Training fails to make the grade

Greaves, Sharon
June 2001
Marketing Event;Jun2001, p19
Argues that few training opportunities and doubts about the value of university and National Vocational Qualification courses is harming the exhibition industry. Problems of the industry in recruiting people; Initiatives of the Association of Exhibition Organizers to solve the recruitment problem; Role of external trainers in improving the skill of event and exhibition staff; Responsibility of the Events Sector Industry Training Organization.


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