Small Market Meetings Conference
September 23-25, 2018 - Ontario, California
A. Ontario International Airport (ONT)
A. Yes. Shuttles depart every 30 minutes to the Ontario Airport from the DoubleTree by Hilton. Please call 909-937-0900 and a shuttle will be dispatched directly for pick up.
A. January 1, 2018.
TRAVEL INDUSTRY: Please contact the Host Hotel listed below and tell them you are with the Small Market Meetings Conference block...
TRAVEL INDUSTRY HOTEL - DoubleTree By Hilton Ontario Airport - 222 N Vineyard Avenue, Ontario, CA 91764 - PH: (909) 937-0900 – You may also reserve your room online at http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/O/ONTO-DT-VLR-20180923/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
All hotel charges (re: room, tax, incidentals) will be the responsibility of the individual conference delegate. Hotel cut-off date is Friday, September 9, 2018.
A. Meeting Planners: Room and tax are included in your registration fee for September 23 and 24 only. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals.
Travel Industry: Hotel rooms and incidental charges are the responsibility of all travel industry delegates.
A. Simply call the SMMC offices at 800-628-0993 by August 20, 2018. SMMC will reserve your additional room nights and you can handle payment upon check-in.
A. Resort Business Casual is required at all daytime events. Evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.
A. Highs in the mid 80's, lows in the mid 60's.
A. The purpose of Meet the Planner is for the Travel Industry delegate to provide information to the Meeting Planners. Meet the Planner is an appointment generated marketplace. Each appointment is 6 minutes in duration. The Planner is seated in a booth and the Travel Industry will move between appointments.
A. SMMC marketplace appointments are made electronically. The appointment scheduler is e-mailed directly to you for ease of completion.
A. SMMC will be requesting updated profiles via online e-mail from both meeting planners and travel industry the week of August 29, 2018, and appointment scheduling will follow via e-mail the week of September 7, 2018.
A. Any delegate who does not return appointment requests by the deadline, will be issued random appointments. Updated profiles will be collected the week of August 29, 2018, and appointment scheduling will follow via e-mail the week of September 7, 2018.
A. Hard copies of appointments will be distributed to all meeting planner delegates at the SMMC registration area at the conference. Travel Industry will get their schedule via email, approximately 3 days prior to the conference and hard copies will be distributed at registration.
A. Travel Industry may distribute an 8.5 x 11", three-hole punched, company profile sheet and business cards. Brochures and giveaways are strictly prohibited on the Marketplace floor. All Delegates are encouraged to bring plenty of business cards for distribution at Marketplace and Social Events.
A. Great business alliances can be forged from casual business acquaintances. Your interest in the destination may not be for today, but you will be building solid business relationships for future business. It's also a great way to see what destinations have to offer!
A. Green Bay, WI, September 24-26, 2019.
Small Market Meetings Conference
PO Box 129, Salem, OH 44460