Just three months ago, we never worried about hijackings or bombings or anthrax. Now planners who are not obsessed with those issues risk accusations of negligence.
“Our safe cocoon has been broken,” says Patti Roscoe, chairman of PRA Destination Management, headquartered in San Diego. “Now we have to look at everything we do from a security standpoint.”
The future of the meeting industry rides on the perception that security is being addressed. In an October survey of 200 cor