Destination Partners

We’ve Got Your Back!

We know how stressful sales can be,
even in the hospitality industry!

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You manage budgets, time constraints, sales goals and management and ownership changes, not to mention the constant challenge of maintaining client relationships.

That’s where we come in.

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We’re here to make your time and commitment to us one of the best business decisions you’ll make all year!

We Handle:

  • all the pre-event marketing
  • provide detailed attendee directories
  • table-top signage
  • travel logistics
  • post-event reports

Hotel room blocks in each city and our exclusive city-to-city transportation means you can focus on preparing to meet lots of new prospects and follow up with them promptly.

Build enduring relationships at Retreats Resources roadshows

Why Retreats Resources Events?

As always with Retreats Resources, participation in our events requires no minimums and no membership fees. Each of our events, whether in person or virtual, offers:

  • Networking and Intimate Meetings with qualified luxury level event planners and incentive specialists in the MICE industry
  • An attendee directory with all contact information that you need to keep the conversation going!
  • Engaging, entertaining industry content and theming - each event is unique and on-trend with the issues facing the hospitality industry
  • Retreats Resources created the original hotel and hospitality networking event showcase in 2004. We've been introducing luxury destinations to qualified meeting planners and decision makers for nearly two decades, setting the standard for client engagement and delivering ROI with every event.
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Our 2020–2021 Events

Retreats Resources announces our 2020-2021 calendar of events! This year and beyond, we're offering an exciting combination of live* and virtual events with the same creativity and luxury on which we've built our reputation, bringing fun to business events.

Just like you, we hope that 2021 will afford us the opportunity to get back to (somewhat) normal and see each other in person again! However, should COVID regulations prohibit us from that, we're ready to convert any of our live events to virtual at a moment's notice.

We are moving forward in a spirit of partnership and exploration, and we would love for you to come along with us!

We've discovered in the past months that our client community is hungry for engagement, laughter and some space to daydream about future travels. They enter our virtual space as fully engaged as they can be, and we feel that we are laying the groundwork for a stronger, more vibrant and, notably, a more grateful community for all of our future endeavors. We sincerely hope that you will join in! Mark your calendars now!

Calendar

Dec 15, 2020 Mid-Atlantic Virtual Showcase NET.WORKING.
Feb 2-4 2021 Winter Virtual Showcase - Get Back To Your Senses
Mar 29-Apr 2 2021 New South Roadshow* (Gvl, Atl, Bhm, Nsh)
May 3-7 2021 Lonestar State Roadshow* (Dal, Aus, Hou)
Jun 8-10 2021 Summer Virtual Showcase
Jun 22-24 2021 Boston Showcase* (City, Suburbs)
Aug 1-4 2021 Connoisseurs Connections Conference*
Sept 28-30 2021 Chicago Showcase* (City, Suburbs)
Oct 25-29 2021 Classic Southeast Roadshow* (Atl, Clt, Ral, Rva)
Nov 16-18 2021 Washington D.C. Showcase* (City, Suburbs)

* DENOTES IN-PERSON EVENT

We Define Our Events as Follows:

Roadshows:

Back-to-back, multi-day events in cities that may include transportation between events, based on current policies and restrictions.

Showcases:

Regional events may be taken on an a la carte basis, generally offered in pairs. No transportation provided.

Virtual Showcase:

Multi-day online showcase of luxury properties with buyer/planner attendees. Each day's showcase has two sessions, morning and afternoon, and has flexible pricing options.

Connoisseurs Connections Conference:

A single site, 3-day conference of our elite planners. Our 2021 Conference is currently being planned at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.

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What We Hear From You

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    “The value provided from Retreats Resources events is unprecedented.Carol has a loyal client following of qualified and professional group planners that make the effort to attend her events.It would take an insurmountable amount of time and money to make sales calls to each of the planners that attend her events and it wouldn't be half the fun!The venue selection is always a new "hotspot" that appeals to the clients resulting in great attendance. The shows are organized, well-planned, fun, educational and results oriented.”

    — Janet W., Area Director Of Sales, Group - Belmond Cap Juluca & Belmond La Samanna
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    “In our office we fight over who is going to attend a Retreats Resources event - we consider yours the ‘haute couture’ of our industry - one of a kind!”

    — Paula B., President and CEO - Monalto Corporate Events
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    “We have found the Roadshow to be a great opportunity to learn more about hotels and venues that we would not have been aware of otherwise, many of which are now good partners with us. Through Retreats Resources I learned about Wine to Water, and in addition to buying their wine we are now supporters of this worthwhile cause.
    “Thank you again for the introduction to some magnificent hotel partners for Volvo and Mack, and the opportunity to connect with other meeting planners and buyers. I’ve had a wonderful career and a lot of it has to do with the exceptional people like you, that I’ve met along the way.”

    — Mary H., Travel Manager – Volvo/Mack Trucks
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Retreats Resources
Pittsboro, NC | Greenville, SC
Carol Owen: (919) 259-9051
Whitney Bradley: (864) 420-5986
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