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DoubleTree by Hilton – Springfield Breaks Ground on Springfield’s Newest Convention Center

June 8, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – June 5, 2018 – O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC, is excited to announce the expansion of the Doubletree by Hilton Springfield by the addition of the Glendalough Convention Center, which will be able to accommodate a wide range of events meetings, conferences, and special occasions for up to 600 people.

With this addition, the Doubletree complex will now have 21,500 square feet of meetings space.

“With the growth and development of North Springfield, introducing a state-of-the art convention space will be key to growing the city’s capacity to attract more conventions and large-scale business,” said Darren Harralson, Regional Director of Operations for O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC.

“This project has been in the planning stages for many years and we are happy to see this day come where we can break ground, have a toast and focus on making this the best destination for high quality conferences and events in the State of Missouri.” said Tim O’Reilly, CEO of O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC.

DoubleTree by Hilton – Springfield provides guests with a full complement of services and amenities, including 201 deluxe guest rooms, heated indoor/outdoor swimming pool and Whirlpool, on-site Houlihan’s Restaurant, 24-hour fitness center, and business center.

The expansion of meeting area at the hotel is intended to help Springfield compete in holding large-scale events. To commemorate the occasion, local city officials, representatives from O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC, and Killian Construction will gather to mark the start of construction with a ceremonial groundbreaking. Construction will follow immediately, and the convention center’s doors are set to open by the end of this year.

 

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Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.