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.
According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, By 2020, Millennials will form 50 percent of the global workforce. That’s right, in four short years, half of the workforce will be those born from 1982 onward. Part of the generation of text messages and......
Many times prospective candidates do not do enough of their own homework and evaluation of the company they are interviewing with to determine if this move will be a move filled with success, and even more important, the happiness they seek. Based on our many......
A word from our Vice President, Nicole Newman on the future of the MPI Southern California Chapter as she steps into the President role. Wow! It’s an honor to be selected to serve as the 2016/2017 Meeting Professionals International Southern California Chapter President. I am......
Are you attending a convention in Minneapolis and looking for some great things to do during your down time? We’ve put together a list of attractions nearby the convention center, along with distance and travel time. SearchWide is looking forward to joining clients, colleagues, friends,......
Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Chair Bob Lander and President and CEO Don Welsh today announced the 2016 ’30 Under 30’ Class. DMAI received 95 submissions for the 2016 experience, the largest response since the program’s inception in 2011. “Selecting 30 recipients from a record......
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.