The Ultimate Meeting Professional's Software Guide
is the most comprehensive book ever written on meeting and event
planning software. The second edition is now available and covers 267 software and Web products from 172
companies with more than 280 listings divided into 18 categories (372 pages). The
book is published by
Meeting Professionals International and sponsored by Starwood Lodging.
Buy the extensively revised 2nd edition now!
Chapter 1 - Introduction:
Are you looking for the best meeting planning software solution for a specific meeting task? Would you like help in automating your job as a meeting professional but don't know where to begin? Do you feel overwhelmed by the myriad of meeting planning software products available? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, this directory and guide has been written for you!
Fortunately, there are many excellent software solutions for a variety of meeting planning tasks. From site selection to post meeting analysis, these products automate repetitive jobs, provide analysis of data, increase accuracy; and streamline nearly every job that faces the meeting professional.
However, with more than 260 meeting planning software products to choose from, the task of finding the right product can be quite daunting. This completely updated directory and guide is designed to help you sort out the types of software products available, with standardized company, contact and product listings.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Association and Membership Management Software
Chapter 3: Budgeting
Chapter 4: Convention Bureau Management
Chapter 5: Exhibits and Exhibitors
Chapter 6: Fundraising Events and Auctions
Chapter 7: Group Decision Making Software
Chapter 8: Hotel and Meeting Facility Software
Chapter 9: Housing
Chapter 10: Meetings and Events Management
Chapter 11: Miscellaneous
Chapter 12: Program Content and Abstract Management
Chapter 13: Project Management
Chapter 14: Registration and Badge Making
Chapter 15: Room Diagramming
Chapter 16: Scheduling
Chapter 17: Site Selection
Chapter 18: Surveys and Audience Polling
Chapter 19: Web Meetings and Collaboration