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Participants at live events have grown accustomed to receiving their welcome packet, name badge, and swag bag. This last year of virtual meetings brought us creative unboxing parties, and this year, as hybrid meetings become the new normal, we expect to see the innovation grow.
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 started in the travel and meetings/events industries and how AMI’s Supplier Diversity Program gets “small fish” in front of Fortune 500 clients.
Restrictions on travel and in-person meetings are lifting, but uncertainty still exists for the event industry. For much of 2020, and even in 2021, corporate meeting...
Toni Smith (Director of Communications) and James Tevault (Director of Sales) of the Tempe Tourism Office recently spoke with AMI about becoming Prime Supplier Members of...
As the Founder and CEO of American Meetings, Inc. (or AMI,) Andy McNeill was invited to speak on the Destination Marketing Podcast. Overall, this podcast supports tourism...
If 2020 was the year of virtual meetings, it looks like 2021 might be the year of hybrid solutions as we begin to reconnect in person. With this shift comes some...
AMI constantly seeks out ways for our clients to save money, gain efficiencies and meet compliance standards. Transitioning some meetings online produces significant value in these areas and is key to a successful overall meeting strategy.
Click here to download an infographic Surpass your quarterly metrics by meeting with event planners directly Follow these 5 key points to hit your annual sales goals....
This rapidly growing US-based investment firm was launching a media and event venture for the midcap markets. The objective was to build a profitable national brand online, a magazine and an annual conference for the midcap investor. They required professional consulting from a marketing and meeting services organization to launch the concept and provide logistic support around the conference portion of the strategy.
Conference calls and virtual meetings may be fine for the smaller details but when you need to motivate, inspire and/or close the big deal, there is no replacement for sharing the same physical space. Business leaders and their meeting planner partners have come a long way in developing metrics to calculate the return on investment of face-to-face conferences. And it’s amazing how many things CAN actually be measured. But there are some powerful intangibles that cannot be captured on a spreadsheet.
A live meeting checklist is always a good idea, but in our post-pandemic meeting and event world – health and safety are more important than ever. In this video, you’ll learn best practices that support the health and safety of your live meeting participants as AMI provides you with key insights for checking all those health and safety measures. In addition to tactical opportunities for you to instill meeting safety, AMI will manage your events across cleaner and wider spaces, along with enhanced sanitation in all meeting venues.
Hear from American Meetings, Inc. President, Todd Bludworth, on the changes you can expect going forward across the meetings and events industry. From social distancing, fewer attendees, and new technologies… Overall you can expect cleaner and wider spaces, along with more sanitation in your new meeting venues.
Learn how negotiating with hotels and venues has changed drastically in the last few months. More agreeable cancellation terms, deposit schedules and no attrition are just a few of the tips that AMI President, Todd Bludworth shares in this AMI Executive Update.
Meet AMI’s Typical Client, Tom & Marie, busy business professionals and they have a meeting to plan.
Whether you are an association, business or fortune 500 company, we have the relationships, experience, technology and resources to help you develop a successful meeting, incentive, conference or tradeshow strategy.
How Can Various Types of Virtual Meetings Support Your Business?
Discover the key differences between Virtual Collaboration Webinars, Dedicated Virtual Webcasts, and Virtual Conferences and Tradeshows. The experts at American Meetings, Inc. are ready to walk you through these key platforms to present the best solution for you to deliver the best in virtual meeting experiences and guaranteed meeting success.