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  • Paperback: 321 pages
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1 edition (1 May 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0750657472
  • ISBN-13: 978-0750657471
  • Product Dimensions: 18.7 x 1.9 x 24.7 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 658 g
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..." essential reading for anyone interested to learn more about the processes, business models and key success factors that characterise the conference industry. A must for present, or potential practitioners!"
Mady Keup, Chair of the British Association of Conference Destinations.
..." an excellent reference for those starting out in the industry, and for those involved in leading or teaching others to create great events."
Peter Mainprice, Chairman of the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers.
"The book is an ideal source of information for anyone studying business tourism-related subjects at undergraduate level. It is also useful for post-graduates and people in industry who may wish to develop their breadth of knowledge.
In short, comprehensive coverage of all the key aspects of the industry....this specific text is a welcome addition, covering some areas that others do not."
Kevin Fields, Subject Leader for Convention Management & Events Planning, Birmingham College of Food & Tourism
..."fascinating reading and extremely useful."
Sarah Storie-Pugh, Managing Director, Concorde services, UK and Immediate Past President of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers
"What a fabulous tool for anyone coming into the industry at any level, we will certainly use it for an educational resource for all our events and sales people."
Stephen Walker, Director of Sales and Marketing, The Westin Turnberry Resort, Scotland
..."an outstanding book which provides a thorough look at the industry....required reading!"
Matthew B. Carter, Vice President of Strategic Development, Indianapolis Convention & VisitorsAssociation & Tourism Tomorrow, Inc., USA
"A comprehensive and well-researched book which inspires any beginner to the conference market."
Mike Lyon, Director, Write Style Communications Ltd

, .." essential reading for anyone interested to learn more about the processes, business models and key success factors that characterise the conference industry. A must for present, or potential practitioners!"
Mady Keup, Chair of the British Association of Conference Destinations.

, .." an excellent reference for those starting out in the industry, and for those involved in leading or teaching others to create great events."
Peter Mainprice, Chairman of the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers.

"The book is an ideal source of information for anyone studying business tourism-related subjects at undergraduate level. It is also useful for post-graduates and people in industry who may wish to develop their breadth of knowledge.

In short, comprehensive coverage of all the key aspects of the industry....this specific text is a welcome addition, covering some areas that others do not."
Kevin Fields, Subject Leader for Convention Management & Events Planning, Birmingham College of Food & Tourism

, .."fascinating reading and extremely useful."
Sarah Storie-Pugh, Managing Director, Concorde services, UK and Immediate Past President of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers

"What a fabulous tool for anyone coming into the industry at any level, we will certainly use it for an educational resource for all our events and sales people."
Stephen Walker, Director of Sales and Marketing, The Westin Turnberry Resort, Scotland

, .."an outstanding book which provides a thorough look at theindustry....required reading!"
Matthew B. Carter, Vice President of Strategic Development, Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association & Tourism Tomorrow, Inc., USA

"A comprehensive and well-researched book which inspires any beginner to the conference market."
Mike Lyon, Director, Write Style Communications Ltd

.,." essential reading for anyone interested to learn more about the processes, business models and key success factors that characterise the conference industry. A must for present, or potential practitioners!"
Mady Keup, Chair of the British Association of Conference Destinations.
.,." an excellent reference for those starting out in the industry, and for those involved in leading or teaching others to create great events."
Peter Mainprice, Chairman of the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers.
"The book is an ideal source of information for anyone studying business tourism-related subjects at undergraduate level. It is also useful for post-graduates and people in industry who may wish to develop their breadth of knowledge.
In short, comprehensive coverage of all the key aspects of the industry....this specific text is a welcome addition, covering some areas that others do not."
Kevin Fields, Subject Leader for Convention Management & Events Planning, Birmingham College of Food & Tourism
.,."fascinating reading and extremely useful."
Sarah Storie-Pugh, Managing Director, Concorde services, UK and Immediate Past President of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers
"What a fabulous tool for anyone coming into the industry at any level, we will certainly use it for an educational resource for all our events and sales people."
Stephen Walker, Director of Sales and Marketing, The Westin Turnberry Resort, Scotland
.,."an outstanding book which provides a thorough look at the industry....required reading!"
Matthew B. Carter, Vice President of Strategic Development, Indianapolis Convention & VisitorsAssociation & Tourism Tomorrow, Inc., USA
"A comprehensive and well-researched book which inspires any beginner to the conference market."
Mike Lyon, Director, Write Style Communications Ltd

..". essential reading for anyone interested to learn more about the processes, business models and key success factors that characterise the conference industry. A must for present, or potential practitioners!"
Mady Keup, Chair of the British Association of Conference Destinations.
..". an excellent reference for those starting out in the industry, and for those involved in leading or teaching others to create great events."
Peter Mainprice, Chairman of the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers.
"The book is an ideal source of information for anyone studying business tourism-related subjects at undergraduate level. It is also useful for post-graduates and people in industry who may wish to develop their breadth of knowledge.
In short, comprehensive coverage of all the key aspects of the industry....this specific text is a welcome addition, covering some areas that others do not."
Kevin Fields, Subject Leader for Convention Managementn

From the Back Cover

Providing a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the international conference industry, Conferences and Conventions: a global industry examines the industry's origins, structure, economics, career opportunities, and future development. It also explains its links with the wider tourism industry.

The book is illustrated with case studies and examples from around the world, including Great Britain, Canada, Australasia, Dubai, Greece, Thailand, South Africa, USA, Austria and many other destinations. It also provides challenging and reflective questions at the end of each chapter so that readers can test their knowledge and think about the issues raised, accompanied by practical assignments.

* Dedicated book on the conference and conventions industry - everything you need to know about the sector.
* Endorsed by the British Associations of Conference Destinations and Association of British Professional Conference Organisers.
* Global range of case studies bringing the theory to life with an applied insight into how it's done in practice.
* User-friendly, accessible approach actively helps the reader to absorb and understand information.

Tony Rogers is Executive Director of the British Association of Conference Destinations and Association of British Professional Conference Organisers, UK

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