by Loren G. Edelstein | September 01, 2017

Amajority of meeting professionals think buyers engage in unethical business practices sometimes (59 percent) or often (5 percent). Yet, of the 117 respondents to M&C's latest poll, just 4 percent say they've done something unethical. Many detailed the most egregious behaviors they've witnessed; for details click here.



































































































What would you accept from a supplier you are likely to use for a meeting or event?

79% Discounted rate for site visit

58% Individual or group fam trip

30% Discount or upgrade for vacation

21% Gifts valued at more than $50

14% Free stay for vacation

9% None of the above


Source: M&C Research survey of 117 meeting professionals   



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