Bad Timing: Are You Sourcing Too Early or Too Late?

When it comes to getting the best meeting package, timing really is everything. Most meeting planners are overworked, juggling overlapping tasks for multiple meetings. It’s not uncommon for planners to fit in sourcing when they have the time or to source at a...

Was Your Event Really a Big Success?

Your meeting went off without any major glitches. But, was it a triumph? No matter your role, you always want to make each meeting more effective than the last. However, determining if an event was a ‘win’ can mean different things to all parties involved. Most...

Getting to Know Groups360: Chris Merritt, Meetings Advisory Division

From frigid rooftop site tours, to his pick for coolest up-and-coming meeting destination: Meeting Advisory Division Director Chris Merritt offers his insight into site selection with some amusing stories along the way. For the past three years, Orlando-native Chris...

Under-The-Radar Meeting Destinations to Book in 2018

Today’s meeting attendees consider more than just mingling and education when mulling over whether or not to attend an event. More and more, they are acting like leisure travelers, looking beyond the meeting agenda and basing their decision on the remarkable...

How GroupSync and My Meeting Advisor Boosted My ROI

Our largest event, 2,000 people on its peak night, needed to move to a location within driving distance of a majority of our attendees. This meant I needed to find a new location and a new property.  Using GroupSync, my Meeting Advisors helped me identify hotels,...

How Groupsync for Planners Saved the Day

One Meeting planner recently shared… “My small group of approximately 100 met every December in Orlando for years. We were very happy with the affordable nature of Orlando during the slow pre-Christmas rush winter months. A CEO change caused our meeting...