• EVENTSOURCE, a major player in the online RFP arena, has been renamed and rebranded as an online auction. Now ProcurePoint Travel Solutions Inc., Sausalito, Calif., the company has introduced ProcurePoint Enterprise. The first and core product, Enterprise Meetings, is an online bidding process where up to 10 hotels in a selected venue are invited to bid on a meeting over a period of four hours. Participating hotels pay a 10 percent commission to ProcurePoint; planners pay either a fee per transaction or per room night. www.procurepoint.com

  • THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER OF MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL will host the first Latin America Global Summit September 27 to 29 at Camino Real, Mexico City. The focus will be on planning meetings and incentive programs in Latin America, with expert speakers, including Carol Krugman, CMP, CMM, and Jonathan Howe, Esq.; a table-top trade show to spotlight Latin America suppliers; tours of unique venues in Mexico City; and more. www.nccmpi.org

  • EIBTM 2002, May 21 to 23 at Palexpo Exhibition Center in Geneva, Switzerland, will hold a new education program Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Among the topics is creating a request for proposal. http://travel.reedexpo.com

  • PGI Inc., the Arlington, Va.-based event and communications agency, has signed an agreement with Passkey, the online housing service based in Quincy, Mass. Passkey is an applications services provider for group reservations management. The Web-based system allows hoteliers and planners access to real-time housing reports and other updates when organizing a citywide convention or meeting at a single property. PGI clients already had the option of using b-there, another online housing provider. Now they can choose the provider that best suits their needs. www.pgi.com and www.passkey.com.