Land Institute (ULI) Appoints SPARGO, Inc. as Meetings Management Firm
We are pleased to announce that the Urban Land Institute
(ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land
use and creating thriving communities, has
appointed SPARGO, Inc. as their Meetings Management partner.
SPARGO will assume meeting management responsibilities for
ULI’s events beginning in May 2016, including its annual Spring and Fall
Meetings. The ULI Spring Meeting, which is open to full members, and the ULI
Fall Meeting, which is open to all members and guests, are two of the
Institute’s signature events, bringing together top land use decision-makers
and industry experts from around the world representing every sector of real
“We are excited about the
opportunity of working with SPARGO. We’re confident that the partnership will
help us deliver a world class event management service, as we derive process
efficiencies and execution consistency across the multiple elements of the
Spring and Fall programs. The relationship supports our global evolution
ambition, offering service capability that is scalable both domestically in the
US and internationally”, said Steve Ridd, Executive Vice President, Global
Business Operations for ULI.
Added TJ McCabe, CMP, Vice President
of Meetings for ULI. “Our aim is to
continually improve the conference experience for our attendees and sponsors. A strategic partnership with SPARGO
and the utilization of new technologies to better organize the collection and
sharing of meeting related information and needs will help accelerate the
process and increase efficiencies”.
“Our plans include
the addition of an interactive website that will capture, organize and
facilitate the management of meeting needs for ULI Product Councils and other
affiliated groups holding meetings and/or social activities during ULI
meetings”, said Susan Bracken, President and CEO at SPARGO, Inc.
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members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land
and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in
1936, the institute has more than 38,000 members worldwide representing all
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About SPARGO, Inc.:
SPARGO, based in Fairfax, VA, provides a complete menu
of convention and trade show services: housing, registration, exhibitor lead
management services, exhibit space sales and marketing, meeting and special
event management, message centers, product locators, abstract management,
registrant itinerary planners, CME.CEU credit; collection, reporting, and
certificate production, exhibit floor management, event website design and
hosting services. - See
more at: www.spargoinc.com.