Brandon Koenig graduated from the University of Iowa with a business degree in 1986 and started his career with the Chicago Hilton and Towers. He learned the actual meaning of Hospitality from the ground up in the trenches of several large hotels. Brandon acquired his Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in 1991. After working in various executive committee level positions for over a decade, he decided to use his knowledge and expertise to take the corporate and association meeting to the next level, hence “Meeting Solutions” was born.
Erica Koenig graduated from Tulane University Cum Laude with a Bachelors degree in Communication. She started her career at two of the largest advertising agencies in the world, Havas and VMLY&R, where she led multiple client teams and relationships while building client portfolios growing thousands of dollars in revenue for the agencies. She then moved on to take a leadership role at The Times, a hybrid advertising agency & production company, where she continued to build strong client relationships and effective teams while producing content in-house and leading business strategies for some of the most recognizable brands. Erica is also a board member of the oldest Boys & Girls club in Chicago, Off The Street Club where she supports marketing and fundraising efforts. Erica has joined Meeting Solutions to help foster existing client needs and to grow the portfolio of clients by optimizing marketing efforts.
We provide end-to-end solutions for our clients by first determining goals & budget. Open communication is a must to any successful program. Meeting Solutions can handle groups of any size and complexity. Our services include, but are not limited to, site-selection, hotel contract negotiation, menu design, meeting room lay out, audio visual support, rooming list coordination, registration, and on-site management. We do as much or as little as you require to ensure complete success of your events.
How we do it
For more than two decades, our success has been attributed to uncanny attention to detail, clear communication and proactive collaboration. Through our partnerships with Carey Smolensky Productions & Custom Specialty Promotions, our office mates, we can provide the very best options in full event production; including staging, audio/visual, lighting, themed décor, custom entertainment, special effects and much more. In addition, we can supply you with all of your imprinted needs; from wearables to trade show giveaways, speaker gifts to awards. We leverage our vast experience & relationships to bring you the very best at the most economical pricing.