Hilton won a “starring role” with the film “Up in the Air,” in which George Clooney played an executive who traveled the country to cut staff of client companies.
Friedman, who founded her firm in 1987, has worked for numerous global brands including JW Marriott, Westin, Sheraton, Ritz-Carlton and Hyatt domestically as well as Sofitel, Thistle and Camino Real internationally. She has helped to open or has represented more than 40 hotels in New York. Many of the firm’s clients have been with it more than ten years.
“I share this honor with the amazing clients who have entrusted us with their businesses and the enthusiastic, hard-working staff responsible for executing their dreams, enhancing their visibility, and making work fun every day,” she said.
Royal Caribbean International with Weber Shandwick
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corp.
Nicaragua Tourism Board with Murphy O’Brien PR
Offshore Sailing School with Redpoint Marketing PR
Abercrombie & Kent with Laura Davidson PR
InterContinental Hotels Group with Weber Shandwick.
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