The CMI 25, MeetingsNet's list of the top independent meeting planning companies, is a resource for organizations looking for an experienced partner for conferences, incentives, trainings, and other corporate meetings.
ALTOUR Meetings & Incentives
In-person corporate meetings: 317
# with a hybrid component: 88
Stand-alone virtual events: 81
Incentive travel programs: 27
Room-nights booked for meetings and incentives: 11,242
• Two internal promotions of note on the meeting team are Lindsay Jandl, named senior director of operations, sourcing & design, and Haley Rosow, now senior director of technology.
• Recent additions to ALTOUR’s meeting clientele include a global fitness company, a large law firm, a global manufacturing company, and various medical firms. Key markets for the company are insurance and financial services, business services, and healthcare and medical meetings.
• The company has continued to invest in technology resources and the meetings and incentives department team, making hybrid events a one-stop experience.
Mary Sue Leathers, President, Meetings & Incentives
Alexandre Chemla, President & CEO
Lee Thomas, Chief Operating Officer
Full-time employees in North America (May 2022): 30
Meetings and incentive travel programs held outside the U.S.: 5%
Revenue from planning meetings and incentives: 80%
Revenue from planning virtual meetings: 15%
The biggest challenge to producing meetings and incentives over the next year is likely to be…
“...having patience. Working with hotels, airlines, and DMCs, planners are having to develop patience in a way the industry has not experienced. Everything takes longer and meeting planning companies are doing their best to meet client deadlines, but be prepared for longer turnaround times.”
—Mary Sue Leathers, President, Meetings & Incentives
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