Press Releases

For Immediate Release
Contact: Marie Johnson, CMP
Marketing and Public Relations
marketing@meetings-incentives.com

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE UNVEILS NEW CONSULTING DIVISION,
INTENT STRATEGY GROUP, TO CREATE MORE STRATEGIC MEETINGS MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

Caledonia, Wisconsin (February 11, 2019) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), announced today the development of a new divsion, the Intent Strategy Group (ISG), designed to serve evolving meetings management market needs around technology and strategically drive client growth.

Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), announced today a new division, Intent Strategy Group (ISG), designed to serve evolving meetings management market needs around technology and strategically drive client growth.

For the past four years, M&IW’s dedicated team of strategic meetings management program (SMMP) consultants have helped clients develop enterprise-wide solutions on an array of business objectives for their events program. Due to the team’s unique skills and requests for their services, M&IW created a consulting division which will be formally rolled out in early 2019.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE NAMED TO 12TH ANNUAL
2018 MEETINGSNET CMI 25 LIST

Caledonia, Wisconsin (September 12, 2018) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), a global event management company, has been named to the 2018 MeetingsNet CMI 25 list of the 25 largest and most influential meeting and incentive travel management companies. Now in its 12th year, the list is a unique resource for meeting managers, incentive travel executives, and procurement professionals looking for experienced, professional outsourcing partners.

“We are excited to be included on the CMI 25 list for the 10th consecutive year,” said Jean Johnson, CMP, Co-CEO and Chief People Officer with M&IW. “Our team continues to embrace our culture through customer obsession, collaboration and continuous innovation. In celebration of our 50th anniversary last year, and as part of our Global Project Giveback program, we rolled out our 50 Years/50 Charities initiative. Our associates were assigned to 50 teams by location and each selected a different charity. They competed in generating awareness, volunteering time, and raising money for great causes across the globe.”

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE TO
ATTEND CVENT’S ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Caledonia, Wisconsin (June 28, 2018) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), is excited to announce they will be attending Cvent CONNECT July 23-26, 2018 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada. For the past five consecutive years, M&IW’s dedicated team of meeting management consultants will be exhibiting and on-hand to address the most pressing Cvent questions regarding implementation, data or platform migration, policy management, and user training.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE NAMED TO
2017 MEETINGSNET CMI25 LIST OF TOP MEETING AND INCENTIVE COMPANIES

Caledonia, Wisconsin (September 12, 2017) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), was named to the 2017 MeetingsNet CMI 25 list of the 25 largest and most influential meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the U.S. corporate market. Now in its 11th year, the list is a unique resource for meeting managers, incentive travel executives, and procurement professionals looking for experienced, professional outsourcing partners.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE NAMES NEW
DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL PROCUREMENT

Caledonia, Wisconsin (February 20, 2017) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), a global meeting and event management company, is pleased to announce it has appointed Denise Farrell as the Director of Global Procurement. Denise, a 20-year veteran of the meetings and hospitality industries, brings a wealth of experience to her position. She will report to Lisa Palmeri, Vice President of Global Enterprise Solutions. “Denise will have a focus on sourcing process excellence including efficiency gains and new savings performance targets. Overall company focus on employee professional development translates to enhanced service to clients.” said Lisa.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE NAMED TO
10TH ANNUAL MEETINGSNET “CMI 25” LIST

Caledonia, Wisconsin (October 17, 2016) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), a women-owned, global meeting, event, incentive and conference management company has been named to the MeetingsNet 2016 CMI 25 list of the largest and most influential full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies. Now in its 10th year, the list of is a unique resource for meeting managers, incentive travel executives, and procurement professionals who leverage outsourcing partners to orchestrate events around the globe with professionalism and creativity.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE NAMED TO
9TH ANNUAL MEETINGSNET “CMI 25” LIST

Caledonia, Wisconsin (September 21, 2015) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), has been named to the MeetingsNet 2015 CMI 25 list of the largest and most influential full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies. Now in its ninth year, the CMI 25 is the leading resource for meeting managers, incentive travel executives, and procurement professionals researching information on the industry’s leading outsource partners.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE NAMES NEW
VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC ACCOUNT SOLUTIONS

Caledonia, Wisconsin (September 2, 2015) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), a global meeting and event management company, today announced it has appointed Lisa Palmeri as the new Vice President of Strategic Account Solutions. Lisa is a visionary leader that has devoted the majority of her career to tackling complex organizational challenges and implementing emerging technology solutions to help clients improve efficiencies, increase quality, and reduce costs related to their travel and meetings spend.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE PROCLAIMS SUPPORT FOR
NORTH AMERICAN MEETINGS INDUSTRY DAY

Caledonia, Wisconsin (April 9, 2015) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW) announced today their support of the first annual North American Meetings Industry Day (NAMID). On April 16, 2015, Meetings Mean Business (MMB) and industry leaders will spotlight the substantial value derived from business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions by connecting people and driving positive business results throughout the continent.

In honor of NAMID, M&IW is joining forces with local partners, clients, and associates to host an educational session for industry leaders in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. The Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate Training will be held at the Westin North Shore Hotel on April 16, 2015. Along with this exclusive event, M&IW petitioned Scott Walker, Governor of the State of Wisconsin, and Tom Barrett, Mayor of Milwaukee to issue proclamations in support NAMID. M&IW is pleased to share April 16, 2015 has been declared Meetings Industry Day throughout the State of Wisconsin. Additionally, M&IW will take part in the social media conversation on twitter @meetings360.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE NAMED TO THE 8th ANNUAL
MEETINGSNET “CMI 25” LIST

Caledonia, Wisconsin (October 14, 2014) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW) has been named to the “CMI 25” list of the largest and most influential full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies. Compiled by Penton’s MeetingsNet, the CMI 25 is the leading resource for meeting managers, incentive travel executives, and procurement professionals researching information on the industry’s leading outsource partners.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE EARNS A POSITION ON INC. MAGAZINE’S
33RD ANNUAL LIST OF AMERICA’S FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES –
THE INC. 5000

Caledonia, Wisconsin (August 24, 2014) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW) has solidified its reputation as one of the nation’s fastest growing meeting and event management companies and included on the exclusive Inc. 5000 list. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE WINS CVENT’S 2014 PLANNER AWARDS
FOR POWER OF THE PLATFORM

Caledonia, Wisconsin (June 22, 2014) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide (M&IW), has been selected as the recipient of the highly coveted 2014 Cvent Planner Award in the Power of the Platform category. Winners were announced at Cvent’s Corporate Meetings Summit, an elite event attended by more than 1,000 senior-level travel, meeting and procurement professionals from around the world. M&IW was especially honored to win the award after taking home Cvent’s 2013 Savvy Sourcing award last year and the only third party meeting management company to win thus far.

 

GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER ANNOUNCES 2014 TRAILBLAZER AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS
13 WOMAN-OWNED COMPANIES SELECTED FROM ACROSS WISCONSIN TO RECEIVE AWARDS

Madison, Wisconsin (February 26, 2014) – Governor Scott Walker, Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, and the Wisconsin Women’s Council are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Governor’s Trailblazer Awards for Women in Business, recognizing women pioneers in the business community. Award recipients will be honored in a ceremony at the State Capitol on April 9, 2014, followed by a Trailblazer Luncheon sponsored by BMO Harris Bank.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE NAMED TO 7TH ANNUAL
“CMI 25” LIST BY MEETINGSNET/CORPORATE & INCENTIVES MAGAZINE

Caledonia, Wisconsin (September 10, 2013) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc. (M&I), has been named to the 2013 “CMI 25” list, the 7th annual directory of the largest and most influential full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the U.S. corporate meetings and events industry.

 

BUSINESS JOURNAL NAMES MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE AS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING FIRMS IN SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN

Caledonia, Wisconsin (August 16, 2013) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc. (M&I), a global meeting and event management company, is among the winners of The Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Firms award. In all, the Milwaukee Business Journal is honoring 30 southeastern Wisconsin firms. All of the firms saw substantial growth between 2010 and 2012.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE WINS
CVENT’S 2013 PLANNER AWARD FOR SAVVY SOURCING

Caledonia, Wisconsin (July 25, 2013) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc. (M&I), a global meeting and event management company, has been selected as a Cvent 2013 Planner Award winner in the Savvy Sourcing category. Cvent’s first installment of this awards program honored nominees in five competitive categories that were each evaluated by a panel of Cvent judges.

 

MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WORLDWIDE RECEIVES NATIONAL
CERTIFICATION AS A WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (WBE)

Caledonia, Wisconsin (May 9, 2013) – Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc. (M&I), a global meeting, incentive and association management company, announced today that it has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBDC-Chicago, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).