Poaching Hits Room Blocks Hard

“Attrition is the nightmare of my life,” says Stamford, Conn.-based Margaret Pederson, vice president, exhibitions division, Primedia Business, a multimedia company that produces dozens of trade shows to showcase and compliment its products (which include Corporate Meetings & Incentives). To add insult to the injury already caused by attendees and exhibitors defecting from the official room block to discount Internet sites such as Travelocity and hotels.com, Pederson now has to con

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