Insurance meeting managers get to know Marriott during weekend events at corporate headquarters, flagship properties, and even the home of a well-known and welcoming executive.
With the help of a wireless audience response keypad system provided by Meridia Interactive Solutions, attendees at Marriott’s Insurance and Financial Services Customer Forum created a picture of meeting management at the turn of the century.
Below is a sampling of the questions asked during the session. Participants entered their answers via keypads and instantly saw the results displayed in graph form; they also left the meeting with printouts of all the charts.
The lightest moment came when hoteliers were asked if they mail out “hot dates” announcements to planners (83 percent said yes) and then planners were asked if they find such announcements valuable (90 percent said no).