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Introduction to Site

  1. 1. Unleashing human potential through extraordinary, motivational experiences
  2. 2. Introduction to Site Hugo Slimbrouck, Past President, Site International Board of Directors Director of Strategic Partnerships Ovation Global DMC, MCI Group hugo.slimbrouck@ovationdmc.com +32 475 75 52 73
  3. 3. What is Site? Site is the only global authority connecting motivational experiences with business results. The community of Site professionals brings best-in-class solutions, insights and global connections to maximize the business impact of motivational experiences regardless of industry, region or culture.
  4. 4. Mission • Site is the only global network of travel and event professionals committed to motivational experiences that deliver business results. • Site provides insights and connections that inspire the utilization of this powerful tool across diverse industries, regions and cultures. • Site serves as a source of knowledge and best practices where members can make personal connections that sustain professional growth.
  5. 5. Who Are Site Members? • Members in 86 Countries • Top Member Disciplines: • Incentive Companies/Planners 15% • DMC’s 30% • Accommodations 22% • By Region: • Africa/Middle East 6% • Asia/Pacific 8% • Europe 28% • Latin America/Caribbean 8% • North America 51%
  6. 6. 2013 Executive Committee David Sand, President Uwin Iwin Incentives Alejandro Verzoub, Immediate Past President AV Business & Communications Paul Miller, President Elect Spectra Rhonda Brewer, Vice President Finance Maritz Travel Company Rajeev Kohli, Vice President Creative Travel Pvt. Ltd. Jim Adams, Member at Large Performance Strategies, Inc. Kevin Hinton Site Executive Director
  7. 7. 2013 Site Directors Cherryl L. Brazier Carlson Hotels Aoife Delaney Ovation Global DMC Liu Ping China Star Professional Programs- Head Office in Beijing Olga Navarro ITB dmc Jonathan Richards Maui Jim Sunglasses & Zeal Optics Annamaria Ruffini Events In & Out S.R.L. Lulu Stribling The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C Pamela Shepherd Distinctive Destinations
  8. 8. Global Connections Motivational Experiences Business Results How Does Site do it?
  9. 9. What’s in it for you? Events & Activities Tools & Resources Success
  10. 10. Networking Global network of like-minded professionals Valuable supplier contacts When asked, Site members report that they seek to do business first with other Site members
  11. 11. Professional Recognition Chapter Leadership Volunteer Leadership Crystal Awards Educational Delivery Site Certified Incentive Specialist
  12. 12. Volunteer Opportunities Committees • Bylaws / Policies & Procedures • Ethics • Membership • Nominations • Young Leaders Program Site Young Leader Volunteers at EIBTM
  13. 13. Young Leaders Program • Networking and education receptions year round • Before AIBTM & EIBTM • Facebook and LinkedIn • 200 young leaders, representing 11% of membership • Learn more about Young Leaders program and Events at: http://www.siteglobal.com
  14. 14. Tools & Resources • Code of Ethics • Site Source (newsletter) • Career Center (job board) • Young Leaders Program (35 & Under) • CIS (professional certification) • Site Foundation (research papers) • Site Buyer’s Guide (online directory)- siteglobaldirectory.com • Diverse Global Network • Industry Advocacy
  15. 15. What Should Site Members Take Advantage Of? •Site Buyer’s Guide •Site Career Center •Networking at Site Events •Site Source (Thursdays) •Education •Social Media Opportunities •The New Site Website
  16. 16. Chapters are all unique – yet one Site Community Site’s Global Network of Chapters
  17. 17. Global Connections Where Ever You Are – Connect with Site Members: • LinkedIn • Twitter • Facebook • YouTube
  18. 18. Connect into the Conversation @siteglobal / #siteglobal Motivation Delivered Site Global members Siteglobal
  19. 19. Events & Activities • Crystal Awards • Young Leaders Events • Chapter Events Around the Globe • EMEA Forum • Executive Summit (micro conference) • Incentive Travel Exchange (B2B marketplace) 40th Anniversary Celebration Volunteer Leadership Committee Opportunities Site International Foundation Classic (B2B networking, golf/lifestyle event) Site Nite (B2B networking) Global Conference Global Education Week
  20. 20. 2013 Calendar of Events
  21. 21. The China Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (CIBTM) 2-4 September 2013 China National Convention Centre, Beijing, China Supported by Site
  22. 22. Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange 15-18 September The Cove, Atlantis Bahamas Supported by Site
  23. 23. Site Nite North America 14 October Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  24. 24. IMEX America 15-17 October 2013 Las Vegas, NV, USA
  25. 25. Site Classic 27-30 October 2013 Newport Coast, CA • Golf & Lifestyle Events • Education • Networking
  26. 26. EIBTM 19-21 November 2013 Barcelona, Spain
  27. 27. Site Global Conference 7-10 December 2013 Orlando, Florida, USA Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Premier Education and Networking Event
  28. 28. 2014 Calendar of Events
  29. 29. Site Executive Summit 31 Jan.-1 Feb. Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  30. 30. The Gulf Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM) 24-26 March 2014 ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, UAE Supported by Site UAE
  31. 31. Site Nite Europe 19 May 2014 Frankfurt, Germany
  32. 32. IMEX 20-22 May 2014 Frankfurt, Germany
  33. 33. The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) 10-12 June 2014 Orlando, FL, USA
  34. 34. Site Nite North America 13 October 2014 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  35. 35. IMEX America 14-16 October 2014 Las Vegas, NV, USA
  36. 36. EIBTM 18-20 November 2014 Barcelona, Spain
  37. 37. Site Global Conference 14-17 November 2014 Rotterdam, Amsterdam Premier Education and Networking Event
  38. 38. Site Sponsor’s
  39. 39. Site Global site@siteglobal.com Questions?

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