by Michael J. Shapiro | December 02, 2009

Hospitality Performance Network and Meetings International announced yesterday that the two companies were forming a joint venture and would become HPN Global, a site-selection and meetings procurement company. The rebranding will take effect on March 1, 2010. HPN Global will be based in Scottsdale, Ariz., and will offer site selection and meeting planning services to corporate, association and government clients in 45 countries. In the interim, the two companies will continue to operate independently.