APR 26 - HOTEL CONTRACTS: Know the Value of Your Meetings


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FIAE WEBINAR SERIES

APRIL 26, 2017 @ 1 PM EST

INVITE YOUR MEETING PLANNING TEAM to JOIN YOU!

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GENEROUSLY PRESENTED BY....

Corinne Routhier, NGA Vice President of Business Development

Tom Dozier, CMP, NGA Director of Membership

Corinne and Tom will go into a deep dive of best practices for negotiating your meetings’ hotel contracts. With a combined 30+ years of experience in booking meetings from both a hotel sales and Association planner side, you will learn tips on how to leverage your business to negotiate mutually beneficial hotel contracts for your Association. Topics will include:

o Everything is negotiable!

o Request for Proposal (RFP)

o Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and Global Sales Organizations

o Attrition/Cancellation Clauses/Room Block Management

o Booking Patterns/Cut Off Date

o Food and Beverage Minimums

o Meeting Space Requirements

o Other items that can be negotiated

§ Upgrades for your BoD

§ Discounts on using in house vendors such as AV

§ Signage, promo items at the hotel

§ Resort Fees

§ Internet for your attendees

§ Attendee amenities

§ Customized catering menus

o In Conjunction With (ICW) or Ancillary Meetings

o Room Rebates/Commissions

o Passkey Reservations

o Booking Window

o 3rd party reservation booking


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