126 East Hill Street, Atlanta, GA 30030
CONTACT: Stacey Ruth, Partner; James Grevas, Partner
TYPE OF BUSINESS: A Unique Meetings and Marketing Agency. There is a dynamic within franchise organizations that requires a level of bilateral communication and cooperation beyond most other company structures. Actio helps these companies build and strengthen these relationships. Planning. Event Marketing. Producer Services. Creative. Content. Speech Coaching. Speakers & Entertainment. Video. Websites. Email Campaigns. Advertising. ROI. Webcasting. Team Building. Open Space. Event APPs.
ANAHEIM & ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION BUREAU
800 West Katella, Anaheim, CA 92802
CONTACT: Harriet Porter, Sales Director
TYPE OF BUSINESS: The Anaheim & OC CVB assists Franchisors in exploring Anaheim as the destination for their annual conference. With over 800,000 sq. ft. of expo space, 300,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 4000 guestrooms in walking distance, all surrounding the Grand Plaza - the ideal outdoor event venue. Contact us today to see why so many other, similar organizations host their annual event in Anaheim.
ASE GROUP, INC.
(913) 339-6511 FAX
6400 W. 110th Street, Suite 104, Overland Park, KS 66211
CONTACT: Bonnie Siegel, President and CEO; Marissa Schaffner, Vice President
TYPE OF BUSINESS: ASE Group, Inc. is the premier, full service, live experience marketing firm that provides clients with tailored meeting and event planning services. We design, plan, and execute live experiences that capture the essence of your brand. ASE is an expert at understanding the relationship of Franchisors, Franchisees and Vendors. Thus, our clients are empowered to execute their strategy via meetings or events that touch the attendees at their core. Simply put, our Human experience is unmatched.
ASSOCIATED LUXURY HOTELS INTERNATIONAL
1275 K Street, NW, Suite 810, Washington, DC
CONTACT: Mary Kreins, Director of Sales; Ed Simon, Regional Vice President
TYPE OF BUSINESS: For over 25 years Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has provided corporations and organizations reliable, regionally based Global Sales services for our membership of over 140 Four- and Five-Diamond quality hotels and resorts. ALHI offers one-call access to this prestigious portfolio to serve your meetings, convention and incentive travel programs. For a list of ALHI's entire portfolio, visit http://www.alhi.com.
CREATIVE PRODUCERS GROUP
1220 Olive Street, Suite 210, St. Louis, MO 63103
CONTACT: Dana King, Vice President, Client Development; Michael Taylor, Marketing & Business Development Manager
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Creative Producers Group is a full-service creative, event production and marketing services agency, specializing in the production of large-scale franchise meetings, special events, video and digital media. For more than 25 years, we've helped the world's top franchise systems attain--and maintain--their goals by helping them emotionally engage their zees, articulate vision, provide direction and inspire action.
FORT WORTH CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
(817) 338-3537 FAX
111 W. 4th Street, Suite 200, Fort Worth, TX
CONTACT: Carrie Huff, Senior National Account Director
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Hospitality/Meetings & Tourism Destinations.
GLOBAL EVENTS PARTNERS/KRISAM GROUP
(202) 775-8150 FAX
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 620, Washington, DC
CONTACT: Carrie Heiden, VP, Sales--GEP; Traci Baxter, Director, Sales--Krisam
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Destination management, event planning.
HARRIS GOLDMAN PRODUCTIONS, INC.
(619) 299-2315 FAX
8885 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 335, San Diego, CA 92108
CONTACT: Linda Goldman, Vice President; William Purves, Vice President
TYPE OF BUSINESS: IFA members such as Golden Corral and Big O Tires rely on HGP's award-winning capabilities to produce their creative, cost-effective conventions. From conferences of 200 to conventions of 10,000 across the U.S. and internationally. HGP's value-added includes Broadway theatre experience; cost-effective in-house creative, technical & strategic communications capabilities; and ability to optimize high-touch presenter-audience relationships. To learn more, visit us at http://www.harrisgoldman.com.
IMAGE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
(314) 646-1818 FAX
523 Hanley Industrial Court, Saint Louis, MO
CONTACT: Jennifer Knapp, Regional Sales Manager
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Meeting & Event Production Company. Creative Development, Meetings & Events, Scenic & Environment, Staging & Equipment. ITC transforms your messages into experiences that influence audience perception.
PLAN AHEAD EVENTS
(561) 868-6365 FAX
2121 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach, FL 33411
CONTACT: Tipton Shonkwiler, Brand Director
TYPE OF BUSINESS: At Plan Ahead Events, we believe in providing every client with an unrivaled level of service. Each event will benefit from the highly individualized attention of our event management specialists. WE use our expertise and enthusiasm to deliver innovative solutions that will capture the essence of your event and allow you to maximize results.
MEETING EXPECTATIONS, INC.
(404) 240-0998 FAX
3525 Piedmont Road, Building 5, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30305
CONTACT: Brian Meyer, President; Allison Dixon, Director
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Expect success from your next franchise meeting, conference or marketing roadshow. A Corporate Meetings & Incentives Magazine Top 25 Company, we offer meeting planning and support worldwide, including venue selection/contract negotiation, logistics, food and beverage management, exhibitor management and registration. IFA Member Offer: Our meeting venue experts conduct a complimentary, no-obligation analysis of your existing contract, report on unrealized value and suggest improvements.
ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL
(305) 539-3902 FAX
1080 Caribbean Way, Miami, FL 33132
CONTACT: Lori Cassidy, Director, Corporate, Incentive & Charter Sales; Agnes Galvez, Account Executive
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Royal Caribbean International--Incredible Ships Built for Business! With a fleet of 22 ships sailing around the world on 3 night cruises and longer, we truly have a product that works well for a variety of business objectives--from a board retreat, to a national sales meeting to a pure incentive program. Most importantly, we deliver an incredible value, ease of planning and a unique experience aboard the industry's most innovative cruise line.
TRIFECTA MEETINGS & INCENTIVES, LLC
4970 Lakeland Woods Court, Atlanta, GA 30338
CONTACT: Hilli Evans, Managing Partner; Pam Spanjer, Sales
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Meetings, Events and Incentive Travel Management, Site Selection, Online Registration & Trade Shows.
ZOOM 7, INC.
(214) 217-7708 FAX
3511 Cedar Springs Road, #B, Dallas, TX 75219
CONTACT: Denise Howieson, Sales & Marketing Manager
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Launch your next event with ZOOM.7! We are meeting and event producers who specialize in creating emotional engagement with audiences through live event production. We handle every aspect of your general session production from pre-production; concept development, audio visual support, video and graphic production, social media, entertainment and event marketing. On-site we manage load in, crews, rehearsals, staff and executives. Every detail is double checked to ensure your event is a success and we do it all within your budget and target timeframe. Let the team at ZOOM.7 help you launch your next annual convention, sales meeting, multi-city regional meetings, and awards programs.
919 MARKETING COMPANY
(919) 557-0041 FAX
102 Avert Ferry Road, Holly Springs, NC 27540
CONTACT: Graham Chapman, Senior PR Catalyst; Sue Yannello, Franchise Practice Director
TYPE OF BUSINESS: 919 Marketing is a full service public relations and social media firm with a proven track record of helping underdog franchise companies of all sizes grow their system and maximize their royalty stream while helping 'zee's do more business. Clients include Blimpie, Golden Corral, Papa Murphy's, Great Clips, i9 Sports, Visiting Angels, Valpak, and more.
BETTER DEAL PRINTING, LLC
(928) 445-8373 FAX
4742 Turnstone Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301
CONTACT: Larry Curell, President & CEO
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Printing, Promotional Products, Direct Mail, Brand Management, Corporate apparel / uniforms, Vehicle wraps and graphics. Service Disabled Veteran owned Small Business (SDVOSB).
(630) 879-9240 (630) 454-3047
(888) 269-2745 FAX
1051 North Kirk Road, Batavia, IL 60510
CONTACT: Craig Eldridge, Director,...