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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.

Print Books

Print books relating to the Event Management Industry are generally found in the following call number ranges:

General, special events, meetings


General, event tourism


General, event planning

GT3403 - GT3406

Meeting planning, event planning

HF5718 - HF5735, especially HF5734.5

Trade shows, expositions

T391 - T396

Conventions, conferences

TX911.2 - TX911.3

New Books - Event Management


It is often a good idea to begin your research in the following types of reference sources, which are designed to be consulted for topic overview or for authoritative information. In many cases, they contain vital information that cannot be found anywhere else.

All of the following books can be found in the Rosen Library reference section.  These books cannot be checked out, so plan to make notes or to photocopy the sections you may need. 

Title Call Number
Association Meeting & Event Planners Rosen REF AS6 .A8
Convention Industry Council Manual Rosen REF AS6 .C66
Corporate Meeting & Event Planners Rosen REF HD2743 .C62
Creative Meeting Planners Guide (by OOCCVB) Rosen REF T397 .O7 M4 2008-09
Directory of North Am. Fairs, Festivals, & Expositions Rosen REF T391 .D57 2005
Encyclopedia of World's Fairs & Expositions Rosen REF T395 .F56 2008
Event Tourism: Critical Concepts in Tourism (4 volumes) Rosen REF G155.A1 E93 2010
International Association Meetings Market Rosen REF AS6.I58 2007
Meetings and Conventions: A Planning Guide Rosen REF AS6 .M24 2006
Trade Shows Worldwide Rosen REF T394 .T717
Tradeshow Week 200 Rosen REF T394 .T722
Tradeshow Week Major Exhibit Hall Directory Rosen REF T391 .T73 2008
Traditional Festivals: A Multicultural Encycl. Rosen REF GT3925 .R69 2005
Travel & Tourism Market Research Handbook Rosen REF G155.U6 T74
U.S. Domestic Business and Convention Travel Rosen REF G156.5 .B86 U84 2006