Introduction
Did you know there is an entire industry dedicated to planning meetings and events? People we talk to are surprised to find out that there are professional industry associations, suppliers, and other resources available to make their lives easier when it comes to planning meetings and events. Maybe you plan one or two corporate meetings a year or are tasked with planning a volunteer event or an annual conference for an association in the near future. Are you aware of the myriad details and nuances needed to plan these kinds of events? How do you know where to turn for help?
Some of the meeting- and event-planning books available today are more like textbooks or manuals than this book. We promise no in-depth mathematical equations ...

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