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2015 SITE SoCal Holiday Event - Making a Difference

2015 SITE SoCal Holiday Event - Making a Difference

Thank you to everyone that attended and supported the 2015 SITE SoCal Holiday Event. The Holiday Event is our chance to come together for the greater good; each one of you makes a difference to the charities we choose, and I wanted to share with you these heartwarming notes received by Diane Herrmann, our dedicated VP Community Outreach. Diane has fulfilled her role on the board with integrity, caring and commitment and the chapter is fortunate to have had her services for the past three years.

Thank you and all my very best wishes for the holidays.
Geraldine

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Destination Selection Streamlined

Destination Selection Streamlined

Meeting planners have plenty of decisions to make when selecting the ideal destination for their group. Not only are hotel and function space important but accessibility, group options, ease of transfers and of course budget also top the list. Yet each element becomes much easier to address when a destination that can fulfill most, if not all of your requirements is selected. But finding that perfect destination can be a major undertaking. To help streamline the process we’ve complied eight key questions that will help weed through your options, enabling you to quickly land the right location for your meeting.

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Hyatt Convention Alliance - Turnkey Solutions for Planners

Hyatt Convention AllianceThe Hyatt Convention Alliance is a program developed for planners who organize multi-year or multi-city bookings for their organizations. This grassroots effort was created to respond to meeting our customers’ needs with turnkey solutions. We simplify an otherwise overwhelming task of contracting multiple meetings at Hyatt’s finest convention hotels by streamlining the sales and event planning processes. This includes:

  • Customized concession package and incentives at proposal stage so you can understand multi-year impact on your budget
  • Site visit arrangements and/or board presentations to alleviate schedule challenges
  • One contract review and negotiation to save you time and legal resources
  • Consistent pre and post event reporting between properties to ensure a seamless turnover process leaving the small details of the planning process to us so you can focus on the bigger picture
  • Event planning commitment including attendance at prior year event – one more assurance to our strategic approach to ensure we are all working towards the same objective
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We Did It! SITE SoCal is Officially Chapter of the Year 2015

We Did It! SITE SoCal is Officially Chapter of the Year 2015

Our goal and tagline this year was “Elevate the Experience” and I think we can safely say we delivered on our promise! I am proud, honored and beyond thrilled to announce that SITE SoCal has won the Chapter of the Year Award for 2015.

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Member Spotlight on Brian Griffith, Fourth Wall Events

Last week we welcomed Brian Griffith to the SITE SoCal Board of Directors. We asked Brian a few “get-to-know-you” questions, see what he had to say below!

Brian Griffith
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