Back of the House: Learning by Doing

How hard could it be to set up a meeting room? Pretty hard, it turns out, if you've never done it before and you have only 30 minutes. Thank goodness for Al.

As we walked into the ballroom, we each received a blue piece of paper with a diagram showing a room with a variety of setups. We were a group of 20 meeting planners, plus myself, the token press person. None of us had ever set up a meeting room before, but we were here to learn how at one of the Behind-the-Scenes Experiences during the RCMA conference at the Tampa Convention Center in January.

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