FutureWatch, the 4-year-old flagship survey of Meeting Professionals International, released its 2006 results last week, offering a wide-angle snapshot of the trends that are influencing meetings and meeting planners. Among the take-aways from the broad-ranging study, commissioned in partnership with American Express, is that meeting planners are bracing for a challenging year. Three of four client-side planners (and an even greater percentage of suppliers) predict rising hotel rates, and ...

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