03/25/2015

Escape into the Magical World of Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens offers 93 acres of picturesque views, surrounded by magnificent award-winning champion trees, nine themed charming gardens, wildflower meadows and red maple wetlands.  Enjoy springs return and experience renowned landscapes, collections, and landmarks through a variety of themed tours, nature walks and hiking trails.  With distinguished education and outreach programs, summer concerts and special events, the Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens is a premier site for experiencing nature and culture.

Bartlett Arboretum & GardensUpcoming Events at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens:

Plant Native: Eat Fresh Mother's Day Eve Plant Sale
May 9, 2015 from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
 
A Summer Fete
Jun 4, 2015 at 6:30 PM
An evening of fine food and drink, tony jazz riffs, camaraderie and a touch of French elegance amid the gardens.
 
The Garden Tour
Jun 6, 2015 from 10 AM – 4 PM
Visit exquisite private gardens with UCONN Certified Master Gardeners as guides and enjoy lunch at the Bartlett during the Marketplace Boutique under the tent!

 

After a day of immersing yourself in nature, continue to enhance your experience with a peaceful stay at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center.  Our hotel offers stylish and comfortable accommodations with a variety of amenities for all of our guests to enjoy including complimentary shuttle service to downtown Stamford, on-site business center, health club and our popular on-site restaurant and lounge, Senses.  Visit our website to book your overnight stay.

03/18/2015

Have you Booked Your Stay for Your Next Baseball Game in NYC?

Park & Stay to Watch Your Team Play

As the daylight hours get longer and the warm breeze of spring fills the air, it only means one thing – baseball season is here!  Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center offers guests quick and easy access to the area stadiums while providing a great place to relax and unwind after an exciting day cheering your team.  Our convenient location, accessible via Metro Park North and major highways, makes it easy to reach New York City and New Jersey.  Guests will also enjoy our convenient proximity to numerous shopping and dining options, museums, theaters and the best sports and entertainment venues in the Metro area.

Park & Stay to Watch Your Team Play

Take advantage of our Park & Stay to Watch Your Team Play package and enjoy the convenience of our hotel shuttle that will drop you off and pick you up at the Amtrak Stamford Metro North Station so you can get to and from the games without any hassle.  This package includes complimentary breakfast too!
 
Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center offers stylish and comfortable accommodations with a variety of amenities for all of our guests to enjoy including our indoor heated pool, health club, on-site business center and our popular on-site restaurant and lounge, Senses.  Visit our website today to book your Park & Stay to Watch Your Team Play package.

03/11/2015

Indulge Yourself at Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food and Spirits

Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food, and Spirits 

On April 10th and April 11th, Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food and Spirits is coming to the Connecticut Convention Center.  The Grand Tasting will spotlight top talent in the culinary industry including Robert Irvine, host of Restaurant: Impossible on the Food Network, celebrity chefs and world renowned vintners sharing their expertise.  Guests will sample exquisite cuisine, stylish wines and world-craft beers and enjoy culinary performances on the Savor Culinary Demonstration Stage by top chefs sharing their signature recipes.
 
Savor, a culinary celebration of Wine, Food, and SpiritsEvent Schedule:
Sip, Savor & Stroll – The Grand Tasting
Connecticut Convention Center Ballroom
Session 1: Friday, April 10th 7 PM - 10:30 PM
Session 2: Saturday, April 11th 12 PM – 4 PM
 
Savor in Style Charity Gala
Connecticut Convention Center Exhibition Hall
Saturday, April 11th
Champagne Reception: 7:30 PM – 8 PM
Dining and Dessert: 8 PM – 11 PM
 
Chandon Bubble Lounge
Connecticut Convention Center – Private Lounge
Session 1: Friday, April 10th 7 PM - 10:30 PM
Session 2: Saturday, April 11th 12 PM – 4 PM
 
Visit the Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food and Spirits website for ticket sale information. 
 
All of us here at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center wish the attendees wonderful weekend of exceptional food and wine at the Savor, a Culinary Celebration of Wine, Food, and Spirits.

Bon Appétit!

03/04/2015

Get Ready to Swing Into Spring at the Connecticut Golf Show

Connecticut Golf Show

Get a jump start on the 2015 golf season at the Connecticut Golf Show March 20th through 22nd.  What better occasion to round up your golf buddies and head over to the Connecticut Convention Center for a day of everything golf. The Connecticut Golf Show features the largest gathering of golf retailers and exhibitors under one roof.  Take advantage of the season’s lowest prices on name-brand clubs and equipment, play fun skills contests, take golf lessons from a top PGA Professionals, and other exciting activities. In addition, attendees will receive a swag bag with a record four free rounds of golf offer, PGA Tour tickets, a one-year subscription to Golf Digest and Global Golf Post, and more! 

Connecticut Golf Show
Connecticut Golf Show
Connecticut Convention Center
Fri., Mar. 20th from 11 AM – 5 PM
Sat., Mar. 21st from 9 AM – 5 PM
Sun., Mar. 22nd from 9 AM – 4 PM
Adults - $13
Seniors (60+) - $11
Kids 12 and under – FREE
Tickets price covers all 3 days.

Everyone at Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center wishes the attendees of the Connecticut Golf Show a wonderful time and hope you have the chance to stop by afterwards to our on-site restaurant and lounge, Senses for a culinary treat.  

02/25/2015

30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center

CMA 30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition
 
Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is excited to welcome the 30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition Monday, March 23rd through Wednesday, March 25th to our hotel.  Attendees will enjoy conference sessions with experts from around the world speaking on many issues that will shape the future of the maritime industry, 130 maritime industry exhibitors offering the finest products and service available, networking opportunities and the prestigious CMA Commodore Award dinner honoring Capt. Panagiotis N. Tsakos. 
 
For event and ticket sale information, please visit the Shipping 2015 website.

CMA 30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition

Connecticut Maritime Association
30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition
Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center
March 23rd – 25th

Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is delighted to host the Connecticut Maritime Association’s 30th Annual Shipping Conference and Exhibition and welcomes the attendees to book their stay with us.  Located minutes from the Amtrak Stamford Metro North Station, we offer luxurious accommodations and amenities sure to make your stay here enjoyable.  Visit our website to book your stay today.

02/18/2015

Create the Ultimate Wedding Experience at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center

Weddings at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center

Whether intimate or lavish, sophisticated or whimsical, Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center sets a new standard in romantic elegance for your wedding or special event. With a unique blend of modern beauty, newly renovated ballrooms, spectacular outdoor reception facilities, world-class cuisine and experienced event planning staff, Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is truly the ideal choice for a day that the two of you will hold in your hearts forever.

Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center offers a range of special services for cultural celebrations. Special packages have been designed for Indian and kosher weddings including wedding planners who specialize in religious and ethnic ceremonies.

Weddings at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting CenterHilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center offers:
More than 45,000 square feet of flexible wedding reception space, including the area's second-largest ballroom, along with a temperature-controlled tent/pavilion for outdoor events.
Grand Ballroom, featuring 10,000 square feet of elegant event space.
Garden Pavilion Tent, offering 7,300 square feet of outdoor climate-controlled space, perfect for wedding receptions.
World-class catering, creating mouthwatering cuisine for diverse appetites.
Dedicated wedding planner, to help you with every detail.
Audiovisual equipment and support, including microphones, projectors, and dance floors.
Self and valet parking, as well as a covered parking garage.

At Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, we go beyond traditional services to provide the support you need to make your planning effortless and enjoyable – and to create a truly beautiful affair. For more information, visit our website or contact our Wedding Specialist Gail Rooney at Gail.Rooney@Hilton.com.

 

02/11/2015

Dine, Shop and Stay During Stamford’s Winter Restaurant Weeks

Winter Restaurant Weeks in Stamford Downtown

Locals and visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of specially priced prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus from some of Stamford’s best restaurants during Winter Restaurant Weeks in Stamford March 2nd through 16th.  This 14-day dining event will highlight the diversity of culinary experiences Stamford has to offer.
 
Eating out is just the entrée to this special week. New this year, dine at your favorite downtown restaurants during Winter Restaurant Weeks, save your receipt and receive special savings from participating downtown merchants.


Winter Restaurant Weeks in Stamford Downtown

Visit the Stamford Downtown website for a list of participating restaurants, their menus, and special offers from participating merchants! Bon Appetit!
  
Eat, drink and stay awhile at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center. Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is just minutes from Downtown Stamford and has a variety of amenities the entire family can enjoy.  Rest easy with our special discount packages we offer including our AAA Member Family Fun Package.    Visit our website to book your stay.

02/04/2015

Get Active This Winter at Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Chelsea Piers CT

Staying at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center and looking for some indoor activities the entire family can enjoy? Chelsea Piers Connecticut offers over 400,000 square feet of indoor sporting activities perfect for all ages.  There is something exciting and affordable for everyone to enjoy.  The complex features two ice rinks, enormous indoor turf fields, basketball courts, volley ball courts, a rock climbing wall, Jump and Climb Zones, 3 pools and so much more. 

Chelsea Piers ConnecticutChelsea Piers Connecticut
Drop-in Programs
Open 7 Days a Week
 
Trampolines & Rock Climbing
Batting Cages
Little Athletes Zone
Aquatics Center
Water Play & Slides (Splash Zone)
Open Basketball
Open Volleyball
General Skating Sessions
Open Ice Hockey,
Stick & Puck Sessions
On the Fields - Lacrosse, Soccer and Field Hockey

 

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is just 2.5 miles from Chelsea Piers Connecticut and offers the ideal combination of convenience, comfort and great customer service.  To learn more about our hotel or to reserve your stay, visit our website or call us at 203-967-2222.

01/28/2015

Turn Your Weekend Into a Three day Getaway to Stamford

Discount Offer for Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center

Take a weekend getaway to a new level with our Book 3- 3rd is Free offer.   Whether you wish to spend the day in Stamford or enjoy an evening out in New York City, Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center has you covered.

  Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center

Book and stay three consecutive nights at Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center and the last night is free!  This offer is available on select weekends and holidays.  Book at our best available rate, and upon departure your room charge for the third night will be adjusted off! Offer cannot be combined with any other rate, package or special offer.  Early departure forfeits complimentary night.  Package rate must be selected.  Package subject to availability.

At Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center we offer a prime location to the area's attractions while providing cozy accommodations to help you relax and unwind.  Visit our website today to learn more about our Book 3 – 3rd Free offer.

01/21/2015

Start Planning Your Next Sailing Adventure at the 46th Annual CMTA Hartford Boat Show

Connecticut Marine Trades Association Boat Show

Take a break from the cold and check out one of the hottest boat shows in Connecticut!  The 46th Annual CMTA Hartford Boat Show presented by Evinrude BRP features a vast collection of the newest boat lines and models, cruising destinations, accessories, services and more.  Compare boats as you examine each one in person and discuss your boating needs with dealers and experts who will answer any questions you may have about specific boat types. 

  46th Annual CMTA Hartford Boat Show

46th Annual CMTA Hartford Boat Show
Connecticut Convention Center
Thursday, February 5th from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, February 6th from 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, February 7th from 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday, February 8th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
 
TICKETS
Adults - $12
Children under 12 - FREE


 Looking for the perfect place to stay while attending the 46th Annual CMTA Hartford Boat ShowHilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is located minutes away from the Connecticut Convention Center and offers luxury accommodations and fabulous amenities sure to make your stay memorable.  Visit our website to book your Stamford getaway today!

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