Global Conference Planning Services Category – Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Price optimization, supplier selection, category management, cost benefit analysis, and risk management insights are now available in this procurement report.

  • Published: Mar 2017
  • Pages: 75
  • SKU: IRCMSTR12110
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Key Features of Report

Supply Market Insights
Procurement Best Practices
Cost Saving Opportunities
Pricing Models
Negotiation Strategies
Category Risk Analysis
Key Supplier Analysis
Supplier Capability Matrix

 

Conference Planning Services ­­- Category Spend Analysis

According to SpendEdge analysts, a key contributor to the growth of the global conference planning services market is the rise in the number of technical conferences held by corporates to improve innovation and enhance technical insights of companies.

 

Conference Planning Services - Procurement Best Practices

Buyers should focus on purchasing or subscribing in bulk to ensure discounts and enhance the negotiation power. A key strategy adopted by buyers is to enter long-term subscription plans, which are more cost-effective compared with renewal plans in the case of leasing.

 

Conference Planning Services - Procurement Challenges

Based on the analysis in this report, a major procurement pain point experienced by the buyers is selecting planners that offer creative solutions such as low-cost exotic venues. Such solutions will help buyers combat shrinking budgets for their conferences. SpendEdge’s procurement specialists predict that the buyers explore previous service offerings of suppliers to make an informed decision.

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Table of Contents

PART 1: SUMMARY

  • Research Objectives and Methodology
  • Category Definition

PART 2: CATEGORY AT A GLANCE

  • Market Overview
  • Category Maturity by Regions
  • Preferred Procurement Models and Major Service Providers
  • Cost-saving Opportunities
  • Major Category Requirements
  • Major Procurement Pain Points

PART 3: MARKET INSIGHTS

  • Category Spend Analysis
  • Demand-Supply Shifts
  • Regional Demand-Supply Snapshot
  • Key Market Developments
  • Regional Impact of Trends
  • Key Category Growth Drivers and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  • Major Category Growth Constraints and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  • Procurement Best Practices
  • History of Innovation
  • Key Current Technological Innovations
  • Major Regulatory Frameworks
  • Strategic Sustainability Practices
  • Porter's Five Forces
  • SWOT Analysis
  • PESTLE Analysis

PART 4: SUPPLY MARKET INSIGHTS

  • Supplier Operational Capability Matrix
  • Regional Supplier Operational Capability Matrix
  • Supplier Functional Capability Matrix
  • Regional Supplier Functional Capability Matrix
  • Key Clients
  • Supplier Cost Breakup
  • Supplier Positioning Matrix
  • Supplier Selection Criteria

PART 5: PRICING INSIGHTS

  • Pricing Models Snapshot
  • Pricing Models ÔÇô Pros and Cons
  • Indicative Pricing
  • Category Negotiation Strategies

PART 6: CATEGORY ESSENTIALS

  • SLA Terms
  • Supplier Evaluation Criteria
  • Category Risk Analysis
  • Category Sourcing Evolution Matrix

PART 7: TOP FIVE SUPPLIERS

  • American Express GBT
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • BCD Travel
  • Reed Exhibitions
  • UBM

PART 8: APPENDIX

  • Glossary
  • Key Notes
  • About Us

Research Framework

SpendEdge presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key category influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.

INFORMATION SOURCES

Primary research

  • Procurement heads
  • Category managers
  • Sourcing consortium professionals
  • Industry experts and thought leaders
  • Procurement managers
  • Category heads of suppliers
  • Client account heads/managers
  • Client and industry consultants

Secondary research

  • Industry journals and reports
  • Periodicals and new articles
  • Category webinars
  • Internal categiry playbooks
  • Industry and government websites on regulations and compliance
  • Internal databases
  • Industry blogs/thought leader briefings

DATA ANALYSIS

SpendEdge INSIGHTS

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