BizTimes Milwaukee, February 2015 by Erica Breunlin While the corporate event planning industry has significantly rebounded since trudging through the Great Recession, the sector has not completely surfaced from the economic downturn, according to Denice Waldhuetter, co-owner and vice president of Milwaukee-based PEC Meetings Co. Waldhuetter has certainly noticed an uptick in meetings as […]
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by Sheila Vichich-Beutin March 31, 2015 Attrition can occur in a number of instances, but the avoidance of attrition requires consideration from both you and the hotel. Monitoring your room block on a weekly basis is the best preventative to avoiding attrition. If the hotel is experiencing high levels of occupancy, they may be willing […]
Creative, Engaging Dining Experiences Leave Attendees Satisfied With More Than Just the Meal Denice Waldhuetter, vice president of PEC Meetings Company headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, never underestimates the power of keeping attendees well fed. “Food and beverage is such an engaging entity of every occasion,” she notes. “(We’re always asking) How can we make it […]
IMEX America 2014 exceeded my expectations and has inspired me to reach out to prospects and clients for their upcoming meetings to share what I learned. I discovered so many opportunities for our associations and corporations looking to bring their meeting experience to a higher level. Tremendous exposure was provided on destinations that are sure […]
Not too long ago, a Force Majeure Clause traditionally covered only limited situations in which holding a meeting would be impossible. Now, given the times and circumstances, the clause should include much more. The list of events to be included is a matter of negotiation between you and the hotel, however, the following elements should […]
A pool of world-class athletes will compete in the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships in Milwaukee this weekend, supported by a renewed partnership between Milwaukee-based PEC Meetings Company and USA Triathlon.
Many hotel contracts have a food and beverage (F&B) clause that requires a group to generate a minimum amount of food and beverage revenue through the course of the meeting. The F&B clause goes on to state that if the minimum amount of revenue is not generated, the group is responsible for making up the […]
The deciding factor when booking a venue isn’t always “location, location, location.” That’s a given, along with adequate space and a fair price. Here are some of the other things planners consider important when deciding where to hold their events.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MILWAUKEE, WI – August 5, 2014 – PEC Meetings Company Opening Second Location PEC Meetings Company just announced the opening of a second location in Northern California, just outside Napa. The additional location is due to open late October, 2014 and will provide representation on the west coast for the dynamic meeting […]
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