This scheduling timeline for a large international meeting and exhibit was adapted from a project management template, with 18 months lead time. There are typically more than 250 tasks on the template.
17-18 Months Out
- Set objectives, meeting/exhibit dates, locale, theme, and format.
- Conduct site visit.
- Set preliminary budget.
- Select freight company.
- Negotiate hotel rates and blocks, sign hotel contracts.
- Negotiate fares wi