Spare Deal

ProjectorBack in the day, cautious planners would order costly back-up projectors for every session. But according to Mike McAllen, co-founder of Grass Shack Events & Media as well as AV for Planners, today's projectors are so dependable that planners can get away with just one back-up -- which often can be negotiated for no charge from the A/V vendor -- for the entire event. (877) 449-7994; and