Educational Sessions for 2005 Meeting World Show

MeetingNews and Successful Meetings are gearing up for MeetingWorld 2005--the premier educational, networking, and business forum--to be held July 26-27 at the Grand Hyatt New York.

We are interested in proposals from potential presenters on specific topics. If you're interested, contact David McCann at or 646-654-4420.

The topics:

  • Managing Upward: How to hone your role as a strategist and make presentations to upper management (an Executive Track session);

  • Partnering with the procurement department and the travel management department (an Executive Track session);

  • Developing a business plan (Executive Track session);

  • Return on Investment: Measuring ROI to benefit your meetings, your organization, and your job security/career advancement;

  • How independent planners can become preferred suppliers for corporations, in the face of consolidated purchasing/vendor usage;

  • Career forum: How to position yourself to be noticed, and successfully move to the next level.