When it comes to scheduling day meetings, Cheryl Geid has just about seen it all. Geid, national travel and meeting planner for Grant Thornton LLP, a Chicago-based financial services firm, has booked space in hotels, conference centers, sports facilities, restaurants … even a bus.
Yes, a bus. Directed to find space for an executive brainstorming session, Geid got creative and hired a motorcoach.
Participants “took the bus up to Lake Forest [30 miles north of Chicago] and spent