Even the most organized meeting planner can use a helping hand sometimes. That’s where our personalized venue sourcing service Meetings Expert comes in — to take one thing off your list. With the negotiating power that comes with sourcing 5.9 million room nights annually, Meetings Expert will help you:

  • Maximize savings
  • Minimize risk
  • And save time

All at no cost* to your organization – try us and receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

With Meetings Expert, you can delegate the more time-consuming tasks that come with planning a meeting, so that you are free to tackle the larger challenges involved in creating your next event. From site availability and sourcing, through to contract negotiations, let us do the behind-the-scenes heavy lifting.

A Meetings Expert Consultant will be your partner in negotiating the hotel contract including sleeping rooms, conference rooms, and food and beverage for events with at least 10 rooms on any peak night. This includes:

  • Thorough research and criteria-based analysis of properties – including pricing, hotel features and special offers
  • Convenient side-by-side reporting of all information necessary to help make an informed decision, resulting in a venue ideally suited for your event
  • Global supplier relationships obtain favorable rates and pre-negotiated, client protecting terms and conditions
  • Average negotiated savings of 15%**
  • Proprietary 28+ point addendum puts controls around the buying process
  • Reduced financial risk from negotiated cancellation and attrition penalties
  • Standardized reporting to provide a clear picture of previously unseen spend

From February 2019 through December 31, 2019, for each qualifying meeting booked and executed through Meetings Expert, the meeting requester will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card (maximum is $250). This promotion is open to all meetings booked and executed in 2019 by new Meetings Expert clients – either a new customer company, or a new individual within an existing customer company.

Pharma and Government sectors are not eligible. We encourage you to review this information with your internal legal or compliance group to confirm that your participation is permissible pursuant to your organization’s internal policies and procedures. The meeting must be executed by December 31, 2019 to qualify. Enter promotion code GBT50 in your meeting request form. Restrictions apply, see amazon.com/gc-legal. Other Terms and Conditions may apply. Please email [email protected] for full program details.

Please forward to any meeting planners in your organization who may benefit from this complimentary service.

* Fees for additional city search may apply. Cancellation fees may apply.

** Average savings is calculated based on the initial quote American Express Meetings & Events receives from the property vs. the final quote after negotiations.