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 How Twitter Going All Facebooky Could Affect Event Marketing http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Twitter recently unveiled some platform design tweaks that make it look and feel more like Facebook—and that potentially could make it a better tool for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/marketing" title="" target="_blank">event marketing</a></span>.</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-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing#comments Marketing Social Media Tech News/Trends face2face Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:08:00 +0000 43871 at http://meetingsnet.com Marriott's New Envelope Program to Help Hint Higher Housekeeping Tips http://meetingsnet.com/blog/marriotts-new-envelope-program-help-hint-higher-housekeeping-tips <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Marriott International's new “The Envelope Please” program aims to increase tips for some of its hardest working employees—housekeeping staffers.</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/marriotts-new-envelope-program-help-hint-higher-housekeeping-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/marriotts-new-envelope-program-help-hint-higher-housekeeping-tips#comments Site News face2face Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:45:00 +0000 43861 at http://meetingsnet.com Sue’s Air Travel Etiquette Guide http://meetingsnet.com/blog/sue-s-air-travel-etiquette-guide <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here’s my first stab at creating a guide to airplane etiquette that, if followed, might just keep the bloodletting to a minimum (until the next seat-space downshift, that is). </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/sue-s-air-travel-etiquette-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/sue-s-air-travel-etiquette-guide#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:12:00 +0000 43731 at http://meetingsnet.com Brains, Boundaries, and Memory http://meetingsnet.com/blog/brains-boundaries-and-memory <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Some nuggets from brain science on how our brains edit like movie directors—and maybe meeting planners.</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/brains-boundaries-and-memory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/brains-boundaries-and-memory#comments Adult Learning face2face Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:18:00 +0000 43701 at http://meetingsnet.com Event Managers, Get Creative! http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-managers-get-creative <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>In today’s fast-changing events world, meeting managers need to hone their creativity to stay ahead. Here’s how.</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-managers-get-creative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-managers-get-creative#comments Career Resources face2face Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:55:00 +0000 43571 at http://meetingsnet.com How "Fees-ible" Is Your Host Hotel? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-fees-ible-your-host-hotel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>First it was the airlines, then rental car companies—now hotels are piling on the ancillary fees to the tune of $2.25 billion, with more likely in the works.</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/how-fees-ible-your-host-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-fees-ible-your-host-hotel#comments Site Selection/RFPs face2face Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:40:00 +0000 43471 at http://meetingsnet.com To Recline or Not to Recline—Is that Really the Question? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/recline-or-not-recline-really-question <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>After a United flight had to be diverted due to passengers feuding over a seatback’s position, sadly, it may be.</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/recline-or-not-recline-really-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/recline-or-not-recline-really-question#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:12:00 +0000 43461 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Don't We Take All of Our Paid Vacation Time? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-dont-we-take-all-our-paid-vacation-time <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We know that taking time off to rest and recharge is not only good for us, but also will help us do our jobs better. And yet we can't seem to pry ourselves away. What's up with that?</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/why-dont-we-take-all-our-paid-vacation-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-dont-we-take-all-our-paid-vacation-time#comments face2face Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:06:00 +0000 43451 at http://meetingsnet.com Conference Crashers (aka Lobby Rats) Redux http://meetingsnet.com/blog/conference-crashers-aka-lobby-rats-redux <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>More thoughts on lobby rats/lobbyconning, plus the NFL's interesting proposal to get halftime acts to pay.</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/conference-crashers-aka-lobby-rats-redux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/conference-crashers-aka-lobby-rats-redux#comments Association Meetings face2face Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:13:00 +0000 43081 at http://meetingsnet.com What's Your Meeting's "Ice Bucket Challenge"? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/whats-your-meetings-ice-bucket-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What meeting managers can learn from the "ice bucket challenge" that's sweeping the country in a wave of shivery viral goodness for the ALS cause.</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/whats-your-meetings-ice-bucket-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/whats-your-meetings-ice-bucket-challenge#comments Marketing face2face Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:22:00 +0000 43031 at http://meetingsnet.com