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Earn CMP credits!

ALL education sessions at this year's conference are approved by The Events Industry Council to count toward your CMP certification. Keep your professional status up-to-date while enjoying and learning from this incredible lineup of speakers.

Crafting the Perfect RFP for your Conference

Kaitlyn Dineen  (President & Owner / Co-Founder, Fifth Street DMC / RMM)

Heather Niemeyer  (Managing Director & Co-Founder, Reimagine Meeting Management)

Dana Moberly  (Senior Marketing Manager, Global Events, Eagle Eye Networks)

Alicia Miller  (Market Director of Group Sales, JW Marriott Austin and Austin Marriott Downtown)

Location: 10B

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: TSE-MeetingsNet, TSE-Event Planning

Theme: AEP- & CSEP-approved

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Join us for an insightful panel discussion where we will delve into the art of crafting effective and compelling Requests for Proposal (RFPs). Developing exceptional RFPs is a vital step toward ensuring the success of your events, yet it often presents a formidable challenge for many planners, especially those early in their careers. This session will provide valuable insights from various viewpoints, including those of a seasoned planner, a hotel sales professional, and a client. Together, we will explore the essential elements required to create a competitive and illustrative RFP, capable of bringing you to the perfect venue, hotel, or vendor for your event. Don't miss this opportunity to gain expert perspectives and valuable strategies that can elevate your RFP game and enhance your event planning prowess.

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