HAISTEN JOINS NASHVILLE CONVENTION
August 26, 2016– Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation (NCVC) announced today that Jennifer Haisten, CMP has joined the customer advisory board to further develop the Music City’s strategic plan. Jennifer comes with over 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having spent the last few years as the Vice President of GlobauxSouce where she helps clients with her unique and personalized approach to meeting resource management.
Jennifer joins NCVC’s customer advisory for the next calendar year to continue the board’s recent success of selling, marketing and expanding the Nashville, Music city brand to the world as a premium entertainment destination. Jennifer’s prior experience as a Senior Director of Global Sales for HelmsBriscoe and as the Director of Convention Servicing with a Texas Convention and Visitors Bureau makes her the ideal candidate for this prestigious position.
Jennifer’s current role at Globauxsource, a company that helps clients plan and arrange meetings with top industry personnel, provides her the tools and skill set necessary to achieve big things for NCVC. When asked about her role on the advisory board, Jennifer comments, “I am excited and honored to be a part of this new challenge with NCVC and I hope to use my CVB background and strategic thinking to achieve great things for the city of Nashville.”
SITE Shines the Spotlight on SITE Texas
By: SITE Staff on Jun 29, 2015
SITE Texas President, Patricia (Patti) Palacios is President and CEO of GlobauxSource, a worldwide leader in meetings resource management based in Plano, . Patti has spent the last 34 years in the Hospitality industry, with the last 18 years as a Vice President with HelmsBriscoe. Prior to HelmsBriscoe, Patti worked for several prominent hotels, such as Westin Hotels and Resorts, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, and Stouffer Hotels. She was a leader in the opening of Westin Detroit and Westin Galleria in Houston, as well as The Ritz-Carlton Dearborn.
She is an active member of SITE, MPI, PCMA and the New Orleans Advisory Board and recently completed a three-year term on the Ft. Worth Advisory Board. She has served as the Co-chair for Meeting Professionals International "Kids Charity Ball" and has sponsored several community events, including the “Black Tie Dinner,” which supports the Human Rights Campaign and other organizations, the annual Buckner Holiday Party, supporting underprivileged children, and finally the rebuilding of a school in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
SITE: Being a Chapter Leader is a volunteer position and requires a significant time commitment. What/who motivated you to assume a Chapter Leader position?
Patti: My first experience with SITE was the Technology Summit in Cancun in 2013. The experience offered the perfect mix of learning sessions and networking. I joined SITE just after that meeting and vowed to get involved. A few months later I was asked to join the SITE Texas board as V.P of membership. After a successful year with membership I was asked to be President. I feel honored to be involved in such a dynamic organization.
SITE: When recruiting new members, what do you tell them are the greatest personal and professional benefits of being a member of SITE?
Patti: My first role on the Board of SITE Texas was that of V.P of memberships. The Texas chapter has much to offer new members as well as our existing members. We provide nine education programs a year plus our signature event "The Tech Summit". The vision I have for our chapter is to be the leader in "active" memberships, social media, technology and sponsorships. Already our chapter leads the way in technology with the “Tech Summit” and we continue to grow our membership each year.
SITE: In addition to the successful Technology Summit, what are some of the other educational activities and events SITE Texas is doing in 2015 to engage current and prospective members?
Patti: We try to offer new educational activities each year. My favorite activity, so far this year, took place during SITE Global Education Week. We had a "Tweet up" and encouraged our membership to join the fun. We held simultaneous events in Dallas, Houston and Austin and presented educational papers on social media, and the ins and outs of tweeting. It was allot of fun, educational and great networking.
GlobauxSource – Giving back is our way of life!
GlobauxSource excited to answer a call for help to assist with purchasing school supplies for ALL requests of the 108 BLUE LINE KIDS PROGRAM.
Plano, Texas. – July 13, 2015 - As a community of partners, GlobauxSource believes that making a positive difference is essential to success. We do this through relationships and service coupled with personal and corporate involvement, GlobauxSource remains focused on people FIRST!
GlobauxSource and its associates recently answered a call to assist Wives Behind the Badge- Blue Line Kids Program and it’s need for school supplies for 108 children of law enforcement officers. Once the call was put out, our associates rallied and compiled the entire list requested- we’ve never been more thrilled to assist those that ALWAYS assist us, when in need.
Blue Line Kids is a program centered around the lives of police kids. Through local and national events, and newly developed programs, they hope to create a fun, educational and supportive group where their kids feel comfortable and welcome and find lasting relationships. Opportunities exist for law enforcement kids of all ages birth-17.
LUXURIOUS HILTON ANATOLE HONORS GLOBAUXSOURCE
WITH 2013 TOP PARTNERSHIP AWARD
(July 25,2014), Dallas, Texas - One of the largest and most iconic luxury hotels in Dallas, the Hilton Anatole, honored Dallas-based meetings resource management firm, GlobauxSource, with its 2013 Top Partner Award. Using an extensive evaluation process, Hilton selects partners for this award based on criterion such as professional and ethical performance, volume of clients, technical and customer support, response to guest issues, and overall efficiency of business.
GlobauxSource, is a high touch meetings resource management firm founded by Patti Palacios, a 34 year hospitality and meeting services veteran and award winner. The firm provides sourcing, site selection, contract negotiations and complete meeting services to meeting and convention planners in the corporate, association and SMERF marketplace.
“GlobauxSource is very proud to have received this recognition,” said Patti Palacios, President and CEO of GlobauxSource. “We are honored to have received such a prestigious award from such an amazing property. We pride ourselves on providing clients with the best meeting resource management in the industry, and are committed to our longstanding hotel partners to provide best-in-class venues and exceptional meeting experiences.”
Palacios, started GlobauxSource after an 18 year award winning career with Helms Briscoe during which she earned that firm’s most prestigious honor, the Rainmaker Award. “My vision was to provide a fresh, boutique sourcing and planning firm with the old-fashioned idea of being the best, not the biggest company in the market. We are committed to direct, highly personalized collaboration, providing our clients and our hospitality partners with uncompromising integrity and care. This award validates that vision.”
“The sheer number of clients GlobauxSource sent us in 2013 is notable in itself, but it is the commitment to communication, collaboration and client services Patti and her team provide, that made GlobauxSource our choice for 2013’s Top Partner Award,” said Harold Rapoza, General Manager of the Anatole. “They exceeded our expectations and have been amazing partners to the Anatole in their first few years.”
For more information about GlobauxSource or to learn about how expert meeting resource management can help with your next event, please visit http://globauxsource.com.
Headquartered in Dallas, TX, but serving the globe, GlobauxSource offers meeting resource management services including site selection, contract negotiation and strategic partnerships. With more than 80 combined years of experience within the industry, the GlobauxSource team uses their expert knowledge and strategic partnerships to produce award-worthy meetings for their clients and partners. For more information please visit http://globauxsource.com. For more information, please visit:
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About Hilton Anatole
Located within a 45-acre campus, the Hilton Anatole Hotel features two high-rise atriums; a 27-story tower; and 1,606 luxuriously appointed guestrooms with first-class in-room amenities and wired Internet access. Additionally, the hotel offers guests more than 500,000 sq. ft. of event space as well as a variety of recreational activities, including viewing the Art Collection, one of the largest and most intriguing private assemblies in the world; an 80,000 sq. ft. fitness center, tennis courts, one of the finest lap pools in the region, an indoor jogging track; gift and sundry boutiques; V Spa, the hotel’s newest luxury spa oasis; and five unique restaurants and bars for dining and entertainment, including the new high-tech Media Grill + Bar, the critically-acclaimed S?R Steak + Spirits and the chic Gossip Bar. www.hiltonanatole.com