Rome, Paris, Rio! Ever think about going global and hitting an international destination for your meeting? Yes, it sounds fun and exotic, but the first question to ask yourself should be “Is an international destination best for your organization?”
AMI Global Meetings is pleased to announce our 2012 Booking Incentive Offer. Now is the time to take advantage of these significant savings for your organizations 2012 meetings and qualify to receive one great gift of your choice. [Read more...]
People who organize meetings & events must wear many hats and while some activities may become almost instinctual, it’s always smart to have a checklist and share this list with team members. Your meeting is only as successful as the preparation of your onsite team and the hotel staff.
Assurances such as suppressing room rates, procedure for hotel staff when gratuity is offered, accommodations for early arrivals and late check out, who are the VIPs …these are just a few things should be covered methodically . [Read more...]
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...]
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
The impact of the Great Recession on meetings and incentives will continue into the year ahead, though how hard you've been hit depends on what industry you're in.
As 2009 comes to a close, the "Great Recession" lingers on. While depressions have a beginning and an end, it's not as clear with recessions, and though there have been significant rises in gross domestic product and monthly economic indicators, unemployment was over 10 percent at press time. The bottom line: You may hear that the recession is over, but you won't feel it anytime soon. [Read more...]
What are your Clients getting this Holiday Season? Time to start thinking about it…
As the Holidays approach, it’s time to start thinking about what, if anything, to get your clients. With the economic times we are in and trying to say thank you without spending too much can make for some creative decisions. The following ideas were found in an article I was reading and thought I might pass them along.
Give unusual healthy, eco-friendly or charitable gifts to business clients this holiday season with ideas for unique corporate Holiday gifts. Don’t want to give run of the mill gift baskets, bottles of wine or boxes of chocolates to clients this Holiday? [Read more...]
The following posting was found on the Motivations Show website. For those that may be new to the meetings industry, The Motivation Show is one of the largest industry events in the country. It features vendors and educational seminars dealing with all aspects of meetings and events.
The Motivation Show announces schedule changes for 2010
CHICAGO (Sept. 29, 2009) – The Motivation Show announced today a change to the exhibit and conference schedule in 2010 designed to reduce exhibiting costs while maintaining a full three-day program of education, exhibits, and networking for attendees. The preliminary schedule will include a dedicated "Education Day" on Tuesday, October 12, from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m., followed by two full days of exhibits on Wednesday, October 13 and Thursday, October 14, also from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. "Our new three-day Show schedule for 2010 is intended to expand our education and networking offering, while maintaining a full 16-hour exhibit schedule at a reduced cost to our exhibitors," said Peter Erickson, Managing Director of The Motivation Show. [Read more...]
MeetingSoft.com, with its free on-line registration software, has recently launched and is now available for free to anyone who plans and executes meetings and events.
MeetingSoft.com is a free on-line software that will allow all users unlimited access to information and resources as they relate to the meeting planning industry. By joining MeetingSoft, you will have free access to on-line registration software developed by meeting planning professionals to assist you with all of your registration needs.