According to the U.S. Department of Labor, jobs in the field of meeting, convention, and event planning is expected to grow 33 percent from 2012 to 2022, making it one of the fastest growing careers."""Event Planning and Management" introduces the events industry as an exciting, innovative, and highly challenging environment in which to work, and offers a structured, practical approach to planning and managing events. From initial planning, choosing a location, and creating a program, the book goes through the process of building and working with a team, dealing with stakeholders and sponsors, promoting an event, essential financial and procurement considerations, and finally evaluating the event.Each stage is fully supported with online resources includingpodcasts, case studies, templates, useful internet links, checklists, and quizzes to make up a complete event planner's toolkit. Balancing coverage of key theory and models with essential practical guidance, tools, and a wide variety of case studies from around the world, this is an ideal handbook for students and practitioners.
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