AS OUR EDITORS greeted guests at our booth the opening afternoon of this year's Motivation Show, a couple of people commented about how packed the aisles were. “You know,” another said, “the aisles were so crowded it took me longer to get to the booth [this year].” Was this just our location, in the midst of several popular hotel companies? Or a nonscientific sign of a business rebound?
According to show organizer Hall-Erickson, it was the latter. Total buyer registration for t