Just because your high-tech employer squashed its millennium bug years ago, don't presume that your meeting and event suppliers are disinfected as well. In fact, many have not yet resolved their Year 2000 computer problem. From registration data to airline and hotel reservations to destination management company schedules, your meeting data resides on software programs that may or may not continue to function 18 months from now.
"Oh, I've never thought about it that way. I'm going to