IOWA CITY, IA, January 30, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- TheKnot.com has named Sheraton Iowa City and hotelVetro as two of the best wedding venues in Iowa for 2013. There were eight total venues selected from over 200 eligible sites throughout the state. The winners of these awards are based on online reviews from actual clients.
One reviewer on the TheKnot.com commented after her reception saying, "We had an amazing experience working with Emily Lemke to plan our reception! She was very helpful and answered all of our questions as quickly as possible. She always made us feel welcome and important. She really listened to what we wanted to create the reception of our dreams! ... We couldn't have been happier with our experience at hotelVetro. They went above and beyond our expectations."
Emily Lemke has been the Catering Sales Manager for the last four and a half years at the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel & hotelVetro. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a bachelor's degree in Performing Arts Entrepreneurship. During her schooling, she interned at Summer of the Arts & the Englert Theatre. Shortly after graduating, she started working at the hotel. In 2011, she earned the "Sales Excellence" award in recognition of her outstanding achievements planning weddings & other events. In 2012, she earned her certification as an official "Wedding & Event Planner" from the Wedding Planning Institute. Emily is very pleased the hotel is being awarded the "Best of" wedding venue from the Knot.com.
The Knot (www.theknot.com) is the Internet's most-trafficked one-stop wedding planning solution. Founded in 1996 to offer a much-needed alternative to the white-gloved, outdated advice of the available etiquette experts, The Knot has quickly become America's leading wedding brand reaching out to millions of engaged couples each year through our award-winning website, books, magazines, and broadcast offerings.
Elegance, sophistication, and metropolitan flair-experience it all at downtown Iowa City's newest hotel and conference center, located just a block away from the University of Iowa. Listed by Budget Travel Magazine as one of the Top 100 Best Values in the World, hotelVetro is the ultimate in upscale lodging. Boasting modern architectural design, deluxe guest rooms, contemporary kitchens, and the sophisticated yet environmentally conscious amenities, hotelVetro is ideal for short or long-term stays. hotelVetro is a premiere Iowa City conference center, with over 15,000 square feet of versatile banquet space and meeting rooms. Featuring a stunning 4,800 square foot open-air Roof Garden, which offers a magnificent view of the Iowa City Cultural District, hotelVetro provides an unforgettable backdrop for business and social events.
About Sheraton Iowa City
Sheraton Iowa City Hotel is located in the heart of Iowa City on the University of Iowa campus. Connect with easy access around town - step through our doors onto downtown Iowa City's historic pedestrian mall to enjoy many options, including great sidewalk cafes, unique shopping, gourmet dining and amazing entertainment. The only Iowa City hotel on the campus of the University of Iowa, our convenient location is close to many things to do in Iowa City including Carver Hawkeye Arena , the legendary Kinnick Stadium, Hancher Performing Arts Center and the Museum of Art.
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the nation's largest independent hotel management companies, specializing in the renovating, repositioning and rebranding of hotels and resorts. With a portfolio comprised of 48 hotels and more than 13,600 rooms, Davidson's strength remains in providing each of its properties with the individualized service characteristic of a small company, enhanced by the breadth and depth of skill that accompanies experience.
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