by Loren G. Edelstein | February 01, 2014
How are planners rewarded after a very successful meeting?
pat themselves on the back

are congratulated by their bosses/clients

celebrate within their department

get a gift or bonus


get no recognition


23% say their family members realize it's hard work -- not play -- when they travel to run an event.

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There's still a significant gap between what meeting professionals do and what their bosses or clients think they do, as revealed in a recent M&C Research poll. Of the 126 survey respondents, just one in five say their bosses or clients completely understand what the job entails. For 60 percent, a job well done is rewarded by patting oneself on the back.