Diane Lyons, president of Accent on Children's Arrangements, New Orleans, says that planners should consider several factors when choosing a child-care provider:
* Reputation Is the company recommended by a convention bureau? Does it have a solid, updated client list? How many years has it been the business?
* Experience Has the company worked with a group of the same size and age diversity?
* Insurance and training Does the company carry liability insurance? Are emplo