1. Introduction Section One: The Key Players 2. Definitions and Terminology 3. Attendees 4. Meeting Planners and Buyers Section Two: Destinations 5. Conference and Convention Destinations 6. Impacts and sustainability of conferences and conventions Section Three: Trends And Changes 7. Climate Change and Crisis Management 8. Changes in the Workplace, Society and Business 9. Technological and Experiential Changes 10 . Global Competition and the Rise of Asia Section Four: Research Agenda and Conclusions 11. Towards a Research Agenda for Conferences and Conventions 12. Conclusions
Judith Mair is a Senior Lecturer in Event Management at the University of Queensland, Australia. Her research interests lie in the areas of Events, particularly Business Events, Sustainable Tourism, Climate Change & Tourism, Consumer Behaviour in Tourism. She has published extensively on Events in high-quality academic journals.