After Boston, It’s Time to Evaluate Your Meeting's Risk Management

After Boston, It’s Time to Evaluate Your Meeting's Risk Management

A major healthcare association convention opened at the Hynes Convention Center two days after the Boston Marathon Bombings. What if it had been your meeting?

Two days after the Boston Marathon bombings—and before the suspects had even been publicly identified—a 2,000-attendee healthcare association convention opened at the Hynes Convention Center. One of the overflow hotels, the Lenox, was near the crime scene investigation area, so a small number of attendees were moved to other properties. But the meeting went on, as did two other citywides held a day after the younger suspect was captured.

The question is: What if they had to cancel

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