The following books are recommended by librarians at the Nestlé Library. Many of the books are located in the ILR Library so click the catalog record link for location information (including call numbers).
Include all aspects related to the MEEC industry. Developed as a collaborative work, the text features contributions from some of the best and most notable practitioners and educators in the field. Now in its third edition, this revision features over 30 new case studies, the latest statistics and a new chapter devoted to green meetings and social responsibility.
TheMeetings,Expositions,Events, andConventions industry continues to grow and garner increasing attention from the hospitality industry. Using the Delphi method, even the book's topics were selected based on industry input. Now in its second edition, this revision features a three-part format, revised material on technology, and coverage of growing industry trends.
This IACC-sponsored statistical profile contains information about facilities, operations and markets in the conference center industry. The most comprehensive source available for information on rates, occupancy, salaries, expenses and meeting characteristics. An excelent resource for general understanding , benchmarking and financial planning. See librarians in Nestle Library (Statler Hall) for access.
The first and only comprehensive reference to the growing vocabulary of international event management. Because effective communication is the key to successfully researching, designing, planning, coordinating, and evaluating special events, it is essential to keep pace with the latest terminology. This invaluable reference helps you remain fluent in the language of event management by giving you quick access to the terms, phrases, and concepts you need to know to do your job well.
The objectives of this report are to provide an understanding of the global Meetings Industry with particular attention to the measurement of the economic importance of the industry. It gives therefore an overview of the current measurement of the global Meetings Industry and the inherent gaps in this, it provides a summary of the demand and supply data and examines the use of these data in developing a model for evaluating the economic contribution of the Meetings Industry in macroeconomic terms.
The CIC Manual is a valuable tool for industry professionals and is widely recognized as the most comprehensive resource available for managing the basic components of a successful meeting. Written by some of the world's leading meeting, convention and exhibition-planning professionals, the manual contains detailed information about how to effectively organize, plan, publicize, manage and budget for group events of any size.
This book is designed to empower any planner to meet all challenges that surround a production. From the initial concept to ongoing management, this book has techniques to increase your chances of success and systems to avoid many common mistakes. It shows you dozens of ways to save time and money and introduces you to every facet of the planning process. This ultimate guidebook equips the reader with new ideas, support, and creative problem-solving skills.
Providing a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the international conference industry, Conferences and Conventions: a global industry second edition examines the industry's origins, structure, economics, career opportunities, and future development. It also explains its links with the wider tourism industry.
This text provides a comprehensive look at the fast growing meetings and convention market segment. A useful "how- to" guide, it takes students through all aspects of selling and servicing a convention at a hotel or other group meeting facility. In addition, it profiles the customer for meetings and conventions, the planners in charge of site selection, and facilities.