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 Tech Events: Take the "50-50 Pledge" http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If you're having trouble finding women to speak at your tech event, professional network Quibb's founder has a list for you.</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/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Speakers face2face Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:45:00 +0000 51781 at http://meetingsnet.com Flight Attendant Spills Behind-the-Scenes Secrets http://meetingsnet.com/blog/flight-attendant-spills-behind-scenes-secrets <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/meetingsnet.com/files/uploads/2015/04/uploads/2015/07/flight-attendant.jpeg" style="width: 250px; height: 166px; margin: 5px; float: left;" />In her post on Mental Floss, <a href="http://mentalfloss.com/article/64091/10-behind-scenes-secrets-flight-attendants" target="_blank">10 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Flight Attendants</a>, author and former flight attendant Heather Poole spills some facts that everyone who flies ought to keep in mind. One example: Did you know that they only get paid for the time the plane is actually under way?</p></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/flight-attendant-spills-behind-scenes-secrets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/flight-attendant-spills-behind-scenes-secrets#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:37:00 +0000 51671 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Optimizing These Top Event Planning Tech Tools? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to use <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span>, geofencing, and customer relationship management systems to benefit your attendees, your exhibitors, and your 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/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools#comments CME Design Audience Engagement Marketing Social Media Pharma Meeting Planning Tech News/Trends Trade Shows Corporate Meetings Event Planning face2face Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000 51651 at http://meetingsnet.com What's the True Value of Certification? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/whats-true-value-certification <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Are professional meeting industry certifications useful tools for enhancing (and proving) competence, or do they just create an elitist clique?</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-true-value-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/whats-true-value-certification#comments Association Meetings Education/Certification Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:45:00 +0000 51611 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Bulldog image by <span>Ron Chapple Studios on Thinkstock by Getty Images</span></p> Guest Post: How to Use AV to Create a Sense of Place at Your Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-how-use-av-create-sense-place-your-meeting <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Tips on how audiovisual technology can help bring in your meeting destination’s local flavor.</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-how-use-av-create-sense-place-your-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-how-use-av-create-sense-place-your-meeting#comments Association Meetings Audiovisual/Production Pharma Meeting Planning Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:38:00 +0000 51591 at http://meetingsnet.com Another Tack on Meeting Planning http://meetingsnet.com/blog/another-tack-meeting-planning <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>More proof that meeting planning is always on my mind, even when I'm on vacation—some thoughts about planning and sailing.</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/another-tack-meeting-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/another-tack-meeting-planning#comments Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings face2face Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:46:00 +0000 51581 at http://meetingsnet.com Splitting Hairs Over Female Event Tech Leaders http://meetingsnet.com/blog/splitting-hairs-over-female-event-tech-leaders <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Kudos to the women recognized in a new initiative as tops in meetings technology today. I just have one small quibble.</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/splitting-hairs-over-female-event-tech-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/splitting-hairs-over-female-event-tech-leaders#comments Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Career Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:21:00 +0000 51561 at http://meetingsnet.com Want to be More Twitter Savvy? #YouCanDoIt http://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-be-more-twitter-savvy-youcandoit <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are three easy ways to make your meeting <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> savvy.</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-be-more-twitter-savvy-youcandoit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-be-more-twitter-savvy-youcandoit#comments Social Media face2face Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:21:00 +0000 51181 at http://meetingsnet.com Calling All Meeting Tech Companies: Is Your Product Award-worthy? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/calling-all-meeting-tech-companies-your-product-award-worthy <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The Event Manager Blog is looking for the “best of the best” to vie for the inaugural event tech of the year award.</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/calling-all-meeting-tech-companies-your-product-award-worthy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/calling-all-meeting-tech-companies-your-product-award-worthy#comments Association Meetings Attendee Management Event Management Mobile/Apps Social Media Tech News/Trends Virtual/Hybrid Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 51091 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Electrify a Castle, and Other Unique Venue AV Challenges http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-electrify-castle-and-other-unique-venue-av-challenges <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Unusual venues—from medieval Scottish castles to rooftops, can be great places to host events, but when it comes to audiovisual, they also come with their own set of issues.</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-electrify-castle-and-other-unique-venue-av-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-electrify-castle-and-other-unique-venue-av-challenges#comments Association Meetings Audiovisual/Production Incentive Planning/Management Medical Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning face2face Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:03:00 +0000 51071 at http://meetingsnet.com