering the perfect venue for all-day conferences and conventions.

The hotel's experts can also assist with Vancouver event planning, from setting up audiovisual features for presentations to helping select a custom menu that will both inspire and energize meeting attendees. Attention to detail is found throughout the hotel with business-friendly in-room amenities including Wi-Fi, a desk, room service and coffee/tea maker. A state-of-the-art fitness centre, indoor pool and all-day dining venue allow guests to stick to their at-home routine even while they're on the road. Find out more information about the iPad Mini promotion here.

Renaissance Hotels encourages guests to Live Life to Discover(SM) at more than 155 hotels in 35 countries around the world. Each hotel is unique and every stay offers an opportunity to explore local discoveries exclusive to the destination. At every hotel, Renaissance Navigators are local experts ready to assist guests in discovering local flavors and activities. Signature RLife LIVE entertainment events are designed to showcase emerging talent in music, the arts, culinary and more to inspire discovery. R.E.N. Meetings offers groups an experience beyond a traditional meeting rooted in creative sensory meeting design, RLife LIVE networking events and custom curated local Navigator excursions. At Renaissance Hotels, we work to ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. You spend your life working; you should discover the world as you go. To discover more visit

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Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel
1133 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E3T3