Sound Off on Bizarre Meetings

Independent meeting planner Michael Tyron, based in Edmonton, Alberta, was running a meeting for the Edmonton Police Service when a woman complained to police that a man was following her. The man was simply trying to recover his wallet, which the woman had stolen from him as part of a pickpocketing scam she worked with her daughter.

Tyron's anecdote was one of the winning entries in the Hampton Roads (Va.) Convention and Visitors Bureau's Meeting Planner Sound Off contest. The winner

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