Budgeting/Cost Savings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Financial Services Meetings: What to Watch in 2016 http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/financial-services-meetings-what-watch-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The financial services industry—and its meetings—will be affected by changing demographics, impending regulation, and new technology. 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