Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality
Conferences & Special Events
An introduction to the challenges of planning, organizing and executing conferences and meetings. Topics to be covered include: types of meetings and events; facility types; the role of the planner; setting conference objectives; lodging and transportation issues, site selection negotiations; program design; budgeting; vendor management; speaker selection; creative merchandising; registration; on-site logistics; vendor contracts; staffing; transportation; and security.
Course Number
Associated Degrees