Entries by Professional Events & Consulting

New Meeting Planning Approaches Emerge from Great Recession

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 […]

Avoiding Attrition

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 […]

Recipe for a Successful Event

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 […]

Denice Recaps “Awe-Inspiring” IMEX America 2014

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 […]