HPN Global Job Opportunity

So, it’s been just under a month since my “not-so-voluntary” departure from Hyatt. Here is a quick update on the many important questions you’ve all had: 

1. Yes, I was lucky enough to keep the 50lb printer built in 2005. Phew. In related news, printers built in 2005 are worth about $0. 

2. All joint-custody paperclips have full time residency in my office drawer. They’re very happy with this decision. The Hyatt Place pens however still haven’t decided on how to take the news. 

3. I’ve only worn yoga pants, swimsuits & shorts since late January. I still do not own a suit. Yeah, i’m gonna rub that in. 

4. I have a crazy awesome number of friends who’ve offered me tons of support, job prospects, and networking connections! Aside from that one person who told me that McDonalds is always looking for “fry girls”, I thank you! 🙂

5. There is an unusually high number of “Trash Collector” jobs currently open in the Omaha marketplace. Yoga pants are an option for this position, however Joel, the kids & even the dog shot this one down.

6. As successful as most of you “claim” to be, NOT ONE OF YOU has found me that 7-figure job with a beach house. I’m a bit disappointed, but I’ll get over it eventually. Also, this request continues to remain open.

7. The Hyatt friends & family discount code has been changed (and due to my heavy use is probably a leading factor in to why I was “voted off the Hyatt Island”), so I realize that now I’m pretty much useless to many you. I expect my number of FB friends to decrease substantially, and I’m mentally trying to prepare myself for this. 

8. But, despite all of that…

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve joined HPN Global as Vice President, Global Accounts! HPN is one of the leading and most respected Meeting Procurement companies in the world. My new role will be similar to the work that I did with Hyatt, however I will now be able to book group blocks with ANY Hotel, Resort, or Cruise Line with ANY brand (including Hyatt) at ANY location worldwide. If you or someone you know needs to book 10 or more guest rooms for any reason (corporate, incentive, association, sports team, wedding block, family reunion, etc) please let me know!

This position is going to allow me to continue to work (from home, in shorts / yoga pants) with so many of my wonderful clients & co-workers who I’ve built friendships with over the past 20 years, and stay in an industry that I thoroughly enjoy. I’m back working with many of my favorite former Hyatt ADT colleagues and look forward to the challenges that are headed my way! A huge thanks to Bill, Joe, & the HPN team for inviting me to jump on board!

Erin Kloke
Vice President, Global Accounts

HPN Global President’s Club Winners

HPN Global’s President’s Club consists of the top 10 producers for the year.  Each member of this club is awarded an all expense trip to a cool destination somewhere in the world.

 

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner !!

Well actually not actually a “chicken dinner” but an all-expense paid trip for 2 for 5 days to the amazing Paradisius Palma Real in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic.

Winners are all in the Royal Suite experience 5 star Boutique hotel with Butler Service, huge gorgeous suites, private beach and pool and the list goes on and on. It’s going to be an Epic trip !

Congratulations to all of you on the Hard Work, Dedication and Success.

I’ll see you all in the Dominican with “My Toes in the Sand and a Drink in My Hand “ !

Bill Kaiser
Noel Kalata
Jason Linscott
Amy Walkowiak
Mark “The Captain” Dallman
Joel Kaye
Kristin Vines
Julie Dunkle
Mendi Brown
Cheryl Cipriano

Congratulations!!!! The game is ON for ’14 !!!

BK

HPN Global Partners Conference Sponsorship Oppoortunity

There are three ways to advertise on the HPN Global Partners Conference Mobile Application. Deadline August 19, 2013. Marquis Sponsorship – $4,000 This option will be designed to showcase your brand each time an attendee opens the app. Last year we had huge adoption and engagement in the app with more than 80% of the attendees downloading the app and accessing it multiple times before, during and after the conference dates.

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HPN Health & Wellness Challenge

Health is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living being. In humans, it is the general condition of a person’s mind, body and spirit.

Wellness is generally used to mean a healthy balance of the mind, body and spirit that results in an overall feeling of well-being.

In today’s world striking the perfect balance between your top priorities can at times be difficult and seemingly impossible.  Instead of balancing our priorities we often end up juggling them and something that at one time was important has now taken a backseat to more demanding priorities.  The most universal priorities are the everyday home and work responsibilities that we all have.  Whether it’s shuttling your kids between school and hockey practice, making deadlines at work, or trying to contain your road rage because you have to make it to the post office before it closes to send your Mother a Birthday card because if it doesn’t arrive in time for her special day you will never hear the end of it.  Right?  But what about YOU?  What about your health and overall wellness?  These are the things that, when juggling, we tend to drop first.  So, how do we find the balance?  Sometimes it takes baby steps or asking for support, while other times it takes incentive.

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HPN Global Celebrates 10 Years and 25,000th RFP

HPN Global Celebrates 10 Years and 25,000th RFP
by Giving Away 250,000 Marriott Reward Points

Scottsdale, Ariz.(June 13, 2012)…Hospitality Performance Network Global (HPNG), the world’s most global site selection and meeting procurement company, will celebrate its 10th Anniversary and 25,000th RFP this summer.  To celebrate these significant milestones, HPNG has partnered with Marriott International and plans to give away 250,000 Marriott Reward points for an RFP that is submitted and booked definite during this summer.

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