There is some promising news. First up: While a LIMRA survey of financial and insurance companies in April revealed that 42 percent were changing or canceling their 2010 recognition conferences, that number was down from the 52 percent who were doing the same in 2009.
What the Future Holds
The meetings and incentives industry will be GLAD TO BID FAREWELL TO 2009, a year of economic turmoil, bad press, and relentless meeting cancellations. So let's crack open that fortune cookie and look ahead.