The services that we provide are under the ConferenceDirect brand name. We have affiliated with the best full service meetings management company in the industry so we are positioned to assist our planner partners and those who want a career as an independent professional.

The Top 5 Reasons Meeting Planners choose to work with ConferenceDirect:
1. Industry Experience
2. Value/Cost Effectiveness
3. Extensive Buying Power
4. Teamwork
5. Convenience/Peace of Mind

The following are services that we offer:

Site Selection & Contract Negotiation
We promise not only to save you time and money, but also to secure for you the very best hospitality services. Because we book thousands of events worldwide each year, we’ve built solid international industry relationships. These associations are most beneficial when it comes time to negotiate. And because hotels compensate us directly, there is no cost to you for these services.

Single Point of Contact

Site Inspection Assistance

Comprehensive Analysis

Savvy Negotiators

Worldwide Representation

Extensive Product Knowledge

Conference Management
Conference management is much more than ordering audio-visual equipment and choosing a lunch menu. It is about effective planning, and analyzing the meeting environment in order to make sure it is appropriate for your event. It’s also about removing situational and environmental risks that could adversely affect your meeting. At ConferenceDirect, our approach to conference management is simple — we strive to exceed our customer’s goals.

Audiovisual Coordination and Price Negotiation

Planning, Logistics & Transportation

Food and Beverage Coordination and Price Negotiation

Education, Meeting Design, Audio Visual/Business Theater Production

Arranging Speakers

Exhibit & Sponsorship Management Services

Finance & Budget Management

Marketing Collateral Design & Distribution

Incentive Program Management

On Site Management and Post Show Follow Up

Event Sales & Marketing Planning
We strive to ensure that the Sponsorship and Exhibit sales program provides a convincing reason for associate members and prospective vendors to support the program.

Social Networking & Viral Marketing

Website Development & Enhancement

Broadcast Email

Print Advertising

Google AdWord Campaign

Direct Mail

Media Relations

Strategic Alliances

Housing Management
There’s no need to “re-train” a new housing team from city to city; we go where you go! Our team is here to help you meet your mark at each hotel with effective room block management. No matter the number of hotels or attendee sub-blocks, we’ll develop a strategy to fit your individual needs.

Real-time, accurate reporting puts you at ease that there will be no surprises. Let us help you reduce slippage and avoid attrition by connecting Housing with Registration.

Online Reservations

Real-Time Information

Dedicated Housing Managers

Direct Link to Event Registration

Room Block Audit Service

Event Specific Reservation Websites

Real-Time & Scheduled Reports

Registration Services
Create a first-class impression with your attendees through a quality registration experience. ConferenceDirect knows the right technology to make your meeting’s attendee management simple and flexible. We’ll spend time understanding your unique business rules and pair you with our best solution for your needs. From standard registrations to 100% customized attendee management software, we’re here for you.

Knowledgeable Staff

Customized Meeting Website

Online Financial Processing

Flexible & Intuitive Back Office/Management System

Customized Registration Software

On Site Registration Services

If you are interested in learning more about any of the services that we offer, please contact us at:
Doug Baarman


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