Linda Mummert here with more exciting Convention news! Our own Sherri Brown, National Sales Manager attended the NCBMP Annual Meeting at the Cosmopolitan, Nov. 15-20, 2011. She connected with various meeting planners who were interested in placing their events in Tampa. Way to Go Sherri!!! Here is a brief history of the NCBMP.
The National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners (NCBMP), founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization dedicated primarily to the training needs of African American meeting planners.
The organization is committed to the improvement of the meetings, conferences, exhibitions, and convocations they manage. Members of NCBMP include meeting planners from numerous business, civil rights, church and fraternal organizations. Associate membership is available to individuals who represent hotels, convention bureaus, city government officers, airlines and other suppliers who offer services to the meeting and convention community.
Since its founding, NCBMP has made a significant impact in the hospitality community by identifying the sizable purchasing power and impact of the African American convention identifying the sizable purchasing power and impact of the African American convention.
Well it is over and out for now. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. Stay tuned in for more updates on Tampa Bay meetings!