American corporations spend at least $30 bil-lion each year on meetings. If you don't know exactly what you're spending on meetings, it's probably too much.
Using a central department to track, if not to plan, every meeting in your company means you know what you spend--and where you spend it. It means you can show, say, Hyatt exactly how much of their business is a direct result of your meetings. It means you can narrow your field of suppliers so that those totals grow and become eve