• BI WORLDWIDE Named 15 Inspirational Partners

    POSTED June 29, 2016
  • BI WORLDWIDE Named 15 Inspirational Partners

    POSTED June 29, 2016

BI WORLDWIDE (BIW), a global engagement agency recently announced that it has named 15 Inspirational Partners. This new initiative is part of an ongoing effort to provide outstanding service and measurable results to customers. Companies were recognized at BIW’s Inspirational Partner Forum which is designed to bring key suppliers together for education and information exchange.

“As we look to address the business challenges of the future, having strategic support from our partners will only help BIW to provide better solutions and services for our customers.  The Inspirational Partner Forum provided an excellent platform for us to frame the dialogue and outline opportunities” said Mary MacGregor, Vice President of Event Solutions

Inspirational Partners were recognized in six different categories. The categories encompass a broad range of key elements that drive excellence in corporate events and travel solutions. The following companies were recognized for their accomplishments in their respective categories:

Big Ink, Marriott International and Starwood Resorts & Hotels were recognized in the category of Make it Happen as suppliers who best partner with BIW and clients to address a creative solution to a logistical challenge.

Delta Airlines, Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort & Spa, Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort and Loews Hotels & Resorts were recognized in the category of Show me the Money as suppliers who best partner with BIW and clients to address a creative solution to a budget challenge.

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa and Tropical Incentive DMC Los Cabos were recognized in the category of Elevated First Impression as suppliers who make the best impression during a site inspection.

Event Lab and United Airlines were recognized in the category of  Keep in Touch as suppliers who consistently demonstrate responsiveness and clear communication.

SpotMe was recognized in the category of Turned it Around as the supplier who best partnered with BIW on a short deadline.

Allied PRA Destination Management, Hello! Las Vegas, and The Inn at Spanish Bay/Pebble Beach Resorts were recognized in the category of Excellence in Operations as suppliers who best support the on-site delivery of a program.

The Hyatt Regency San Francisco top floor lounge has undergone a transformation introducing new high rise windows with 360 panoramic views designed by Looney & Associates.

The renovation was inspired by the San Francisco Bay and city skyline with modern architecture being reflected throughout the lounge.


VisitPITTSBURGH has developed a fun promotional campaign to get locals more involved with its “Pittsburgh. Mighty. Beautiful.” theme and tagline. The organization kicked-off the “Mighty. Beautiful.” campaign and contest at its Annual Meeting luncheon by asking attendees to think of a third word to describe the city, e.g. Mighty. Beautiful. Welcoming. Among the words being used to describe Pittsburgh were: Inspiring. Proud. Reinvented. Welcoming. Legendary. Innovative.


The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence and Meeting Professionals International have come together to offer a new, enhanced experience for global meetings and incentive professionals at the SITE + MPI Global Forum. The crossover between both industries and memberships sparked the idea for the event, taking place Jan. 12–14, 2018 at the Rome Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria in Italy—a hotel in the heart of Rome.