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by Loren G. Edelstein | November 01, 2011

We buy Purell in bulk, flush the toilet with our feet and disinfect our hotel rooms upon arrival. The majority of meeting professionals worry quite a bit about catching germs -- and protecting meeting attendees from contagion -- confirmed a recent poll by M&C Research. Just 6 percent of the 149 respondents, are "not at all" worried about such things, while 8 percent worry "excessively" and 45 percent "try to be very careful." Handshaking is stressful for many: One in five rush to wash their hands afterward.  

 

NLR PIE CHART NOV2011

NLR DATA CHART NOV2011

 

13% of meeting planners won't touch restaurant menus.

23% avoid using airplane restrooms.

19% clean the toilet seat and handle in their hotel rooms.

17% almost never use Purell or other hand sanitizers.


42% of planners remove their hotel bedspreads. For other habits of your peers, go to mcmag.com/webexclusives