Average annual dollars spent on marketing by an independent: $1,000 Percentage of planners who market themselves by networking: 90% Average fee charged by an independent meeting planner: $73 per hour Business derived from corporate clients, which includes technology, healthcare, and financial services: 72% SOURCE: “A Market Report on Independent Meeting Executives,” The Harris Group, Alexandria, Va.

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