Maritz Global Events: 2016 CMI 25

Maritz Global Events: 2016 CMI 25

Maritz Global Events
Fenton, Mo.
WEB SITE: Maritzglobalevents.com
TOP CUSTOMER MARKETS: insurance/financial services, pharmaceutical, computers/electronics
THE LATEST:
  • In April, the company announced Maritz Global Events as the new name for the parent company to which Maritz Travel and Experient report.
  • Maritz has taken a notable stance on human trafficking issues in the past year, formalizing its employee training for recognizing and reporting instances of human trafficking and incorporating language into its agreements with industry suppliers and partners to help combat the crime throughout the world.
  • President David Peckinpaugh has been honored with a number of industry accolades over the past year, including a RISE Award for Meetings Industry Leadership from Meeting Professionals International, the Unity Award from the Joint Meetings Industry Council, and Advocate of the Year from the Incentive Travel Council.
  • Experient has been out in front on the alternative acc ommodations trend. A collaboration last September with Airbnb provides clients with new lodging options, especially in destinations with a lack of hotel availability. In another Experient move, the division is now offering à la carte association management services through a partnership with Talley Management Group.
  • In other news, the company has finalized its Maritz Global Meetings Network - 25 global partners with services in more than 60 countries — and last summer, Christie Hicks, senior vice president of sales for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, joined the company's board of directors.
LEADERSHIP:
David Peckinpaugh, President, Maritz Global Events
Steve O’Malley, Division President, Maritz Travel, a Maritz Global Events company
Michael Guerriero, Division President, Experient, a Maritz Global Events company
 
BY THE NUMBERS:
  • Corporate meetings in
    2015
     
    6,314
     
  • Incentive travel programs in 2015
     
    319
     
  • Room nights booked for
    meetings and incentives
    in 2015
    1,986,171
     
  • Full-time employees
     
    1,408
  • Meeting and incentive travel programs held outside the U.S.
    11%
  • Revenue from planning
    and executing meetings
    and incentives
    undisclosed
  • Corporate meetings in
    2015
    6,314
     
  • Incentive travel programs in 2015
    319
     
  • Meeting and incentive travel programs held outside the U.S.
    11%
     
  • Room nights booked for meetings and incentives in 2015
    1,986,171
     
  • Revenue from planning and executing meetings and incentives
    undisclosed
  • Full-time employees
    1,408
David Peckinpaugh
President, Maritz Global Events

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