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Managing Risk in Meetings: How to Reduce Exposure and Increase Savings

Delivered June 13, 2012

Don't miss this Free, 1-hour STREAMING ONLY Web event hosted by ISM and sponsored by Maxvantage.
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For many organizations, meetings represent one of the largest categories of unmanaged, indirect spend. In this session we'll discuss 7 key areas of risk and how they show up in the meetings category, provide you with key questions to start the meetings management conversation in your organization, and explore how better managing your meetings can reduce your exposure and increase savings. You'll also hear examples of how clients have found value at every stage of meetings management.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify risk in 7 key categories
  • Understand the consequences that could occur if risk isn't managed properly
  • Learn what questions to ask within your organization to start managing risk exposure
  • Gain best practices on how to start managing your meetings right now


  • Debi Scholar
    President of Scholar Consulting Group and
    Author of SMM: The Strategy Quick Reference Guide

  • Yma Sherry
    Vice President of Meetings, North America
    American Express


  • John Yuva
    Editor, Inside Supply Management®
    Institute for Supply Management™

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