The Influence of Technology in Meeting Planning The influence of technology in meeting planning has grown to an enormous degree over the past decade. Where once meeting planning for conferences, conventions and expos involved a lot of heavy advance work that required the physical transportation of tens of thousands of participants, now new advances in technology over the past ten years can reduce costs with videoconferencing software. This allows a meeting coordinator or event planner to use technology in a variety of ways to determine the goal that a sponsor at the meeting would like to get across, to decide whether or a virtual meeting using software like EMS&Facilitator or Group Support Software is more appropriate than a...The end:
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