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Event Management Industry Research Guide

This is a guide to researching the Event Management Industry, sometimes called the MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Convention, and Exposition) Industry.

Special Journal Issues - Event Management

The following list describes special journal issues that you may find helpful when doing research. These issues contain statistics, reports, and current industry information that can be difficult to find elsewhere.

Since the special issues are published at different times throughout the year and are shelved in various locations throughout the library, this list was created to help you find these materials.

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Special Issue

Description

Publication Date

Call Number

Publication

Annual Meetings Market Survey

Meeting statistics and projections: budget, attendance, exhibits, etc.

Mar/Annual

AS6 .C66

Convene

Meetings Industry Forecast

Meeting statistics (lodging, airlines, economics, technology, etc.)

Nov/Annual

AS6 .C66

Convene

Directory of Meeting Sites in the South

Guide to meeting facilities in the south U.S.

Aug/Annual

HF5735 .C66

ConventionSouth

Awards of Excellence

Winners in conventions and visitors bureaus and hotels/resorts/conference centers. One page write-up describing each winner

Nov/2008

G156 .5 .B86 C76

Corporate & Incentive Travel

Black Book

Meeting statistics, industry survey, and directory

2005-06

REF GT3406.U6 E94

Event Solutions

Florida: A Meeting Planner's Guide

Local updates and listings of Florida meeting hotels, convention centers, airport transit, group venues, and CVB services

June
2009-present

AS6 .M447

Meetings and Conventions

The Most Comprehensive Guide to North American Meeting Facilities

List of North American meeting facilities

Spring/Annual

1985-1987, 2001-2004 located at TX907 .M352

2005-2009 located at AS6 .M447

Meetings and Conventions

Global Planner

Research on international meetings and incentives

April/Annual
2005-2008

AS6 .M447

Meetings and Conventions

Meetings Market Report

Survey of the meetings industry; expenditures, head counts, destinations, etc.

Aug/Biennial

AS6 .M447

Meetings and Conventions

Official Meeting and Facilities Guide

Listing of national and international meeting facilities

May/Annual

AS6 .M447

Meetings and Conventions

2008 Traveler Behavior Study Supplement

Details employees' booking decisions and spending habits

Aug/2008

AS6 .M447

Meetings and Conventions

Guide

List of meeting facilities in south U.S., Caribbean, and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

Jan/Annual

REF AS22 .M44

Meetings South

Partners in Philanthropy

Central Florida's largest fundraising events; United Way's top giving organizations; volunteer opportunities; largest nonprofit service organizations; fundraising calendar

2008

REF HV99.O75O75

Orlando Business Journal

Florida: A Meeting and Incentive Planner's Guide

Convention centers around Florida, with facts and things to do

Oct/2007

HF5438 .A317

Successful Meetings

Pinnacle Registry

Award winning CVB's, hotels, and conference centers (voted by readers); includes some international venues

Aug/Annual

HF5438 .A317

Successful Meetings

Sourcebook: A Planner's Guide to Meeting Facilities and Destinations

List of national and international meeting facilities

Apr/Annual
through 2008

HF5438 .A317

Successful Meetings

Buyer's Guide

Industry Associations, Publications, Services, and Sites (U.S. + Mexico and Canada)

Annual
2005-2008

REF AS6 .T69

Tradeshow Week

Major Exhibit Hall Directory

National and international facilities; exhibit space information, floorplans, analysis, future construction

Annual
2004-2008

REF T391 .T73

Tradeshow Week

200

Top 200 tradeshows in U.S. and top 50 for Canada; statistics on attendance, exhibit space, etc.; show dates, sites, and management information

Annual
2005-2007

REF T391 .T73

Tradeshow Week