Whether your association is holding a meeting for 100 or hosting a conference of 10,000, there are a number of critical meetings trends and tips and you want to consider to make your meetings successful. Are you truly negotiating in your organization’s best interests? How can you transition your meetings vendors into true win/win partners? What meetings trends are new and upcoming? Learn some of the newest tips and trends in meeting management from Billie Robinson, CAE, Director of Meetings and Convention Services at the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). Billie shares his story about how AWHONN achieved its most successful annual conference in its 48-year history; and why attendees continue to give the event a 98 percent approval rating year after year.