• 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.

Remote working has become mainstream with the continued presence of COVID-19. While many people have welcomed the new normal of working from home, others miss the separation of spaces, as many corporate offices have remained closed since March. Without the daily obligation to go into the office, professionals have the ability to travel more freely. Hotels across the country are creating “work from hotel” deals–a play on “work from home”–so people can explore new places while still fitting in their 9 to 5.  

 

Choosing a career in the event industry is not for the faint of heart. Let’s face it: Event planning is stressful. The last-minute changes, demands from clients and surmounting urgency of a quickly approaching event can make it difficult to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

As a new mother, I’m right there with you and need just as much help developing a healthy work-life balance. In my experiences working in events, I’ve found the following to be helpful ways to care for my mental health, despite being in a stressful profession:

 

In light of COVID-19, a survey commissioned by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) discovered that 44 percent of Americans are planning leisure trips or overnight travel before the end of 2020.