Rod Clough | May 27, 2021
By Rod Clough As to be expected, the prevalent theme was that leisure demand continues to drive the initial recovery, with corporate transient and meeting/group demand lagging, but one must wonder if meeting/group demand will bounce back quicker than anticipated given the rather last-minute popularity of this event. Multiple panels reported that small and mid-sized corporate group bookings are picking up, which will be a critical piece of the recovery story in the second half of 2021. Also highlighted was that travel would return to normal more quickly if/when companies quicken their return to the office and once normal in-classroom educat...
Meetings & Conventions Magazine Names Benchmark’s Ellen Sinclair One of the “Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry”
November 8, 2018
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, November 2018 … Ellen Sinclair, senior vice president of operations at BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is among the "Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry" honored by the leading Meetings & Conventions magazine. The current issue features a cover story on the visionary meetings and hospitality professionals who have demonstrated extraordinary talent, leadership, creativity and advocacy in the field. The list of honorees includes leaders from all segments of the meetings industry: hotels, conference centers, convention and visitors bureaus, corporations and associations. "We are de...
Cvent | January 13, 2015
Tysons Corner, Va. - Jan. 13, 2015 - Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, today announces its annual list of the top meeting hotels in the United States. Cvent operates one of the world's largest global marketplaces for group meetings business on the Cvent Supplier Network (CSN). Cvent is estimating that $10 Billion worth of group business will flow through its network in 2015. Leading the list of the Top 100 U.S. Meeting Hotels are the following properties from locations across the country: ARIA Resort & Casino - Las Vegas, NV Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center - Nashv...
The Knowland Group | December 4, 2013
Proprietary Algorithms Generate Estimated Room Night Spend for Hundreds of Thousands of Events Washington, D.C. (Dec. 4, 2013) - The Knowland Group, the largest data company in the global meeting and event industry, announced today the release of its newly enhanced Estimated Room Night Revenue feature. This enhancement makes it easier to quickly assess the value of group business by looking at estimated total revenues from past events. This feature is designed to provide the company's Readers and Insight users with additional information regarding average room rates and estimated revenues for past events in the Knowland database. For an...
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