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CMP: Certified Meeting Professional

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1. A discussion which takes place within a meeting - a public or private sitting or in one of the various types of assembly or meeting.

2. The station which receives data transmissions from a communications satellite.

3. Portable MICROPHONE operating on its own power source. Often used to pass through an audience for questions or comments. Also Called WIRELESS MICROPHONE.

4. Hiring an outside firm or individual to perform the task instead of using in-house staff; to subcontract a task or responsibility to a third party.

5. The inducement to a contract. The cause - motive - price - or impelling influence which induces a contracting party to enter a contract.

6. A voluntary and selective amount of money - given at will for special or excellent service.

7. Relating to organizations whose membership hold common occupational credentials or interests.

8. 1) Process of moving equipment and/or people from one point to another. 2) Transportation between terminals and hotels. 3) To copy a picture or sound that is transmitted by one recorder to another - or to make a tape copy from film.

9. Carrier that specializes in shipping uncrated exhibits - high-tech equipment and delicate materials that require special handling.

10. The complete package of marketing materials used to promote an event such as brochures - emails - direct mail - etc. Organizations should consider developing a style sheet to ensure consistency across all marketing collateral.

11. AKA Pre Conference.Any event which is arranged for the period immediately preceeding the conference proper.

12. An event that broadcasts the audio and/or video portion of a keynote presentation or other educational sessions over the Web in real-time or on-demand.

13. Manual or kit - usually developed by the service contractor for an event - containing general event information - labor/service order forms - rules and regulations and other information pertinent to an exhibitor's participation in an exhibition.

14. A solid-state diode rectifier whose atomic properties cause it to emit light when electric current is passed through it. Current LED technology allows the emission of light from infrared through green frequencies - and visible light LEDs are availabl

15. An itemized statement furnished to a purchaser by a seller and usually specifying the price of goods or services and the terms of sale.

16. Equipment - materials - and teaching aids used in sound and visual presentations - such as television monitors - video - sound equipment - etc.

17. An electronic message center or online discussion group - usually serving a special-interest group. They allow you to review messages left by others - and leave your own message if you choose. Also known as bulletin board systems or electronic forum.

18. Lens which produces a soft edged beam of light. Theatrical fixture with adjustable lens 150 W through 1500 W.

19. Detailed section of a contract.

20. When a company contracts space at a hotel or other adjacent venue to display their products and meet with exhibition attendees without paying show management for booth space or sponsorship fees.

21. A group of rooms that is reserved by a party outside of the ECB but is present in the city as a result of the Main Event (for example - some exhibitors - some international tour groups). A Peripheral Block's consumed room nights should be credited to

22. 1) Some Web-based content such as event Webcasts are made available to online customers on a pay-per-view basis - which means that customers have to pay to access this programming. 2) Video productions accessible to customers who pay for access to th

23. Foods are cooked tableside. Servers put the food on platters and present themt ot he seated guests who serve themselves. Russian service requires sufficient space between tables for the servers to move about freely.

24. Period when the demand for a supplier's product or service is lowest. Prices general decrease in low season.

25. Contractor appointed by event or building management as the sole agent to provide specific services or products.

26. The right granted by one party to let a another party use live or recorded music through special agreements and fee structures.

27. Comp. Service - space or item provided at no charge.

28. Requirement of many professional groups by which members must certify participation in formal educational programs designed to maintain their level of ability beyond their original certification date. CEUs are non-academic credit. One CEU is awarded

29. An ongoing process in which an individual actively seeks to understand and contribute to change.

30. The process whereby exhibitors receive a potential customer's contact information in a standardized manner. A system for capturing and following-up on leads generated at an exhibition.

31. A media campaign - normally consisting of a series of public notices and advertising activities - aimed at ensuring maximum attendance by focusing attention on an event.

32. Building an event budget on estimates of potential income and likely expenses because there is no financial history from prior events available to use.

33. The organization who administers Continuing Legal Education and Mandatory Continuing Legal Education courses (CLE and MCLE).

34. Representatives of an event's exhibiting companies who act as advisers to show management on rules and procedures - and also update show management on industry trends and issues.

35. Lifts - trusses - pipe or other freestanding devices used to raise sound - lighting or other equipment above the heads of attendees and to support it from the floor.

36. A detailed list of the individual line items that make up the revenue and expense categories in a budget. A numbering system used to identify every line item in a budget - so income and expenses are posted to the correct accounts.

37. System of assigning points to exhibiting companies to determine which firms will be allowed to select booth/stand space for the next event first. Also Called PRIORITY RATING SYSTEM.

38. A date set by event management and/or general service contractor for the arrival of freight at a trade event. Usually shipments received before or after this date are assessed a penalty charge.

39. 1) A statement of what one will give or take in return for something else (a price); proposal. 2) Proposal submitted by a convention & visitors bureau and/or hotel(s) to an event organizer that includes defined dates and room blocks.

40. Method of doing research using a small group led by a facilitator.

41. 1) Merchandise or refreshments sold on site - to individuals - in conjunction with an event. 2) Contractual agreement where one party provides something of value to the other party in exchange for something else - pending certain conditions.

42. LTL. Rates applicable when the quantity of freight is less than the volume of truckload minimum weight.

43. Video tape recorder and player utilizing ½-inch (1.27 centimeter) tape. Not compatible with beta format.

44. Lighting instruments that can be computer controlled to move light around the room - and project color and patterns on screens - scenery - walls or floor.

45. A videoconference of more than two sites.

46. Any meeting where people at two or more distant locations are linked using video - audio and data for two-way communication via satellite communications or the Internet. Each party sees and hears the other through a TV screen or computer monitor and

47. An organization that provides event management and exhibitors with a wide range of services - sometimes including - but not limited to - Installation & Dismantle - creating and hanging signage and banners - laying carpet - drayage - and providing boo

48. An audio signal generated by a microphone.

49. Total number of sleeping rooms that are utilized and attributable to one event.

50. AP. A type of hotel rate that includes the price of the room and all meals. Also Called FULL AMERICAN PLAN (FAP).