Convention Survival Techniques: Practical Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Your Professional Association's Meetings

Convention Survival Techniques: Practical Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Your Professional Association's Meetings

by Louis R. Franzini, Sue Rosenberg Zalk
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803974159

ISBN-13: 9780803974159

Pub. Date: 06/04/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

By addressing the apprehensions that prevent students, academics and professionals from attending meetings, readers of this book are shown how to maximize the convention experience - everything from learning what is happening in one's field to achieving social and professional goals.

Topics covered include: finding your way around the convention programme;

Overview

By addressing the apprehensions that prevent students, academics and professionals from attending meetings, readers of this book are shown how to maximize the convention experience - everything from learning what is happening in one's field to achieving social and professional goals.

Topics covered include: finding your way around the convention programme; convention session etiquette; professional networking; travelling within a budget; and presentations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803974159
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/04/1997
Series:
Survival Skills for Scholars Series, #18
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Why Even Attend Conventions?
General Strategies for Convention Survival
Mastering the Convention Program
Program Formats
Their Differences and You
Convention Session Etiquette
Surviving Your Own Professional Presentations
Meeting Your Social Needs
Surfing the Exhibits for Products and Publishers
Money Matters and Traveling Smartly
Communicating and Getting Involved
Expanding Your Professional Networks
Accentuating the Positive
Coping with Fears and Getting the Most Out of the Convention

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