GLOBAL DESTINATION & HOTEL SITE SELECTION
The Meetings Concierge handles site selection for hundreds of conferences globally. Our worldwide hotel connections allow us to quickly find perfect locations for your offsite meetings. The Meetings Concierge service is offered at no cost to you. Hotels provide independent meeting planners commission on the guest room rate. Everything we do for you is a complimentary service.
Rely on our expertise to save you time. From small senior management retreats to national sales meetings for hundreds, we find the right hotel for you and negotiate on your behalf to provide you with the most cost-effective hotel contract. We negotiate to protect you, save your company from unnecessary spending, and add more value and concessions.
Nancy studied Hotel, Restaurant, & Travel Administration at The University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Her hotel career includes sales positions with Four Seasons Hotels (Ritz-Carlton Chicago), Hyatt Resorts (Hyatt Regency Monterey), L’Ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Ritz-Carlton Hotels National Sales Office (Los Angeles) and Small Luxury Hotels of the World (Beverly Hills). The MEETINGS CONCIERGE served its first customer in 1991.
Nancy has risen to the crest of professional meeting planners by earning both the CMM (Certified Meeting Manager), and a CMP (Certified Meeting Professional).
“When you possess a CMM or CMP designation, you’re immediately considered an expert – one that can be trusted and depended upon to do the right thing for the right reason.”
- Jerry Wayne, MPI’s 2001-2002 Chairman of the Board
- Nancy serves as an Industry Advisory Panelist for Meeting Professionals International (MPI).
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As a former hotel sales manager, Leeann Philipsen’s background trained her to go above and beyond to serve The Meetings Concierge customers.
Leeann’s immediate response time coupled with her intuitive knowledge of the hotel business provides clients’ with accurate information to assist them in making decisions about where to hold their meetings. Her expertise in hotel contract negotiations makes it easier for customers to add value while at the same time helps them save money every time they book a meeting.
Leeann’s college education began at Boston University. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing at the University of Arizona. Her hotel sales career spanned the country from sales positions with Doubletree Hotels, the Westward Look Resort in Tucson, followed by a long career with Noble House Hotels at the SunBurst Resort before joining The Meetings Concierge as an independent meeting planner in 2005.