In a recent survey by CMI's sister magazine Special Events, 80 percent of in-house corporate event pros predicted that their companies' spending on events in 2004 would be on par with or better than 2003 spending. One-third of respondents said that spending would be up next year.
When asked how many events (including galas, recognition dinners, company picnics, etc.) their organizations stage annually, 39 percent said six to 19 events — a healthy number. The second-highe