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December 1, 2015

Americas: Life Sciences Companies Should Close the Gaps in Meeting Policy, Study Says

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American ExpressWhile 70 percent of the life sciences meeting owners surveyed for a recent American Express Meetings and Events whitepaper said their company has a formal meeting policy, 40 percent said it does not include crisis preparedness guidelines—and almost a quarter said they didn’t know whether they have formal policies around crisis preparedness or not.

Crisis preparedness and management is something life sciences companies still need to work on, said American Express Meetings and Events Vice President of Global Development Milton Rivera during a session at IMEX America, held at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas in October. Other challenges, he said, are a disconnect between the information people think is being collected related to return on investment and what actually is being collected, and the underutilization of technology to help manage risk.

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