Facilities and Site Selection - IMEX America, Las Vegas - 10/10/22

This course will be held before IMEX America in Las Vegas from 8:30am - 3:00pm. Time for the exam immediately follows. You must read the workbook ahead of class.

Site selection includes the process of choosing both a location and a facility for an exhibition or event. Site selection is a crucial first step in producing a successful exhibition or event. It consists of advanced detailed planning, including access for attendees with disabilities, organizational goals and objectives, and exhibitor needs and transportation. The exhibition organizer should give careful consideration to all factors that could impact the exhibition’s growth and, ultimately, the need for more space.

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Understand site selection includes the process of choosing both a location and a facility meeting the goals of the organization and all stakeholders
  • Differentiate between the types of facilities that host exhibitions and/or events
  • Select an appropriate facility type based on the needs of the event
  • Explain the similarities and differences between U.S. and non - U.S. facilities
  • Recognize the value of understanding and articulating the economic impact of the exhibition on the host city
  • Identify potential revenue streams for facilities to aid in negotiations
  • Differentiate between the site-selection process and site inspections
  • Discuss the importance of both strategic and operational aspects of site selection
  • Identify members of the site-selection committee
  • Evaluate the key aspects of the potential destination and site during the initial site visit
  • Discuss the key components of conducting a site visit

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Facilities and Site Selection Exam
40 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  60 minute limit  |  30/40 points to pass
40 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  60 minute limit  |  30/40 points to pass