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United Airlines Targets Meetings Market With Discount Rates

Bringing people together is what we do

Whether planning a company meeting, a conference or a training class, United MeetingsSM makes travel planning fast and simple. Simply have 20 or more people flying from more than one origin to qualify for a United Meetings agreement and enjoy discounted air savings.

United also offers a discounted air program for production crew when filming a movie or television series, or planning a professional sporting event or concert. The United Entertainment program focuses on the planning, auditioning, rehearsal, execution, broadcast or tear down of athletic, film/cinema, radio, television, theatrical or other entertainment productions.

United Meetings and Entertainment just got more interesting

Big things are coming from United for 2014. The newly launched 2014 meeting and entertainment programs include expanded travel discounts, particularly for transatlantic travel. Improved discounts are now available not only on United and United Express® flights but via an expanded network of carriers including Air Canada, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Swiss.  

"We are very excited to expand our meeting and entertainment products to include our Joint Venture partners. These global programs, along with the ease of contract registration via, provide our customers with great route coverage and speed to market," said Barbara Laken, Director Specialty Sales.

Earn travel rewards when attendees fly

When meeting attendees or entertainment production staff take advantage of United's meeting and entertainment programs, the organization will earn productivity credits. These valuable credits may be redeemed for round-trip travel certificates, upgrades, United Club® passes and more. With United's new expanded 2014 reward menu, including international destinations and business class, there are now even more choices to earn.

For more information on United MeetingsSM or United Entertainment programs, contact Geralyn Stevens, Diversity & Niche sales manager at or (713) 324-2745.  You may also visit or