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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Meeting and Event Planning, 2nd Edition by Robin E. Craven, Lynn Johnson Golabowski

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Chapter 23
Ready, Set, Show Time!
In This Chapter
• Discover how to set up an efficient onsite registration area
• Understand the importance of training your onsite staff
• Understand how the facility gets things done
• Identify common onsite problems and how to rectify them
 
You’ve unpacked, gotten settled, and it’s show time—your meeting or event is about to begin. What do you do now? All of the behind-the-scenes work is done. Now it’s time to sit back and relax because your meeting will run itself, right? We wish. Actually you still have lots of behind the scenes work to do. You have registration to manage; attendee, speaker, and VIP questions and needs to address; problems to solve; and decisions to make.
Even though you turn over the implementation ...

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