Complete meeting packages still get lukewarm attention

Complete meeting packages still get lukewarm attention

By William Ng

According to the latest MeetingNews survey of roughly 330 meeting planners, the complete meeting package (CMP) is still a pricing plan few of them tap. Non-supporters cited high costs, extra charges, hidden fees, and limited services and options as the reasons why they do not use bundled packages.

Only slightly more than half (54 percent) of those polled by MN have used CMPs. Still, for those who have used them, they rarely did—238 respondents reported that CMPs were used from none to only 15 percent of all their programs.


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