Dec 09, 2021  
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HOTL 145 - Introduction to Events and the Meeting Planning Industry

3 hrs (Sem II)
This course will provide students with a comprehensive overview of the meetings, expositions, events, and conventions industry (MEEC).  Topics will include the supply and demand side of MEEC management, the basic planning process needed for any event or meeting, sustainability, business ethics, and keeping pace with current industry trends.  Information provided from meeting planning professionals via video and/or guest lectures from event and meeting planners will reinforce the learning outcomes.  The class will provide students with the fundamentals of the MEEC industry.  Students will understand the necessary skills and abilities required to be a successful event professional, and the tasks and activities involved in producing a meeting or event. 3 lecture hours.