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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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Part 4
Center Stage and Beyond
Lights! Camera! Action! You are on stage, and this is your production. You are in charge, and these chapters will assist you with what to do once you arrive at the facility for your meeting or event. We’ll walk you through the process, from checking in to organizing your onsite office to getting acquainted with the facility staff. You’ll also learn about paying the bills, tipping, tabulating the evaluations, and obtaining final facility reports. We’ll also show you how advance planning can prepare you for crisis management, so you’ll be ready if disaster comes calling.
There is also a chapter for suppliers only (although planners can—and should!—take a peek) that provides the inside scoop on what planners really ...

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