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 You'd Actually Want to Listen to this Flight Attendant's Safety Spiel http://meetingsnet.com/blog/youd-actually-want-listen-flight-attendants-safety-spiel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Southwest Airlines is kind of known for its witty flight attendants, but this one is truly hilarious.</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/youd-actually-want-listen-flight-attendants-safety-spiel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/youd-actually-want-listen-flight-attendants-safety-spiel#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:16:00 +0000 40861 at http://meetingsnet.com 9 Steps to Maximizing Social Media for Your Next Event http://meetingsnet.com/blog/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to integrate <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> to encourage more engagement from your event's participants.</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/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event#comments Audience Engagement face2face Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:15:00 +0000 40821 at http://meetingsnet.com Event Sustainability Is About More than Bottled Water http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-sustainability-about-more-bottled-water <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Sustainability specialist Shawna McKinley points to some event sustainability issues you may not have considered.</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/event-sustainability-about-more-bottled-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-sustainability-about-more-bottled-water#comments Green Meetings/CSR face2face Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:25:00 +0000 40781 at http://meetingsnet.com Forget Attendees—How Do You Engage Colleagues When It Comes to Meeting Planning? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forget-attendees-how-do-you-engage-colleagues-when-it-comes-meeting-planning <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Getting buy-in for a strategic meeting management program has always been one of the stickiest wickets. But there may be a (relatively) easy way to do it.</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/forget-attendees-how-do-you-engage-colleagues-when-it-comes-meeting-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forget-attendees-how-do-you-engage-colleagues-when-it-comes-meeting-planning#comments Tips From Top face2face Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:37:00 +0000 40681 at http://meetingsnet.com My Favorite April Fool's Joke of the Day: Gluten-Free Luggage http://meetingsnet.com/blog/my-favorite-april-fools-joke-day-gluten-free-luggage <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Celiac disease and gluten intolerance are serious topics, of course. But gluten-free luggage? Snort!</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/my-favorite-april-fools-joke-day-gluten-free-luggage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/my-favorite-april-fools-joke-day-gluten-free-luggage#comments face2face Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:27:00 +0000 40651 at http://meetingsnet.com Infographic: A Day In the Life of a Meeting Planner, Part 3 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-day-life-meeting-planner-part-3 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>And here it is, part 3 of the QuickMobile infographic series on the life of a meeting planner (here are the first two: <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner">before an event</a> and <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner-part-2">during the event</a>):</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/meetingsnet.com/files/uploads/2014/03/part%203%20infographic.gif" style="width: 600px; height: 4381px; margin: 5px; float: left;" /></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> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-day-life-meeting-planner-part-3#comments face2face Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:01:00 +0000 40591 at http://meetingsnet.com My Kind of Hotel http://meetingsnet.com/blog/my-kind-hotel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The Orlando World Center Marriott knows how to shift on a dime, and proved it at this year's Pharma Forum.</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/my-kind-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/my-kind-hotel#comments face2face Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:48:00 +0000 40581 at http://meetingsnet.com Talking About the Meetings Industry's Social Media Stars http://meetingsnet.com/blog/talking-about-meetings-industrys-social-media-stars <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>MeetingsNet Editors Barbara Scofidio and Sue Pelletier chat on a podcast about our top 10 picks for meetings industry <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> influencers.</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-about-meetings-industrys-social-media-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/talking-about-meetings-industrys-social-media-stars#comments face2face Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:02:00 +0000 40531 at http://meetingsnet.com Infographic: QuickMobile's Snapshot of a Day In the Life of a Meeting Planner, Part 2 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner-part-2 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Oh yes, we do feel your pain—and how! Check out this infographic from QuickMobile on what a day in the life of a meeting planner is like while their meeting is happening.</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/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner-part-2#comments face2face Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:40:00 +0000 40441 at http://meetingsnet.com Infographic: QuickMobile's Snapshot of a Day In the Life of a Meeting Planner http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>QuickMobile is firing on all cylinders with this three-part infographic on a day in the life of an event planner. Here's Part 1—before an event. </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/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner#comments face2face Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:28:00 +0000 40431 at http://meetingsnet.com