Comprehensive, Quick, and Simple

MEETINGS EXPERT, our venue sourcing solution, can help you find that perfect venue for your meeting or event—and secure great rates and terms and conditions. The service is complimentary for commissionable venues, so you save time and money! By researching and presenting you with available venues to negotiating agreements on your behalf, we can help you reduce the risks typically associated with meetings contracting. Plus, you benefit from our ability to negotiate even more savings through our global supplier relationships.

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Maximize Savings

Boost your buying power by leveraging our strong global supplier relationships to secure favorable rates and terms and conditions.

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Minimize Risk

Reduce financial risk with negotiated cancellation and attrition penalties, established through our strict buying process and controls.

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Save Time

So you can focus on the bigger picture, let us manage time-consuming venue searches that meet your price, suitability and dates.

Complimentary Venue Sourcing Services*

  • Site Research

    Benefit from research and criteria-based analysis of properties – including pricing, hotel features, and special offers.

  • Reporting

    Receive a side-by-side presentation of all information necessary to help make an informed decision, resulting in a venue ideally suited for your event.

  • Contract Negotiations

    We negotiate aspects of the hotel contract including sleeping rooms, conference rooms, food and beverage, and ancillary spending with at least ten rooms on any peak night.

*For commissionable venues

The addendum to our hotel contract that American Express Meetings & Events negotiated for us has saved us a considerable amount of money. Knowing we won’t be on the hook for F&B cancellation charges if we cancel before a certain date means that when our plans change, we don’t lose out!

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, REAL ESTATE SERVICES

Industry Resources

 

Meetings Forecast

Learn about the predictions and industry insights that can help inform your strategic meetings program decisions for the year ahead.

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Research Studies

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