“Planners who are panicky, short-tempered, and high-maintenance. Staying calm goes a long way.”

Shawna says: Planners are control freaks by nature (I speak from personal experience). To be painfully honest, I’m one of those people who always think they’re right, especially as a veteran planner with more than 20 years under my belt. What we all need to realize, though, is that suppliers see more meetings and events in a year than most of us will see in our entire career. So in the end, who has more meeting experience?