How to Plan and Book Meetings and Seminars

How to Plan and Book Meetings and Seminars

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Sooner or later, every business, association or organization will want to hold a meeting, seminar or trade show outside their regular offices. How do you find your way amongst the dizzying array of hotels, meeting halls, meal guarantees, accommodations arrangements, party packages, bar plans and billing procedures? Author Judy Williams, a veteran hotel and meeting planner, will guide you through the perils and pitfalls of organizing your event. Whether its your first or fiftieth time, shell show you how to make your seminar or meeting run smoothly and perfectly with a minimum of expense, time and effort. How To Plan And Book Meetings And Seminars includes: * Choosing a site * Making Lodging Arrangements * Planning perfect parties, delicious meals, and creative breaks * Audio-Visual equipment needs * Negotiating a contract * Standard extras and special touches * Credit and billing procedures * Staying on schedule and under budget * Special meetings * Coping with last minute disasters Whatever kind of events you plan - sales meetings, training seminars, awards ceremonies, trade shows or business conferences - How to Plan and Book Meetings and Seminars is the book you need to make them enjoyable and successful. REVIEW: "This book should sit on every businesspersons bookshelf. After all, who hasnt been called upon to run a meeting" - Business Marketing Magazine AUTHOR COMMENTS: In addition to the comprehensive discussion on how to best plan and book a seminar, this book contains forms and charts for setting up meetings. Including "Site Inspection Report Form," "Booking Entry/Room Reservation Form," "Room List Form," and more including sample contracts used with hotel or meeting sites.
Publisher: Berkeley, Ca. : Ross Books, ©2010
Edition: 2nd edition
ISBN: 9780894960550
Characteristics: 134 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call Number: 658.4 WIL


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