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Section 1: DEFA14A (DEFA14A)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549 

 
SCHEDULE 14A

SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
 

 
Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
 

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Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc.
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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***
Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 17, 2018
 
 
 
APPLE HOSPITALITY REIT, INC.
 
Meeting Information
 
Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
For holders as of: March 23, 2018
Date: May 17, 2018                          Time: 10:00 AM EDT
Location:  Courtyard and Residence Inn Richmond Downtown
1320 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219
 
 
 
APPLE HOSPITALITY REIT, INC.
814 EAST MAIN STREET
RICHMOND, VA 23219
You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company.
 
This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).
 
We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.
 
 
See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.


 

 




—  Before You Vote 
How to Access the Proxy Materials
 
Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:
1. Notice & Proxy Statement          2. Annual Report
How to View Online:
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If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for
requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request:
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2) BY TELEPHONE:         1-800-579-1639
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Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before May 03, 2018 to facilitate timely delivery.

 
—  How To Vote  —
Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods
 

Vote In Person: Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares.
 
Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to www.proxyvote.com. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow
xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx    available and follow the instructions.
Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.
 
 


Voting items
 
The Board of Directors recommends you vote
FOR the following:

1.  Election of Directors
 
Nominees
 
01  Bruce H. Matson          02  Blythe J. McGarvie          03  L. Hugh Redd
 
 
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 through 4:
 
2.  Approval on an advisory basis of executive compensation paid by the Company.
 
3.  Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm to serve for 2018.
 
4.  Approval of an amendment to the Company's Charter to declassify the Board of Directors and provide for annual elections of directors.
 
NOTE: In their discretion, the Proxies are authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting
 
 
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