Strategic Partners

Preferred Partner Program

Conference Direct Partner PortalConferenceDirect places thousands of meetings and events into hotels and destinations around the world every year. Our commitment to our clients is to find the very best fit for their meetings and events every time – with the most favorable terms available.

In order to accomplish this we rely on partners that understand our business and want to drive market share from our organization while providing the best options for our clients. As such, ninety-six percent of our events are placed with Preferred Partners.

To learn more about ConferenceDirect’s Preferred Provider program, please fill out the form to the right and a ConferenceDirect representative will be in touch with you in the next few business days to provide information or answer any questions you may have.

Events & Sponsorship Opportunities

ConferenceDirect offers a number of opportunities throughout the year to meet, engage and build relationships with Associates and Customers. The opportunity to participate in these events is only available for Preferred Partners. The ability to get in front of these individuals is an excellent next step to follow up on your CDi marketing campaign to this group to identify specific business for your hotel or destination. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available to enhance your brand awareness in the form of hosting one of these events and/or increased exposure with one of our sponsorship packages. The annual events currently available include:

  • APM – Annual Partner Meeting
  • CD Forum – Corporate Customer Event – Fall
  • CDX – ConferenceDirect’s Top Customer Event – Fall
  • CDX – ConferenceDirect’s Top Customer Event – Spring
  • IndustryInsights – ConferenceDirect’s Customer Seminar Series
  • CEO Summit – Executive-Level Event

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For more information about our Preferred Partner program please contact us using the form below.

Preferred Partner


CDi Marketing

ConferenceDirect Interactive Marketing – for hotels and destinations that are trying to build brand awareness with ConferenceDirect Associates, we offer a few options for marketing to our Associates via our proprietary platform in CVENT. This is offered as a supplemental marketing opportunity to your current CVENT listing. The four opportunities available include:

  1. Banner and/or Tile Ads on the Associate Log-In Page
  2. Banner and/or Tile Ads on the Supplier Search Page
  3. Top Ten Placement per Major Metropolitan Area Search
  4. Special Promotions/Communications

To learn more about ConferenceDirect’s CDi Marketing program, please fill out the form to the right and a ConferenceDirect representative will be in touch with you in the next few business days to provide information or answer any questions you may have.

Advertising Opportunities

MeetingMentor Magazine by ConferenceDirect 1MeetingMentor is circulated to 14,000 ConferenceDirect clients and prospective clients, accounting for an estimated 50% of all national group meetings booked annually by associations and corporations. It is also distributed to 325+ ConferenceDirect associates who are responsible for booking more than 3,871,000 Room Nights every year. MeetingMentor is the ONLY meetings publication that can tell advertisers exactly how many meeting room nights and events its readers book every year.

2017 Media Kit >>

CDi Marketing Info.


Abbreviated Partner List

  • 360 Destination Group
  • ACCESS Destination Services
  • Allied PRA
  • Anaheim/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Choose Chicago
  • Crowd Compass
  • Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Destination Cleveland
  • Destination DC
  • Fairmont|Raffles Hotels International
  • Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • FreemanXP
  • GAMA Business Travel
  • GES Exposition Services
  • Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Hello USA!
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Los Angeles Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Louisville Convertion & Visitors Bureau
  • Madison Avenue Signs
  • Marriott International
  • MGM Resorts International

  • New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • Preferred Hotels & Resorts
  • pc/nametag
  • Quebec City & Area Tourism
  • SmartSource
  • The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
  • Travel Alberta
  • Tourism Toronto
  • Tourisme Montreal
  • Two Roads Hospitality
  • Visit Baltimore
  • Visit Denver
  • Visit Orlando
  • Wyndham Hotels & Resorts