Instant Outsourcing

Manage the Details
www.plansoft.com
PlanSoft offers a comprehensive lineup of online solutions for meetings management. Planners can search a global directory of more than 70,000 meeting facilities and suppliers, download online RFPs, and choose from a number of attendee management tools. In addition to that, the site features a suite of Web-based modules that allow corporations and associations to set up standardized processes to track and report on total spending.

Mondo Events
www.conworld.net
Conworld has a comprehensive listing of over 2,400 DMCs in more than 320 destinations around the globe. In addition to that resource, the site also has worldwide listings and information on hotels, conference centers, airports, AV services, caterers, event management, exhibit manufacturers, and ground transportation. It is organized in an easy-to-access format by continent, country, and city.

Find a Planner
www.helmsbriscoe.com
One of the largest purchasers of hotel rooms for groups, HelmsBriscoe, a full-service site selection company, has relationships with thousands of hotels and resorts worldwide. The list of the company's many services includes: assistance in negotiations and contracts, budget management, pre-event promotion, meetings logistics, online registration, travel management, and event production.

DMC Download
www.adme.org
The Association of Destination Management Executives (ADME) is the only global nonprofit association dedicated to increasing the professionalism and effectiveness of destination management through education and promotion of ethical practices. Planners in search of a quality DMC in a city with which they are not familiar can contact ADME members by accessing the member directory and selecting a DMC (either alphabetically or by location).