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Planner Pain Points: Low-Tech Tools and Legacy Sourcing Systems

Planner Pain Points: Low-Tech Tools and Legacy Sourcing Systems

In early 2020, Groups360 commissioned interviews with meeting planners from corporations and associations across the U.S. to better understand their sourcing journeys. Below are the top five pain points when dealing with low-tech tools and legacy sourcing systems, according to your industry peers, along with the empowering alternative you’ll find in GroupSync.

GroupSync: The Empowering Alternative to Legacy Sourcing Systems

GroupSync: The Empowering Alternative to Legacy Sourcing Systems

Join us for our next webinar — GroupSync: The Empowering Alternative to Legacy Sourcing Systems. In this free 30-minute presentation, discover a powerful alternative to legacy sourcing systems that creates a simpler, more effective RFP for post-pandemic event planning.

How to Track Reopenings by Country, State and Venue

How to Track Reopenings by Country, State and Venue

Even though most events originally planned for 2020 have been canceled, event planners are actively sourcing and booking events for later this year and into 2021. Groups360 is as ready as the rest of our industry peers to resume meetings and events. To assist with planning efforts, we’ve compiled a list of resources for how countries and U.S. states are reopening for business, travel and in-person gatherings.

Most In-Person Meetings Will Resume, Eventually

Most In-Person Meetings Will Resume, Eventually

According to Groups360’s most recent research into the shopping and buying experiences of part-time meeting planners, these administrative professionals stated that nearly all of their meeting types will return to the face-to-face format as soon as it’s safe to do so. They can’t wait for virtual meetings to be a thing of the past, which is good news to hotels who can accommodate their needs.

Groups360 Expands into the APAC Region

Groups360 Expands into the APAC Region

Groups360, a platform that simplifies bringing people together for meetings and events, recently announced the acquisition of IDEM Hospitality and the addition of senior leadership based in Singapore. Steven Hopkinson will join the company as senior vice president, EMEA & APAC sales and Matthew Howden will become senior vice president, attendee management product development.

Planner Pain Points: Find the Right Hotel at the Right Price

Planner Pain Points: Find the Right Hotel at the Right Price

In early 2020, Groups360 commissioned interviews of meeting planners from corporations and associations across the U.S. to better understand their sourcing journeys. Here are two of the most common event planner pain points voiced by your industry peers, along with the solutions you’ll find in GroupSync.