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Partnering with Fortune 500 organizations across the globe, we produce full-service meeting and event programs that effectively deliver on strategic business objectives and provide outstanding experiences specially designed for your business and attendees. We start with the end in mind.
At MOC&CO, SMM begins with understanding your culture, your needs, and the desired outcomes of your event and organization.
A STRATEGIC EVENTS PLATFORM THAT
SUPPORTS YOUR GOALS AND IS MEASURABLE.
Explore our services to understand what Strategic Meetings Management at MOC&CO can do for your company.
Gain access to our destination partners to find venues perfect for your events. Our team of experts will negotiate the best deals to maximize your meeting’s ROI. We can source all venue types & vendor services for you.
Our team and our partners are passionate about developing creative solutions in registration. Our registration system provides you with a technology solution that can be customized to achieve your event goals.
We are trained to make the planning process as smooth as possible for our clients. Our dedicated team will work with you from initial conversation through the day-to-day operations of your events.
ON-SITE EVENT MANAGEMENT
It’s time to implement.
Putting the plans into action requires a dedicated team with a great support staff. Our on-site staff have been with MOC&CO for over 15 years – they are expert travel directors and are fully committed to the success of your events.
MEASUREMENT & VALUE-ADDED REPORTING
As our partner, you can be confident we will see you through the entire process and ensure we’ve effectively managed against your bottom line.
Stand out. Help out.
Our trademark value-added programs can help your company achieve its philanthropic and environmental impact goals before, during and after your event.
We are a team of rockstars
We stand out
Our expert team of professionals has a passion for event planning and the development of creative solutions for our clients. Each team member goes above and beyond to deliver the best in customer service.
We are there when you need us most.
We are industry leaders who hold event excellence designations, such as: CMP, CEM, CTSM, and CPM certifications. Our leaders and team members have worked in a variety of industries at all levels of corporate, agency, and association organizations. We know your business and are well-equipped to handle even the most difficult event challenges.
Nothing is too big or too small for the MOC&CO team!
MOC&CO is proud to be a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, which connects us to more than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands, states, cities and other entities supporting diversity in business.
OUR CORE COMPETENCIES
The MOC&CO team manages a variety of events across all major industries, including:
We make it our mission to give back in any way we can.
We support local charities through donations and volunteerism as well as annual company-hosted events. Each year, we host a Christmas celebration for a local group of developmentally disabled adults. This is a cause near and dear to our hearts and to our partners.
Standing up to face diversity to benefit our communities is a core initiative we all share.
OUR CORE CULTURE
We operate in a fast-paced environment, in a fast-paced industry. The only way we know how to meet that challenge is to fully support each other and the clients we serve.
The MOC&CO team is a true team. We share our knowledge, are committed to the success of our colleagues and our company, and we strive to uphold the resources and education it takes to keep our team operating at maximum efficiency. When you work here, you are part of our family.
Thank you for visiting our site to learn about our organization.
As your planning resource, we promise to provide you access to limitless opportunities that perfectly suit your event needs. Our extreme attention to detail and passion for developing creative solutions will make your events stand out.
We believe that working in an industry built on relationships, you need a partner committed to making relationships last. Consider us your shareholders and biggest fans!
WE HOPE YOU WILL TAKE THE NEXT STEP
TO PARTNER WITH OUR TEAM.
– Mary O’Connor, President
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What our Partners say about us
MOC&CO does such a thorough job vetting destinations for our meetings. We always know we are going in to new contracts eyes-wide-open.SVP, Operations, Fortune 500 Retail Company
The MOC team works on six of our partner meetings, yearly. They always find the best destinations and venues to hold our meetings. The relationships they have truly get us the most bang for our buck.Chief of Staff to President, Executive Recruitment Firm
I love working with the MOC team. In my 20 years working in hotels, no company does site searches quite like them. Their processes and RFP template are by far the best in the industry.Global Sales Director, Elite Hotel Chain
MOC&CO has taken our registration websites from basic templates to professionally-designed websites. We love the look we can achieve by using their registration software!Chief of staff to President, Executive Management Recruiting Firm
Our registration website easily enables us to offer many sessions and education credits to our attendees without going through our usual manual process. This is a big win for our attendees!VP, Marketing, Fortune 500 Technology Company
I just love all the reports that are available to us! Easy access to all our attendee data has helped us better understand our event. The MOC team makes the registration process simple, so we aren't worried about achieving a great end result.Sr. Planner, Fortune 500 Food Services Company
We love working with the MOC team. They are always willing to jump in to quickly assist us with our event needs (even if it's last-minute). They even use our in-house registration system, so we don't have to spend unnecessary funds using their internal tool. Much appreciated!Sr. Manager, Fortune 100 Technology Company
The MOC team truly sees problems as opportunities and provides solutions; they do not panic or say 'we can't fix it.VP, Marketing, Fortune 500 Technology Company
The MOC team is great to work with onsite for events. The process documents they use are a great way for us all to stay organized. Their working agenda helps our teams do our jobs better, because it allows us to see the full extent of what to expect from their meetings.Director, Catering at an Elite Hotel Chain
The MOC&CO team constantly goes above and beyond to ensure our events are perfect. We have been a client for over 15 years, and they never cease to amaze us. Their competent staff are so dedicated that they once stayed up all night to drive our giveaway car in a hotel parking lot to ensure it had less than a half tank of gas so we could give it away in our general session the next day. True story! This company is our partner for life!President, Fortune 100 Food Services Company
MOC&CO operates with a financial transparency that allows all event costs and fees to be visible. We have even been able to avoid big company overhead costs since there are no surprises.VP Marketing, Fortune 500 Technology Company
Every year we take advantage of MOC&CO's Event Ever AfterTM program. We bring 500 team members together to give back to the communities in which we hold our meeting. MOC's team has helped us put together some of the best community service activities for our company.Sr. Manager, Development, Fortune 100 Food Services Company
Are you ready to stand out too?
220 W. River Dr., St. Charles, IL 60174
500 Yale Avenue N., Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98109
Main Phone: 630-443-4300
Our proprietary RFP process compares:
Destinations and venues, so you get results that fit your culture
Your meeting space and room block to ensure your program fits in the space presented
Overall market concessions to ensure you don’t leave money on the table
We focus on the details, so you are well-informed and can sign contracts confidently.
MOC&CO was one of the first meetings management companies to create and implement its own proprietary registration tool: Express EventTM. Using that experience, we can offer our clients customizable registration solutions that are right for them and their events. Realizing the market’s need for an ever-evolving registration technology, we capitalized on the opportunities associated with embracing a mainstream registration system, which gave us the ability to innovate the way we design registration sites for our clients.
Our Tool Delivers:
State-of-the-art technology solutions
Fully customizeable web pages
Enhanced customer service and troubleshooting
The ability to collect attendee data and process conference payments
The option to integrate with your internal sales and marketing databases through API functionality
Flexibility in registration and planning is one of our core commitments to our clients. We understand the investment that goes into implementing your own registration technology and are respectful of clients who currently have internal systems in place.
At MOC&CO, we support several clients who use a registration tool different from our own. As partners, we see the importance of leveraging current client processes and systems.
Operated programs through client registration systems different from our in-house tool
Been granted access to our clients’ company accounts to process event registrations
We are committed to creating win-win solutions for our clients and their bottom line.
Your account team will handle:
Venue and vendor selection
Budget development and management
Sponsorship procurement and management
Event Marketing and Communication Development
Speaker/presenter program development
Food and beverage management
Special event management
Staffing and on-site management
MEASUREMENT & VALUE-ADDED REPORTING
Our team has an in-depth knowledge of the corporate P&L. Through our custom reporting, we will analyze your event data to help you determine the best way to increase revenue for your events – from the development of targeted event marketing campaigns to the creation and implementation of new revenue streams, we can take your event to the next level.
Event Ever After™
The Event Ever After™ program is designed to help our clients stand out in the industries and in the communities they serve. We give our clients the opportunity to give back as part of their meeting. Event Ever After™ connects your attendees to other communities in need and helps your organization make a difference in the lives of others.