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The Comprehensive Guide to Successful Conferences and Meetings: Detailed Instructions and Step-by-Step Checklists

The Comprehensive Guide to Successful Conferences and Meetings: Detailed Instructions and Step-by-Step Checklists

Leonard Nadler, Zeace Nadler

ISBN: 978-1-555-42051-2

Oct 1987, Jossey-Bass

472 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$80.00

Description

Plan Your Meeting or Conference with Confidence

From creating the program book to making special arrangements for VIPs, this celebrated resource contains all the guidance, tools and inspiration you need to organize, manage and conduct a truly outstanding meeting or conference. The detailed advice--from authors with more than fifty years of planning experience--can be applied to most any type of gathering, from events for twenty-five to an extravaganza for thousands. A sampling of subjects includes site and function room selection, activity coordination, accommodating handicapped participants, public relations, audio/video equipment, booking entertainment, budgeting, and conducting evaluation and follow-up. Extensive checklists and charts ensure total success.
1. The Changing Conference and Meeting Scene
2. Designing the Conference
3. Four Useful Designs
4. Handling Related Events And Activities
5. Site Selection
6. Meeting and Function Rooms
7. Presenters and Speakers
8. Use of Audiovisuals
9. Food and Beverage Functions
10. Coordinating Exhibitions
11. Planning for Companions
12. Effective Marketing
13. Public Relations
14. transportation Issues
15. Entertainment Possibilities
16. Developing a Budget
17. The Registration Process
18. Preparing a Participant Program Book
19. Evaluation and Follow-Up
20. Conducting the Conference
21. Resources for Conference and Meeting Planners