Travel Directors named 'A Meeting Planner's Secret Weapon' by Meetings and Events Professional and Independent Contractor at Executive Travel Directors

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Jeffrey Cesari, President & Chief Creative Director of Shimmer Events and Independent Travel Director for ETD, unveils value of Travel Directors, ‘A Meeting Planner’s Secret Weapon’

Travel Directors (TDs) can be difficult to define, as they wear many hats. Yet, TDs are essential to program success. Jeffrey Cesari, President & Chief Creative Director of Shimmer Events and an Independent Travel Director with Executive Travel Directors (ETD) unveiled the value and power of the TD in an article written for Pennsylvania Meetings and Events Magazine.

With more than 20 years in the meetings and hospitality industry, ETD Travel Directors understand the unique constraints on a meeting planner‘s time, and that each program has very specific needs. Whether it be a business meeting, inventive trip, or a one-day medical education session, programs benefit from dedicated ETD onsite support and s customer service manager that takes on the complexities and administration of recruiting, staffing, and paying for quality on-site staff off a meeting planner's plate.

Executive Travel Directors (ETD) is a Chicago-based company providing onsite logistical assistance to business meetings, incentive trips, and medical educational sessions. Since 1988, ETD has operated on respect for meeting planners and the success of their programs. ETD hosts a registry of over 2,000 Travel Directors and provides staff to more than 5,000 programs annually. For more information on Executive Travel Directors, please visit us at

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