If you’ve ever wondered what to do with those pens, calendars, T-shirts, and unused banquet food that’s left over after a meeting or trade show, wonder no more. There’s a new nonprofit organization, CharityDirect, that can connect the meetings and exhibition industry with charities in need of surplus goods. "There are so many surplus goods that are thrown away after a trade show or convention," says Reverend Bill Metzdorf, CharityDirect’s executive director. "We wanted to find a way to make ...

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