Here are some tips on how meeting planners can save money on hotel guest rooms and meeting space. Click here to add your own tips, or to edit any of these. Leave the rate alone. In a sellers market like this, hotels are reluctant to budge on the room rate because that is where the biggest profit comes from. If you leave the rate alone, hoteliers may be more willing to give concessions in other areas—ancillary fees (resort fees, internet fees etc), comp rooms, additional staff ...

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