Number of meeting professionals who recently earned their CMM: 49

Number of countries where there are travel restrictions because of the avian flu: 0

Number of countries where human cases of avian influenza has been reported: 10

Number of organizations now in the Convention Industry Council: 32

Number of citywide meetings in New Orleans in 2006 hosted by associations: 15

Sources from left to right: ASAE & The Center; World Health Organization; WHO; CIC; International Association of Assembly Managers