About Meeting Expectations
At Meeting Expectations, our mission is to passionately work to delight our customers, inspire our team members and deliver innovative solutions to the event planning and association markets. Founded in 1992 as a full-service global meeting and association management firm, we have created extraordinary experiences for event attendees and exceptional value for association and users group community members.
Headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Washington D.C., Chicago and Denver, the company is repeatedly recognized as one of Corporate Meeting & Incentives Magazine’s “Top 25 North American Meeting and Incentive Companies,” and as one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Best Places to Work.”
Our philosophy is to put clients first, exceed expectations and build long-term relationships.
Why Meeting Expectations?
Our more than 100 employees, with decades of meeting and event planning expertise, passionately lead our clients to new and creative ways of doing business. It is their diverse backgrounds and robust talent that deliver innovations to evolve your live events.
Simply put, we are dedicated to you. On average, we have a 93% client retention rate and our founding client, the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), is still with us today—a testament to our dedication and staying power.
And it doesn’t stop there. We also form long-standing relationships with our industry partners. We are privileged to participate in the following customer advisory boards: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Nashville, San Antonio, Fort Lauderdale, Destination Hotels, Inc., Associated Luxury Hotels Incorporated (ALHI) and Orlando.
Our dedicated team is devoted to providing flexible event tools. Our proprietary event management platform, IPReg, offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, customizable for your event.
Our Buying Power
With more than two decades in the hospitality industry and longstanding personal relationships with hotels, venues and convention bureaus worldwide, we negotiate the most favorable rates, concessions and terms to benefit your event. On average our team saves our clients 20% and we source over 140,000 room nights per year.
- Event strategy and design
- Venue selection and contracting
- Event technology and mobile experiences
- Project management
- Content development
- Speaker management
- Exhibits, tradeshows and sponsorship development
- Branding and marketing
- Logistics and on-site operations
- Strategic planning and board development
- Conference planning
- Education management
- Technology design and development
- Membership marketing
- Communications and publishing
- Sponsorship development and fulfillment
- Headquarters infrastructure