Clarion Hotel Brand Reunites Iraq War Veterans in “Meet Me at Clarion” Contest

Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

Clarion HotelThe Clarion hotel brand awarded the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilson from Chippewa Falls, Wisc. The prize package includes a group getaway to the home of country music, Nashville, Tenn., to attend the Country Music Association Awards.

 

As this year’s winner, Wilson and five friends received a three-night stay and invitation to a VIP event at the Clarion Hotel in downtown Nashville, round-trip airfare, and a personalized Nashville experience – including a private tour of the Jack Daniels Distillery and famous country music honky tonk establishments – culminating with tickets to attend the 2017 Country Music Association Awards show on November 8, 2017.

 

In his winning entry, Wilson described the brotherly bonds formed during “a fairly rough” deployment that saw many painful losses. He added that he and his fellow platoon members had not been together for more than a decade. But, he hoped that winning the Meet Me at Clarion contest would help to bring them back together to celebrate their love of country and country music.

 

“I am so grateful I had a chance to live and serve next to these fine men who did not look like me, but were my brothers nonetheless. It really gave all of us perspective and I will always cherish the memories we made together,” Wilson said in his submission. “Winning this contest would allow me to reward each of my friends by bringing us all together to share our same passion, country music.”

 

With onsite bars and restaurants, meeting space and convenient amenities, Clarion hotels are an ideal option for social and business gatherings, which reinforces the brand promise that Clarion is the hotel to Get Together Here.

 

“The Clarion brand is about bringing people together and the Meet Me at Clarion contest does just that for deserving people like Brent Wilson,” said Anne Smith, vice president of brand management and design for Choice Hotels. “Wilson and his friends have given back by serving our country, and we’re thrilled to be able to honor and reunite them with this opportunity.”

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