This week I'm blogging from the Clinton Global Initiative 2010 Annual Meeting. I hope to post at least one daily recap a day. Here is a short post of life behind the scenes in the Press Room. For links to all my CGI coverage click here.
In addition to hearing from and being around so many world leaders and activists, it's been a fun learning experience for me to simply attend this kind of big official meeting as "press" - it's my first time sitting in a 'press room' with a bunch of other bloggers and journalists!
As I'm sure you can imagine, security is tight; laptops and bags are checked at entry, and we've all got to pass through a metal detector. Additionally, if we want to walk anywhere in the venue we must have a CGI staff "escort"; it's all very labor intensive and I appreciate the work the staff and volunteers are doing to herd us around.
I've met some great folks in the press room and put some faces to names, and thought I'd share a few links to other blogs that are covering the CGI meetings, in case you're interested in further commentary on the events: