Formerly the Director of Sales for the Orange County Convention Center and several convention hotels within Florida, Steve has over 25 years of experience in the convention and hospitality industries and a thorough knowledge of the Orlando marketplace.
During our first full year of operation of our current services, we have worked with over 25 events, including several in the Trade Show 100 list, representing over 300,000 attendees, exhibitors and buyers!
He established with two industry trends in mind:
The costs of hosting a convention, trade show,
or meeting and the expenses of exhibiting or attending these events have
been increasing at a far greater rate than the rate of inflation. This
trend is challenging the convention, trade-show business model that has
been successful in the past.
A return on the investment required to host, exhibit, attend or supply an event at today's costs is a challenge for event management, exhibitors, attendees, and suppliers. This has caused a reduction in overall attendance and in the number and size of exhibitions, conventions and meetings. The results have severely strained the resources of event management, exhibitors, attendees and suppliers alike.
The recent expansion of Convention Centers in Orlando, Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Chicago—as well as new developments in many other cities--have created an atmosphere of competition among the venues in an effort to hold or expand their market share.WHAT DOES ALL THIS MEAN TO YOU?
can provide tangible cost savings to your organization, attendees and exhibitors. By combining our experience, knowledge and relationships with the buying power of your event and others we can save you time and money. The opportunity to leverage the buying power of your event has never been stronger.
We know what the Orlando community can do to attract your event, or to continue your current rotation. We are ready to put this wealth of experience and knowledge of other success stories to work for you, and we are confident that we can save you time and money.