Your Success Depends on Your People

Take care of your staff and volunteers, and they will take great care of your meeting's attendees. This is how you do it.

Your people are an extension of you — they make the meetings happen. Here are strategies for managing your personnel.

Staff and Volunteers

  • Use volunteers. You can find outstanding workers among your organization's retired personnel, and don't forget to recruit students from the local meeting planning/hotel management/tourism programs.

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

  • Keep volunteers busy with varied wo

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