Planning and executing international meetings presents a multitude of variables and challenges that meeting planners do not encounter on the domestic front. Add the rapidly changing cultural, economic and political environment to the equation and it is easy to see why a strategic plan is essential to assure success.
But what are the "essentials" of international meeting management and how do planners maneuver through this ever changing landscape and achieve meeting goals, deliver ROI and enhance the attendee experience?
Understand industry issues and trends that impact international meeting management.
Learn essential questions to ask during the RFP process.
Learn value based negotiations tips, including room rates, hotel fees & surcharges, meeting packages, Daily Delegate Rates(DDR) and more.
Review key hotel contract clauses and language to assure risk reduction / cost containment.
Discuss select support services, including shipping / Custom Brokers, internet & technology and meeting support services.