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03/21/17 First Cvent Elite Meetings Alliance of 2017 Shines in Puerto Rico
12/06/16 Cvent’s November 2016 Elite Meetings Alliance Rides the Waves to Surf City, USA
10/11/16 Cvent’s September Elite Meetings Alliance Shines with High-Quality Appointments in Intimate Setting
09/02/16 Cvent’s Elite Meetings Magazine Reader Survey Identifies the Power of Print
05/09/16 First Elite Meetings Alliances of 2016 Score High Marks From Both Planners and Hoteliers
12/10/15 Elite Meetings International Announces Revised Dates for 2016 Conferences
10/21/15 Elite Meetings Alliance at La Cantera Hill Country Resort Showcased Beautiful Event Venues while Delivering Outstanding Business Results and Giving Back to the Community
06/23/15 Elite Meetings Magazine Celebrates a Successful Decade with a Special, Redesigned 10th Anniversary Edition
05/19/15 Enthusiastic Business, Emotional Highs, and a Look at New Initiatives Highlight May 2015 Elite Meetings Alliance in Las Vegas
02/12/15 First Elite Meetings Alliance of 2015 Scores High Marks in Jamaica
01/07/15 Cvent Acquires Elite Meetings International to Expand Reach of Group-Business Sourcing Network
10/29/14 Elite Meetings International Announces Resort Hosts and Dates for 2015 Elite Meetings Alliances
09/23/14 Elite Meetings International Launches Robust Reporting Dashboard for Hoteliers Using the SpeedRFP System
09/17/14 Post-Event Survey Reflects Satisfaction in Quality of Attendees and Appointments at Elite Meetings Alliance
08/07/14 Elite Meetings International Launches New State-of-the-Art eRFP Manager for Planners Using SpeedRFP Technology
06/03/14 Elite Meetings International Announces AttendeeHub™
05/07/14 For Top Luxury Hotels and Meeting Planners, Availability is Tight, Demand is Up – and Creative, Disruptive Technology is the Key to Planning Successful Meetings in 2014 and Beyond
02/20/14 The Sonesta Collection Adopts SpeedRFP to Power the eRFP Process for 51 of its Domestic, International, and Extended Stay Hotels
02/12/14 Elite Meetings International Partners with U.K.–Based Executive Secretary Magazine and European Management Assistants (EUMA)
02/06/14 Meeting Planners and Suppliers Bat 1000 at Bacara Resort & Spa for the January 2014 Elite Meetings Alliance
01/29/14 Elite Meetings International Partners with European Management Assistants (EUMA) to Facilitate Efficient Sourcing and Booking for Meetings and Events
01/24/14 Elite Meetings International Partners with U.K.—Based Executive Secretary Magazine
01/14/14 SpeedRFP Use Grows 70 Percent in 2013, With Nearly 50,000 Unique Event RFPs Submitted During the Year
01/10/14 Elite Meetings International Brings National Show Home to Santa Barbara
11/21/13 Elite Meetings Alliance at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples Delivers Business, Education, and Networking Opportunities
10/14/13 The SpeedRFP Network Launches at IMEX America 2013
09/10/13 Elite Meetings Alliance at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Delivers Stunning Locations, Heartfelt Memories and Outstanding Business Results
08/27/13 SpeedRFP, the Online Direct Buying Network for Meeting Planners, Leapfrogs its Growth
07/22/13 MGM Resorts Adopts SpeedRFP to Power the eRFP Process For the MGM Brand and its Individual Websites
04/19/13 Elite Meetings Alliance at Hotel del Coronado Delivered Record Appointments, Enthusiastic Teamwork and Outstanding Business Results
01/28/13 Vizergy® Builds Strategic Relationship with Elite Meetings International
01/24/13 Elite Meetings International Announces Hotel Lineup for Next Four Elite Meetings Alliances
01/22/13 SpeedRFP Surpasses $1 Billion in Meeting Requests in 2012
12/11/12 Elite Meetings International Announces Elite Star Planner Program
11/08/12 WeddingLocation.com Selects SpeedRFP™ to Facilitate Wedding and Special Event Leads
10/09/12 Elite Meetings International Launches Lead Streamlining Initiative
10/09/12 Noble House Hotels & Resorts Selects SpeedRFP™ To Facilitate Online Requests For Proposals
09/13/12 Education, Business and Industry Outlook Receive Enthusiastic Response at the August 2012 Elite Meetings Alliance
08/31/12 International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) Selects SpeedRFP™ to Facilitate Meeting Online Requests for Proposals
08/06/12 Elite Meetings International Welcomes New Members to the Elite Meetings Advisory Board
05/31/12 SpeedRFP™ Outpaces Expectations For Growth with 1.27 Million Room Nights of Unique Business Opportunities in the First Four Months of 2012 Alone
05/02/12 The April 2012 Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA) Draws 175 Industry Decision Makers to the Brand-New Omni Dallas
04/23/12 Elite Meetings International (EMI) Appoints Karen Cahill Chief Operating Officer
03/21/12 EliteMeetings.com Relaunches with Bold New Look, Fresh Content, and Record Number of Meeting Planner Reviews
02/21/12 SpeedRFP 2.0 Allows Hotels to Sell Direct to Buyers, and Consolidate and Manage all Group Bookings in One Place
02/10/12 "Desert Cool" and a World of Opportunity Greet Planners and Hotels at the Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA), at Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
10/18/11 Elite Meetings International Announces SpeedRFP Release 2.0
10/11/11 Hot New Hotels Slated for 2012 Elite Meetings Alliances
10/11/11 Hilton Worldwide Luxury Brands debut Luxury Meetings Magazine at IMEX America
08/30/11 At Elite Meetings Alliance, Business Leaders Show Meetings Industry on the Rebound
06/02/11 Destination Hotels & Resorts Integrates Elite Meetings International's Most Cutting-Edge Tool: SpeedRFP ProTM Version
05/24/11 Elite Meetings Alliance Breaks Attendance Record as Meetings Come Back in a Big Way
04/13/11 "It's About Time" -- For the Spring 2011 Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA) in Las Vegas!
02/16/11 Meeting Professionals and Hotels Chart Continued Recovery at the First Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA) for the Gold Collection, Paradise Point Resort, San Diego
01/14/11 Elite Meetings International to Welcome Independent Planners at its First Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA) for the Gold Collection, January 23-25, 2011
01/05/11 The Spring 2011 Platinum Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA) Hits the Las Vegas Strip
11/19/10 Elite Meetings International Introduces its First Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA) for the Gold Collection, January 23-25, 2011 - Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego
11/09/10 Elite Meetings International’s European Expansion Accelerates
10/25/10 FaceTime AppointmentTM Scheduler Connects More Than 5,000 Buyers and Suppliers at Travel Industry Trade Shows in 2010
10/11/10 Elite Meetings International Hits the Green with Fall EMA at Kingsmill Resort
09/08/10 Christine Duffy of Maritz Travel to Deliver Keynote Address at the Fall 2010 Elite Meetings Alliance
07/19/10 Dolce Selects SpeedRFP to Facilitate Meeting Requests for Proposals
06/14/10 The Elite Meetings Spring 2010 EMA Shines
05/27/10 Elite Meetings International (EMI) Announces Expansion in Europe at IMEX
05/06/10 Newmarket® International and Elite Meetings International Partner to Enable Direct Online Connectivity between Hospitality Venues and Meeting Planners
04/27/10 SpeedRFPTM Launches
03/23/10 Elite Meetings Creates Two Tiers for Elite Certified Hotels, Which Will Soon Number More Than 1,400 on www.EliteMeetings.com
03/02/10 FaceTime Appointment Scheduler is Now Available to Meeting Professionals, Suppliers, and Conference Organizers Worldwide
02/10/10 Elite Meetings International (EMI) Holds its First Offshore Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA)
02/03/10 Elite Meetings International (EMI) Adds Two Sales Directors and Promotes a Third
01/20/10 Elite Meetings International Announces Mark Ley as Director of Marketing
01/05/10 Elite Meetings International Names Carol M. Lynch Director of Planner Communications
12/01/09 Elite Meetings International to Host Three Elite Meetings Alliances in 2010
11/17/09 Elite Meetings International to Present SpeedRFPTM at The Travel Innovation Summit@The PhoCusWright Conference
10/28/09 FaceTime to Help Planners and Suppliers “Meet Different” at MPI’s February Conference
09/30/09 SpeedRFPTM is Introduced at the 2009 Motivation Show
09/22/09 Meeting Professionals, Elite Hotels Unite at the Fall 2009 Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA)
09/09/09 Elite Meetings International Achieves Unprecedented Growth
09/02/09 THE 2009 TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARDS ANNOUNCES WINNERS: ELITEMEETINGS.COM WINS GOLD IN ONLINE TRAVEL SERVICES CATEGORY
08/17/09 Geoff Freeman of the U.S. Travel Association Will Deliver the Keynote Address at the Fall EMA, September 13-15
07/16/09 Getting "Face Time" at Trade Shows Just Became Easier
06/18/09 Starwood Convention Collection Unveils New Website For Group, Incentive and Meeting Travelers
05/07/09 Strong EMA Attendance Signals Demand for Meetings
04/16/09 EliteMeetings.com Creates GSO/NSO Solution For Its Proprietary Commission-Free RFP Engine
03/10/09 Elite Meetings Magazine Selected as a Maggie Award Finalist
02/19/09 Commission-Free Policy Drives Traffic to EliteMeetings.com
02/19/09 Elite Meetings International Joins Keep America Meeting Campaign
01/29/09 Elite Meetings International Releases January 2009 Edition of Elite Meetings Magazine
01/27/09 Elite Meetings International Names New Advisory Board
01/27/09 EliteMeetings.com Wins Bronze in HSMAI'S Annual Adrian Awards Competition
01/13/09 EliteMeetings.com Goes Commission-Free
09/30/08 Elite Meetings Magazine and EliteMeetings.com Each Win Bronze Ozzie
09/23/08 GROUP BUSINESS, EDUCATION, AND NETWORKING HEADLINE THE FALL 2008 ELITE MEETINGS ALLIANCE
09/23/08 Elite Meetings International Releases List of Five Top Renovated Resorts
08/05/08 Elite Meetings International Releases Its Top 5 List of Hot New Resorts
07/01/08 Elite Meetings International Announces Magazine Distribution Agreement with Hudson News at Major US Airports
06/16/08 Elite Meetings International Debuts EliteMeetings.com Version 2.0
04/14/08 Group Business, Education, and Networking Headline the Spring 2008 Elite Meetings Alliance
03/27/08 Elite Meetings International Releases Latest Edition of Elite Meetings Magazine
02/12/08 EliteMeetings.com Takes Bronze in the 51st Annual Adrian Awards
11/15/07 EliteMeetings.net to Launch First-Ever Online Community for the Luxury Meetings Market
10/16/07 Elite Meetings International Welcomes Brad Pirman as CIO
09/18/07 Group Business, Education and Networking Highlight The Fall 2007 Elite Meetings Alliancee
07/31/07 Elite Meetings International Announces High-Profile Keynote and Educational Speakers for Upcoming Alliance
07/17/07 Elite Meetings International Opens Latin American & Caribbean Offices
07/10/07 Elite Meetings International Announces Capital Investment From Jones Equity Partners
07/06/07 The Elite Meetings Alliance Goes to Naples, Florida
06/21/07 Elite Meetings International Welcomes Therese Hilton as the Newest Member of the Team
04/26/07 Elite Meetings International Launches New Magazine Showcasing North America's Top Hotels and Resorts for Meetings
04/04/07 Elite Meetings International Launches First-of-its-Kind Web Site That Sets a New Standard for Meeting and Event Planning
12/14/06 Elite Meetings International Introduces Tools & Resources to Revolutionize Meeting and Incentive Planning Process
10/27/06 Luxury Hoteliers and Corporate Planners Rave About the Elite Meetings Alliance
09/19/06 Top-Tier Incentive/Meeting Planners and Hospitality Executives Join Elite Meetings Advisory Board; Magazine to Launch in 2007