Top Ten Tips for Meeting Outside the U.S.

Eli Gorin, CMP, gives his top ten tips for planning international meetings

Eli Gorin, CMP

Eli Gorin, CMP, of gMeetings Inc., a boutique meetings-management firm based in Aventura, Fla., offers his top 10 tips for meeting outside your home country.

  1. Understand local customs.

    Pick up a book on cultural etiquette so you will know the norms. In some countries it's acceptable to discuss business over a meal, while in others it's taboo. In some places business cards are treated casually; in others they are handled with

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