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ECONOMIC CONDITIONS CLA-- USE The parties agree that a significant downward turn in the economy after the execution of this contract is a supervening event outside the control of either party and could have a negative impact on the anticipated attendance at the Group’s meeting. Therefore, should a significant downturn in the economy occur, as defined below, the parties agree to adjust the number of guest rooms being held and the amount of catered food and beverage covers and revenue projected...

I was fortunate to Co-Host this incredible client reception with my friend Belinda Thompson. It was a great success and will be the first of many. Always remember that #RelationshipsMatter This is the mantra of HPN and the heart of my business. As a seasoned meeting planner, I know how important it is to build and maintain relationships with clients, peers and everyone in between. Belinda Thompson and I are great friends and we are both very relationship based so we realized that...

I was lucky enough to attend PCMA in Austin this year. It's an incredible show, one of the best in the industry, if you ask me. If you weren't able to attend, I've got you covered with LIVE coverage throughout the show. Find out what makes this show one of my favorites! More About PCMA PCAMA Kicks off in Austin! PCMA is one of the top shows and is very association-driven. We're kicking off here and lookout for some more updates from me...

Earlier this month I was in Barcelona, Spain for IBTM world (formerly EIBTM). IBTM world is a leading global event for the meetings, incentives, conferences, events and business travel industry. It was an extraordinary event with so much to offer. If you missed this event, here's a highlight of the most important takeaways for planners. Relationships Matter I've said it before and I'll say it forever: Relationships matter. Trade shows like IBTM world are an incredible way to form relationships within the...

IBTM World Barcelona 2016 here I come. IBTM World is all about relationships and whether you’re a hotel or CVB looking for more group business or you’re a meeting planner looking an honest hotel consultant that can help you source your leads and negotiate your hotel contracts, I’M HERE TO HELP so let’s meet during the conference! #MeetMark This year I’m making things even more exciting with my #MeetMark promotion. If you’re a hotel or CVB looking for new leads or a meeting...

IMEX America 2016 here I come. IMEX is all about relationships and whether you’re a hotel or CVB looking for more group business or you’re a meeting planner looking an honest hotel consultant that can help you source your leads and negotiate your hotel contracts, I’M HERE TO HELP so let’s meet during IMEX in Vegas! #MeetMark This year I’m making things even more exciting with my #MeetMark promotion. If you’re a hotel or CVB looking for new leads or a meeting...

COMMUNICATION IS KEY…you must be a good communicator which includes not only a good RSVP tool but being proactive with a pre-event communication follow up. KNOW WHO’S NOT SHOWING UP…you can’t fix it if you don’t know about it so make sure to track your no-shows and which groups or segments they belong to. SET UP A STANDBY LIST…airlines and hotels have mastered the no-show percentage so never turn away people wanting to attend your event, put them on a standby list...

MAKE SURE TO DISTRIBUTE FREE WI-FI INFO…Include wi-fi name and password. Save money by getting the wi-fi sponsored and promote the sponsor’s name on wi-fi signage and in announcements. CREATE A UNIQUE HASHTAG…Before you promote it, search a Twitter hashtag directory to check whether anyone has used this hashtag or whether it’s closely associated with someone’s Twitter handle. PUBLICIZE YOUR HASHTAG…Encourage your participants to promote it on relevant social media forums including Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and their blogs. PROVIDE SEPARATE TABLES FOR...

I book over 100 meetings and groups per year for my HPN Global clients into hotels and resorts all over the World. I’ve traveled around the World and I’ve been in the hotel business my entire life. Below are some great hotels and resorts that I would recommend you let me search for your next group or conference. JW Marriott Austin – This hotel just opened up earlier this year with over 1,000 guestrooms and over 120,000 square feet of meeting...