Ruling Out Resorts

The new PhRMA code says resorts are not appropriate meeting venues. But the definition of resort is open to debate.

“If there is ‘resort and spa’ in the property name, there is no discussion. We cannot go.”

“One hotelier asked me if my company could meet at his property if he took the word ‘resort’ out of the contract. I said, ‘Not unless you dig up the golf course and move it off site.’”

Those were a few of the comments made by meeting managers during lively discussions at the Pharmaceutical Meeting Management Forum about the ban on resort meeting venues imposed by the

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