SearchWide is a full service executive search firm primarily for companies in the travel, tourism, hospitality, convention, trade association, venue management and experiential marketing industries. We specialize in C-Level and Director level executive searches for companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to mid-sized public and private companies and associations.
Headquartered in the Twin Cities and several regional offices, we're able to serve clients and candidates nationwide. Founded in 1999, we have remained focused on our four core values for almost two decades: INTEGRITY, ETHICS, PASSION and RESPECT.
SearchWide believes in the power of networking, industry visibility, participation, and volunteerism as keys to continued success, both professionally and personally. As founding sponsor of DMAI’s 30 Under 30 (now in it’s 6th year), SearchWide is a strong supporter of Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI). ......
Nowadays, your LinkedIn profile is equally, if not more important than the traditional resume or curricula vitae. Hiring managers tend to visit LinkedIn profiles to get to know candidates better and assess how they present themselves online. Before you start making a ton of changes,......
SearchWide, an executive recruiting firm, and Sports 1 Marketing, a global sports and entertainment marketing firm, are proud to announce their new partnership. The two companies will collaborate their industry expertise to help each other develop new business opportunities. “Part of Sports 1 Marketing’s......
SearchWide, a leading recruitment firm in the convention, event, tradeshow, hotel, travel and tourism industries, has added a new member to its team. Ross Sawai, Executive Recruiter, will assist with SearchWide’s long-time clients, Freeman Co. and Freeman XP, a marketing solutions company for live engagements,......
It’s the night before a big interview and you’re fully prepared. You’ve done your homework on the company, the position and you’re prepared to answer any probing questions that may be tossed your way. But wait, you ask yourself, what do I wear? You want......
Our proven ability to connect clients with exceptional candidates is the trademark of our work. We are able to serve our clients effectively and efficiently by staying closely connected to the most talented people.
SearchWide conducted the search for the San Diego Convention Center and did an outstanding job. Their knowledge of the venue management industry, level of service and consultative approach helped guide the search committee from start to finish. I have used other high profile search firms in the past and SearchWide ranks at the very top.
Board Member and Chair of Search Committee, San Diego Convention Center Corporation
The hospitality industry is better served due to SearchWide’s personal level of service coupled with their depth of knowledge in the hospitality industry; key components for an excellent result. Efficiency, attentiveness, and results-oriented are backbones of this industry and SearchWide is a remarkable example of what is required for excellence in our industry.
President - AlliedPRA
Thank you, SearchWide, for your incredible assistance and leadership in recruiting our new SVP. The entire process was thorough, expedient and professional, our partners and board members involved were also very impressed with your work. Great job!
President and CEO - Visit Seattle
SearchWide has worked with us on many of our leadership recruitment projects in the Trump Hotel Collection. We have been very pleased with the candidates they identify for our brand and the professionalism they show in the process.
Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing - Trump Hotel Collection
There is no question that SearchWide is actively engaged in the exhibition and events industry and because of that they will be a valued resource at many levels.
President - Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) & Chair - CEIR President & CEO Search Committee
Your process, advice and strategies, all based upon your vast experience, sure made a believer out of me. You ARE the best!
CEO - American Liberty Hospitality & Chair - Houston CVB
Our work affects people’s lives every single day and what we do is important, rewarding, and fun.