Veteran meeting planner Ann J. Boehme has written Planning Successful Meetings & Events. Boehme is founder and president of Meetings and Management Techniques Plus, a meeting planning firm based in Valley Stream, N.Y.

Published by the American Management Association, the book covers such basics as setting objectives, site selection, budgeting, food and beverage planning, and planning international events. It's available in paperback through Adams Business Media's Bookstore at (800) 396-3939.