What can you say about the challenge of booking rooms for a citywide convention in today's era of diminishing hotel blocks and dwindling overflow availability? If you're like Kati Quigley, CMP, director of conferences and education with the Treasury Management Association in Bethesda, Md., two words sum it up: "It's frustrating." Her trade show uses almost 5,000 rooms on peak night, "and to be spread out in 18 hotels is crazy," she says. Unfortunately, it's a craziness that many association ...

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