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 I Have Seen the Future of E-mail Marketing, and It Is Equal Parts Cool and Creepy http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-have-seen-future-e-mail-marketing-and-it-equal-parts-cool-and-creepy <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>There's a new site called Crystal that may just be the beginning of a whole new way to communicate with potential attendees, speakers, meeting committee members—anyone who has an online presence. </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/i-have-seen-future-e-mail-marketing-and-it-equal-parts-cool-and-creepy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-have-seen-future-e-mail-marketing-and-it-equal-parts-cool-and-creepy#comments Marketing Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:53:00 +0000 49521 at http://meetingsnet.com Do You Switch Seats on the Plane If Someone Asks You? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-switch-seats-plane-if-someone-asks-you <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Turf wars in the air are getting more contentious than ever now that planes are fuller and airlines make you pay more for certain types of seats. How do you deal with it?</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/do-you-switch-seats-plane-if-someone-asks-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-switch-seats-plane-if-someone-asks-you#comments Association Meetings Business Travel Tips Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:38:00 +0000 49321 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>How boarding a plane should be: Nice and respectful. <em>Image by<a data-close-and-redirect="true" data-search-link="Photographer" href="http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/search/2/image?artist=CandyBoxImages&amp;family=creative" id="photographer"> CandyBoxImages</a> on Thinkstock by Getty Images</em></p> Infographic: 24 Life Hacks for Stress-free Business Travel http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-24-life-hacks-stress-free-business-travel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Tips to make business travel less stressful, whether you travel by plane, train, or automobile.</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/infographic-24-life-hacks-stress-free-business-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-24-life-hacks-stress-free-business-travel#comments Association Meetings Business Travel Tips Career Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:27:00 +0000 49301 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>24 life hacks for stress-free business travel</p> Guest Post: 4 Event Planner Tech Budgeting Best Practices http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-4-event-planner-tech-budgeting-best-practices <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to optimize your event technology budget</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-4-event-planner-tech-budgeting-best-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-4-event-planner-tech-budgeting-best-practices#comments Association Meetings Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Event Management Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:35:00 +0000 49211 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Negotiate the Salary You Deserve http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-negotiate-salary-you-deserve <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Why is it that even in female-dominated professions like meeting planning, men still earn higher salaries?</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-negotiate-salary-you-deserve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-negotiate-salary-you-deserve#comments Association Meetings Career/Salary Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:34:00 +0000 49171 at http://meetingsnet.com If People Interacted in Real Life Like They Do on E-mail, It Would Look Like This http://meetingsnet.com/blog/if-people-interacted-real-life-they-do-e-mail-it-would-look <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Tripp and Tyler, the guys who brought you the <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/weve-all-been-conference-call" target="_blank">Conference Call in Real Life</a>, are at it again, this time playing out what it would be like if people acted in real life the way they do on e-mail. It is almost as hilarious as their first video, and that&#39;s saying something!</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HTgYHHKs0Zw" width="560"></iframe></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></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/if-people-interacted-real-life-they-do-e-mail-it-would-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/if-people-interacted-real-life-they-do-e-mail-it-would-look#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning face2face Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:00:00 +0000 49061 at http://meetingsnet.com Big Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Spare Change Equals Big Bucks for TSA http://meetingsnet.com/blog/big-brother-can-you-spare-dime-spare-change-equals-big-bucks-tsa <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>TSA is putting all that spare change travelers leave behind at checkpoints—which totaled $674,841.06 last year—toward expanding its Pre-Check program.</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/big-brother-can-you-spare-dime-spare-change-equals-big-bucks-tsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/big-brother-can-you-spare-dime-spare-change-equals-big-bucks-tsa#comments Association Meetings Business Travel Tips Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:31:00 +0000 48981 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Raining coins image<a data-close-and-redirect="true" data-search-link="Photographer" href="http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/search/2/image?artist=dimdimich&amp;family=creative" id="photographer"> by dimdimich</a> on Thinkstock by Getty Images</p> Know Your Terms: Booth, Exhibit, and Stand Edition http://meetingsnet.com/blog/know-your-terms-booth-exhibit-and-stand-edition <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It's easy to get these terms confused, but booths, exhibits, and stands are not interchangeable terms.</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/know-your-terms-booth-exhibit-and-stand-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/know-your-terms-booth-exhibit-and-stand-edition#comments Trade Shows face2face Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:32:00 +0000 48911 at http://meetingsnet.com Easter Eggs Aren’t Just for Easter http://meetingsnet.com/blog/easter-eggs-aren-t-just-easter <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What event marketers and meeting professionals can learn from “Easter eggs,” those hidden features, messages, and inside jokes hidden in some Web sites.</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/easter-eggs-aren-t-just-easter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/easter-eggs-aren-t-just-easter#comments Audience Engagement Marketing Motivational Travel Tech News/Trends Medical Meetings face2face Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:49:00 +0000 48901 at http://meetingsnet.com Because It's All About That Booth, 'Bout That Booth http://meetingsnet.com/blog/because-its-all-about-booth-bout-booth <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This is what happens when an interesting IdeaXchange post and an earworm song collide at the end of a long week.You've been warned!</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/because-its-all-about-booth-bout-booth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/because-its-all-about-booth-bout-booth#comments face2face Fri, 03 Apr 2015 22:23:00 +0000 48881 at http://meetingsnet.com