Entries by HPN Global

Long Beach, CA. – SoCal Meetings for Less

A few of the SoCal based HPN associates (Lexi Hennessy, Jennifer Gale & Julie Shkolnik) spent a day in Long Beach to see the convention center and city package. For those that may be unfamiliar with Long Beach, it is located on the southern end of LA County, was home to the TED Conference for […]

IBTM World Barcelona Spain

Mark Dallman sharing his thoughts on some of the trends he is seeing in Barcelona while attending IBTM World. Virtual reality has really taken the show by storm. Countries, cities, destinations even hotels are using VR to showcase their product or service. Visit Virtually. Business is back, there are people having one on one appointments […]

Case Study: Event Marketing with Social Media Strategy

In 2016, event promotion is not complete without a social media strategy. Sure, leading up to the event posts promoting attendance are vigilantly published. But where most organizations falter is covering the event. We understand, social media is often a secondary responsibility, not a specific role. That’s where digital media experts come in. We’ve put […]

HPN Global – Partners of the Year Award

Each year we announce our “Partners of the Year” during our annual conference. In case you were unable to make the Conference last week, we have included the full list of winners below: Small Mid-Size Meetings Partner of the Year: Carmen Cruz; Marriott International Large Size Meetings Partner of the Year: Harold Batiste; Marriott International […]

Avoiding Attrition Damages: It’s Not About One Contract Clause

Whether you are a managing an association’s annual meeting or marketing your event to attendees who have to opt-in and pay out of pocket, attrition damages are a concern when signing hotel contracts. In today’s healthier economy, attendance has been stronger for most events, but can still be hard to predict from year to year. […]

HPN Global Above & Beyond

Good afternoon Mr. Kilburg, I wanted to take a few moments to let you know what a phenomenal employee you have with Ms. Bidanec. I joined the Stryker team almost a year ago and only had a small amount of experience in booking hotels for large events. My boss introduced me to Jaci and said […]

HPN Global Spirit to Serve

Hello Mr. Kilburg, I have been working with Marie Madden for several years now on various meetings and conferences I organize for non-profit industry associations.  Marie has always been great to work with, but on my most recent conference, she went above and beyond to help with the planning.  My last conference was held the […]

Meet Noel Kalata from Colorado Springs, CO

“Hello everyone. I have been at this for 13 years now and all I can say is why I didn’t start 10 years earlier! I am not sure what the best part of working at HPN would be. I make more money than my best year on the hotel side; I travel on a regular […]