Meeting Planning 101: Strategies & Tips to Working with Vendors, Hotels & Suppliers

  • Thursday, May 03, 2012
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Meeting Planning 101:
Strategies & Tips to Working with Vendors, Hotels & Suppliers


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Meeting Planning 101

Join us to learn new approaches to building mutually beneficial relationships with your suppliers.
Creating your ideal buyer/vendor relationship is easier than you think...the tools are simple and implementing them can make a world of difference.
- Save time and money
- Streamline the bidding process to make your life easier
- Find out what motivates your sales rep to go above and beyond for you
- Learn how to proactively avoid "unexpected issues" that can derail your meeting or event
Why not make life easier for both you and your vendor? With these tips and a new perspective, you'll be well on your way!

About our Speaker

Maralynn Adams has been a visible force in the event industry for over 18 years. Her passion and creativity, attention to detail and flawless execution ensure that all of the events she manages are a success.

She began her career working on corporate events for Oracle Corporation, where she managed partner conferences, executive summits, lead generation seminars and special events. Maralynn has also held Event Manager positions with McAfee, Openwave Systems and Cisco, where she successfully managed events with multi-million dollar budgets that ranged in attendance from 100 – 6,000.

She has been featured in numerous publications with interviews and articles for “Business Travel News” and “Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter Perspective”.

In 2008, Maralynn started her own corporate event management company, The Corporate Event Group, which has been successfully providing expert service to its many valued clients.

Find more info on our speaker, Maralynn Adams, and her company, The Corporate Event Group, at

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