Meeting and Event Planning For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 25, 2003 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
Expert advice on how to stage the perfect event every time

"A terrific resource of information for anyone in the event-planning business." --James Spellos, CMP, President, Meeting U.

Meeting & Event Planning For Dummies is a practical step-by-step guide to the strategies and techniques event-planning professionals use to bring people together. This comprehensive resource covers all the angles from the little details to the big picture to make sure your business meetings and special events come off without a hitch!

Praise for Meeting & Event Planning For Dummies

"Packed with valuable information in an easy-to-use format. [It] covers all the basics for the meeting planning novice." --Diane Silberstein, President, Diane Silberstein & Associates

"A great resource book every event professional should have.... Checklist heaven! We all love our checklists, and this book is full of them!" --Cathy Breden, CAE, CMP

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Introduction 1
The Part of Tens 297
Been to Any Good Meetings or Events Lately? 5
Gearing Up for Meetings and Events 7 Chapter 2 Strictly Business Knowing Your Meeting Type 17 Chapter 3 The ABCs of Meeting Preparation 25 ...
Documentation 138 Packing for the trip 139 Understanding currency 140 Recognizing Health and Safety Issues 141 Keeping safe 141 Staying healt...
Get Me to the Meeting on Time 77 Chapter 7 Food for Thought 91 Chapter 8 Great Speakers Great Impressions 107 Chapter 9 Its the Extras That Co...
Mission Possible Building
This Phones for You Teleconferencing 215 Using the Web As a Planning Assistant 238 Meeting Online Web Conferencing 240 The pros and cons o...
Making Meeting Technology Work for You 203 Chapter 16 This Phones for You Teleconferencing 215 Chapter 17 Videoconferencing Made Easy ...
Planning for Gold Exhibiting 101 247 Chapter 20 Strutting Your Stuff Exhibiting 201 275 Chapter 21 Strutting Your Best Stuff Overseas Exhibiting...
Ten Alternatives to Meetings 299 Chapter 23 Ten Common Meeting Mistakes to Avoid 303 Chapter 24 Ten Top Negotiating Tactics
and Event Planners
Online Resources for Meeting and Event Planners 313 Appendix B Checklist Heaven

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About the author (2003)

Susan Friedmann is President of The Tradeshow Coach, which works with national and international exhibitors planning trade shows and special events.

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