Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Successful e-Sourcing: Leveraging Technology to Get the Best Rates, Dates and Event Space


September 16, 2015 6:00 PM UTC until September 16, 2015 7:00 PM UTC

Define your sourcing process with the latest tips and best practices — and ensure you’re getting the best hotel and venue rates for your upcoming events!

Amanda Bigley and Karen Keller — two of Lanyon’s top meeting specialists — will share from their extensive experience in meetings management technology and negotiation practices to show you how to save time and money, and lower risk when booking your next meeting or event.

  • Discover best practices for finding and evaluating hotels and event venues
  • Examine tips and tricks for building an effective RFP to drive the right responses

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time: 1:00 Central
Cost: Complimentary

Brought to you by:

Amanda Bigley, Meeting Specialist & Associate Manager at Lanyon

With nearly ten years of experience in the meetings and events industry, Amanda has a strong working knowledge of event management — and unparalleled experience in servicing and maintaining a strategic meetings management program. Prior to joining Lanyon as a third-party meeting planner in 2010, Amanda worked as an in-house planner for a medium-sized association and a small training firm. She holds a Master of Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University.

Karen Keller, Meeting Specialist at Lanyon

In her twenty-plus years in the meetings and events industry, Karen has held a variety of roles — including Meetings & Events Planner, Account Manager and Strategic Sourcing Manager. Before coming to Lanyon, Karen was Associate Director of Events for the President of the University of Pennsylvania and a Meeting Planner at Maritz McGettigan. She holds a BFA from Moore College of Art and Design.

Continuing Education Credit

0.1 Credits