Millennials and Meetings

Just when the boomers thought they had Generation X figured out, along come the Millennials. With a population that rivals the size of their parents’ baby boomer generation, the Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are often hailed as the future for associations--and their meetings. The only problem is that many Gen Ys aren’t going to be satisfied with meetings as usual.

Just when the baby boomers thought they had Gen X figured out, along come the Millennials. With a population that rivals the size of their parents' baby boomer generation, the Millennials are often hailed as the future for associations — and their meetings.

The problem is that many Millennials, also known as Generation Ys, “are not wired for traditional meetings,” says Eric Chester, president, Generation Why Inc., Lakewood, Colo. Creating meetings that appeal to Gen Ys is one of the m

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