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The Business of Conferences by Anton Shone

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Related services______________________________________________

The aims of this chapter are:

  1. 1  To provide an overview of the type of additional services available to conference organizers and venue managers.
  2. 2  To consider these services in the organizational context and the difference between services which may be said to be ‘packaged’ and those which are self-standing and the sole activity of one type of company in the field.

4.1     Introduction

The conference business is not solely concerned with the provision of meeting rooms, refreshment and technical equipment; it encompasses a wide range of related activities. Although the most basic type of conference may require only those ...

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