face2face http://meetingsnet.com/blog/19583/feed en Talking Turkey: ICCA's Over-the-Top Tweets http://meetingsnet.com/blog/talking-turkey-iccas-over-top-tweets <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Most conferences are lucky to get 20 percent of their participants tweeting. But at the recent ICCA Congress in Turkey, 60 percent posted about the event on Twitter—and said it made for a better experience.</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/talking-turkey-iccas-over-top-tweets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/talking-turkey-iccas-over-top-tweets#comments face2face Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:15:00 +0000 46111 at http://meetingsnet.com Guest Post: A Quick Guide to AV for Multistate Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Making the case for using nationwide vendors when sourcing audiovisual gear for multistate meetings.</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-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends face2face Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:38:00 +0000 46041 at http://meetingsnet.com Guest Post: Top 4 AV Trends of the Year http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-top-4-av-trends-year <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Before the meetings community looks ahead to the potential challenges and opportunities coming in 2015, let’s review four of the top trends of this year. </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-top-4-av-trends-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-top-4-av-trends-year#comments Tech News/Trends face2face Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:21:00 +0000 45981 at http://meetingsnet.com Is Your Meeting Scrooged? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-meeting-scrooged <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New formats? New technologies? New ways of getting participants involved? Why we need to stop saying “Bah, humbug!” to new ideas.</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/your-meeting-scrooged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-meeting-scrooged#comments face2face Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:20:00 +0000 45881 at http://meetingsnet.com Seen Any of These on Your Trade Show Floor Lately? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/seen-any-these-your-trade-show-floor-lately <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>There's a dizzying list of talents for hire at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> booths—and some ideas for other areas of the meeting as well.</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/seen-any-these-your-trade-show-floor-lately" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/seen-any-these-your-trade-show-floor-lately#comments face2face Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:18:00 +0000 45811 at http://meetingsnet.com Because It's Monday and We All Need a Laugh http://meetingsnet.com/blog/because-its-monday-and-we-all-need-laugh <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I don't know why this cracked me up, but it did.</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-monday-and-we-all-need-laugh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/because-its-monday-and-we-all-need-laugh#comments face2face Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:52:00 +0000 45791 at http://meetingsnet.com Working Through a Personal Crisis http://meetingsnet.com/blog/working-through-personal-crisis <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Everyone suffers through a personal crisis of some kind, and however hard you try to keep your personal life personal, it's bound to cross over into your work life. How do you handle it?</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/working-through-personal-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/working-through-personal-crisis#comments face2face Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:30:00 +0000 45661 at http://meetingsnet.com How Meetings Are (Kind of) Like Sailboats http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-meetings-are-kind-sailboats <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Yes, once again I’m looking for connections between sailing in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and planning meetings—and finding a few.</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-meetings-are-kind-sailboats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-meetings-are-kind-sailboats#comments face2face Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:47:00 +0000 45591 at http://meetingsnet.com The Next Generation of Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-generation-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We may all look like we're different ages, but when it comes to what we want in meetings, are the different generations really all that different?</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/next-generation-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-generation-meetings#comments face2face Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:02:00 +0000 45251 at http://meetingsnet.com We Lost One of the Good Ones http://meetingsnet.com/blog/we-lost-one-good-ones <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Mourning the loss of Rosaelena “Rosie” Ledesma-Bernaducci, CMP, who unexpectedly passed away last 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/we-lost-one-good-ones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/we-lost-one-good-ones#comments face2face Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:48:00 +0000 45131 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Rosaelena &ldquo;Rosie&rdquo; Ledesma-Bernaducci, CMP, at the Beyond Borders Summit in New York this summer.</p> Dirty Little (Not So) Secrets, Hotel and Airline Editions http://meetingsnet.com/blog/dirty-little-not-so-secrets-hotel-and-airline-editions <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Two new surveys point out what we most love to hate about our hotel and travel partners.</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/dirty-little-not-so-secrets-hotel-and-airline-editions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/dirty-little-not-so-secrets-hotel-and-airline-editions#comments Career face2face Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:05:00 +0000 45081 at http://meetingsnet.com Is Your Conference a Jimmy Choo or a Honda? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-conference-jimmy-choo-or-honda <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Marketing genius Seth Godin says most companies—and conferences—eventually become either a utilitarian brand like Honda, or luxury brand like Jimmy Choo. Where do your events fall?</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/your-conference-jimmy-choo-or-honda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-conference-jimmy-choo-or-honda#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Design Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:03:00 +0000 44961 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Gull-wing sail photo courtesy of <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesm/3285821410/in/photolist-61mGeh-aAojit-9C3Nfx-pE5hK-bxxq24-kZJVJk-cqR649-oy6N9P-h56WUm-5LFLpB/" target="_blank">James Morrison</a> via Flickr</p> Beware the Autocorrect, Meetings Edition http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-autocorrect-meetings-edition <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It has always paid to proofread all meeting materials to make sure there are no typos—autocorrect just adds a new twist.</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/beware-autocorrect-meetings-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-autocorrect-meetings-edition#comments face2face Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:57:00 +0000 44871 at http://meetingsnet.com When It Comes to Comfort on Planes, Did We Ask for a Lack Thereof in Return for Cheap Airfare? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/when-it-comes-comfort-planes-did-we-ask-lack-thereof-return-cheap-airfare <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Travel consumer advocate Chris Elliott says we don't have to accept the airlines' argument that accepting small seats and growing baggage fees equals being OK with misery if the ticket price is right.</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/when-it-comes-comfort-planes-did-we-ask-lack-thereof-return-cheap-airfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/when-it-comes-comfort-planes-did-we-ask-lack-thereof-return-cheap-airfare#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:57:00 +0000 44821 at http://meetingsnet.com Nominate Your Pick for Planner Nobel Prizes http://meetingsnet.com/blog/nominate-your-pick-planner-nobel-prizes <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I was kind of kidding about developing a Nobel Prize for planners, but now that I'm getting inquiries, let's actually do 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/nominate-your-pick-planner-nobel-prizes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/nominate-your-pick-planner-nobel-prizes#comments Career face2face Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:34:00 +0000 44621 at http://meetingsnet.com