How to Keep Personnel Costs Down

Personnel costs can gobble up your meeting budget in a hurry. Here are suggestions for keeping those costs from limiting under control.

Staff and Volunteers

  • Use volunteers. You can find outstanding workers among your organization's retired personnel, and from students from the local meeting planning/hotel management/tourism programs.

  • Never mix paid staff and volunteers in the same roles.

  • Keep the volunteers busy with varied work a

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