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Jul 02, 2014

Networking Isn't for the Faint of Heart

Is your networking event not really encouraging people to actually try to meet people they don't already know? Here are some ideas that may help....More
Jun 11, 2014

Bringing Big Data to Meeting Planning

The idea of using Big Data for planning meetings may sound intimidating, but it doesn't have to be....More
Jun 10, 2014

Meetings in the World of Oculus Rift, Robots, and Augmented Reality

How will new immersive technologies affect meetings? Think fast, because they're (almost) here....More
Jun 02, 2014

IRF Invitational 2014: Come On Let’s Get Happy

The Incentive Research Foundation has a lot to feel good about these days—beginning with its 2014 Annual Incentive Invitational....More
May 27, 2014

Forget Baggage Fees—Wear Your Luggage

It may not be the height of chic, but wearable luggage may be the answer for those who don’t mind making an anti-fashion statement....More
May 22, 2014

A Hotel Sues for Really, Really Bad TripAdvisor Review

What would you do with a particularly harsh review? An Oregon hotel is not taking a in stride—it's filed a $74,500 defamation lawsuit against the....More
May 20, 2014

For Those Seriously Pampered Attendees...

If your group is in need of over-the-top amenities, have we got a list for you! Check out Oyster.com's picks for most outrageous amenities....More
May 19, 2014

Let's All Be Alone, Together

How smartphones and tablets are changing meetings....More
May 13, 2014

What You Say May Not Be What They Hear

Think about all the ways people can take what you say—complimenting one group may mean demeaning another, without meaning to....More
May 13, 2014

Incentives on the Rise at Marriott Aruba

Here's another guest post from MeetingsNet editor-at-large Regina Baraban, who's on a fam at the Aruba Marriott and making me very jealous!....More
May 12, 2014

Intelligent Hotel Design Alive and Well in Aruba

Editor-at-large Regina Baraban reports in on must-have hotel room amenities from a fam at the Aruba Marriott Resort....More
May 12, 2014

We Have Met the Spammer, and It Is Us

No one likes getting unsolicited e-mail—so why do we continue to send out what we so dislike getting ourselves?....More
May 05, 2014

Infographic: What We Can Learn From Global Conference Calling Trends

A new infographic from InterCall highlights international work habits that could be good to know for those who plan meetings globally....More
May 01, 2014

Ah, the Joys of Meetings

In case you, like I, happened to miss this ode to meetings by The New Yorker contributor George Meyer, you must, must, bask in the glories of someone....More
May 01, 2014

Mobile Devices: Friend or Foe at Your Events?

Nowadays everyone's on their smartphones—even at your meetings. But is that really such a bad thing?....More
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