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Mar 27, 2014

Talking About the Meetings Industry's Social Media Stars

MeetingsNet Editors Barbara Scofidio and Sue Pelletier chat on a podcast about our top 10 picks for meetings industry social media influencers....More
Mar 19, 2014

Infographic: QuickMobile's Snapshot of a Day In the Life of a Meeting Planner, Part 2

Oh yes, we do feel your pain—and how! Check out this infographic from QuickMobile on what a day in the life of a meeting planner is like while their....More
Mar 19, 2014

Infographic: QuickMobile's Snapshot of a Day In the Life of a Meeting Planner

QuickMobile is firing on all cylinders with this three-part infographic on a day in the life of an event planner. Here's Part 1—before an event....More
Mar 19, 2014

Top Hotels for Tweeters (and Other Social Networking Mavens)

Are your attendees insane over Instagram? Tantalized by Twitter? Fanatic about Facebook? These hotels aim to please....More
Mar 18, 2014

Trade Show About Trade Shows: "It's very meta"

It's easy to forget just how funky the idea of a meeting about meetings, or a trade show about trade shows, sounds to those who don't run them for a....More
Mar 12, 2014

Squeaky Wheels Aren't Much Different in Cyberspace

Be careful not to rely too much on online reviews of your meeting or event—or offline, for that matter....More
Mar 12, 2014

Time to (literally) Shake Up Your Next Event

It's not complicated to add a fitness break to a conference or event. But instead of just a fun run, why not try something like Zumba or kickboxing?....More
Mar 10, 2014

Best Packing Video Ever

How to pack a month's worth of clothes in a carry-on bag, in an eight-minute video....More
Mar 03, 2014

ADA and Service Animals: Looks Can Be Deceiving

Is that a service dog or a pet with a vest? As with so many things related to accommodating disabilities, looks can be deceiving....More
Feb 27, 2014

Where Have All the Volunteers Gone?

As the number of people in the U.S. willing to volunteer their time decreases, meetings who rely on volunteers are likely to feel some heat....More
Feb 18, 2014

BItcoins and Meetings: What's in Your Attendees' (Virtual) Wallets?

Bitcoins—that virtual currency that's been really popular with online drug and gun dealers—have been popping up everywhere in my....More
Feb 13, 2014

Guest Post: How to Keep Outsourced Talent in the Loop

This guest post is by freelance writer Gina Smith....More
Feb 11, 2014

Your Questions about Participant-led Events, Answered

A recent MeetingsNet webinar on how to design conferences that engage and are highly interactive ran out of time to answer all the questions it....More
Feb 05, 2014

Battling Around-the-Block Booking

New "Support Associations" site designed to help keep meeting attendees booking rooms in official room blocks....More
Feb 03, 2014

Peeping, Prying, or Pampering?

When hotels look up guests on social media, are they being creepy stalkers or service-savvy pros?....More
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