Just the tip of the iceberg.
As I excitedly sat down to read my first article published in Midwest Meetings I realized that I had just touched the tip of the iceberg of knowledge and skills that meeting planners apply to every meeting. This iceberg includes knowledge of food and beverage, contracts, negotiating, concept and design, finances, coordinating suppliers, objectives, government regulations, economic changes, logistics, and meeting the needs of the organization and the attendees. Did I forget anything? Is your head spinning yet?