Monthly Archives: June 2016

Happy Birthday, United States Army!

The United States Army was founded on June 14, 1775 – 241 years ago today! Today, we at Armed Forces Reunions, celebrate the men and women who have served in the United States Army. We have had the privilege of working with so many terrific Army groups over the past 28 years, and 2016 is… Read more »

The Other Attrition Clause: Food & Beverage Minimums

Groups need to be careful when signing contracts with a Food & Beverage Minimum, without understanding if reaching the minimum is realistic or not.  Be conservative when guessing at expected numbers for meal functions, as F&B Minimums (the dollar amount your group must spend) are based on these numbers.  Never calculate cash bar sales into… Read more »

What is a Room Attrition Clause?

Most hotel contracts today include multiple “performance clauses”, which can be very costly to reunion groups if attendance is not what was hoped for.  The most basic clause is for “Room Attrition.”  Groups need to be very careful when choosing how many rooms to block, and on what nights.  A typical hotel contract will hold… Read more »

Branson, MO – Top Reunion Destination!

Branson is one of the top military reunion destinations in the country.  Many of Branson’s most well known attractions routinely recognize veterans and their families with special revues and shows.  They have a real commitment to honor all veterans, current military, and the families who support them. Branson is nestled in the beautiful Ozark Mountains,… Read more »