Like the famous definition of pornography, “I know it when I see it,” many meeting planners have a similarly intuitive definition of conference centers. There are, however, clear criteria that define the conference center concept. In fact, the International Association of Conference Centers has a 30-point definition that separates its 330 member centers from the world of meeting facilities. Below are some key points of IACC's definition. For a complete list, visit
What's a Conference Center, Anyhow?
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