What are some of your favorite cost-saving strategies?

Charles Melear

Conference Planner United Church of God Fort Collins, Colo.

“Often, we go back to the same hotels and locations year after year. We tell properties that we're a multiyear customer and that they can spread out their profits on our meetings over a period of years. We bring in our own audiovisual and sound people for meetings. We also save money at weeklong meetings by going to an office supply store and buying flipcharts. At the end of the week, we don

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