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Most companies book programs
of 100 attendees or less.
Targets up to 50 attendees strictly
through tool; HRS meetings spe-
cialists support larger programs.
Focuses on simple meetings
structure; number of attendees
is less relevant.
Hotel meeting spaces, private
dining spaces at restaurants and
unique venues—all curated by Bi-
zly—currently in 50 U.S. markets.
Global reach in 190 countries;
350,000 hotels in HRS system,
including 150,000 with meeting
space, aggregated across GDSs
and other providers.
Global reach to 150,000 hotel
properties via Travelport GDS.
Variable subscription rates based
on custom set ups; additional fee
for Bizly Concierge support; Bizly
earns commissions from some venues and offers a partial rebate of
those commissions back to clients.
Revenue based on hotel commissions. Meetago tool is free unless
the program goes above 50 percent net rate; above 50 percent
net, it’s $35 fee per meeting.
Monthly subscription fees
range from $3,600 for up to 36
meetings annually to $47,000
for unlimited meetings; corporates keep hotel commissions.
Clients can identify preferred
venues within the existing Bizly
inventory; Bizly will onboard clients’ preferred venues and hotels
to the system.
Supports preferred prioritiza-tion; can filter out nonpreferred properties; HRS also can
aggregate and expose additional content at client request.
Prioritizes and displays pre-
ferred hotels; can filter out
Instant booking for last-minute
meetings without sleeping rooms.
Request-to-book puts organizers
in direct contact with venue and
offers shopping cart-style menu for
selecting required meeting elements
and booking sleeping rooms; average
venue response time is two hours.
eRFP tool only; system defaults
to four simultaneous bids in the
market to encourage hotel response but can be configured to
client preference; average RFP
response rate is 75 percent.
Instant bookings for as many
as nine rooms; RFP e-bids managed via email with menu-style
selection for meeting elements;
80 percent of bids answered
within 24 hours; new GDS rate
code model enables instant
bookings for large room blocks.
Bizly configures policy, preloads
corporate addenda and facilitates
approval routing; multiple user
types; exports standard reporting;
customized reporting available.
Policy configuration; rate loading
support; integration with Amadeus
Cytric; ERP integration; preloaded
addenda per country/region; consolidated reports; KPI reporting.
Supports preloaded legal addenda
and approval routing; multiple
user types; at-a-glance dashboards;
exports reporting; business intelligence tool launching in Q1 2018.
Human support offered through
Bizly Concierge meetings specialists;
artificial intelligence drives some RFP
process reminders; only small meetings provider to offer private dining
spaces and specialized event venues.
Supports 13 languages; virtual
card integration; HRS meeting
specialists drive cost-neutral RFP,
payment and robust reconciliation support; payment control
Full tech stack includes registration
tools and mobile event app; tight
integration with Concur Travel
facilitates seamless air bookings
and reporting data; virtual card
integration; “Event Pages” provide
more client customization.
Bizly Meetago by HRS Groupize
Apps for Simple Meetings
Small meeting or simple meeting? Complexity rather than size has emerged as the more pressing issue as new meetings tools
emerge to ;ll the gap between unmanaged, ad hoc meetings and more complex events. Each of the providers below offer a
different approach through their technologies. Let’s compare.