What are the top trends driving the popularity of destination selection for meeting and events? This fall, as Cvent released their 3rd annual list of the Top 50 Meeting Destinations, it is evident that many times popularity and ultimately selection centers on getting a great deal!
Saving money always hits the top rung of any planner survey about what’s important when planning a meeting. Planners consider cost a priority, and the Cvent survey has uncovered some interesting data to support just how important cost is to meeting location.
In the end, cost effective meetings aren’t just about finding a bargain, much of the control is still in the hands of the planner; how you communicate the specifics of your meeting in your RFP will greatly increase the likelihood of a competitive bid.
Learn how to leverage your meeting and find great deals:
- Understand how your meeting is evaluated based on 5 factors of meeting desirability
- Enhance and leverage those factors
- Find destination and hotel promotions in empowerMINT.com’s destination profiles and Cvent’s Promotions Hub
- How to enlist the help of CVB partners to make meeting negotiations more effective