Westgate Resorts is boosting third-party commission rates to 12 percent, based on location and times of meetings.
Hilton has joined Marriott in cutting independent meeting planner commissions to 7 percent.
Hilton may follow Marriott in cutting independent planner commissions from 10% to 7% on October 1, 2018.
Forty-four-year meetings and hospitality industry veteran David Bruce, managing partner of the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas-area meeting planning and association management company CMP Meeting Services, knows and cares enough about his profession that he realizes it’s time for a big change.
Marriott's move to cut independent planner commissions to 7 percent led planner concerns at MPINCC's ACE conference.
Meeting Planners Unite, a third-party organization formed on LinkedIn to combat Marriott's commission cuts, is forming a trade association.
Shepard AV's Stuart Danneman gives his essential tips for selecting a speaker at your meeting or convention.