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 Business Dinner Etiquette Around the World http://meetingsnet.com/blog/business-dinner-etiquette-around-world <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to keep from putting your foot in your mouth at dinner meetings in 13 countries.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/business-dinner-etiquette-around-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/business-dinner-etiquette-around-world#comments Business Travel Tips Association Meetings Corporate Meetings face2face Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:36:00 +0000 64231 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Business dinner etiquette infographic</p> Modobag: Is this Silly or Super Practical? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/modobag-silly-or-super-practical <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Motorized, rideable luggage—brilliant or bizarre? Or both? Meet the Modobag.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/modobag-silly-or-super-practical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/modobag-silly-or-super-practical#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:21:00 +0000 64211 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Modobag rideable luggage</p> Infographic: Check Out These Social Media Event Marketing Superheroes http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-check-out-these-social-media-event-marketing-superheroes <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here's a fun infographic that outlines how different <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> channels can act like superheroes—Hashtag Hero, Network Ninja, and Instaman, anyone?—when it comes to marketing your event.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-check-out-these-social-media-event-marketing-superheroes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-check-out-these-social-media-event-marketing-superheroes#comments Marketing Social Media face2face Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:22:00 +0000 63981 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Social superheroes present event marketing</p> Tackling the Eternal Question: In-House or Third-Party AV Company? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tackling-eternal-question-house-or-third-party-av-company <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>During a recent Blab chat, AV and production pros talked about the pluses and minuses of using in-house versus third-party AV companies.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tackling-eternal-question-house-or-third-party-av-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tackling-eternal-question-house-or-third-party-av-company#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning face2face Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:51:00 +0000 64031 at http://meetingsnet.com Science Says These Are the Top 60 Event Pro Influencers http://meetingsnet.com/blog/science-says-these-are-top-60-event-pro-influencers <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Event management software provider Bizzabo recently attempted to use some objective criteria to come up with the 60 most influential #EventProfs—check out who came in at #23!</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/science-says-these-are-top-60-event-pro-influencers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/science-says-these-are-top-60-event-pro-influencers#comments Career face2face Tue, 12 Jul 2016 20:42:00 +0000 64001 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Photos of some of Bizzabo&#39;s 60 most influential event profs</p> Do You Care if Your Speaker Lineup Is Diverse? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-care-if-your-speaker-lineup-diverse <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The importance—or lack thereof—of having a diverse speaker lineup was the topic of a pretty lively online conversation during a livestreamed session at the 2016 Professional Convention Management Association Education Conference.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-care-if-your-speaker-lineup-diverse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-care-if-your-speaker-lineup-diverse#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Speakers face2face Mon, 11 Jul 2016 22:20:00 +0000 63401 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Hands holding up word &quot;Diversity&quot;</p> Avoid These Biggest Production Mistakes Planners Make http://meetingsnet.com/blog/avoid-these-biggest-production-mistakes-planners-make <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>During a Blab chat, AV and production pros shared some of the things planners need to stop doing if they want to maximize their experience and their tech spend.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/avoid-these-biggest-production-mistakes-planners-make" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/avoid-these-biggest-production-mistakes-planners-make#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Resources and Reports face2face Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:10:00 +0000 63841 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>&quot;What was I thinking?&quot; woman</p> 7 of Today’s Hottest Meeting AV and Production Trends http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-today-s-hottest-meeting-av-and-production-trends <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What some of the smartest tech people I know say is trending when it comes to audiovisual and production for meetings and events.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-today-s-hottest-meeting-av-and-production-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-today-s-hottest-meeting-av-and-production-trends#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports face2face Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:47:00 +0000 63571 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Adrian Segar, <a href="https://plus.google.com/107146835290059081550">Christopher DeArmond, Glenn Thayer, Brandt Krueger</a></p> I Just Had the Best Online Sign-up Experience Ever http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-just-had-best-online-sign-experience-ever <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>You know how much you hate to have to give someone your e-mail address before you can download a whitepaper or become a website member? This followup I just got for doing so made my day.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-just-had-best-online-sign-experience-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-just-had-best-online-sign-experience-ever#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Event Planning face2face Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:32:00 +0000 63511 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Word balloon with &quot;Thank you&quot; on it</p> PCMA Salary Survey: Who’s Making the Bigger Bucks? Yup, It's Men. Again. http://meetingsnet.com/blog/pcma-salary-survey-who-s-making-bigger-bucks-yup-its-men-again <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>According to the most recent PCMA salary survey, women—who comprised 86 percent of the survey-takers—still make 23 percent less than their male colleagues. Sigh.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/pcma-salary-survey-who-s-making-bigger-bucks-yup-its-men-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/pcma-salary-survey-who-s-making-bigger-bucks-yup-its-men-again#comments Association Meetings Career/Salary Corporate Meetings face2face Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:35:00 +0000 63411 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>pink and blue pegs on unequal piles of coins</p>