The Critical Phase: Getting Buy-In, Setting Policy

January 2009
Financial & Insurance Meetings;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p34
Trade Publication
The article offers advice on writing a business case for strategic meetings management program. It cites the importance of developing a clearly defined and mandated policy. Specifics such as the approval process should be included in the meetings policy. It notes that planners should create distinct meetings policies for company employers, customers and suppliers.


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