Meeting Planning: More Than a Hobby

Hobbies? Who needs hobbies when you spend your free time planning meetings and conferences?

If Harry Schmidt has free time — when he's not in his professional capacity as president of Christian Life College in Mount Prospect, Illinois — he likes doing nothing better than reviewing site plans, sifting through contracts, and bringing order to chaos.

“Everybody has hobbies,” Schmidt says with a chuckle. “Some enjoy golfing; others, boating. I really enjoy the dynamics of meeting

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