INDIANAPOLIS (November 19 , 2012) — Snappening
, an Indianapolis-based online event planning startup, is excited to announce their partnership with the Indiana Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (IMPI) for the 2012-2013 IMPI Venue Sourcing Program
. The IMPI Board of Directors awarded Snappening this important partnership wherein they will utilize Snappening’s existing venue contact tools and venue relationships across more than 1,600 Snappening venue listings in central Indiana.
In this partnership, Snappening will provide greater efficiencies on behalf of IMPI and their venue selection in areas such as their annual awards banquet, luncheon meeting series and periodic networking events. IMPI plans more than 30 distinct meetings and events each year for its membership.
Snappening was awarded this partnership through a series of recommendations and ultimately seeing the benefits of using the Snappening online venue database to secure venues for various IMPI events now and in the future. In addition, Snappening will provide IMPI with significant in-kind services in the partnership.
“We are honored to be awarded this partnership,” says Snappening president and CEO Crystal Grave. “I look forward to bringing willing venues to IMPI and provide benefits to Snappening.com clients and prospects. In addition, we want this partnership to support the growth, development and recognition of the meeting planning industry and its trade associations, like IMPI.”
“Snappening is an ideal choice for our venue sourcing partnership. We’ve enjoyed getting to know their brand and value proposition in the event planning community as a credible source of venues, professional event planners and ongoing meeting industry news and information,” commented Jodi Massy, IMPI President. “MPI has been at the forefront of the provision of content, research and business connections enhancing the performance of its members. The Indiana chapter is truly outstanding, in part because of partners like Snappening, and we are excited to see what else we can further contribute to this industry.”
Snappening provides event planners with a digital source for showcasing experience portfolios, client and project tracking—along with connecting them directly with venues. Venue partners can provide potential clients with a wide breadth of information about their facility including detailed photos, seating capacity information and a customizable guide complete with menus, catering preferences, event requirements and individual room specifications. Both industry partners showcase their work in a uniform platform to reach consumers who might be planning any one of more than 40 distinct types of events from social gatherings such as birthday parties, weddings and galas to corporate activities such as meetings, training sessions and conferences.
Snappening is an online event planning database service headquartered in Indianapolis. It was born out of a real-life need by a real-life consumer doing what we all want to do most—plan an exceptional event to create a lasting memory. Check out our leadership page to learn more about the creation of Snappening. Since our 2011 launch, our site has provided over 75,000 consumers, venues and professional planners with an online service that makes event venue and event planner searches quick and easy, as well as provides highly localized event planning inspiration, tips and tools. Snappening’s mission is to be widely recognized as the most comprehensive and complete event planning listing service for all special events and private functions. Feel free to poke around on the site to see for yourself how helpful we are and perform your own searches. We estimate we'll save you anywhere from 4-8 hours of your own time by bringing all your options together in one well-appointed location.