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Successful e-Sourcing: Leveraging Technology to Get the Best Rates, Dates and Event Space


Posted by Lanyon on 08/14/2015

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When planning a meeting or event, finding the right venue — at the right price — is one of the biggest challenge most planners face.

Join us for this transformative webinar — in collaboration with PCMA — and refine your sourcing process with the latest tips and best practices to ensure you’re getting the best hotel and venue rates for your upcoming events.


Webinar: Successful e-Sourcing: Leveraging Technology to Get the Best Rates, Dates and Event Space

When: September 16, 2015 | 1:00 PM CST

Duration: 60 minutes

Speaker: Amanda Bigley and Karen Keller, Meeting Specialists at Lanyon


You’ll learn:

Best practices for finding and evaluating hotels and event venues

Tips and tricks for building an effective RFP to drive the right responses

How to harness new technologies and sharpen your negotiating skills to save time and money — and lower risk when booking your next meeting or event


Spots are limited — register for this webinar today!




Presenter Details

Amanda Bigley, Meeting Specialist & Associate Manager at Lanyon

With nearly ten years of experience in the meetings and events industry, Amanda has a strong working knowledge of event management — and unparalleled experience in servicing and maintaining a strategic meetings management program. Prior to joining Lanyon as a third-party meeting planner in 2010, Amanda worked as an in-house planner for a medium-sized association and a small training firm. She holds a Master of Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University.


Karen Keller, Meeting Specialist at Lanyon

In her twenty-plus years in the meetings and events industry, Karen has held a variety of roles —  including Meetings & Events Planner, Account Manager and Strategic Sourcing Manager. Before coming to Lanyon, Karen was Associate Director of Events for the President of the University of Pennsylvania and a Meeting Planner at Maritz McGettigan. She holds a BFA from Moore College of Art and Design.
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