Success Story

A Statewide Executive Leadership Retreat, Huntsville, Alabama

The Client:
A statewide leadership organization made up of twenty participants and one internal meeting planner.

The Client's Objective:
Utilize a professional destination management company to produce an executive retreat offering multiple days of leadership training, bonding opportunities, and local and exclusive experiences in the selected destination.

Destination Huntsville Plan:
Our plan included procuring reservations at some of Huntsville's best local restaurants, along with curating relaxing experiences for our client that bolstered guest bonding. Once our client selected the options that worked best, we acted as an extension of his team and expertly produced those elements, allowing him to focus on the goals of his event.

Services we provided:

Leadership Dinner venue selection

Menu coordination

Onsite food & beverage management

Offsite dinner reservation coordination for ten different groups at ten different locations

Curated two private experiences for guests

High Points:

Supported locally owned restaurants by coordinating all dinner reservation options for the group at local establishments.

Coordinated a private offsite Leadership Dinner and managed all Leadership Dinner orders on behalf of the client. The dinner experience included an elegant private room, an exclusive menu, and beautiful table-scape centerpieces.

Curated daily offsite activities, including a private cigar experience and exclusive spa appointments at one of the best day spas in Huntsville during a busy holiday season.

Added last-minute experience accommodations when the client's count unexpectedly increased.

End Result:
The client was able to focus on the content of the meeting and the leadership messages he was trying to convey because our team provided boots on the ground local expertise to assist in filling in the service gaps.

The feedback on the exclusive experience was beyond fantastic, as guests could not stop talking about how beautiful everything looked and how amazing the private events were for their teams.

The client confidently accommodated his team's changes and updates because he knew Destination Huntsville would implement them seamlessly.
The executive retreat was a great success because it provided the quality and intensity of leadership training the client desired and offered each guest a memorable experience in our client's hometown.

Client Praise:
This executive retreat was a great success! Feedback from the client, his team, and their guests showed that they all enjoyed the unique environments we created for them.

The Destination Huntsville Difference:
Destination Huntsville loved working with this client because he trusted us to show Huntsville in its best light. We are a great fit because we listened to his wants and needs, procured all the details needed, and then brought those ideas to life.

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