Hilton Worldwide and its 10 distinct hotel brands today launched Million Dollar Booking, a sweepstakes providing event planners in the U.S. and Canada a chance to win their next meeting free, a two-day New York City getaway and a chance to win $1 million. Credit: Hilton Worldwide.

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide and its 10 distinct hotel brands today launched Million Dollar Booking, a sweepstakes providing event planners in the U.S. and Canada a chance to win their next meeting free, a two-day New York City getaway and a chance to win $1 million*. Planners who complete a booking at any Hilton Worldwide property in the Americas by December 31, 2013, and then execute the event and register at milliondollarbooking.com by December 31, 2014 will receive a chance entry for the grand prize drawing.

One lucky grand prize winner will first receive a $100,000 credit against their group's master account that can be used toward accommodations, catering and audio/visual services at any Hilton Worldwide property in North or South America. The Hilton Worldwide portfolio includes Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. Then, the grand prize winner will be whisked away to New York City for a two-day getaway including accommodations at a Hilton Worldwide property, along with select activities and meals. During their New York getaway, the grand prize winner will also have the opportunity to take part in an event where he/she will test their luck by choosing one of 100 golden suitcases in hopes of finding the $1 million cash prize.

Earlier this year, Hilton Worldwide introduced Connect and Connect+ built from the company's belief in the value face-to-face communications. The online portal gives planners instant access to event management tools and everyday business solutions through one convenient site. For more information, visit Hiltonworldwide.com/Connect, Hiltonworldwide.com/Connect+ and Connectathiltonworldwide.com/linkedin.

To participate in the Hilton Worldwide Million Dollar Booking sweepstakes, or for the full Rules and Regulations, planners should visit milliondollarbooking.com. Events should be booked by December 31, 2013 and completed by December 31, 2014.

*Terms and Conditions apply. Visit milliondollarbooking.com for full rules and regulations.

Contacts: Jami Gordon-Smith
Hilton Worldwide
+ 703 883 6616
jami.gordon-smith@hilton.com

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