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Applied Meetings & Hospitality Solutions

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About AM&HS

Excellence is not optional

Applied Meetings & Hospitality Solutions is a fully-integrated resource and results-based company for the hospitality and meeting industries. We actively engage, embrace and support the meeting planning and hospitality industries through collaborative initiatives, affiliations with leading suppliers, and valued long-term relationships.

what we offer
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SERVICES

Let us help you reach new heights.

PRODUCTIVITY

We increase your productivity while taking on time consuming tasks of sourcing, qualifying, negotiating and cost analysis.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We create a detailed cost analysis comparison based on key financial line items you require and ensure accuracy while avoiding surprises.

TRANSPARENCY

We believe in transparency... What's best for our clients is the objective, period. Think of us as an extension of you and your organization.

LEVERAGE

We are objective in our due diligence processes. Our results reflect our buying power and market intelligence.

MEETINGS SOLUTIONS | SITE SELECTION AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

Your meeting, convention, trade show, or incentive program has an immediate and lasting impact on your organization. Our experience, combined with a collaborative and caring approach, is what we consider our keys for success. We are confident you will enjoy working with us and that your experience will be positive and rewarding. Consider us an extension of your team, prepared and ready to make your vision a reality.

250+

Satisfied clients

38+

Work hours saved per meeting

500+

Cities and venues traveled

40+

Years of proven experience

HOSPITALITY SOLUTIONS | GROUP SALES AND MARKETING RESULTS

We understand the competitive group meeting and incentive market. In partnership with your organization we deliver comprehensive, integrated hospitality sales and marketing solutions resulting in custom designed direct sales programs that deliver increased group market share and group pace. Hospitality Solutions: • Group Pace Consultation; Analysis, Strategies, and Tactics • +2 Lead Conversions • Direct Sales Initiatives • Streamline Direct Sales Efficiencies and Processes • Individual Sales Talent and Team Dynamics Development • Training and Sustainability

our proven experience

We have more than 40 years of combined business development and operational experience in international and domestic hotels and resorts. AM&HS develops meeting planning and sales and marketing solutions by delivering exceptional site selection, planning services, in-depth cost analysis, and contract negotiations. Our goal is to accomplish your organization's objectives of cost savings, time reduction, and maximum return on your investment. Our hospitality service provides comprehensive and integrated hospitality sales and marketing solutions to hotel/resort owners, asset management companies, and hoteliers, who are focused on increasing market share in the group meeting and incentive (MICE) markets. Applied Meeting & Hospitality Solutions, LLC, actively engages, embraces, and supports the meeting planning and hospitality industries through collaborative initiatives, education, and training. We have valued long-term relationships with leading suppliers. The AM&HS team is assisted by the company's advisory board, a source of industry expertise and a key component contributing to our fundamental business practice of delivering individualized business strategies and to our motto: "Excellence is not optional." The Board consists of renowned professionals representing a number of disciplines critical to solutions we provide.

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Mark Benson is a hospitality professional of 25+ years with an extensive background in luxury and upscale resorts...

Mark Benson, CMP

President/Managing Partner, Applied Meetings & Hospitality Solutions, LLC
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Todd Mickey has been providing high quality service to a wide range of corporate and association clients for over two decades...

Todd Mickey

COO/Managing Partner, Applied Meetings & Hospitality Solutions, LLC
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Considered an expert in international and domestic markets, Jennifer brings 20+ years of experience to AM&HS and prior background...

Jennifer Hohenberg

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/BIZ DEV, APPLIED MEETINGS & HOSPITALITY SOLUTIONS, LLC
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As senior vice president, Robert's role is to lead the marketing strategy for the world's largest five-diamond hotels...

Robert H. Rippee

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING THE VENETIAN | THE PALAZZO LAS VEGAS
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Patricia is recognized internationally for her expertise in strategic driven leadership in the areas of Strategic Meeting Management...

Patricia Kerr

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT, MEETING & EVENT MANAGEMENT NATIONWIDE
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10 year CMP. Past President of FICP (Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Association). Association with just over 1200 members...

Michael Burke, CMP

DIRECTOR, CONFERENCE & TRAVEL SERVICES THE HANOVER INSURANCE GROUP
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With over 35 years’ experience in customer service, sales and marketing it is my pleasure to serve the corporate and association...

Mark Nitti

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING AT AlliedPRA
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Tim brings 30 years of experience in developing new revenue streams and creating innovative solutions that deliver...

Tim Brooks

SALES, MARKETING & REVENUE STRATEGIST HOSPITALITY / TRAVEL / MEETINGS INDUSTRY
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Jeff is a 35 year veteran of the hospitality industry working in senior sales and marketing positions...

Jeffrey Jones

VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING & ADVERTISING 89 DEGREES
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Mark Galvin is a personal social media expert with 29 years of hotel industry experience. He specializes in blending hospitality...

Mark Galvin

President and Founder of ePresence, LLC

some of OUR CLIENTS

Organizations we are proud to serve.

AM&HS provided results in a format that is easily followed and extremely detailed. The flexibility that they provide with how information is presented was also invaluable and allowed me to present information "as is" without re-work. I have to honestly say, I could not have done it without them.

The Hanover Insurance Group

We have used other nationally known site selection/travel companies that can't compare to the high quality and full service experience AM&HS delivers. They are an extension of me and part of our corporate team.

Goodman Manufacturing

We recommend AM&HS to anyone seeking excellence. Their high-energy and analytical skills allowed them to present to us a completely different way of looking at the way that we had previously negotiated our events. Aside from their experience and professionalism they are a pleasure to work with.

Ascot Supply Corporation

From the very beginning, each phase of the sourcing, negotiation and contracting processes were efficient and seamless saving our organization countless man hours that we were able to direct and invest toward our organization’s key growth objectives.

College of Performance Management

Thank you for your role in the Revs Institute 2013 Connoisseurship and Collectible Car Symposium... Without your generous and special efforts, we wouldn't have been able to offer an event of this caliber.

Revs Institute for Automotive Research

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