Gas costs are climbing. According to the Los Angeles Times, gas rates were the highest in the nation the other day at $3.85 per gallon. Airlines are elevating their rates and Head of state Obama is taking into consideration using the national oil gets. With unrest in the Middle East continuing, it is unpredictable when gas rates will go back to “regular”. How will this influence meetings and what can an organizer do? As a whole, this will imply that much less individuals will attend conferences since they will certainly be incapable to warrant the price. Here are some ideas that planners can make use of to help their attendees take the sting out travel.