If you’re looking for a little help with corporate event planning, planning a special event or planning a meeting, there’s a lot of help out there to draw on! To paraphrase The Beatles, we get by with a little help from our friends. In life and in business. Regardless of your job, career or even the company you work for, we can’t do it all on our own.
Yes, there are lots of different businesses out there. And as we all know, and we have definitely blogged about, there are literally thousands of traditional meeting planning companies out there to help. But what about the not so traditional …
Corporate Event Planning – Have you heard the Latest?
There’s a revitalized business out there to help all sorts of planners and wanna be planners…and it’s the concierge company. The conventional definition provided by dictionary.com of a concierge company is “a member of a hotel staff in charge of special services for guests, as arranging for theater tickets or tours”.
And based on that definition, boy have things changed! Concierge services have really grown and become an important and productive part of the hospitality industry. Concierge services have definitely come a long way baby! Back in the day, a concierge company would provide an assortment of traditional services that included a variety of tasks such as running errands, coordinating dry cleaning, shopping for gifts, organizing pet care, making reservations and booking all sorts of tickets. They could and would handle everything for you.
But now they offer so much more, especially to the meeting planning world. Concierge companies are no longer just in hotel lobbies run by hotels. They’re still there, but now there are many privately owned companies that can be found located everywhere, including online.
Corporate Event Planning – Concierge Companies Are Here To Help!
Concierge companies are ideal for the fast paced and growing businesses looking to partner with a company that can assist with a single undertaking or each new project that comes up. They come to the table with expertise and experience. You can partner with them and utilize their services to assist you in facilitating your parties, events and meetings.
Concierge companies have transformed and become a value added business that brings efficient and resourceful solutions to the table. They will work with you on almost any project – big or small. They are willing to take on the entire project or help you with individual components; finding the ideal venue, the right caterer, great entertainment or finding the essential staff that can help ensure flawless coordination of your program. If your organization already is stacked with committees, coordinators or you think this is your job, concierge services have the know-how that will save you time and money.