Communication skills are a must for anyone involved with conference planning. There are so many aspects to conference planning, that the job requires involvement from a multitude of people. Which doesn’t bode well for those people who classify themselves as control freaks. You have to rely others abilities to get the various jobs done. It’s crucial that you hire, or work with, people that understand your needs. Successful conference planning is often a result of many peoples’ involvement.
A look at the video below is a comical look at what can happen when communication breaks down. Or in Basil Fawlty’s case that you hire a person for the right reasons, not just because they save you money. As is often the case, usually the ones that you think are saving you money are the ones that are costing you the most.
Enjoy this little clip designed to give you a little chuckle in your day. But the take away message is to make sure communication is executed properly from the top.