face2face http://meetingsnet.com/blog/19583/feed An eclectic mix of news about meetings and events, hospitality, and business travel, along with helpful hints and the occasional rant. en Preparing for Snowpocalypse http://meetingsnet.com/blog/preparing-snowpocalypse <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>As you may have heard, we in the Northeast are due for a bit of a storm tonight into tomorrow. Or, as the increasingly nonstop TV, radio, and Internet hype would make you think, a <a href="http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Snowpocolypse" target="_blank">snowpocalypse</a> is about to smite us from Hoboken to Bangor. Sure, we&#39;re due to get a couple of feet of the white stuff, and some wind and tidal flooding. But this is New England in January&mdash;some wild and wintry weather is not exactly a rare event.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/preparing-snowpocalypse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/preparing-snowpocalypse#comments face2face Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:46:00 +0000 46791 at http://meetingsnet.com Using Emotion in Meetings to Motivate Behavior Change, Part 1 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/using-emotion-meetings-motivate-behavior-change-part-1 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Learning about the existence of a scary new threat to meetings is all it took to get one session's participants to want to update their risk management strategies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/using-emotion-meetings-motivate-behavior-change-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/using-emotion-meetings-motivate-behavior-change-part-1#comments Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:22:00 +0000 46741 at http://meetingsnet.com Let's Share Our Sustainability/CSR Stories #CSRShareDay http://meetingsnet.com/blog/lets-share-our-sustainabilitycsr-stories-csrshareday <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Corporate social responsibility, or <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/green-meetingscsr" title="" target="_blank">CSR</a></span>, and meetings is a winning combination! And Thursday, January 22 is a day we're setting aside to share what we've found to be most effective and encourage more to participate in corporate social responsibility programs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/lets-share-our-sustainabilitycsr-stories-csrshareday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/lets-share-our-sustainabilitycsr-stories-csrshareday#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:10:00 +0000 46681 at http://meetingsnet.com Just How Safe Is that Airline? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-safe-airline <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New report rates world's 60 largest airlines on safety: 2014 was not a great year for air travel, with the number of commercial airplane fatalities quadrupling over the 2013 numbers. Which airlines—and which regions of the world—are the safest to fly?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-safe-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-safe-airline#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:31:00 +0000 46631 at http://meetingsnet.com How Does Your Meeting Policy Stack Up? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-does-your-meeting-policy-stack <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New assessment tool helps planners determine if their <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/7-strategies-effective-site-volunteers-your-meetings" title="7 Strategies for Effective On-Site Volunteers at Your Meetings" target="_blank">meeting policy</a></span> covers everything it should.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-does-your-meeting-policy-stack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-does-your-meeting-policy-stack#comments Strategic Meetings Management face2face Thu, 08 Jan 2015 21:32:00 +0000 46391 at http://meetingsnet.com Resolving the Resolution Revolution http://meetingsnet.com/blog/resolving-resolution-revolution <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This time of year, we're all taking stock and vowing to do better at something. Here are some ideas on how to make those resolutions actually stick.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/resolving-resolution-revolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/resolving-resolution-revolution#comments face2face Fri, 02 Jan 2015 17:15:00 +0000 46301 at http://meetingsnet.com All Hail Hyatt for New Free Wi-Fi Option http://meetingsnet.com/blog/all-hail-hyatt-new-free-wi-fi-option <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>All Hyatt guests—not just the chain’s loyalty program members—will be able to access Wi-Fi for free at beginning in February 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/all-hail-hyatt-new-free-wi-fi-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/all-hail-hyatt-new-free-wi-fi-option#comments Site News face2face Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:21:00 +0000 46201 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Val Frixione&#39;s winning entry for Wired Magazine&#39;s &quot;International icon for wireless Internet access&quot; contest. Source: Dana Spiegel/Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaspiegel/)</p> Talking Turkey: ICCA's Over-the-Top Tweets http://meetingsnet.com/blog/talking-turkey-iccas-over-top-tweets <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Most conferences are lucky to get 20 percent of their participants tweeting. But at the recent ICCA Congress in Turkey, 60 percent posted about the event on Twitter—and said it made for a better experience.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/talking-turkey-iccas-over-top-tweets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/talking-turkey-iccas-over-top-tweets#comments face2face Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:15:00 +0000 46111 at http://meetingsnet.com Guest Post: A Quick Guide to AV for Multistate Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Making the case for using nationwide vendors when sourcing audiovisual gear for multistate meetings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends face2face Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:38:00 +0000 46041 at http://meetingsnet.com Guest Post: Top 4 AV Trends of the Year http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-top-4-av-trends-year <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Before the meetings community looks ahead to the potential challenges and opportunities coming in 2015, let’s review four of the top trends of this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-top-4-av-trends-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-top-4-av-trends-year#comments Tech News/Trends face2face Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:21:00 +0000 45981 at http://meetingsnet.com