• Meeting and Event Planning Company Reaches Partnership Agreement with Raleigh-based Corporate Travel Management Company

     
    POSTED April 27, 2017
     

The Special Event Company of Raleigh, N.C., announced a partnership with Raleigh-based Travel Management Partners.

TMP provides clients with a local planning experience with access to global resources, customized program strategies, cost savings and 24/7 customer service.

The partnership gives The Special Event Company’s clients access to TMP’s services. TMP’s clients will also be able to access the company's meeting and event services.

“What started as a simple phone inquiry has resulted in the perfect marriage between two progressive-thinking companies, each experts in our respective fields," says Sally Webb Berry, CEO, The Special Event Company. "The growth opportunity for both companies is spectacular!”

“I agree,” says John W. Lewis., president and CEO, TMP. “It’s rare that you meet and bond so quickly with a company where mutual skill sets complement each other so seamlessly. We’re very excited about our new partnership and look forward to working closely together in 2017 and beyond.

For more information about both companies and their services, visit specialeventco.com and tmptravel.com.

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