Newport Beach Power Meeting Was a Success Out West
What better setting to cultivate business relationships than under the California sun? At Promo Marketing’s Power Meeting event in Newport Beach, Calif., industry suppliers and distributors got the chance to meet one another face-to-face in beautiful SoCal, and the result was another successful event for all involved.
Forty-seven qualified distributors and 45 suppliers attended the event, which took place Aug. 31 to Sept. 3 at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, and the response from attendees has been exceptional.
“I can’t even put into words how amazing attending the Power Meeting last week was to me,” said Julie Steffeny, account executive for Lake Prairie Marketing, Pella, Iowa. “I am so grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this event. I am excited to share all of the new findings with my customers. This truly was an invaluable event!”
Following the event, 100 percent of Newport Beach Power Meeting distributors and suppliers said they would attend another Power Meeting, 100 percent of distributors sent information they received during the Power Meeting to their clients, and 100 percent of suppliers said they expect to receive new business from relationships built at the Newport Beach Power Meeting.
Created for the promotional products industry, Promo Marketing Power Meetings are exclusive relationship-building events. The format features pre-scheduled, one-on-one sessions between distributors and suppliers, enabling distributors to discover new business partners and new products to sell. Each meeting session is held in an exclusive supplier suite, securing privacy and improving business opportunities.
Attendees raved about the personal and efficient Power Meeting platform—100 percent of Newport Beach supplier and distributor attendees said that they preferred the Power Meeting format over a typical trade show.
Not only did attendees get the chance to build valuable relationships for their businesses during the day, they also got to unwind and enjoy dinners at the Harborside Restaurant and SOL Cocina.
The next Power Meeting event will be held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 5 to 8.
Supplier spaces are completely sold out for 2015 and distributor spaces are filling up quickly. If you’re interested in attending an upcoming Power Meeting, contact Mike Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (215) 238-5434, to see if you qualify. For event information and testimonials, visit www.pmpowermeetings.com.