When it comes to hosting a meeting or convention, an unattractive and ill-equipped location can spell disaster for an event that you have taken considerable time to plan. The site selection process is a crucial piece of planning, and inspections of viable hotel properties are mandatory. You are seeking to ascertain that the destination including […]
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Sometimes even the most thoroughly planned events have unexpected incidents that are beyond anyone’s control. In the past several years, Americans have experienced unthinkable disasters resulting from terrorist activity. We’ve just been lucky that nothing serious has happened during our meetings or conventions so far. When it comes to terrorist threats, many planners maintain a […]
This month we are sharing some of our most Frequently Asked Questions when it comes to outsourcing corporate meeting and event planning. Selecting the right hotel and coordinating meeting details can become overwhelming without having an experienced professional on your team. Your corporate event planner will also have extensive knowledge of negotiating an effective and […]
BizBash Reader’s Forum April 24, 2014 From handheld mics and backup flash drives to granola bars and comfortable shoes, planners share their must-bring items for the day of an event. “Knitting needles, pre-threaded needles, eyeglass cleaner, Evian face spray, tools, WD-40, snacks, and so much more.” Shannon Lemp, wedding planner, Panache and Promises, St. Louis
Meetings and conventions that require numerous hotels in order to meet room demand can force meeting planners to navigate hotel contracts with templates that are all written very differently. They may say the same thing, but it can be challenging to interpret. Why not have all your hotel contracts read exactly the same?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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 […]
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 […]
No, I don’t mean your strategy for getting your fiancé to pop the question. I’m talking about the system your company, group or association has in place to help solve social and environmental issues in your back yard and across the globe. Sponsorships, volunteerism, education and teambuilding…all very different Engagement Programs, but all very important […]
Milwaukee, Wi — February, 2014 — 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 […]
Every now and then, we like to write about best business practices that we feel are important in maintaining business-to-business relationships. This month, our HR Director, Kris, is giving tips on how to be a listener. In working with clients, we know that we cannot provide our best possible service without listening to their concerns, […]
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