Government Meetings

January 2019

Air travelers may be in for a rude awakening when navigating airports during the government shutdown, as the absence rate for TSA workers is now on a record pace. According to reports, the absentee rate for TSA employees hit 10 percent of its more than 51,000 officers as of Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, compared with 3 percent a year ago.

January 2019

Michelle Milligan, Society of Government Meeting Professionals National President (SGMP), discusses with Meetings Today the impact of the U.S. federal government shutdown on meeting planners and the meetings industry.

January 2019

What does the government shutdown mean for meetings and events? According to meetings industry veterans, the impact can be severe or not much at all, depending on how long a shutdown lasts, when it happens and who is attending and presenting at meetings.

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