American Meetings, Inc. (AMI)
With downsizing work forces and increasing workloads on internal employees, often times outsourcing those annual meetings and conferences is the right move for your company. Once you have determined that outsourcing is a viable option for you, how do you make sure you select the right meeting planning partner? [Read more...]
Todd Bludworth, COO and Andy McNeill, CEO at American Meetings provide insight on why preplanning and strategy are critical to a successful tradeshow, emphasizing that the initial steps of tradeshow planning can begin as early as 18 months out. “It’s all about connecting with potential clients”, said McNeill.
Event management is a precious resource when it comes to saving you time, energy and money in crafting your corporate event or sales meeting. Whether you are outsourcing to an event management company or have your own internal resources, there are basic requirements that should be met. Do you know what to expect? Here are a few defining elements of successful event management. [Read more...]
When meeting planning meets team building, one of the best ways to create engagement and positive energy is by incorporating philanthropy as the beneficiary.
Team building, in general, is a wonderful opportunity for individuals to really get to know each other and bond in an entirely different and creative way outside of the office. [Read more...]
Can meeting and event planners improve the experience of a meeting or conference by the way the meeting space is arranged?
The answer is, of course, yes. The meeting itself will help dictate the appropriate meeting space and setup style, and successful meeting planners and event managers know the room setup should be designed to support the purpose of the meeting in order to create successful results. [Read more...]
The AMI Global Brand of Companies: Meeting Management, Registration Software, Amenities & Promotions.
Who is AMI Global Meeting Solutions? AMI Global is a full-service, event marketing and meeting management company that is made up of three complementary brands
I recently read an article in the June edition of Meetings & Conventions Magazine that brought Jamie Oliver and his Food Revolution concept into, well, meetings and conventions.
My initial thought was that this was an ingenious reminder that menus are a significant part of the attendee experience. This article reinforces that what you eat directly affects how you feel. [Read more...]
Andy McNeill, president and CEO of American Meetings, Inc (AMI) encourages you to reference our videos and written blogs for tools, ideas and venue recommendations for your domestic and international meeting planning needs.
At AMI, we want you to become a better meeting planner, and more importantly plan a better meeting.
Todd Bludworth, COO at American Meetings, Inc. (AMI) provides an overview for those travelling abroad for international meetings.
Helpful tips for International Meeting Planners: [Read more...]
Todd Bludworth, COO at American Meetings, Inc. takes us on a brief tour of The Villa at Barton G - one of the many great South Florida venues. The Villa by Barton G., is a boutique luxury hotel, restaurant and event space in the former Versace Mansion on South Beach. [Read more...]