Sharing Our Knowledge

This is where we share what we know. Written by the same people who craft our memorable experiences, the entries found here document how our past experience informs our ability to see into the future. Tap into our knowledge bank as often as you need.

10 Steps to the Perfect Site Inspection

There is no better way to ensure a program’s success than a boots-on-the-ground, face-to-face site inspection. Stepping away from the desk to visit a destination with trusted partners is critically helpful when making important decisions.

1. Submit a Request for Proposal (RFP) to your Resort and DMC

Don’t just request rates, dates, …

The Big Personality of Orange County

The Orange County area of California is world famous for its natural beauty and its one-of-a-kind personality. AlliedPRA has been an established presence in The OC for decades now, offering an taste of what this coastal paradise has to offer to our clients.

Our office chose three venues to highlight for your next …

Importance of Supplier Partners

Having great supplier partner relationships is one of the vital keys to success in our industry. Together, we all work toward the common goal of executing a great event for the client. Focusing on ways that we can combine our areas of expertise with our supplier partners is the best way to …

A Sense of Security

 Planning for the What If During Your Events

There was a time when we never worried about terror attacks, bombings or shootings at places people gather, whether for tourism or business-related events. Now planners have to make security during an event a top concern. While no one can plan for every …

Certifications for Your Career in the Meetings Industry

A few weeks ago, I came across a website on LinkedIn. It had an excellent page directing individuals to industry organizations, the value of their membership, and mapped out hotel, convention bureau, and meeting planning positions and responsibilities. My first thought was “Wow! This is a great tool for someone …