The Event Industry’s 2024 Women to Watch

The Event Industry's 2024 Women to Watch Plannernet's very own VP of Operations and Customer Success, Simone Lovell Stone, made the event industry's 2024 Women to Watch awardees list! All highlighted leaders in this list "are compassionate, strategic, gritty, creative, resilient, strong, kind, empowered, and authentic. They are the women who make the meetings industry - and the world around them - better." Read More Here! Back to Hub

Happy 2024 from Plannernet!

Happy 2024 from Plannernet! Happy 2024!  As we step into a new year, we are excited to continue our journey with you, our Suppliers. Your commitment and contributions have been integral to our success, and we look forward to further strengthening our collaboration in 2024. Latest Industry Trends The future of the industry is extremely bright, but it is ever-changing, so staying one step ahead is critical and requires paying attention to the trends shaping how work gets done. The below trends are impacting Meeting & Event teams around the globe. Start preparing today for the changes that will [...]

Final Recontracting Reminder

Final Recontracting Reminder! We hope you are well today! This email serves as the final reminder that the 2024-2025 Supplier Agreement is due Wednesday, 1/31/2024. If we do not receive your completed documents by 1/31/2024, your Plannernet status will be moved to inactive on 2/1/2024. If you have any questions regarding the new contract or the re-contracting process, please contact our Supplier Relations Team at We are looking forward to your continued partnership! Plannernet Supplier Relations Team Back to Hub

1099 Communication

1099 Information In preparation for tax season, Plannernet will be submitting electronic 1099-NEC forms to your business for the 2023 tax year by January 19, 2024. You will receive the email from Avalara 1099 (formerly Track1099) to the business email provided within your Supplier Profile. Upon receipt, please accept the 1099 electronically by January 26, 2024. For any 1099’s that have not been accepted or received electronically by this time, a paper copy will be mailed out no later than January 31, 2024. More information on the IRS’ 1099 Non-Employee Compensation form can be found here. A Few [...]

Supplier Recontracting Communication

Supplier Recontracting Communication We hope this note finds you well! It’s that time again – the current Plannernet Supplier Agreements are expiring January 31, 2024, and we need you to sign the new 2024-2025 Plannernet Supplier Agreement. 2024-2025 Plannernet Supplier Agreements are Here and Ready for your Signature! Plannernet remains committed to partnering with our Clients to bring a variety of opportunities to your business and, as our Clients plan for the future, we continue to see a growing demand for your expertise. With the end of 2023 quickly approaching and as we at Plannernet also look ahead, [...]

Freelance Business Month

Freelance Business Month Plannernet is proud to announce our participation and sponsorship of Freelance Business Month, Oct. 1st – 31st, and that we have a special discount of 25% off to offer you! “Freelance Business Month is an event designed to unite the freelance ecosystem and to show the power of growing independent businesses. With the key focus on independent professionals and their supporters, the event will last the entire month and will be the epicenter of cultivating ideas, knowledge, skills sharing and learning new tools that enhance freelance productivity and efficiency.” We encourage you to check [...]

Plannernet Company Meeting

Team Plannernet Back Together! Team Plannernet together again!! Great times were had and even better memories were made at our annual, in-person company meeting. Back to Hub

The Plannernet Hydration Challenge

The Plannernet Hydration Challenge Team Plannernet recently completed its first annual hydration challenge! We got our competitive juices flowing to see who could drink the most water in 30 days. Additionally, we donated to the Clean Water Action in support of their mission to protect clean water and tackle single-use plastic pollution. Back to Hub

Plannernet Audio Visual Communication Survey

Audio Visual Communication Survey Our commercialization team is currently working on a campaign for current Clients as well as potential prospects to market your AV services specifically. As a part of that, we’d like to showcase the extensive reach to our network and your business. We would greatly appreciate your completion of a quick 5-question survey to better understand the size of your business, how many technicians you have – if any, and where. The information you provide within this survey will directly influence our efforts to promote your business. AV Network Survey: Click here to complete the survey! [...]

Q1 LinkedIn Recap

Q1 LinkedIn Recap 2022 Supplier Survey Results 2022 CSR Impact Report Join the Plannernet Talent Network Freelancer Insights Plannernet Portal Technology Workforce Agility Solve your toughest event challenges with talent Finding Audio-Visual Talent 3 Steps to Surviving Staffing Shortage Plannernet vs. In House Future Outlook for Meeting & Event Labor Back to Hub

International Women’s Day

International Women's Day Happy International Women's Day! Part of International Women’s Day’s mission is to forge inclusive work cultures where women's careers thrive and achievements are celebrated. Plannernet firmly believes in this mission and is proud to celebrate the amazingly talented women throughout the Meetings & Events Industry, our internal team members, and especially our network of female small business owners. We are excited to continue connecting these small businesses to increased economic opportunities and actively supporting them as they pursue their professional goals. Back to Hub

National Freelancers Day

Happy National Freelancers Day! Today we celebrate all things freelance! Specifically, our remarkable network of independent meeting & event professionals. Thank you for always delivering grade-A support to our clients, and spearheading the future of work! Back to Hub

2023 Meetings & Conferences

2023 Meetings & Events Conferences We hope you are having a lovely week! As some of our team gears up to hit the road and attend Global Meetings Industry Day in Charlotte, NC at the end of the month – we’d love to know if you will be there too or if you plan on attending any other conferences this year. Are you seeking ways to gain new knowledge, meet like-minded professionals, and expose yourself to new perspectives within the industry? We’ve rounded up a list of conventions, conferences, and events to learn the latest trends, gain knowledge, meet people, [...]

An Important Message from Plannernet

An Important Message from Plannernet With all of the noise around the banking industry, we thought we would quickly reach out and ensure you that Plannernet and its banking relationships are secure and FDIC backed. As you know, we take our payments to small businesses seriously, and ensure we are financially stable. Please contact us ( if you have any questions or concerns. Sincerely, Plannernet Back to Hub

Supplier Survey Results

Supplier Survey Results We recently polled the Supplier Network to gauge their experience as a freelancer and as a part of our network. Here's what they had to say! Thank you to all of the participating businesses! Back to Hub

2022 Social Responsibility Impact Report

2022 Social Responsibility Impact Report Our team has been & continues to be collectively committed to not only connecting skilled event talent with innovative organizations but doing so in a way that improves the world we live in. We are incredibly proud of our progress in 2022 and are excited to continue creating positive impacts that better the lives of our people, partners, and communities. Back to Hub

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