It is no secret that meeting and event trends come and go in the blink of an eye. Scoring the perfect arrangements and keeping attendees happy is no easy feat for planners. Allied Market Research suggests the key to success lies in tailor-made experiences and non-traditional event spaces, which they predict will propel the global MICE industry throughout the end of 2019 into 2020.
As a global leader in MICE travel, Air Partner has kept a close watch on this trend to remain consistent in fulfilling the needs of planners. By encompassing new customized group charter options, Air Partner will allow companies and brands to truly tailor each step of their experience from arrival at the airport to the moment the plane takes off. With more than 50 years of experience organizing group aircraft charters for corporate groups, domestically and internationally, Air Partner understands the importance of incorporating travel time into the overall meeting or event.
“Whether for an intimate annual meeting for 20 or an industry event for 20,000, Air Partner’s dedicated team of experts has full flight customization capabilities to create the best possible experience for a successful event,” says David McCown, president of Air Partner U.S.
The customizable options include, but are not limited to:
· Creating a fully immersive brand experience for groups in a private lounge prior to departure
· Showcasing their logo on the aircraft’s exterior
· Customization of headrests
· Branding in-flight details like pillows, amenity kits, coasters and swizzle sticks
· Personalization of in-flight entertainment
Flexibility in scheduling, the ability to tailor a branded experience and efficiency are each as important to Air Partner as they are to meeting professionals and event planners. As an IMEX partner for the ninth consecutive year, Air Partner truly recognizes the value in going the extra mile to ensure greater turnout at important events.
The company’s Group Charter division does not fall short either. The Air Partner Group Charter division now travels to and from a wider range of destinations, some of which would otherwise be unavailable on scheduled service. Consistently reaching for new heights, the division is always brainstorming new ways to provide the most efficient experience for charter customers.
As a testament to the company’s diligence, it recently arranged an incentive trip for 84 attendees from Catania to Florence, Italy with less than a week’s notice. Working with a major international automotive corporation, Air Partner ensured successful travel aboard the group’s respective aircrafts. Air Partner’s global team worked with their designated third-party
marketing event planner to sort out all logistics and details while operating within the client’s budget.
“We truly become an extension of a company’s planning team and we enjoy doing so,” says McCown. “Our goal is to utilize our experience to arrange complex travel within the realm of a company’s budget, while infusing some fun into the process and ultimately satisfying all of their flight needs.”
Air Partner’s Group Charter division will host an exhibit at IMEX America (Booth B3427).