And, I would like to add, meeting planners, thank those who plan your industry association meetings. They may not always get it right, but especially those who try new things so you can learn from their successes (and failures) deserve our gratitude. (Tip of the hat to Patti Shock and the MeCo listserv for this one.)
Just how hard a job is it? Take a step inside the mind of a meeting planner (it's a promotional video, but kudos to OPCVB for giving meeting planners' overly developed right brain its due).