As I always do at the start of the year I’d like to put forth the HPN values to help guide us through the next 12 months. Love you all and let’s put 2021 in the books and move go rock into 2022, I’m looking forward to it !!!! Here are the founding values of […]
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Here’s the COVID-19 Medical Contingency Plan developed as a joint collaboration between HPN Global & Emergency Concierge International. Feel free to share with anyone you see fit. We developed this as a resource for the industry. A reminder of what ECI does: Customized Meeting Emergency Operations Plans (including Crisis Communication Plans) Customized Venue Emergency Plans […]
Presented by HPN Global Hear from the following experts as ask the question.How do we evolve while providing for safe, successful meetings? Stephanie Glanzer, Senior Vice President & Chief Sales Officer, MGM Resorts InternationalJim Young, Founder/CEO, Realcomm Conference GroupJohn Whitney, CEO, Emergency Concierge International (ECI)
Jil and Phil express the importance of keeping your attendees engaged and included in the conversation. This can be achieved by utilizing tools such as a virtual reality headset, the CrowdCompass app, and more.
Coronavirus Hotel Contracts On Friday, March 27th, HPN Global CEO Bill Kilburg sat down with Regional VP Mark Dallman on Facebook LIVE to talk about the current state of the industry and have a conversation about Coronavirus and how it’s impacting hotel contracts.
For the hospitality industry, last week was one for the history books. Although not one we care to revisit again soon. We saw so many of our colleagues and close friends on the receiving end of furloughs, unemployment, financial uncertainty and hotels closing their doors. We all need to be two things during this time: Be Strong and Be […]
2019 was certainly interesting for sure but again it was the best year ever for the company!!!! The most bookings for a year by far and again currently the largest backlog ever! Seattle was a kick (and the weather cooperated LOL)! Back to Cabo this year !!!!! You all should be proud of yourselves and leadership […]
According to our partner Shannon Gardner, President and Owner of Accent Indy and CTC Destination Management, there are a few common misconceptions about working with a DMC that we would like to clear up. DMC MISCONCEPTION NO. 1: DMCS CHARGE CRAZY FEES Just like the majority of our clients and the businesses they represent, we […]
John Whitney IV is the CEO of Emergency Concierge International, a company focused on emergency preparedness. We are living in a brave new world, and when you are in the business of bringing people together for meetings, conferences, and events, it is critical that we are always thinking about safety and security. “Far too often […]
Google “hotel trends 2019” or something similar and what will come up is pages and pages of information on event experience, engaging an audience, marketing to millennials, or driving attendance. What does NOT come up is all the ways hotels are looking to maximize their profitability through contract negotiations and how that impacts the meeting […]