A meeting is a gathering of two or more people that has been convened for the purpose of achieving a common goal through verbal interaction, such as sharing information or reaching agreement.Meetings may occur face to face or virtually, as mediated by communications technology, such as a telephone conference call, a skyped conference call or a videoconference.
Types of meeting:
-Status Meetings, generally leader-led, which are about reporting by one-way communication
-Work Meeting, which produces a product or intangible result such as a decision
-Staff meeting, typically a meeting between a manager and those that report to the manager
-Team meeting, a meeting among colleagues working on various aspects of a team project
-Ad-hoc meeting, a meeting called for a special purpose
-Management meeting, a meeting among managers
-Board meeting, a meeting of the Board of directors of an organization
Since a meeting can be held once or often, the meeting organizer has to determine the repetition and frequency of occurrence of the meeting.