Two and a half weeks before the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's fall conference in Puerto Rico, a hurricane hit, doing massive damage to the area and the hotel. Needless to say, the meeting was canceled.
“It would have been unpleasant at best and possibly dangerous to get people in there,” says Joyce Paschall, CMP, The Sherwood Group Inc., the Northbrook, Ill. — based association management group that planned the event.
But the story has a happy ending. Unl