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Freedom Weekend Aloft Names Holiday Inn Express Simpsonville Hotel's General Manager to Their Board of Directors

Greg Carpenter, Holiday Inn Express Simpsonville Hotel's General Manager was recently selected for the Board of Directors for Freedom Weekend Aloft in Simpsonville, SC.

    NORCROSS, GA, December 19, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Greg Carpenter, General Manager of the Holiday Inn Express Simpsonville Hotel was recently appointed to The Board of Director's for the for Greenville Hospital System's Freedom Weekend Aloft, presented by BiLo. The annual Memorial weekend event will take place at Heritage Park in Simpsonville, SC from May 24-27, 2013.

Freedom Weekend Aloft is a popular hot air balloon festival that has been a tradition in the Greenville area for over 30 years. Past festivals has also included amphitheatre concerts, family fun zone, 5K walk/run, artist showcase, and a lacrosse tournament. In 2011, the Holiday Inn Express Simpsonville / Hotel near Heritage Park was an official sponsor hotel for the event.

In addition to serving as the General Manager for the Holiday Inn Express Simpsonville SC Hotel, Carpenter also sits on the Board of Directors for SC Hospitality Association - Greater Greenville Chapter and the Simpsonville Area Chamber of Commerce. "Always happy for the opportunity to support the local community, I am honored to be involved in the planning of the 2013 Freedom Aloft Weekend," explains Carpenter. The Balloon Federation of America has sanctioned Freedom Weekend Aloft as the South Carolina State Championship as well as the Southeast Regional Championship.

A top choice among other hotels in Simpsonville South Carolina, guests at the Holiday Inn Express Simpsonville are sure to enjoy complimentary hot breakfast, free high-speed Internet access, 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool, business center, and guest laundry facilities. Plus, guest rooms feature microwave, mini refrigerator, and 37-inch HDTV. This hotel near Greenville SC is located just off I-385 and is only 16 miles from the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.

To book your stay at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Simpsonville, call 864-962-8500 or visit them online at

About the Holiday Inn Express Simpsonville

The Holiday Inn Express Simpsonville is located just south of Greenville and only minutes from Mauldin, Fountain Inn and Laurens. The hotel located just off I-385 at exit 27 with easy access to I-85, I-185 and I-26. Both Southchase and Woodfield Business Parks are located within 5 miles of our Simpsonville hotel. This property offers a full range of services and amenities to make your stay exceptional.

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