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How to avoid hotel attrition costs

Attrition bills can put a damper on otherwise successful meetings and incentive programs. It can be difficult to avoid these dreaded costs, especially since organizing a fantastic program takes a tremendous amount of planning, often over the course of many months.

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The Pitfalls of Using Google.

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There’s no question the Internet puts a tremendous amount of things at our fingertips. A simple search query can yield a whole host of things; from an outstanding recipe for bunt cake, to the 3rd president’s pets — a mockingbird and two bear cubs gifted by Lewis and Clark — to a list of flights from Reno to Oklahoma City on the 15th of August, there’s a lot out there.

But when it comes time to plan a meeting or event, and you can’t afford mediocre results, getting planning insight from Google is far more difficult than searching for who gave Thomas Jefferson those adorable yet emergently deadly baby grizzlies. How does one navigate the murky waters of Internet search results without getting trolled while trolling for some reliable information? Unfortunately, Google does not index the wealth of knowledge contained inside experienced meeting planners’ heads. The reality is search engines alone will never deliver you the results you require when planning a high-touch meeting or event, but you should know when and how they can be most helpful.

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