Meridian Enterprises Corp.

Hazelwood, Mo.
(314) 592-3000
www.meridiangrouptravel.com

FOUNDED: 1978

LEADERSHIP: Sam Toumayan, president and chairman; Deb Hill-Jablonski, executive vice president, global rewards and marketing services

AT A GLANCE: Sales meetings, reward and recognition travel, and trade shows were the top meeting categories for Meridian Enterprises Corp. in 2010, with group incentive travel programs bringing in 68 percent of the company’s revenue. More than a quarter (28 percent) of the meetings and incentives the company orchestrated in 2010 were held outside the U.S.

  • Corporate meetings in 2010: 41

  • Incentive travel programs in 2010: 58

  • Meeting and incentive travel programs held outside the U.S.: 28%

  • Room nights booked for meetings and incentives: 55,000

  • % of revenue from planning and executing meetings and incentives: 92%

  • Full-time employees: 100

  • Top customer markets: healthcare/medical, manufacturing