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Inside > Features this Issue OCTOBER 2007 FAMILIES IN FLEX Non-traditional work schedules enable planners at CRG Events to be successful parents and motivated workers Page 24 COVER STORY Striking a Balanace All work and no play makes Jane a dull girl. That’s why some organizations are offering planners flex-time work schedules. BY ROBERT CAREY Suffering from “Green” Fatigue? It turns out that conference centers aren’t just going for the positive PR— they are making a big difference. BY KINLEY LEVACK SPECIAL EVENTS A Trick and a Treat For many companies, Halloween is the new holiday office party. BY CORRIE DOSH 46 24 36 MEETING SITES CONFERENCE CENTERS FORTUNE 1000 SPOTLIGHT Places & Spaces Putting the “connect” in Connecticut . . . MGM Detroit opens this month. ON SITE: Panama EDITED BY TERRI HARDIN IACC’s New Generation The conference center industry reaches out to its younger professionals. BY BEN CHAPMAN There Once Was a Group in Nantucket . . . How Wachovia holds a big meeting on a small island. BY SUZIE AMER 60 30 41 63 65 68 72 79 84 Reno / Lake Tahoe Austin New Orleans Los Cabos & Baja Ontario Province Korea Page 36 Cover Photography of Leasa Mayer and little Charlotte Lemert by Kathryn Barnard 2 OCTOBER 2007 SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - October 2007

Successful Meetings - October 2007
Editor's Note
On the Record
Technology Talk
Mouth for Sale
On Site
Tools of the Trade
Striking a Balanace
IACC’s New Generation
Suffering from “Green” Fatigue?
There Once Was a Group in Nantucket . . .
A Trick and a Treat
Places & Spaces
Reno / Lake Tahoe
New Orleans
Los Cabos & Baja
Ontario Province

Successful Meetings - October 2007