If you were designing
a meeting planning
Olympics, what events
would you hold?
“Juggling. Meeting planners often have
to multitask and juggle priorities while always staying on their
Erin Tench, CMM, CMP
“Bag stuffing. Each area would include
X amount of totes or some other type of bag and insert materials --
literature, notepads, pens, lanyards, etc. Contestants would have
to stuff their bags with the materials and then organize them in a
pile at the finishing line. First one there gets the gold.”
Maxwell Systems Inc.
King of Prussia, Pa.
“I would design a competition for
planning the best ‘green’ meeting as well as a competition for
planning a successful event with the shortest lead time.”
Kim Bladen, CMP
Educational Testing Service