Dear SMM Maven: Can a Travel Manager Plan a Meeting?

Dear SMM Maven: Can a Travel Manager Plan a Meeting?

Is it possible for a travel manager to learn to take on meetings? Of course, but it will require looking at existing responsibilities in a different light, and learning some new ones. Here's what you need to know about the similarities—and the differences.

Shimon Avish of Shimon Avish Consulting LLC is our strategic meetings management maven, part of MeetingsNet’s IdeaXchange panel of contributors. Send your queries and quandaries about designing and implementing SMMPs programs to [email protected], then check back here for answers! Names have been changed to protect the innocent.


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