A genuine opportunity delivered to a very limited playing field, where the RFP initiator is transparent about their needs and wants, and is willing to invest the time with each RFP receiver to come to terms that are deal worthy for both sides.
Anything short of this qualifies you to be in government procurement or your job outsourced.
What would you add or change to this definition?
Bottom line, most meetings and conventions significantly drive major deal making and improve worker abilities and output. The GSA fiasco is an example of poor leadership and people not spending money like it was their own.
Our country would be so much better off with less regulations and more leaders making good decisions that drive the revenue side of the enterprise. Meetings and Conventions done right accelerate that better than any medium I know.
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- Velvet Chainsaw ConsultingManaging Director, 2006 - present
- Experient (Conferon and ExpoExchange)President, 1984 - 2006
Business improvement consultant that helps technology and service companies in the meeting & event industry increase revenue, market share and improve processes. Also, specialize in helping association execs develop strategies to improve their annual meeting content and results.
Significant contributor in helping to build an industry leading company, Conferon and ExpoExchange (now Experient). The company grew from 11 employees to over 650 during my 20+ years.
Dave has a monthly column in PCMA's Convene magazine on performance excellence. He speaks frequently at industry conferences. Along with Jeff Hurt, we pen an industry leading blog on annual meeting improvement, emerging meeting technology. adult education and other related topics at Velvet Chainsaw's Midcourse Corrections We welcome your comments!
- Cincinnati Technical CollegeHotel & Restaurant Management, 1981 - 1983
- Roger Bacon High School1977 - 1981