CWT Meetings & Events

Minnetonka, Minn.
www.carlsonwagonlit.com/meetings_and_events

FOUNDED: 1994

LEADERSHIP: Tony Wagner, vice president, CWT Meetings & Events, Americas; Cathy Voss, EVP, CWT Global Program Solutions and Meetings & Events

TOP CUSTOMER MARKETS: pharmaceutical, computers/software/electronics

AT A GLANCE: The company formed a global meetings and events organization in mid-2012 to help companies better manage their worldwide programs, with Floyd Widener at the helm as senior vice president, CWT Global Program Solutions and Meetings & Events. While companies based outside the U.S., such as CWT Meetings & Events, must qualify for the CMI 25 list based on meetings planned and executed out of the U.S., it’s worth noting that the North American numbers reported above are a fraction of the 35,000 meetings and events CWT Meetings & Events planned around the globe in 2012.

BY THE NUMBERS:

  • Corporate meetings in 2012: 2,050 (North America)
  • Incentive travel programs in 2012: 345 (North America)
  • Meeting and incentive travel programs held outside
    the U.S.: 7%
  • Room nights booked for meetings and incentives: 164,427
  • Revenue from planning and executing meetings and
    incentives: 42%
  • Full-time employees: 235 (U.S.)


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