Meetings & Conventions: Short Cuts September
Cuts:On the SpotWhat is the one meeting cost you most resent paying?
“I do not think I am alone when I say I get annoyed at
attrition costs. In April, I had some attendees turned away from an
overbooked hotel, and I still was charged attrition for their
‘unused rooms.’ I’m still trying to sort that one
National Juice Products Association
“Paying extra for the rental of exhibit tables, when you
know they’ve been paid for many, many times over and are in bad
condition anyway. It is just nitpicking [on the part of the
supplier]. I’ve already paid for the booth, so to be charged extra
for the use of a table often irks me.”
American Business Women’s Association
Kansas City, Mo.
“Material handling, also known as drayage. It is
expensive about a dollar a pound and often you have no say in who
is authorized to carry out such tasks.”
Trade Show & Seminar Manager
Commerce Clearing House Inc.
River Wood, Ill.
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