Fact SheetHilton History
Read the news
By Property TypeBy Topic
Get the facts
Hilton HuanyingHilton Blue Papers and Research
- Photos & videos
Let us help you
Media Accommodation Request FormContact Us
Jacqueline ToppingsCONTACTMedia Inquiries ADDRESS7930 Jones Branch Drive
Brand Public Relations,
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
McLean, Virginia 22102
Women Invited To Special Fundraising Lunch At Hilton Newcastle-Gateshead
February 19, 2011
GATESHEAD, UK - The founder of one of the region’s best-known care home and nursery operators will speak to hundreds of female professionals at the fourth annual International Women’s Day networking lunch next month.
The Community Foundation will host the March 11 event, which is in aid of the Women’s Fund, at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead.
The main event will see Helen McArdle, chairman and founder of Gateshead-based Helen McArdle Care, and Susan Bickerton, chief executive of Newcastle-based charity Norcare Ltd, talking to Caroline Theobald about business with a cause.
They will share their experiences and advice about running an organisation that gives back to society.
Pummi Mattu, chair of the Women’s Fund at the Community Foundation, said: “Last year’s event was a great success. It was wonderful seeing so many local, professional women supporting the Women’s Fund. Everyone really enjoyed themselves, and a few lucky ones took home fantastic prizes. We’re hoping to break our records this year and raise more than £5,000. This is a great opportunity to network and raise funds.”
Fiona Cruickshank, last year’s guest speaker, said: “We’re looking forward to seeing new faces at this year’s event.
“The Community Foundation, with the support of sponsors Deloitte and the Hilton, put together a really professional event with a friendly atmosphere. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.”
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With more than 575 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more about the brand by visiting news.hilton.com or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,300 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.