Jargon, Jargon Everywhere

What’s the one thing that drives some meeting planners (especially those new to the industry) insane? All the jargon, of course! Like any industry, meeting planning is chock-full of phrases and acronyms. Enough that you need a dedicated PDA to keep them all in check.

(PDA … that’s personal data assistant. A Palm Pilot, for example.)

"I hate ’em," says Lisa J. Mitka, CMP, speaking about acronyms. Mitka is assistant director of conference and meetings for the Association of Lega

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