The Client's Challenge

Congressionally mandated program required meeting management services to convene three meetings over a six-year period. The focus of the meetings is to highlight minority programs and institutions that offer doctorates in the health professions and/or health-related sciences that strengthen their research environments.

Our Solution

Provide full meeting management services including: program content planning and development; vendor negotiations; site selection; audience generation; print and digital marketing materials development; registrar services; travel and housing; website development and maintenance; abstract solicitation and management; planning committee facilitation; speaker relations; and final reporting.

The Outcome

Worked with principle investigator over six-year period to develop program impact that increased attendance by 101% from first meeting to third meeting and increased scientific research abstract submissions and presentations by 353% from meeting one to meeting three. Increase external institutional participation from meeting one to meeting three by 425%. This series of meetings were longstanding and grew out of a bi-annual meeting series over a twenty-six year history and located in two different NIH agencies.