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  • 1. August 19, 2010 Introducing GMI, Inc. Jeff Cudd Executive Vice President

2. Who We Are

  • We are a Minneapolis based, full-service incentive,meeting and event company
  • A certified women-owned business
  • A smaller firm with a simplified team approach
  • An employee-held company
  • Established in 1984, we have 25 years of successful operations
  • High-touch customer service

3. Products & Services

  • Meeting & Event Management
  • Incentive Travel Programs
  • Meeting Consolidation
  • Web Development Management
  • Trade Show Management
  • Merchandise, Awards & Visa Cards
  • Creative Communications & Enhancements
  • Speakers & Entertainment
  • Branding Reinforcement
  • Program Analysis & Evaluation

4. The GMI Team DESIGN Purchasing Property Selection Site Inspection Pricing & Costs ContractNegotiations Pre-Trip PLAN Web Registration Online Reporting AttritionMonitoring Room BlockManagement Participant Management Trip Specs EXECUTE On-SiteManagement Travel Staff Briefings Liaison withSuppliers BudgetManagement Billing Reconciliation Debriefing 5. The GMI Web Development Team

  • GMIs Web Development Team specializes in customizable websites that are informative and easy-to-use for all of your events.We continually develop and refine our technology to provide greater efficiency for our clients.Our Web Team will work with your event planners to determine your exact website requirements.We will draw from an extensive library of proprietary code, or create features specific to your website requirements. Information/Registration Website Example:
  • Event data is managed in our proprietary database where we can provide tailored online reports for your event planners.The information is in real-time and can be obtained 24-hours a day.Password protection is also available. Online Report example:

6. How GMI Can Assist You

  • Take control of your spending
  • Make the most of your budgets
  • Streamline the process
  • Negotiate better supplier contracts
  • Minimize liability with contracts
  • Capture total meeting expenditures

7. How We Charge For Services

  • We provide line item costings, showing all actual expenses plus our administrative service fee.This allows you to see exactly where your money is being spent.Our fee varies based on the complexity of the program and number of attendees.
  • We provide a customized, detailed proposal with estimatedpricing based on scope of work.
  • No additional mark-up on added program inclusions during planning stages or on-site, and a complete open book policyon all financials.

8. Why Partner With GMI?

  • Customer retention rate of over 95%
  • Proprietary web development and management
  • Quality service and value
  • Global destination and venue expertise
  • Local presence with global power
  • Innovative technology
  • Employee longevity retention
  • Smaller firm with partnership philosophy
  • Open-book policy
  • No excessive overhead
  • High-touch customer service

9. The GMI Difference

  • No cumbersome internal processes
  • Responsive
  • Uncompromising service
  • Smart use of technology
  • Quality assurance process
  • No excessive overhead

10. GMI Values

  • Its not just a business, its our passion!
  • We are the prime ingredient for your success
  • Our goal is to become your trusted partner
  • We succeed only when you do
  • Our success depends on the quality of our products and service, and the integrity of our company
  • We hold our suppliers to the highest of standards

11. How We Work

  • Customized web registration & design
  • Program development & budgeting
  • Pre-trip communications
  • Program administration
  • Customer service & participant management
  • Merchandise & awards
  • On-site operations
  • Cost analysis

12. Client Accolades

  • I wanted to tell you what a great job you did at the conference.Everything was just wonderful;I couldnt be happier and neither could our advisors. Financial Company President
  • Beyond expectations on every detail!ABC Supply
  • GMIs staff was incredibly helpful, smiles are everywhere on GMI faces. Participant
  • Its amazing how you can handle such a large group of type As with both competency and smiles.
  • Executive
  • Best travel group Ive ever worked with; Polite, professional and high level of service.
  • Meeting Planner
  • As always, thanks to everyone at GMI.It was the best national conference in the past 13 years.
  • Meeting Planner

13. Professional Affiliations 14.

  • Our team at GMI will work hardto earn and maintain your business!
  • ~Thank you for your time~