Are Big Business

May 2009
Financial & Insurance Meetings;May/Jun2009, Vol. 45 Issue 3, pS8
Trade Publication
This article discusses the growing interest of convention and visitors bureau and destination marketing organizations in the U.S. in smaller meetings or singe-hotel meetings. These organizations have been known for dealing with large conventions. But nowadays, these organizations are actively courting smaller meetings with incentives that are dedicated to salespeople and customized services.


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