Meeting professionals can hone their Excel skills at an upcoming webinar, organized by the Financial and Insurance Conference Planners association and led by James Spellos, CMP, president, Meetings U.

FICP, with sponsor Mary Charles and Associates Inc., is offering the webinar on Wednesday, March 14 at noon EDT. Spellos will lead hands-on exercises in Excel functionality and be available throughout the process to answer questions. Participants will receive an e-mail package of materials to work with, including spreadsheets on rack rates, break-even analysis, and attrition.

The fee of $59 for FICP members and $109 for nonmembers covers an unlimited number of participants at a single dial-in location. For more information and to register, send an e-mail to