IHG’s Meet with Confidence program enhanced

i By September 2, 2020 No Comments

IHG’s Meet with Confidence program has been bolstered with a combination of industry best practices and the expertise behind the IHG Way of Clean.

The program’s mandate is to prioritize guest safety and wellbeing, provide flexible booking during uncertain times, and assure planners and attendees that events held at IHG properties worldwide will adhere to leading cleanliness and safety practices.

“We’re seeing a number of organizations currently, or looking forward to, holding safe and responsible meetings and events,” said Derek DeCross, senior vice-president, Global Sales, IHG. “To support this, IHG is offering meeting planners peace of mind and adaptability in these uncertain times. The Meet with Confidence program combines a laser focus on cleanliness as well as flexibility where it’s needed most.”

IHG’s Meet with Confidence program promises:

  • Clutter-free event spaces configured to allow for social distancing, leveraging outdoor spaces where possible
  • Tables and chairs disinfected before every meeting or event and during breaks
  • Enhanced food handling and service guidelines
  • Hand sanitizer stations throughout the meeting and event space
  • Technology solutions to support virtual and hybrid meetings
  • Meet with Confidence checklist and pre-event inspection with the meeting planner or onsite contact
  • IHG Way of Clean – strengthened procedures throughout the hotel to redefine cleanliness and support guests’ wellbeing, from enhanced cleaning of high-touch areas to social distancing measures.


IHG's Meet with Confidence program prioritizes the health and wellbeing of guests while assuring planners in these uncertain times. Image courtesy of IHG.

The flexible Meet with Confidence booking terms apply when booking 10 to 50 rooms on peak (with or without a meeting room) at participating hotels for bookings between December 31, 2020 and June 30, 2021. The offer includes:

  • No cancellation fees
  • No attrition fees for rooms that are not booked
  • Up to a 5% rebate towards the master bill
  • Short-form contract (at participating hotels)
  • IHG Business Rewards points** applicable for the standard qualified bookings (terms and conditions apply)

Information on terms and conditions can be found here.

**IHG® Business Rewards offers meeting planners the ability to earn points when they book accommodation, meetings, or an event at participating IHG® hotels worldwide.