The business meeting planning industry today is faced with the challenge of executing successful meetings without the luxury of a large budget. The use of technology has provided us with the ability to conduct meetings from the comfort of our home with people half-way around the world. Audiovisual companies have capitalized on this. Today we can conduct important, time sensitive, business meetings without having to spend a fortune traveling. If you’re in the business meeting planning industry then you certainly know the challenges of making sure these meetings go off without a hitch. Technology, being technology, seems to follow Murphy’s law in that if something can go wrong you’re pretty much guaranteed it will go wrong.
There’s nothing more frustrating (or career limiting) than watching your client or boss freeze on screen while delivering the company’s year-end summary. The following video provides us with a humorous look at what can happen when we try to take shortcuts.
The moral of the story, in addition to “you get what you pay for”, is to make sure that you do your homework upfront to ensure you’re working with a reputable business meeting planning company.