face2face http://meetingsnet.com/blog/19583/feed 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 Defining Success, Meeting Planning Style http://meetingsnet.com/blog/defining-success-meeting-planning-style <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Cvent surveyed more than 2,000 of its clients to find out what makes meetings tick these days. Here's a sneak peek of some of the results unveiled last week—you won't believe the size of the largest meeting planning committee they found!</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/defining-success-meeting-planning-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/defining-success-meeting-planning-style#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Marketing Negotiating/Contracts Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports face2face Sat, 20 Jun 2015 18:43:00 +0000 51001 at http://meetingsnet.com Cvent Connect 2015: Notes, Quotes, and Takeaways from Day 1 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/cvent-connect-2015-notes-quotes-and-takeaways-day-1 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Just a few of the things that have caught my attention on the first full day of the Cvent Connect conference.</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/cvent-connect-2015-notes-quotes-and-takeaways-day-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/cvent-connect-2015-notes-quotes-and-takeaways-day-1#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning face2face Thu, 18 Jun 2015 02:52:00 +0000 50981 at http://meetingsnet.com Yet Another Reason to Carefully Vet Your Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/blog/yet-another-reason-carefully-vet-your-speakers <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Even Nobel laureates can put their foot firmly in mouth, as biochemist Tim Hunt did with some derogatory remarks about women in science at the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea earlier this week.</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/yet-another-reason-carefully-vet-your-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/yet-another-reason-carefully-vet-your-speakers#comments Association Meetings CME Design Corporate Meetings Speakers Global Events face2face Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:23:00 +0000 50841 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt being interviewed by one of those pesky women, Paloma Baytelman, who shared this photo on Flickr.</p> Papa Needs a Brand-New Bag http://meetingsnet.com/blog/papa-needs-brand-new-bag <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div> The International Air Transport Association wants to standardize the size of carry-on bags across policies. They say it will make life "easier for everybody concerned," but I don't think so. For one thing, they want that standard size to be pretty small. </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/papa-needs-brand-new-bag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/papa-needs-brand-new-bag#comments Association Meetings Business Travel Tips Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:00:00 +0000 50831 at http://meetingsnet.com How Energy-Efficient Is Your Meeting Destination? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-energy-efficient-your-meeting-destination <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Check out this map from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy to see how energy-efficient your meeting destination (or your home town) 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/how-energy-efficient-your-meeting-destination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-energy-efficient-your-meeting-destination#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Site News face2face Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:08:00 +0000 50741 at http://meetingsnet.com