Vancouver, BC; April 24, 2023
Event room block sourcing and management experts, HopSkip and Meetingmax, are excited to announce a new partnership. As leaders in the event management industry, both companies share a common goal of providing exceptional experiences to their clients. Through this partnership, they aim to streamline the event planning process and provide a seamless solution for their clientele.
“We are excited to offer event planners and DMOs a solution to manage their room blocks once sourcing is complete,” says Sean Whalin, Co-Founder and CEO of HopSkip. “We empower meetings and hospitality professionals to streamline the way room blocks and function space are contracted at hotels. This partnership is the natural next step in our clients’ event management process. Once the event contracts are finalized in HopSkip, clients can manage and sell that inventory through Meetingmax.”
Together, HopSkip and Meetingmax provide event planners, DMOs, and housing managers with a robust toolkit for seamless event planning and accommodation management. Event professionals can now easily handle venue and room block sourcing, the entire RFP process, and attendee accommodation management with these two powerful software providers.
“Meetingmax comes into play once the hotel room blocks are contracted,” says Patrick MacCoubrey, Director of Operations of Meetingmax. “Our clients are often looking for tools to manage the sourcing and RFP process. We’re excited to offer them one of the best solutions in the industry today.”
The two companies connected over their shared loved of fanatical customer service. Meetingmax is known for its Ridiculously Remarkable Support, which includes sending slippers to clients, celebrating client wins and milestones, and their annual user conference, The Unconvention, which connects housing managers from across North America. HopSkip, founded by three entrepreneurs, two of whom grew up in the hospitality industry, has prioritized customer service. The HopSkip customer success team responds in under 30 seconds, and customers can quickly request support on demand. Additionally, HopSkip demonstrates gratitude towards its partners by sending them tokens of appreciation. With this innovative approach, HopSkip is rapidly becoming the go-to platform for event planners to source hotels.
The two organizations are excited to work together and look forward to helping you plan your next successful event.
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HopSkip was created by and for event planners looking for a more efficient way to book hotels for their events. With HopSkip, planners can make amazing-looking RFPs, discover and request proposals from over 120,000 hotels, compare projected spending side-by-side, and quickly identify cost savings, saving meeting planners countless hours and headaches. Meeting and event planners across the Fortune 500 list and major international associations, hotel sales teams, and DMOs across North America and Europe trust HopSkip as their hotel sourcing platform.
Meetingmax provides the event industry with comprehensive and flexible room block management software serviced with Ridiculously Remarkable Support. Meetingmax is used by Convention & Visitor Bureaus across North America and by organizers of high-profile events including South by Southwest, TED Conferences, and VMware Explore. The software provides users with a simple, yet powerful means to manage conference hotel reservations.