Groups360 recently announced the addition of two senior executives as part of an ongoing global expansion. Wendy Blaney will lead sales teams in the Northeast region of the U.S., and Dan Humby will lead the European region and oversee the launch of the company’s London office.
In this edition of The Future of Meeting, Groups360 founder Dave Kloeppel talks to Andrew Messick, CEO of the IRONMAN Group, operator of the iconic triathlon series and other multisport races around the world.
Group360 founder Dave Kloeppel welcomes a cross section of industry leaders for an ongoing conversation series, The Future of Meeting. In part 2 of his conversation with Jan Jones Blackhurst, Blackhurst shares her perspective on how Caesars Entertainment and other Las Vegas institutions have to adapt to encourage visitors to return during the pandemic.
In early 2020, Groups360 commissioned research based on in-depth interviews of meeting planners from corporations, associations and trade societies across the U.S. Our goal was to better understand their sourcing journeys to augment ongoing product development. The planners in our study shared a number of frustrations that have workable solutions, whether through technology or the intentional efforts of hotel sales managers. Here are five particular challenges to sourcing meetings as expressed by our industry colleagues, as well as ways hoteliers can stand out from their comp set by addressing their needs.
For our ongoing conversation series, The Future of Meeting, Groups360 founder Dave Kloeppel welcomes a cross section of leaders in live-action events, professional sports, marketing and hospitality for discussions about the impact of COVID-19. This week, Dave talks to Jan Jones Blackhurst, Caesars Entertainment board member and former two-term mayor of Las Vegas from 1991-1999 when Sin City was the fastest growing city in the country and the No. 1 resort and meeting destination.