Thu, 8 February 2018
SW 325 - Successful Meetings, Events, & Conferences with Tim Hentschel CEO of HotelPlanner & Meetings.com
Jason Hartman talks with Tim Hentschel, CEO of HotelPlanner.com & Meetings.com, about the ins and outs of throwing an event, from what city you pick to booking rooms, and more.
The two look at what's happened to US tourism since the administration change, the disruption that sites like AirBnB have created for large events, advice for someone starting their own conference, and the rising use of artificial intelligence.
[2:02] What's happened to the travel & tourism since the administration change?
[5:25] The effect of AirBnB on the hotel industry during last year's London marathon
[9:30] The event planning industry has GOT to be simplified
[12:38] A piece of advice to speakers looking to do their own conference
[14:54] The difference between Meetings.com and HotelPlanner.com
[19:17] How Tim's companies are using AI