2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Examines and evaluates the convention, meeting and exhibition industry. Provides technical and theoretical knowledge and skills to apply the specialist planning processes used globally in the industry. Examines the physical requirements, marketing, management and operation of convention and exhibition facilities.
Topic 1: Activities, profile and benefits of the Business Events Industry
Topic 2: The Business Events Industry Structure
Topic 3: Clients and B2B marketing
Topic 4: Program Components and Design
Topic 5: Business Events Venues
Topic 6: Location Destinations for Meetings and Exhibitions
Topic 7: Clients' Briefs and Bidding Proposals
Topic 8: Income Sources (sponsorship, exhibition fees, merchandising, grants)
Topic 9: Planning for On-site Conference Operations
Topic 10: Exhibition and Trade Fair Management
Topic 11: Virtual Meetings
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Comprehend and evaluate the significance of business events regionally, nationally and internationally||Cultural competence|
|2||Define and explore the roles of specialist supplier organisations and facility and venue providers in the conduct of conventions, meetings and exhibitions||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Identify and explore resource supply and budgetary considerations in the planning and operation of a business event||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Plan, develop and present a bid proposal to host a conference and exhibition.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
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- Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 1 hour (Weekly x 12)|
|Exam: closed book||40%|
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