On today’s show we interviewed Brian Meyer with Meeting Expectations – they specialize in conference planning and association management. Brian shared some great information about employee retention as well as tips on how to get the most out of your next meeting or conference. He also explained how his company has evolved from a meeting business to now one that also manages associations and does some consulting as well.
Brian Meyer/Meeting Expectations
Meeting Expectations is a full-service, global provider of certified conference and association services. They create inspired solutions in the realms of meeting management, association management, site selection, registration, technology and marketing.
As managing partner and president for Meeting Expectations, Brian is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the company. In addition, Brian is responsible for executive development, key customer contact and the overall financial performance of the company.
During Brian’s tenure, Meeting Expectations has attained 90% or better client and staff retention rates which is part of the reason they have won numerous awards, including a longstanding position on the Corporate Meetings & Incentives CMI 25 list (a list of the 25 largest and most influential North American meeting and incentive planning companies) and the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best Places to Work. In 2010, he spearheaded the creation of Meeting Expectations consulting practice, Ascend Consulting, Inc. Brian further supports the industry by participating in numerous industry councils and roundtables.