VGM gives back
WATERLOO, Iowa--The VGM Group has split the revenues from the 18 national competitive bidding seminars it held in 2008 with various co-sponsoring state associations, it announced in August. Each seminar generated, on average, $5,500 in revenues. Each state association received, on average, $2,700. In addition to offering education about competitive bidding to providers, “we wanted to help state associations create revenue to fund their legislative activities and garner new membership,” stated John Gallagher, vice president of government relations, in a release. The associations helped VGM promote the seminars.