A Perfect Union: Efficiency and Savings for Meetings.
Lanyon StarCite Strategic Meetings Management solution with meetings360TM American Express integration unites all of SEIU’s event data. The online portal centralizes meetings requests from SEIU’s staff, divisions and local union members. Requests go to a team of experts for meeting site selection and and all meeting information is centralized for budgeting, reconciliation and reporting.
HERE’S HOW THE STARCITE SMM TOOL BROUGHT TOGETHER SEIU’S MEETINGS SO THE ORGANIZATION COULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ITS BUYING POWER:
Managed Hotel Sourcing Brings Savings StarCite’s Supplier Marketplace helps planners research and compare thousands of hotels and easily see the union’s preferred hotels. Standard RFP templates and contracts drive savings. Consolidated spend history is powerful information for future agreements.
Online Tools Simplify Meeting Planning The StarCite SMM solution makes life easier for SEIU staff and members planning events. They can create event websites from templates, send email invites and allow attendees to confirm hotel their rooms. Reports show all changes and this has dramatically cut hotel attrition charges.
meetings360 Fast-Tracks Budget Reconciliation With meetings360, SEIU can manage meeting costs and gain up-to-date and accurate data on what is being spent throughout the organization. Meeting planners pay for events using their American Express meeting cards and charges are reconciled against meeting budgets.