Thursday, October 15, 2009

Ingredients for Surviving Corporate Event Planning

Add a dash of cost effectiveness and throw in some passion and you have the key components to what makes an event planner survive in this economy. Between more RFPs to review from hotels, watching the budget closely, educating clients where to cut costs, and finding budgets are being reduced; planners seem to have more on their plate than ever before. According to Meeting News, a planner interviewed said that looking over a contract again because they had the possibility of getting lower rates or more concessions has become more common. A universal characteristic prevalent amongst the planners interviewed that helps them overcome new obstacles: passion for the industry. See this link for more information:

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