Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality

Convention and Exhibition Management

This class will provide students with a thorough and current understanding of the convention and exhibition sector from the demand and the supply side perspective. The class will analyze the stakeholders involved, the market trends and patterns of provision, the role of conventions and exhibitions in the wider business events industry, the organizational aspects of conferences and exhibitions, and the customer¿s experience at these events. The role of the event venue will also be investigated. Consideration will be given to the impact of new technologies and sustainability issues. Strategies used for the successful management of conferences and exhibitions will be appraised via a range of international case studies.
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Associated Degrees