Budgeting

Paying attention to key details can ensure your meeting (and career) is a success. By Derek Reveron

Planners wage a never-ending battle against Murphy’s Law, which says that what can go wrong probably will. That’s why it’s rare that events proceed completely flawless from beginning to end. Events typically can survive minor slip-ups, some of which attendees may not even notice. But big blunders can ruin an event or make attendees so […]

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The Budget SqueezeOctober 1, 2017
Meeting the Challenge of Rising Costs By John Buchanan

The budgeting process for meetings and events is more demanding and daunting than ever before. And rising costs that cannot easily be counteracted by negotiating tactics make the task all the more challenging.

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Meeting in the MiddleSeptember 1, 2015
Try These Contract Negotiation Tips From the Experts on Both Sides By John Buchanan

What can planners do during a contract negotiation to meet their needs and their budget? Be flexible and pay careful attention to the issues that matter most.

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Creative Strategies to Keep Meeting & Incentive Travel Programs On Track Even When Budgets Are Grounded By Gabi Logan

This year planners are turning to meeting destinations above all else as the new place to create savings in their budgets.

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