Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Convention (meeting)

Index Convention (meeting)

A convention, in the sense of a meeting, is a gathering of individuals who meet at an arranged place and time in order to discuss or engage in some common interest. [1]

49 relations: Academic conference, Annual general meeting, Business travel, Caucus, Congress, Constitution, Constitutional convention (political meeting), Convention, Convention center, DEF CON, Delegate, Deliberative assembly, Event, Event management, Fan convention, Fandom, Forum, France, Fraternities and sororities, Gen Con, General Convention of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, House of Commons of the United Kingdom, Industry, Legislature, List of honorary societies, Meeting and convention planner, Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions, National Convention, Newfoundland National Convention, Party, Political convention, Political party, Profession, Professional, Prohibition in the United States, Rail transport modelling, Role-playing game, Science fiction convention, Seminar, Sense, Southern Baptist Convention, Sovereign state, Summit (meeting), Symposium, Trade fair, Trade union, Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution, United States Constitution, Workshop.

Academic conference

An academic conference or symposium is a conference for researchers (not necessarily academics) to present and discuss their work.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Academic conference · See more »

Annual general meeting

An annual general meeting (commonly abbreviated as AGM, also known as the annual meeting) is a meeting of the general membership of an organization.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Annual general meeting · See more »

Business travel

Business travel is travel undertaken for work or business purposes, as opposed to other types of travel, such as for leisure purposes or regularly commuting between one's home and workplace.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Business travel · See more »


A caucus is a meeting of supporters or members of a specific political party or movement.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Caucus · See more »


A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different nations, constituent states, organizations (such as trade unions, and political parties), or groups.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Congress · See more »


A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Constitution · See more »

Constitutional convention (political meeting)

A constitutional convention is a gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Constitutional convention (political meeting) · See more »


Convention may refer to.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Convention · See more »

Convention center

A convention center (American English; conference centre outside the USA) is a large building that is designed to hold a convention, where individuals and groups gather to promote and share common interests.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Convention center · See more »


DEF CON (also written as DEFCON, Defcon, or DC) is one of the world's largest hacker conventions, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the first DEF CON taking place in June 1993.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and DEF CON · See more »


A delegate is someone who attends or communicates the ideas of or acts on behalf of an organization at a meeting or conference between organizations, which may be at the same level or involved in a common field of work or interest.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Delegate · See more »

Deliberative assembly

A deliberative assembly is a gathering of members (of any kind of collective) who use parliamentary procedure to make decisions.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Deliberative assembly · See more »


Event may refer to.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Event · See more »

Event management

Event management is the application of project management to the creation and development of large-scale events such as festivals, conferences, ceremonies, weddings, formal parties, concerts, or conventions.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Event management · See more »

Fan convention

Fan convention (also known as con or fan meeting), a term that antedates 1942, is an event in which fans of a particular film, television series, comic book, actor, or an entire genre of entertainment, such as science fiction or anime and manga, gather to participate and hold programs and other events, and to meet experts, famous personalities, and each other.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Fan convention · See more »


Fandom is a subculture composed of fans characterized by a feeling of empathy and camaraderie with others who share a common interest.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Fandom · See more »


Forum (plural forums or fora) may refer to.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Forum · See more »


France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and France · See more »

Fraternities and sororities

Fraternities and sororities, or Greek letter organizations (GLOs) (collectively referred to as "Greek life") are social organizations at colleges and universities.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Fraternities and sororities · See more »

Gen Con

Gen Con is the largest tabletop-game convention in North America by both attendance and number of events.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Gen Con · See more »

General Convention of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America

The General Convention is the primary governing and legislative body of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and General Convention of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America · See more »

House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and House of Commons of the United Kingdom · See more »


Industry is the production of goods or related services within an economy.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Industry · See more »


A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Legislature · See more »

List of honorary societies

This is a list of honorary societies to which individuals are elected based on meritorious conduct.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and List of honorary societies · See more »

Meeting and convention planner

A meeting and convention planner supervises and coordinates the strategic, operational and logistical activities necessary for the production of events.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Meeting and convention planner · See more »

Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions

Meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) is a type of tourism in which large groups, usually planned well in advance, are brought together for a particular purpose.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions · See more »

National Convention

The National Convention (Convention nationale) was the first government of the French Revolution, following the two-year National Constituent Assembly and the one-year Legislative Assembly.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and National Convention · See more »

Newfoundland National Convention

The Newfoundland National Convention of 1946 was a forum established to decide the constitutional future of Newfoundland.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Newfoundland National Convention · See more »


A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host for the purposes of socializing, conversation, recreation, or as part of a festival or other commemoration of a special occasion.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Party · See more »

Political convention

In politics, a political convention may refer to a meeting of a political party, typically to select party candidates.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Political convention · See more »

Political party

A political party is an organised group of people, often with common views, who come together to contest elections and hold power in government.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Political party · See more »


A profession is a vocation founded upon specialized educational training, the purpose of which is to supply disinterested objective counsel and service to others, for a direct and definite compensation, wholly apart from expectation of other business gain.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Profession · See more »


A professional is a member of a profession or any person who earns their living from a specified professional activity.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Professional · See more »

Prohibition in the United States

Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Prohibition in the United States · See more »

Rail transport modelling

Railway modelling (UK, Australia and Ireland) or model railroading (US and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modelled at a reduced scale.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Rail transport modelling · See more »

Role-playing game

A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Role-playing game · See more »

Science fiction convention

Science fiction conventions are gatherings of fans of the speculative fiction genre, science fiction.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Science fiction convention · See more »


A seminar is a form of academic instruction, either at an academic institution or offered by a commercial or professional organization.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Seminar · See more »


A sense is a physiological capacity of organisms that provides data for perception.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Sense · See more »

Southern Baptist Convention

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a Christian denomination based in the United States.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Southern Baptist Convention · See more »

Sovereign state

A sovereign state is, in international law, a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Sovereign state · See more »

Summit (meeting)

A summit meeting (or just summit) is an international meeting of heads of state or government, usually with considerable media exposure, tight security, and a prearranged agenda.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Summit (meeting) · See more »


In ancient Greece, the symposium (συμπόσιον symposion or symposio, from συμπίνειν sympinein, "to drink together") was a part of a banquet that took place after the meal, when drinking for pleasure was accompanied by music, dancing, recitals, or conversation.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Symposium · See more »

Trade fair

A trade fair (trade show, trade exhibition, or expo) is an exhibition organized so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services, meet with industry partners and customers, study activities of rivals, and examine recent market trends and opportunities.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Trade fair · See more »

Trade union

A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Trade union · See more »

Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Twenty-first Amendment (Amendment XXI) to the United States Constitution repealed the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which had mandated nationwide Prohibition on alcohol on January 16, 1919.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution · See more »

United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and United States Constitution · See more »


Beginning with the Industrial Revolution era, a workshop may be a room, rooms or building which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for the manufacture or repair of manufactured goods.

New!!: Convention (meeting) and Workshop · See more »

Redirects here:

Adhiveshan, Business Events, Business conference, Business convention, Business event, Co-located conventions, Conference (meeting).


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_(meeting)

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »