Belt-Tightening Ahead

ASAE and The Center's economic impact study on how 8,500 members of 97 associations are reacting to today's economy came up with some expected answers — past attendance is the best predictor of future plans, for example — but there also were some surprises. Despite worries that corporate travel restrictions will force people to meet virtually, just 9 percent of association member respondents who attended only virtual meetings in 2008 said they would meet only face to face in 2009 (6 percent o

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