5 Benefits Of Hiring A Meeting-Services Professional

5 Benefits Of Hiring A Meeting-Services Professional

February 8th, 2018 by

When you plan an important meeting, there’s much more to worry about than the meeting itself. Often the preparation that needs to happen before the meeting even starts—or even before attendees are invited—can be overwhelming. Whether you want to impress a top client, make a new sale, or run an effective staff meeting, a meeting-services[…]

3 Strategies for Productive Meeting Planning with a Team

3 Strategies for Productive Meeting Planning with a Team

January 31st, 2018 by

The most effective meetings are always those that are properly planned. If you’re a business owner or part of a business team, you undoubtedly know that every meeting has numerous fine details that need to be accounted for. Sometimes these fine details get neglected and meeting productivity decreases. To ensure that you and your team[…]

3 Ways Strategic Meetings Management Can Boost Your Event

3 Ways Strategic Meetings Management Can Boost Your Event

January 25th, 2018 by

Companies invest a large amount of time and revenue into events. Every company wants to make sure the resources they allocate to an event are well spent, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how. Strategic meetings management is a popular management practice that helps companies align events with specific goals. Companies who use strategic[…]

Corporate meetings are one of the best ways to grow and expand your business. When contemplating the idea of having a meeting, the two options that usually arise are the choices of either organizing the meeting yourself or booking meeting services. The majority of companies find that hiring a company that provides meeting services is the better of the two options because it saves time, money, and frustration. In order to book the right meeting services, you should keep four points in mind. Here they are: 1. Is the company able to create a plan for your meeting? A plan is the most important part of a successful meeting. Good meeting services will include professional meeting planners who patiently and actively listen to your meeting vision and goals. They will create a plan that will ensure the type of results you want. Every detail of the meeting will be covered in the plan, and the planners will be able to give you approximate costs so you can make an informed decision regarding what you want. 2. Is the company that’s providing the services able to execute? A company providing meeting services has to be able to execute their plan perfectly. The best way to tell if they can execute efficiently is to ask very specific questions regarding how they plan on carrying out your meeting. The company that’s right for you will be the one that can give you all the details regarding every move they'll make when the day of your meeting arrives. A company that can give you examples of how they've handled events similar to yours is probably a great one. 3. Does the meeting services company have case studies? Case studies speak the truth. A company that has case studies is one that you should be interested in hiring. The best meeting services will be provided by a company that is able to sit down with you and explain every detail of their case studies. They’ll be able to tell you how your meetings results can match or exceed those in the case study. They’ll also be able to tell you what will be different about your meeting. In each case study, there should be tangible evidence that shows you the company can produce the results that you want. In this regard, hiring the right meeting services company can positively affect your business in an invaluable way. 4. Do they have testimonials and references? Complements to case studies are testimonials and references. They back up the results in the case studies and give you real opinions of the company’s previous clients. Testimonials and references should include any, all, or any combination of the following: A statement regarding the company’s ability to produce results A statement regarding the professionalism of the services provided A generally positive overall impression of the company’s services If you call references, they should be able to explain the benefits and results that the meeting services company provided them with. A great company is one that has testimonials and references that back up everything they tell you before you hire them. Once you’ve done all of your homework and are satisfied with a company, it’s time to hire them. Making the right decision is simple and easy if you take this information into account. If you’re interested in learning more about meeting planning services or have any specific questions regarding your next meeting, please don’t hesitate to contact Fourth Wall Events. One of our meeting planning specialists would love to talk to you and create a plan that ensures your meeting is a success.

What You Should Be Looking for When Booking Meeting Services

January 19th, 2018 by

Corporate meetings are one of the best ways to grow and expand your business. When contemplating the idea of having a meeting, the two options that usually arise are the choices of either organizing the meeting yourself or booking meeting services. The majority of companies find that hiring a company that provides meeting services is[…]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Meeting Planning-

How to Get the Most Out of Your Meeting Planning

January 12th, 2018 by

Careful planning and preparation can make or break an important meeting. Work that is done prior to entering a conference is often what drives the presentation forward. It’s all about preparation and getting the groundwork completed so the meeting runs efficiently and is more productive overall. Making the commitment to planning and certifying all necessary[…]