Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is currently offering their Meetings Matter Webinar Series, featuring “solutions to issues that are confronting today’s [meetings] industry professional.” Webinars are free to attend and past webinars are recorded and can be viewed from your computer. On June 3rd the topic was “Survival Strategies for Suppliers” and addressed current issues affecting lodging properties, CVBs, DMOs, restaurants and other meeting suppliers.
Presented by Plan Your Meetings, this session shared solutions for current business challenges based on a series of Town Hall meetings they’d conducted with suppliers in sites such as Dallas & Atlanta earlier this year. You can also download notes from each of these Town Hall meetings at their site here.
Also included in the presentation is a walk through of how suppliers can use current social networking platforms including Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Presenter Kristi Casey Sanders gives real-life guidance into using these tools to interact with planners and find more business.