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While most of the global travel restrictions introduced to control the spread of COVID-19 have been removed, CDC has just announced a new requirement for passengers traveling from China to the US....
Recently AMI, American Meetings Inc. own Chelsea Litos was recognized as one of the 40 Under 40 Young Professionals of South Florida. Ms…
CEO and Founder of American Meetings, Inc. (AMI) Andy McNeill had the honor of being a guest on The Out Entrepreneur Podcast recently and shared how he got…
The American Meetings Network recently held its Virtual Global Procurement Day Conference. A special thank you to sponsors, Intrado, and edgefactory for helping make AMI’s Global Procurement look...
In the Face of a Global Pandemic, AMI is Innovating a Path for Clients Worldwide AMI's CEO Andy McNeill talked to Affinity Inc Magazine about how AMI was among one of countless organizations forced...
We recently sat down to interview Marc Viens, MS, CMM and Co-Founder of AXIS Medical Education in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to determine the impact the recent pandemic has had on medical continuing...
AMI Deploys PandaDoc to Streamline Sales and Business Operations as Customers Pivot from In-person to Virtual Events
With increased interest in virtual meetings due to pandemic, AMI sales teams accelerate deals on PandaDoc. American Meetings, Inc. Founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Andy McNeill, American Meetings,...
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AMI was excited to be awarded the new supplier of the year for its outstanding work in conference management with CVS Health. AMI worked in partnership with CVS to produce a Meeting & conference for over 500 business professionals. Most consumers are familiar with CVS Health Corp., the largest pharmacy healthcare provider in the United States with more than 7,900 locations throughout the country. Monette Knapik, CVS Health’s senior director of strategic sourcing and supplier management, said all executives at CVS Health—from the C-suite to front-line management—are advocates of the new program. “We want our supplier base to represent our employees and the communities we serve,” she said. “We recognize that this program is just good business practice.” AMI received the Supplier of the Year Ruby Award from CVS Health for its partnership in conference management.
Each year 10 suppliers are selected from top applicants across the country to participate in a ten-month intensive educational program to better their organization through a variety of digital strategies. Capital One’s best-in-class program selected AMI for the innovation of their supplier network of tier 2 suppliers supporting their clients’ meetings and event needs.
American Meetings, Inc. (AMI) is humbled and proud to accept the Global Supplier of the Year Award.
AMI Ranked #23 as one of the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned by Florida State alumni. #Seminole100
The 2019 Seminole 100, hosted by the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at the FSU College of Business in partnership with the FSU Alumni Association and EY, recognized the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned by Florida State alumni.
Great news for Corporate Meeting Planners! The American Meetings Network, Prime Supplier Member, Caesars Entertainment, held a groundbreaking celebration to mark the beginning of construction on an...
American Meetings, Inc. has made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
AMI’s CEO, Andy McNeill, was honored as a LGBT business leader at the SoFla Business Journal LGBT Business Leaders Awards
American Meetings, Inc’s CEO, Andy McNeill, was honored as a local #LGBT business leader at the South Florida Business Journal LGBT Business Leaders Awards at the EPIC hotel in Miami.
AMI recently visited Indianapolis for the 2018 MPI WEC (World Education Congress). Over 2,200 meeting planners and suppliers were on hand at the 2018 MPI WEC to learn new ways to impress and amaze their clients, review the meetings industries best practices, experience the latest meeting technologies and discover the best new destinations and venues from around the globe.
American Meetings, Inc. (AMI) CEO, Andy McNeill, is proud to have participated as the keynote speaker of the LGBT Chamber of Commerce Metropolitan Business Association (MBA) Supplier Diversity...
Global business magazine Affinity Inc. has highlighted American Meetings, Inc. in their April 2018 monthly business profile. Affinity Inc is a quarterly print and digital publication focused exclusively on the LGBT business community, as well as America’s top organizations with a commitment to LGBT equality.
American Meetings, Inc. (AMI) is excited to be a corporate sponsor of the 14th Annual Pharma Forum being held March 25-28 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia, PA. In addition, AMI will have a table in the exhibit hall where clients will visit and network with AMI leadership in order to learn more about our role at the Forum and how we plan to improve and expand our services moving forward.
American Meetings, Inc. (AMI) is proud to be attending the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Summit & Salute being held March 20-22, 2018 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX. As a certified diverse supplier, we seek out opportunities to participate in and support diversity events like this conference, and we hope to network with other diverse suppliers across industries in order to perpetuate an environment of tolerance and collaboration that respects and celebrates the unique contributions of professionals from every walk of life.
American Meetings, Inc. (AMI) is pleased to announce our participation at SAP Ariba Live event in Las Vegas March 5-7, 2018. This event is an opportunity to learn and grow within our industry, developing new skills, resources, and network connections that allow us to provide the best possible services to our procurement partners moving forward.
Holding an Event During the Winter Olympics? Meeting Planning Ideas to Make Your Attendees Feel Part of the Games 2018 Winter Olympics hosted in PyeongChangPyeongChang, South Korea The 2018 Winter...
We’re back from Las Vegas and still on a high from this year’s National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) International Business & Leadership Conference. The sold-out 15th annual event was...
AMI is humbled and very excited to once again be selected to receive a Partner Excellence Award in recognition of AMI's valued and effective partnership with Pfizer GCO. The award recognizes AMI's...
AMI CEO, Andy McNeill, speaks to Corporate Incentive Travel Magazine about the benefits of holding your corporate meeting at sea on a yacht or cruise ship. Our corporate meeting planners are...
We want to Help America’s Meeting Planners. Vote for our Network to win the Mission Main Street Grant & Revolutionize the Meeting Planning Industry!
Chase is committed to helping small businesses, and AMI is committed to helping the Meetings Industry! Mission Main Street Grants is an effort by JPMorgan Chase Bank to increase awareness of the...
AMI Owners Andy McNeill & Todd Bludworth are featured in the June issue of Unite Business Magazine. The article discusses the history of the organization and how AMI came to be a leader in the...
Meetings & Conventions Magazine interviews AMI CEO, Andy McNeill about planning a corporate meeting or event on the slopes. Andy McNeill talks about the best way to integrate a ski environment...
AMI is excited to announce the roll-out of our newest attendee marketing solution; AttendeeBuilder.com integrates your direct mail and email campaigns with personalized landing pages, SMS Text,...
AMI, COO, Todd Bludworth takes us to the a breathtaking resort for your next meeting: The Regent Palms Turks and Caicos!
If you’re looking for a breathtaking resort for your next sales incentive, meeting, or corporate employee rewards trip you might want to consider The Regent Palms in Turks and Caicos. It is a fabulous choice.
Expanding China, Sunshine Physician Reporting in Pharma, and a slow and steady economic recovery will all impact the meetings industry next year.
By Andy McNeill & Todd Bludworth
The new changes to the “Sunshine Act” has left people more confused than ever in regard to information needing to be submitted, what payments are supposed to be submitted and the entire reporting format. Andy McNeill, (AMI, CEO) who has a wealth of experience in the pharmaceutical meeting planning industry, with clients such as Baxter, Pfizer and Roche, elaborates on the changes and how they will affect meeting planners in the future.
AMI Global Meetings is pleased to announce our 2012 Booking Incentive Offer. Now is the time to take advantage of these significant savings for your organizations 2012 meetings and qualify to receive one great gift of your choice.
Many AMI Clients will be directly affected by the upcoming implementation of the Sunshine Act by the Federal Government. In an effort to keep our community informed, we wanted to bring to your attention the missing of a critical deadline by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to draft regulations for the Physician Payment Sunshine Act. In response to this delay, Andy McNeill, CEO of American Meetings, Inc.
Corporate Incentive & Travel Magazine recently did a story on Orlando that shared some pretty amazing statistics. Orlando, Florida is “the first destination in the United States to draw more than 50 million visitors in a year.”
AMI announces moving to its new corporate offices. The new 4,000+ sq. ft facility will provide our team an excellent corporate environment to service our customers. In addition to expanded work space, our new corporate site allows AMI to integrate our training, product storage and audio video components at one central location, which will improve our service to our clients. Commenting on the move, Andy McNeill, CEO of AMI shared, “As we move towards our 10th anniversary, AMI is thrilled to be expanding our operations for our clients and our team.
American Meetings Inc, the nations leading event marketing and meeting management firm announces its Spring Promotion.
Each quarter the AMI staff is trained on the latest policies and procedures for the meetings and events industry as well as updated AMI policies.
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AMI Global Meetings is pleased to announce the launch of our newly re-designed website for www.americanmeetingsstaging.com/ami/homepage-redesign/site_current. The new site has a fresh, streamlined look for easier navigation and will be our social networking hub with links to our pages on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. We’ve also included an RSS feed to our blog which will be updated frequently as well as a Live Chat option, giving visitors an immediate way to contact us.
Meeting Planners and Corporate event planners will find this one of value. If you manage congresses and conventions for clients, read this > Pfizer requires docs to swipe ID for coffee as new gift limits take effect.
By Deena Beasley – updated 3:08 p.m. ET, Mon., June 7, 2010
CHICAGO – New limits on free gifts to doctors have hit the ubiquitous free lattes and coffee seen at major medical meetings like the one here of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
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The following posting was found on the Motivations Show website. For those that may be new to the meetings industry, The Motivation Show is one of the largest industry events in the country. It features vendors and educational seminars dealing with all aspects of meetings and events.
The Motivation Show announces schedule changes for 2010
CHICAGO (Sept. 29, 2009) – The Motivation Show announced today a change to the exhibit and conference schedule in 2010 designed to reduce exhibiting costs while maintaining a full three-day program of education, exhibits, and networking for attendees. The preliminary schedule will include a dedicated “Education Day” on Tuesday, October 12, from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m., followed by two full days of exhibits on Wednesday, October 13 and Thursday, October 14, also from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. “Our new three-day Show schedule for 2010 is intended to expand our education and networking offering, while maintaining a full 16-hour exhibit schedule at a reduced cost to our exhibitors,” said Peter Erickson, Managing Director of The Motivation Show.
American Express released its 2010 Global Business Travel Forecast on Wednesday, in a presentation that was, for the first time, broadcast via telepresence from studios in New York, Mexico City and London. Use of the technology underscored one of the forecast's central themes: The new mindset in corporate travel is to consider the various options available to connect with business partners globally.