2014 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships


MILWAUKEE, WI – March 19, 2014 – PEC Meetings Company officially announced today that they will be partnering with USA Triathlon for a second consecutive year for the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships, scheduled for mid-August.

Last year’s event set a new record for participants.  More than 4,000 athletes from all 50 states between the ages of 15 and 89 swam, biked and ran through Milwaukee.  The event was a huge success for the athletes, USA Triathlon, and the city of Milwaukee, which prompted the event to be named the Best Urban Triathlon Race of 2013 by Triathlon Business International.

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Negotiating a Room Block Review Clause

You’ve made a commitment to book a block of rooms.  You think you’ve got the right number reserved, or is it too many?  How is one to know for sure when you are booking a hotel three years or more in advance?

Guarantee yourself some flexibility during the planning process by including a schedule of room block review dates in your contract.

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Need A Hand? Five Reasons for Considering a Professional Planner for Smaller Corporate Meetings, Parties and Events

Wisconsin Meetings Magazine, Winter 2014

Outsourcing a meeting can be a hard sell sometimes. As companies scale back their budgets and trim their workforce, they may also decide to bring the planning duties for smaller meetings, parties and other events in-house. However such a strategy doesn’t always make sense from a financial, risk and time standpoint.

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Blessings in a Backpack

PEC Meetings Company, formerly known as Professional Events and Consulting, LLC, gives back to Blessings in a Backpack.

PEC Meetings Company has a long standing history of giving back to the community, and in 2014 we are supporting Blessings in a Backpack. Blessings in a Backpack directly impact the lives of under-privileged elementary school children by providing them with much needed food on the weekends. Currently in 45 states, donations to Blessings can be made locally and 100% of the donation is given to the children in the form of nutrition.

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Mobile Apps Diversify Engagement at Corporate Events

BizTimes Milwaukee, February 2014

Meeting planners and companies are tapping into the power of mobile apps to add greater digital dimension to their events. Mobile apps created specifically for corporate events, conventions and social events are practically becoming a necessity because they can unlock new means of engagement and communication among event organizers, event attendees and exhibitors.

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