There is one often-overlooked cost item on a meeting budget that you just have to ask about.
In order to design an experience that has lasting impact for their organizations, administrative professionals must understand the goals and objectives of their meetings and events. Research shows that successful meetings have shared characteristics—they have defined and measurable goals and objectives that showcase the business value and behavior change they drive for their organizations.
So what are the steps to determining the “why” behind your meetings or events?
Why have a travel policy if your team doesn’t follow the rules? Unfortunately, the problem with most travel policies is simple: they are too long. Who has time to read and understand (and remember) all those details? What your employees need is a straightforward, one-page corporate travel policy. You can’t possibly cover all the contingencies on a single page, but you can highlight the key elements of your corporate travel policy, giving folks your most important guidelines in an easy-to-grasp format. A well-constructed document will make life on the road easier for your employees and increase travel policy compliance.