by Loren G. Edelstein | February 01, 2019

After Marriott International announced it was lowering commissions paid to third-party planners last March, the move was matched by most of the big hotel chains in the following months. Spurred by this, M&C, with the help of MeetingJobs.com, conducted research to learn how independents make decisions and charge for their services, and whether they are changing their business models. The exclusive results from 165 respondents are below, and you can read more about how several independent planners view the changes from our recent Independent Planners Education Conference.