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Elite Meetings International Announces SpeedRFP Release 2.0
Wedding and Social RFP version tops long list of major features. Community accelerating as planners discover SpeedRFP?s time-saving tools. New hotel partners deploying system on their websites.
Santa Barbara, CA – Elite Meetings International, Inc. today announced SpeedRFP release 2.0 will roll out by year's end and include several new features, including a product version tailored to the wedding and social event market which lets hotels and event planners exchange information and negotiate business much more efficiently. Other enhancements in 2.0 releases include multiple languages, lead sharing capabilities, and integration with additional hotel systems, making SpeedRFP a complete online RFP solution for every hotel and resort website worldwide.

Kelly Foy, chief executive officer of Elite Meetings International, states, "SpeedRFP 2.0 delivers the functionality necessary to achieve our goal of becoming the industry standard of eRFP forms." Foy continues, "We have reached critical mass in terms of our buyer and supplier members, who provide vital feedback to make SpeedRFP the best solution for hotels, resorts, chains, convention and visitors bureaus, and the buyers visiting their websites." More than 9,300 meeting professional members and over 200 websites representing roughly 3000 hotels now use SpeedRFP.

"Since replacing our previous online RFP form with SpeedRFP, the number and quality of RFPs we receive has increased exponentially," says Andre Fournier, vice president of sales and marketing at Destination Hotels & Resorts, one of the first chains to adopt SpeedRFP.

Atlantis Paradise Island, Las Vegas Hilton, Hotel 1000, Corinthia Hotels, Hospes, and Preferred Hotel Group all recently deployed SpeedRFP on their websites. Growth continues among large and small hotels, chains, and consortiums worldwide.

About Elite Meetings International
Based in Santa Barbara, Elite Meetings International (EMI) provides integrated solutions to enhance the performance of meeting and hospitality professionals. EMI supports this community through a combination of innovative technology, direct sales support, customized marketing programs, and face-to-face business-building events. Additionally, serves as a comprehensive and commission-free tool for sourcing luxury, upper-upscale, and upscale properties. EMI's software products include SpeedRFP™ Universal RFP System for creating, submitting, and managing RFPs online (, and FaceTime™ Appointment Scheduler which helps conference attendees identify synergies, manage appointments, and make direct connections with one another ( For additional information, please visit or call 805-730-1000.