In The Know - Knowland Blog

Four Ways You're Already Engaged in 'Co-opetition'

Posted by Laura Witherspoon

May 28, 2014 12:50:00 PM


For decades, hotels have been engaged in ‘co-opetition’ - but surprisingly enough, you may not even realize you’re doing it! Sharing history and pick up on groups for the greater good of everyone is just one way you’ve cooperated with your competitors… but why? What reasons do you have for doing it?
Because it benefits all parties in the end to know if Group A picked up their rooms last year or not. Wewant to know that information for ourselves, and therefore we share it with our competitors.

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How to Stay Ahead of the Global Events Industry

Posted by Laura Witherspoon

Mar 11, 2014 12:44:30 PM

Staying on top of the latest industry trends and news can be both time consuming and tedious, but we all know it’s a vital task in order to remain competitive. If you don’t recognize the newest player involved in event planning or you don’t understand the latest event planning strategies and regulations, you could quickly find yourself low on the business totem pole!

So how can you stay up to date with event industry trends? Well, you could browse the internet for industry related news on websites such as ...

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400,000 groups and counting in the Knowland database!

Posted by Laura Witherspoon

Jul 26, 2011 3:30:00 PM

The Knowland Group first began doing hospitality field research at the end of 2004 with the goal of building the first nationwide database of group business and meeting planner contact information. In just seven years, we have spread to every major U.S. city and beyond – to Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and we have no intentions of slowing down. Today, we offer the world’s largest and most well-respected reader board service available.

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Joining the Revolution!

Posted by Laura Witherspoon

Jul 12, 2011 11:00:00 AM

At Knowland, we are constantly asking our employees and our clients to join the revolution. Which one, you might ask? Well, in our mission to constantly add value for our clients, we are revolutionizing the way things are done on multiple fronts:

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And the Nominee is... The Knowland Group!

Posted by Kaitlin McCarthy

May 20, 2011 11:30:00 AM

Hot off the heels of our ranking as a Top Place to Work by The Washington Business Journal, we found out we are finalists for five categories of the American Business Awards! Hooray!

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Knowland Goes to China!

Posted by Laura Witherspoon

May 9, 2011 9:30:00 AM

Here at Knowland we’re always excited to begin offering professional business development products and services somewhere new. In the last year we have expanded all across Europe into Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, and Russia. Each country presented its own unique opportunities.

Most recently we have been very happy to add China to that list! We have partnered with Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a long time supporter of Knowland, to begin offering Readers, the world’s first online reader board service, to Interstate China hotels across the country. So far we are working with hotels in Shanghai, Wuhan, and Beijing.

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The Knowland Group is named a great place to work (but we already knew that)!

Posted by Kaitlin McCarthy

May 4, 2011 4:30:00 PM

We have very exciting news! The Knowland Group has been ranked one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in Greater Washington by The Washington Business Journal.  More than 300 companies in the area competed, but only 50 were listed including us! We find out June 2 where we are on the list. Wish us luck!

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