When Network World magazine decided to move its conference from a hotel to a convention center because the event had grown, Dale Fisher, director of event operations for the South-borough, Mass. — based media company, didn't think she would have trouble finding a venue. All she had heard about was the overbuilt convention center market, a stark contrast to the hotel industry's raging seller's market.
But that was not the case.
Officials from one venue told her that whil