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 When It Comes to Comfort on Planes, Did We Ask for a Lack Thereof in Return for Cheap Airfare? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/when-it-comes-comfort-planes-did-we-ask-lack-thereof-return-cheap-airfare <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Travel consumer advocate Chris Elliott says we don't have to accept the airlines' argument that accepting small seats and growing baggage fees equals being OK with misery if the ticket price is right.</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/when-it-comes-comfort-planes-did-we-ask-lack-thereof-return-cheap-airfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/when-it-comes-comfort-planes-did-we-ask-lack-thereof-return-cheap-airfare#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:57:00 +0000 44821 at http://meetingsnet.com Nominate Your Pick for Planner Nobel Prizes http://meetingsnet.com/blog/nominate-your-pick-planner-nobel-prizes <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I was kind of kidding about developing a Nobel Prize for planners, but now that I'm getting inquiries, let's actually do it!</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/nominate-your-pick-planner-nobel-prizes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/nominate-your-pick-planner-nobel-prizes#comments Career face2face Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:34:00 +0000 44621 at http://meetingsnet.com Just for Fun: Lemurs and Lollipops http://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-fun-lemurs-and-lollipops <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>My cure for Mondays: Adorable animals (that are not cats) acting adorably.</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-fun-lemurs-and-lollipops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-fun-lemurs-and-lollipops#comments face2face Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:55:00 +0000 44531 at http://meetingsnet.com Ebola, Meetings, and Business Travel http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ebola-meetings-and-business-travel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We're all watching in horror as the deadly disease rips through Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. How much do we need to worry that it will affect meetings outside of the hot zones?</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/ebola-meetings-and-business-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ebola-meetings-and-business-travel#comments Risk Management face2face Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 44511 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings and the Predictability Paradox http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-and-predictability-paradox <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Knowing exactly what is going to happen makes people feel comfortable and secure. But it's not going to help them learn more at your meeting.</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/meetings-and-predictability-paradox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-and-predictability-paradox#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Event Design face2face Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:01:00 +0000 44431 at http://meetingsnet.com Nobel Prizes, Meetings and Events Version http://meetingsnet.com/blog/nobel-prizes-meetings-and-events-version <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I think it's time we laud some of your mad meeting management skills with our own version of the Nobels!</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/nobel-prizes-meetings-and-events-version" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/nobel-prizes-meetings-and-events-version#comments Association Meetings Career Event Design face2face Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:55:00 +0000 44421 at http://meetingsnet.com The Meetings App Gap http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-app-gap <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>According to a new study from American Express, planners and attendees aren't on the same wavelength when it comes to the importance of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> and meeting apps.</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/meetings-app-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-app-gap#comments Mobile/Apps Social Media Tech News/Trends face2face Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:55:00 +0000 44371 at http://meetingsnet.com Want Federal Government Employees to Attend Your Event? Invite Them to Eat Your Lunch. http://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-federal-government-employees-attend-your-event-invite-them-eat-your-lunch <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If you want to attract federal government attendees to your event, make it a half-day affair.</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/want-federal-government-employees-attend-your-event-invite-them-eat-your-lunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-federal-government-employees-attend-your-event-invite-them-eat-your-lunch#comments Association Meetings Marketing Event Planning face2face Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:33:00 +0000 44231 at http://meetingsnet.com To Hawaii and London, via Teleporter in Cambridge, Mass. http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hawaii-and-london-teleporter-cambridge-mass <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It may not be quite a "beam me up, Scotty" experience, but Marriott's new Teleporter that's making the rounds is still pretty cool, if not a game-changer for meetings.</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/hawaii-and-london-teleporter-cambridge-mass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hawaii-and-london-teleporter-cambridge-mass#comments Tech News/Trends Site News face2face Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:39:00 +0000 44151 at http://meetingsnet.com Question Authority—Especially Your Own http://meetingsnet.com/blog/question-authority-especially-your-own <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We all have unconscious biases, and the influence what we do and the decisions we make in ways we aren't aware of. Especially for planners, think about what mental shortcuts you take and how that may affect those who fall outside your bias lines.</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/question-authority-especially-your-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/question-authority-especially-your-own#comments Career face2face Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:16:00 +0000 44111 at http://meetingsnet.com