Why I Really Like GSOs

Here’s why… sometimes I have to find answers from a lot of places all at once. A multiple destination search, a large, complicated event… or maybe I have to find something in a destination I have never worked… I turn to my GSO friends and suddenly have an army of helpers who want to help me close a deal.

The “Big Chains” have GSOs and although they are always willing to help.... many planners do not make that minimum threshold…

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Peerspace Update: Online Venue Marketplace - It's Still A Cool Idea

Peerspace Update: Online Venue Marketplace -  It's Still A Cool Idea

I had written about Peerspace in one of my first blogs, long before the sponsorship thing. And why had I written about them? Because it’s a cool idea. Why am I writing an update? Two reasons… 1. it’s still a cool idea and 2. I would not have found Forager for my next Trade Show, a very cool, new venue, if it wasn’t for their listing on Peerspace. 

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More Free Online Tools To Find Hotels and Venues

More Free Online Tools To Find Hotels and Venues

You would think that all of the major chains or affiliations would at least have such a page on their own web sites. Amazingly enough, only some do. I have been searching and asking around, contacting the hotel corporate offices (doing my job), and have come up with some that should make your job as meeting planner just a bit easier.

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