Convention and visitors bureaus

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1. Large facilities where meetings and expositions are held, usually in city centers, are known as ___________. (Points : 1)
 conference centers
 convention and visitors bureaus
 destination centers
 convention centers

2. An event that brings together sellers of products and services, where they can show their wares to a group of attendees is known as a ______________. (Points : 1)
 trade show or exposition

3. Which type of event often has a theme based on the celebration's purpose; for example, Mardi Gras, which celebrates the beginning of Lent? (Points : 1)

4. An assembly for the discussion of common concerns that features experts in a given field who take opposite sides of an issue in a panel discussion and includes the opportunity for audience participation is known as a ___________. (Points : 1)

5. The annual meeting has ended and you are at the post-convention meeting with members of the hotel staff, the host company and your special events team. Together you are reviewing the successes and challenges of the event. Which stage of the event planning process are you involved in? (Points : 1)

6. Incentive houses work with companies to set up incentive plans for company employees to motivate them. (Points : 1)

7. Incentive houses work with companies to ________________. (Points : 1)
 provide free vacations for all employees
 set up incentive plans for company employees to motivate them
 create competitions between departments to see who can generate the most sales
 design T-shirts and other promotional items to give to clients

8. The client has hired you as their special event coordinator. You are working with the corporate team to plan the budget, select the event site, and negotiate the entertainment contracts. What phase of the meeting planning process are you involved in? (Points : 1)

9. Which of the following positions would be the least likely member of a destination management company? (Points : 1)
 Audio-visual specialist
 Account manager
 Operations manager

10. A workshop-style educational experience where attendees learn by doing is known as a ___________. (Points : 1)

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