Checking-In V.17.3

Oct 4, 2017

Hi there,

We hope you enjoy this issue of Checking-in, our community newsletter. Our goal is to keep you up to date on the latest features in your housing system, reconnect you with tools for success, and to share what we've been up to in the last quarter. We're here to help you succeed in housing.


The Meetingmax Crew


Tools for Success

System Updates
Check out past release notes for new features and system improvements:

  • Release notes July-27-2017
    Highlights include: Bulk changes feature
  • Release notes August-17-2017   
    Highlights include: Image resizer, Help button, HQ hotels emphasized
  • Release notes August-31-2017 
    Highlights include: Access to sub-block inventory from the summary
  • Release notes September-14-2017 
    Highlights include: Ability to choose reports for HCP users, Hotel name filter
  • Release notes September-28-2017
    Highlights include: Related reservations, Hide rates features


  • Jeff partnered with etouches on a webinar covering "10 Methods for Better Room Block Negotiations". Check out the Coles notes here

Training Schedules
Meetingmax offers two complimentary live webinars every month for users on the Master Control Panel (MCP) and the Hotel Control Panel (HCP). View the full schedules below. 
2017 MCP Training Schedule
2017 HCP Training Schedule

What happened in Q3 2017

Industry Events:

  • Destinations International Annual Conference: Jeff, Dave, Sureena, and Kelly flew to Montreal to attend DI's Annual Convention in July. We had a great time connecting with clients and loved exploring this great Canadian city! 

Registration opened for Unconvention 2018:

  • Save the date for the 10th annual Unconvention: April 16 - 18, 2018We promise you it will be a conference to remember and you will leave with new found knowledge to execute successful housing for your events! Find more info here

What's coming up in Q4 2017

Industry Events:

  • IMEX America: Jeff and Fara are heading to Las Vegas for IMEX America. Drop us a line if you'll be there - we'd love to connect with you! 

Unconvention 2018 - Call for Education Sessions:

  • We'd love your suggestions as we finalize the education for our upcoming user conference. Send us your ideas here.

Conventional Conference Call:

  • Save the date for our annual Conventional Conference Call on November 14th at 11am PST. This 1 hour webinar will review system updates and features released since the Unconvention. Details coming to your inbox soon! 

Client Love

This is a new section to highlight you, our clients, and all the amazing things you accomplish with your Meetingmax housing system. 

This month we're highlighting Grass Roots Group who joined the MMX Tribe this year and have managed two corporate summits through Meetingmax. By linking registration and housing, their delegates experienced a streamlined registration process and increased room block pick up. Read the full case study here.



Gathering Minds - Shoe Dog

Sep 29, 2017

For our Gathering Minds Meeting this past month the MMX team and friends read Shoe Dog by Phil Knight. 


Increase the success of your events

Sep 25, 2017

Increase the success of your events at the 2018 Meetingmax Unconvention taking place in Vancouver, BC April 16-18! 


Topics: unconvention 2018

Ten Tips To Negotiate Better Hotel Contracts

Sep 11, 2017

Events. They are busy, taxing, and strangely rewarding. But before the craziness of any event begins, you have to lay the groundwork. And that starts with picking a venue and securing your hotel room blocks.


Gathering Minds - You Are A Badass At Making Money

Aug 31, 2017

For our Gathering Minds Meeting this past month the MMX team and friends read You are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero. One year ago we read You are a Badass, Jen Sincero's first book, and LOVED it!