5 Proposal Best Practices You’re Missing


I’ve written a TON of proposals as an event planner and while many of them have looked different, I’ve definitely taken what I’ve learned along the way and improved my overall proposal process dramatically. Last week I wrote a proposal for a great client and sent her all the information I knew she would need to make a decision. Some of what she asked had already been covered, but some of it had not been addressed in my proposal. I had a great experience last week.

Spirit Air Mulls JetBlue’s Proposal

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Spirit Airlines has announced its board will consider JetBlue’s unsolicited proposal to acquire the ultra-low-cost carrier in an all-cash transaction. The post Spirit Air Mulls JetBlue’s Proposal appeared first on Business Traveler USA.

Here’s How to Create the Perfect Event Proposal Template


An event proposal can have various different purposes: securing sponsorships, getting a client as an event planner, getting buy-ins from stakeholders and higher-ups, and so on. In the need to create an event proposal but don’t know where to start? What Is an Event Proposal?

Department of Transportation Proposes New Rules on Flight Credits and Refunds

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In a move signaling how the change may affect the airline industry, the US Department of Transportation has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would cover airline ticket refunds. 22, to hear comment on the proposed rulemaking.

Get Your Session Proposals in Now!

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The Call for Speakers will close this Thursday at 11:59 pm CST

How to Write a Stand-out Event Sponsorship Proposal


To win quality sponsors that invest more dollars in your event, you’ll need to write a compelling sponsorship proposal. Eventbrite Event Sponsorships

4 Fresh Content Ideas for Your Sponsorship Proposals

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Event producers find themselves under immense pressure to creatively put together new and fresh sponsorship proposals. So, here are my four fresh content ideas for sponsorship proposals. Be sure to add social media sponsorship benefits to all your sponsorship proposals. White papers are easy, the perfect content benefit to add to sponsorship proposals. A VIP program is a niche approach for top-level sponsorship proposals.

European Union Proposes Nine-Month Expiration on Vaccines for Visitors

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Individual countries can decide for themselves on recommendation. Impacting Travel

Senate Bill Proposes Vaccine, Testing Requirements for US Domestic Flights

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A bill introduced to the U.S. Senate would require U.S. domestic air travelers to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, recovery or recent negative testing to get on a plane. Impacting Travel

Craft The Perfect Event Proposal, Market Via Facebook Groups, and More

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That means you need to craft an (almost) perfect event proposal if you want approval. Nab That Client with Your Event Proposal. Aside from a sterling track record, having a good proposal also helps a lot in this regard. This guide helps you craft the perfect proposal that will surely catch the client’s attention, from the format to the details. Before you plan for an event, you first need to get stakeholders on board.

11 Tips for a Successful Food & Drink Event Partnership Proposal


Partnerships are a key ingredient of most successful food and drink events. Here's how to do them right. Resources and Tools Event Sponsorships

We Made A Virtual Event Planning Tool That Will Simplify Your Next Request For Proposal!

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Check out our brand spanking new Virtual Event Request for Proposal Matrix! ??. There are so many pieces of specific information that need to be gathered, organized, and shared when it comes to creating a virtual event request for proposal. ?? The Best of the Best: RFPs Made Easy: Virtual Event RFP: What To Include (With Free Template!). 2020 Tech: Looking Back At 2020 In Events. ?? New virtual event tool alert!

Position paper on the European Commission’s proposals for Council recommendations on intra-EU and international travel

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The implementation date of 10 th January 2022 proposed by the European Commission would be too late to positively impact the Christmas holidays – both citizens and industry require certainty and coherent rules to prepare for end-of-year travel.

Creating and Responding to Requests for Proposals (RFP)

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When I receive a general RFP I need to decide whether I have the time to find out what is needed and do the research to provide a detailed, comprehensive proposal. awards banquet community event conference request for proposal RFPFrom time to time I receive RFPs from companies, government agencies and non-profits planning a conference, awards banquet or another large community event. Some are detailed, making it easy to respond.

Business Events Industry Focus Is Shifting Back to the Future

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Rhode Island Destination Orgs Jump on Teaming Wagon

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The newly designed executive summary, which outlines the nuts and bolts of the proposal, is upfront and allows the customer to more easily and quickly understand the financial commitment associated with the offer.

3 Tips for Landing Sponsorships in 2019

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Resist the urge to begin a sponsor relationship by flooding email inboxes with your initial proposal. Once a proposal is requested, use email to present a tailored pitch that addresses everything you’ve discussed. This tactic ensures that your sponsor proposal stands out from the crowd and can make your event one that decision makers remember. Use Customized Packages Instead of One-Size-Fits-All Proposals.

Call for Speakers Extended!

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New deadline for session proposals is October 8th, 2021

Everything You Need To Know About Creative Event Team – #EventIcons Episode 103

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Event Idea Theft

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Skift Take: How the request for proposal became a vehicle for the misappropriation of someone else's work. — Sue Pelletier Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

EU Agrees To Ease Cross-Border Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Tourists

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The 27 European Union member states approved a modified European Commission proposal on Friday. Impacting Travel

From the Flight Deck: 230 Craft Beers

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ICCA launches globally-recognised accreditation to elevate business events worldwide

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ICCASkills courses address today’s critical issues such as sustainable destination growth, stakeholder collaboration, community engagement, industry advocacy, and best practices in proposal bidding

EU Could Further Ease Travel Restrictions for the Vaccinated

Travel Pulse

A new proposal could streamline travel within the bloc for those who are fully inoculated or have recovered from Covid. Impacting Travel

Developing Your Own Signature Style in Your Brand

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A brand is a unification of your website, social media accounts, logo, proposals, email templates, lead magnets, and any other marketing materials you put out into the world

Cvent announces expanded International language support within the Cvent Supplier Network

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Company’s online event venue sourcing platform now offers planners the ability to search, source, and request proposals from hotels and venues in 18 different languages

DIY Guide: Organising Conference

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While we can't distinguish the entirety of the information you'll have to consider since quite a bit of it will rely upon the kind of occasion you are organizing, we can propose some accepted procedures that are critical to follow for any event.

Evolution of the DMC: Renewing Business Relationships with Deeper Trust, Transparency and Understanding


Common threads in both the survey and the roundtables for many were the need to change the proposal process, incorporate a Letter of Engagement to protect both the planner and DMC prior to executing a contract, and improve site inspection policies. PROPOSAL PROCESS.

Position on the European Commission’s new regulation on EU Digital COVID Certificate

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70 public and private travel and tourism organisations propose several amendments to the new EU Digital COVID Certificate Regulation with the aim to secure the freedom of movement across the continent and guarantee harmonised rules when the Certificate is in use.

Meet the RECONVENE Accelerator Winners


After sifting through hundreds of event proposals — ranging from music festivals to immersive fitness classes — Eventbrite selected five winners to join the RECONVENE Accelerator, providing direct support to these emerging […].

See How It’s Growing in Cleveland: Huntington Convention Center to Expand

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The proposed space expansion and enhancements will provide greater options and flexibility for event planners,” says Destination Cleveland President and CEO David Gilbert.

The Advancement of DMCs


More specifically, DMCs are reevaluating their existing proposal, site-inspection, time tracking, contracting, payment, and procurement processes, as well as their overall pricing models.

Integrated Solutions: Keeping up with Customer Demand


He currently runs Event Cost Sheet, a cost-first event management solution that simplifies proposals, invoicing, team collaboration, and financial reporting. In this session, DMCs are provided with a framework that can be used to operate more efficiently, with confidence.

The Essential Service of a DMC – Part I


Learn more about their discussions and next steps for communicating these new practices, focusing specifically on DMC value, the proposal process, utilizing an LOI or LOE and site inspection policies. For months an ADMEI Focus Group met to discuss the essential service of a DMC and how some practices will change as DMCs return to business.

JetBlue Joins the Bidding to Buy Spirit Airlines

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JetBlue has submitted a bid to acquire Spirit Airlines, a move which would put an end to a proposed merger between Spirit and its low-cost competitor, Frontier Airlines.

TWT: Canada’s Covid Veil Lifts, Biden Asks Airlines for Fee Transparency

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At a meeting of the White House Competition Council, Biden announced a release of a new proposed rule that he said would significantly strengthen protections for consumers by “ensuring that they have access to certain fee information before they purchase their airline tickets.”.

JetBlue Agrees to Buy Spirit, Creating 5th-Largest US Airline. How Did We Get Here?

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According to Barry Biffle, Frontier’s CEO, the airline’s “last, best and final” proposal was a cash and a stock swap deal estimated to be worth $2.9 Spirit sets a June 10 shareholder meeting to vote on the proposed Frontier merger.

It’s Time to Kill the RFP


Requests for proposal no longer fit today’s needs for smaller, more last-minute meetings. By Ron Shah, CEO, Bizly. read more. Corporate Toolbox Housing Global Sites Research Meeting Planning Toolbox

Bringing Airlines’ Fine Print to Light


The Department of Transportation has proposed new consumer protections that ensure transparency around ancillary fees, requiring that they be upfront when an airfare is first displayed. In the notice for proposed rulemaking, called the NPRM, the DOT want to “require U.S.

Las Vegas Approves 29-mile Hyperloop

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The commission unanimously approved a special use permit and 50-year franchise agreement for a proposed 29-mile tunnel system under The Strip, to be designed by Elon Musk ’s The Boring Company.

Sweden DMC Proud Of Country Respect Of State Rules During Covid-19

Unique World Global Destinations

Click ‘Request for a Proposal’. You will now have your account set-up to be able to send your event proposal directly to DMC offices and receive proposals faster than ever! SNE operates offices, both in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. How is SNE surviving during such a tough time?

Hotel Tax-Rate Changes Likely Coming in Several Big Cities


If the proposal passes, the tax increase will bring the total levy on a hotel room in Dallas to 15 percent. The Hotel Association of New York City and the Hotel Trades Council, which represents workers, are strongly in favor of the proposal.

Negotiating Hotel Contracts

Brightspot Incentive Events

They are inundated with loads of RFPs (Request for Proposals), which means your proposal may not even get a shot at being accepted when you submit it at the last minute. Our sourcing teams do the research, send RFPs, review proposals, and present their recommendations.