Higher Education

Meeting and Conventions Management, 1st Edition

  • Marguerite L. Weirich Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona
  • ISBN-10: 0827345143  |  ISBN-13: 9780827345140
  • 256 Pages
  • © 1992 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $177.00



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.

Features and Benefits

  • case examples and lively anecdotes from real meeting planners help to illuminate and inform
  • illustrations emphasize key points and acquaint users with major convention bureaus, cities, hotels, and resorts
  • a chapter summary, suggested projects, and discussion questions follow each chapter
  • a chapter insert dealing with special meeting needs of ethnic or culturally diverse groups is provided
  • physically-challenged population issues are addressed throughout

Table of Contents

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.