Blog Category: Procurement

Santa Barbara Is Shining!

Coastal vistas, striking beauty, and rejuvenating resorts – no place is quite like Santa Barbara. It’s not hard to convince people to attend meetings in this highly desirable destination – offering a unique getaway experience where mixing business with pleasure comes naturally.

Having experienced quite a year after fires and floods, …

Update: What’s Hot in South Florida

With half of the country still thawing out from Winter, we know that you’re probably thinking of sand, waves, and miles-long beaches. A joie de vivre is stitched into the fabric of South Florida and guests from all backgrounds flock to its laid-back take on luxury. If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind experiences …

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, …

Come One, Come All – The importance of procurement involvement in site visits

With everyone being asked to do more each year at their events with the same budget as previous years, the importance of the procurement department has grown exponentially in recent years. Often with little meetings & events experience in their background, procurement professionals have had to do their own research …