face2face https://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 What We Can Learn from the #DogsofEventProfs https://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-we-can-learn-dogsofeventprofs <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What lessons do you learn from your non-human friends? Here are a few my dog Mango has taught me.</div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-we-can-learn-dogsofeventprofs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-we-can-learn-dogsofeventprofs#comments face2face Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:25:00 +0000 67431 at https://meetingsnet.com Time to Drain the Swamp—or to Rally Your Gators? https://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-drain-swamp-or-rally-your-gators <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Whether or not lobbyists continue to crawl the capital, you can still make a difference.</div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-drain-swamp-or-rally-your-gators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-drain-swamp-or-rally-your-gators#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings face2face Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:12:00 +0000 67291 at https://meetingsnet.com <p>Alligator</p> 8 Ways Associations Can Attract—and Retain—Exhibitors https://meetingsnet.com/blog/8-ways-associations-can-attract-and-retain-exhibitors <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Expert strategies to help associations support their exhibitors and, ultimately, encourage them to return year after year</div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/8-ways-associations-can-attract-and-retain-exhibitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/8-ways-associations-can-attract-and-retain-exhibitors#comments Trade Shows face2face Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:26:00 +0000 67221 at https://meetingsnet.com <p>Robyn Davis on IAEE-TV</p> Exhibitors, We Need to Focus on Business https://meetingsnet.com/blog/exhibitors-we-need-focus-business <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Costumed characters and show floor hijinks may be good fun, but it’s time to lose the laughs and get serious about the power of exhibitions.</div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/exhibitors-we-need-focus-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/exhibitors-we-need-focus-business#comments Trade Shows face2face Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:36:00 +0000 67171 at https://meetingsnet.com <p>Lady with fruity hat</p> Judge Puts Overtime Rule Put on Hold https://meetingsnet.com/blog/judge-puts-overtime-rule-put-hold <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Just days before it was to go into effect, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on a Department of Labor rule that would have increased the salary threshold for overtime pay.</div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/judge-puts-overtime-rule-put-hold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/judge-puts-overtime-rule-put-hold#comments Association Meetings Career/Salary Corporate Meetings face2face Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:29:00 +0000 67131 at https://meetingsnet.com Just for Fun: A Meeting Planner's Life in Cute Animal GIFs https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-fun-meeting-planners-life-cute-animal-gifs <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Let's take a moment to celebrate all the wild and wonderful characteristics that make meeting professionals willing and able to do one of the most difficult, and most rewarding, jobs around—in cute animal GIFs, of course!</div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-fun-meeting-planners-life-cute-animal-gifs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-fun-meeting-planners-life-cute-animal-gifs#comments face2face Tue, 15 Nov 2016 21:15:00 +0000 66931 at https://meetingsnet.com #FICP16 Day 2: Let's Learn, Do Some Business, and Get Loud https://meetingsnet.com/blog/ficp16-day-2-lets-learn-do-some-business-and-get-loud <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Live from the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/financialinsurance-meetings" title="" target="_blank">FICP</a></span> Annual Conference in Nashville: Taking care of business; best lunch idea ever; learning about law, tech, and the future; and horsing around.</div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/ficp16-day-2-lets-learn-do-some-business-and-get-loud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/ficp16-day-2-lets-learn-do-some-business-and-get-loud#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings face2face Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:17:00 +0000 66851 at https://meetingsnet.com #FICP16 Day 1: Coming Together Despite Election Hangover https://meetingsnet.com/blog/ficp16-day-1-coming-together-despite-election-hangover <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Despite the emotional residue of a post-presidential election day opener, the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/financialinsurance-meetings" title="" target="_blank">FICP</a></span> 2016 Annual Conference kicked off to a record crowd in Nashville. </div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/ficp16-day-1-coming-together-despite-election-hangover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/ficp16-day-1-coming-together-despite-election-hangover#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings face2face Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:49:00 +0000 66831 at https://meetingsnet.com 10 Easy Ways to Make Your Meeting a Millennial Magnet https://meetingsnet.com/blog/10-easy-ways-make-your-meeting-millennial-magnet <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Top tips from a Millennial on how to get her peer group excited about participating in your next event.</div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/10-easy-ways-make-your-meeting-millennial-magnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/10-easy-ways-make-your-meeting-millennial-magnet#comments Marketing Resources and Reports Event Planning face2face Tue, 08 Nov 2016 22:34:00 +0000 66691 at https://meetingsnet.com <p>Robyn speaking at E2MA&#39;s Red Diamond Congress</p> Why You Need to Break Your Event Assumptions https://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-you-need-break-your-event-assumptions <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Just because you’ve always done your event a certain way doesn’t mean you shouldn’t shake things up a bit.</div> <p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-you-need-break-your-event-assumptions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-you-need-break-your-event-assumptions#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Design face2face Tue, 08 Nov 2016 19:47:00 +0000 66781 at https://meetingsnet.com