This introduction into the creative challenging world of meeting and conventions planning is presented in a clear concise manner that shows the art as well as the science of good planning.
What are Meetings/Trade Shows? Why are Meetings Held? Who Holds or Conducts Meetings/Trade Shows. When are Meetings Held? Where are Meetings Held? Planners - What Kinds Are There - What are Their Similarities and Differences? Suppliers to the Meetings Industry. Putting Together the Budget and the Meeting Plan. Liabilities and Insurances. Taxes. The Financial Impact of Meetings. Ethics in the Meeting World. Meeting Minutiae (Badges, Registration, Kits). Appendices. Glossary. Associations. Periodicals Concerning the Meeting/Convention Industry. Forms. Expense and Income Budgets. The Meeting Plan.