PR Log - Dec 20, 2012 - Salt Lake City, Utah -- Combined these meetings represent over 10,000 hotel room nights and over $1.7 million dollars in hotel room night revenue for the destination hoteliers booked annually.
World Congress is SAE International's largest event and is attended by more than 9,000 Engineers, Industry Executives, Academics, Government & Military Officials and Consultants, as well as 150 Exhibitors from 45 countries..
"Orchid's use, understanding and implementation of Passkey's GroupMAX ME systems and features have streamlined a custom convention housing process which aids in maximizing our contracted room blocks. Orchid provides SAE International a custom web site, eMarketing services and dashboard reporting. Orchid's convention housing room block management combined with providing our attendees excellent customer service and continuity year after year is why we are pleased to extend our partnership through 2016." Cindy Cavanaugh Event Buyer, SAE International
"Orchid is dedicated to being a valued partner. We have had the pleasure of being the official convention housing service provider to SAE since 2004. This stands as a testament to our commitment to providing the highest level of customer service to our clients and their attendees." Tina Stark Director of Sales, Orchid Event Solutions
About SAE International SAE International is a global association of more than 133,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.
Orchid Event Solutions, LLC Convention Housing Services; Orchid's focus is to assist event organizers in maximizing their hotel room blocks and minimizing risk of attrition. Utilizing the leading hotel booking and management technology, GroupMAX ME by Passkey, Orchid provides event specific web/mobile booking sites, sub block and exhibitor management, in-house call center and on-site attendee support. Orchid Event Solutions is the official convention housing service provider for Visit Salt Lake, Utah Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Authority.
Orchid Event Solutions provides customized web/mobile multilingual online event registration services, software, on-site registration support, secure payment processing, exhibitor registration and exhibit booth personnel allocation, name badge and ticket printing, CEU management and certification, computer and printer rental and lead retrieval services.