To Cancel or Not? Katrina Forces Tough Decisions for Some Conventions

As the full extent of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina continues to unfold, many associations with upcoming meetings in affected areas are stuck in a limbo of indecision--they don't have enough information to decide whether to move their meetings or not.

"Right now, we're advocating the waiting game," says Kevin Jetton, national collegiate conference director, Association of Information Technology Professionals, Chicago. AITP has two conferences--an educational conference a

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