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Rosen Research Guides
This guide is designed to help you begin researching the meeting, incentive, convention, and exposition industries, often collectively referred to as the MICE industry. For more assistance, please Ask a Rosen Librarian.
A printable version of this guide is also
MICE PDF (36 KB).
It is often a good idea to begin your research in the following types of sources, which are designed to be consulted for topic overview or for authoritative information. In many cases, they contain vital information that cannot be found anywhere else. A denotes a core resource.
|Association Meeting & Event Planners||Rosen REF AS6 .A8|
|Cavalcade of Acts & Attractions||Rosen REF PN2289 .C35 2005|
|Center for Exhibition Industry Research Annual Index||Rosen REF T396 .E944|
|Convention Industry Council Manual||Rosen REF AS6 .C66|
|Corporate Meeting & Event Planners||Rosen REF HD2743 .C62|
|Creative Meeting Planners Guide (by OOCCVB)||Rosen REF T397 .O7 M4 2008-09|
|CVB Compensation & Benefits Survey||Rosen REF HD4966.T642 T856 2005|
|CVB Organizational & Financial Profile||Rosen REF TX901 .T856 2005|
|Directory of North Am. Fairs, Festivals and Expositions||Rosen REF T391 .D57 2005|
|Encyclopedia of World's Fairs & Expositions||Rosen REF T395 .F56 2008|
|Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl: An Encylopedia||Rosen REF TX731 .E5824 2008|
|Event Solutions Black Book||Rosen REF GT3406 .U6 E94 2006|
|Event Tourism: Critical Concepts in Tourism (4 volumes)||Rosen REF G155.A1 E93 2010|
|International Association Meetings Market||Rosen REF AS6.I58 2007|
|Meetings and Conventions: A Planning Guide||Rosen REF AS6 .M24 2006|
|Sage Handbook of Hospitality Management||Rosen REF TX911.3.M27 S14 2008|
|Tourism Works for America||Rosen REF G155 .A2 U52|
|Trade Shows Worldwide: An International Directory of Events, Facilities, and Suppliers||Rosen REF T394 .T717|
|Tradeshow Week 200||Rosen REF T394 .T722|
|Tradeshow Week Buyer's Guide||Rosen REF AS6 .T69 2005|
|Tradeshow Week Data Book||Rosen REF T394 .T725 2005|
|Tradeshow Week Major Exhibit Hall Directory||Rosen REF T391 .T73 2008|
|Travel & Tourism Market Research Handbook||Rosen REF G155.U6 T74|
|Trends in the Conference Center Industry||Rosen REF TX911.2 .T74|
|U.S. Domestic Business & Convention Travel||Rosen REF G156.5 .B86 U84 2006|
The above list is not comprehensive, and certain MICE topics may be covered in sources listed on the Rosen Research Guides on the Lodging Industry, on the Travel & Tourism Industry, or on Statistics/Demographics.
Circulating books relating to the MICE industry are generally found in the following call number ranges:
For more information about the location of books, consult the library catalog.
Through the UCF Library Catalog, you can locate books, journals, audiovisuals, government documents, and other types of materials. You can search the catalog by Keyword, Author, Title, Subject, and many other ways.
The following periodicals are available in print in the library and may contain helpful information about the MICE industry. General hospitality/tourism periodicals may also have relevant material on the industry. To find articles on a specific topic, you may need to use one of our databases. A denotes a scholarly (peer-reviewed) source.
|BizBash Florida||Journal of Convention & Event Tourism|
|Convention South||Meetings & Conventions|
|Corporate & Incentive Travel||Meetings South|
|Event Management||Plan Your Meetings|
|Event Solutions||Successful Meetings|
|Expo||Venue Safety & Security|
To find articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers about your topic, you may need to use one of UCF's many databases. (Note: if you are off campus, click here to find out how to access library databases using your UCF ID card.)
To find databases that are typically most useful for the study of hospitality, click on the Database Locator tab on our homepage, and then choose the subject Hospitality. Some useful databases for MICE research include:
For a more detailed overview of how to use our databases, see the Rosen Research Guide on Finding Articles.
The Internet is generally not a good place to find scholarly information on the MICE industry. However, you may wish to explore the websites listed on our Helpful Websites page.
Questions? Ask a Rosen Librarian!
A printable version of this guide is also available: MICE PDF (36 KB).
Rosen Research Guides | Hospitality Research: MICE Industry
Last updated February 03, 2012 1:12:29 PM