Bishop-McCann Connections September 2018


Bishop-McCann Connections September 2018

Stay current. Stay in the know.
Here’s what the industry’s doing and here’s how we’re leading it.

Bishop-McCann named to the 2018 CMI 25 List of Top Meeting
Planning Companies…for the 11th year in a row!

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Featured Bishop-McCann Innovation

Wireless Lifestyle – Pinnacle Club XI, 2018

Wireless Lifestyle, one of the largest Sprint Authorized Retailers in the nation hired Bishop-McCann to plan and execute their 2018 Pinnacle Club Trip for more than 150 attendees.  The Pinnacle Club Trip is Wireless Lifestyle’s annual incentive trip to reward top performing associates. This event is an opportunity for associates to network with one another along with the Wireless Lifestyle top event sponsors and executives. Pinnacle Club XI, 2018 was Wireless Lifestyle’s 11th annual event.

Wireless Lifestyle’s primary goals for Bishop-McCann when planning the trip was to bring a fresh creative flare overall to the event as it was previously held year after year in Las Vegas. Bishop-McCann’s tasks were to support the logistics of taking this group out of the country for the first time, reduce costs as event quality and attendance increased, Increase ROI, and exceed internal client satisfaction score.

Check out the solution here.

Industry Trends

How to Create Energizing Event Experiences for Adventure Seeking Millennials

According to the Pew Research Center, more than one-third of today’s workers are millennials. Their preferences, behavior, and attitudes are significantly different from older generations, so how do we make sure this group is fully engaged in corporate meetings and events?

Find out here!

Unique Evergreen Event Trends to Drive Attendee Engagement

The sign of a job well done in the experience planning industry is the ability to connect with attendees in a unique way at an event, meeting or during an incentive program. So how do Event Profs connect to attendees in those unique ways? How is success ensured?

Check it out here!


Room night commission cuts mean planners cannot provide “free” services anymore

Before this year, in most cases, the standard contract between a third-party meeting/event planner and a client was relatively straightforward: The planner would not charge the client directly… It had been that way for decades.

Check out what Nicole McCoy, Director of Global Sourcing has to say.


Check out our other latest blogs and case studies highlighting our most recent industry innovation. 

Bishop-McCann In The News

Industry pros weigh in on the hottest international meetings destinations this year – Featuring Ashley Lane

Transportation improvements have put the entire globe on offer for meetings and events. And even with the world to choose from, planners are choosing some very familiar destinations in 2018.

See what else our very own Ashleigh Lane had to say here!


Bishop-McCann Fulfills PCMA’s Ascent CEO Promise; Recognized for Vision of Happiness, Inclusion and Health 

Our vision is to be the agency partner our clients can’t imagine living without. To fulfill that vision, we are committed to doing more than simply meeting our client’s needs in terms of planning the perfect event, meeting or incentive program.

Learn more here.

Bishop-McCann Today

What’s goin’ on at Bishop-McCann?

– We remodeled and expanded our Chicago office to support ongoing growth, come check us out soon!

– The lovely Miya Macken has been recognized in SPIN 40 over 40 honoring planners who are industry role models, influencers, innovators, and pioneers. Congratulations Miya!

Interested in finding out more? Click here to view our Capabilities Brochure and visit our website at For new business inquiries, contact Devin Carver.