Leslie Wright formerly with Meet Minneapolis will share information about how your meeting history is like a credit rating and why it is so instrumental in effectively communicating with hotels and venues.
Destination experts can help you understand why history is important in meeting negotiations and even help you obtain it, if you have not kept adequate records.
When a hotel is considering two business opportunities over the same dates, or even considering giving a set of premium dates to a planner for a meeting, guest room and meeting history will be vital to making the decision.
You could consider it equivalent to a credit report in obtain a loan. Never under estimate how important it is and to provide it up front when you send your RFP, it will greatly expedite your response. Your CVB can also help you make sure you have all the other information needed for a complete RFP, distribute the RFP in the destination and aggregate the responses for you to review.
What is your biggest misconception about meeting histories? Please share your thoughts, questions or comments below.