HelmsBriscoe is a conference and meeting resource firm dedicated to providing our clients with top-quality site information so they can make the best location choice for their next meeting or event.
We work with hotels and meeting suppliers worldwide, solely representing the best interest of our clients. Because of our purchasing power, we bring value-added solutions to the site selection and planning process for clients both large and small. All of this is offered at no cost to our clients. We are compensated by the hotel.
• Your interests come first. We are not retained by any hotels or hotel companies. We work with you to meet your organization’s goals, objectives, and budget with the perfect hotel property.
• Use your time strategically. Industry research shows that 40% of a meeting planner’s time is spent on site selection. As your partner, HelmsBriscoe will save you time and add value. You devise strategy and content while we research sites and negotiate the contracts.
• Gain staff at no cost. Not only will you benefit from our experience and purchasing clout; you receive this benefit at no cost. HelmsBriscoe is paid a placement fee from the hotel.
• Benefit from our tremendous buying power. In 2009, HelmsBriscoe booked more than 3.1 million room nights and $503 million revenue in group business. We remain the largest booker of group hotel rooms and the leader in the marketplace. Hotels recognize and value our business by working to ensure that HelmsBriscoe clients receive special consideration and very competitive rates.
• Find us where you want to meet. HelmsBriscoe has more than 1100 associates located in 43 countries around the world. We use this network to provide current, accurate information on hotel properties. One contact brings you the world.
• Utilize our meeting knowledge and experience. Our associates have an average of 15 years experience in the industry with backgrounds in meeting planning and/or hotel sales. We’ve mastered the art of hotel negotiation and can identify opportunities or potential problems.
• Focus on your core business; we’ll focus on ours. When it’s time for a meeting or conference, let HelmsBriscoe quickly match your needs with the most appropriate property. We use a proprietary, online, rapid RFP system that speeds the process. We also have an internal database where associates and clients share knowledge regarding rate history, current service levels, and physical standards. Use this resource to your advantage.
Include the strength of HelmsBriscoe in the planning of your next meeting or event.