by Sarah J.F. Braley | January 01, 2017

In-person meetings considerably enhance the success of small businesses, according to a new survey released by the Meetings Mean Business Coalition. The study, conducted by research firm APCO Insight, surveyed 300 leaders of small businesses (defined as having fewer than 250 employees) representing 24 industries, plus another 100 respondents specifically in the technology sector. More than three quarters of respondents (77 percent) said in-person meetings yield a healthy return on investment. Among those in the tech sector, that number is considerably higher, at 95 percent. Read more here.