face2face http://meetingsnet.com/blog/19583/feed en You'd Actually Want to Listen to this Flight Attendant's Safety Spiel http://meetingsnet.com/blog/youd-actually-want-listen-flight-attendants-safety-spiel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Southwest Airlines is kind of known for its witty flight attendants, but this one is truly hilarious.</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/youd-actually-want-listen-flight-attendants-safety-spiel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/youd-actually-want-listen-flight-attendants-safety-spiel#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:16:00 +0000 40861 at http://meetingsnet.com 9 Steps to Maximizing Social Media for Your Next Event http://meetingsnet.com/blog/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to integrate <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> to encourage more engagement from your event's participants.</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/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event#comments Audience Engagement face2face Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:15:00 +0000 40821 at http://meetingsnet.com Event Sustainability Is About More than Bottled Water http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-sustainability-about-more-bottled-water <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Sustainability specialist Shawna McKinley points to some event sustainability issues you may not have considered.</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/event-sustainability-about-more-bottled-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-sustainability-about-more-bottled-water#comments Green Meetings/CSR face2face Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:25:00 +0000 40781 at http://meetingsnet.com Forget Attendees—How Do You Engage Colleagues When It Comes to Meeting Planning? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forget-attendees-how-do-you-engage-colleagues-when-it-comes-meeting-planning <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Getting buy-in for a strategic meeting management program has always been one of the stickiest wickets. But there may be a (relatively) easy way to do 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/forget-attendees-how-do-you-engage-colleagues-when-it-comes-meeting-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forget-attendees-how-do-you-engage-colleagues-when-it-comes-meeting-planning#comments Tips From Top face2face Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:37:00 +0000 40681 at http://meetingsnet.com My Favorite April Fool's Joke of the Day: Gluten-Free Luggage http://meetingsnet.com/blog/my-favorite-april-fools-joke-day-gluten-free-luggage <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Celiac disease and gluten intolerance are serious topics, of course. But gluten-free luggage? Snort!</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/my-favorite-april-fools-joke-day-gluten-free-luggage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/my-favorite-april-fools-joke-day-gluten-free-luggage#comments face2face Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:27:00 +0000 40651 at http://meetingsnet.com Infographic: A Day In the Life of a Meeting Planner, Part 3 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-day-life-meeting-planner-part-3 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>And here it is, part 3 of the QuickMobile infographic series on the life of a meeting planner (here are the first two: <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner">before an event</a> and <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner-part-2">during the event</a>):</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/meetingsnet.com/files/uploads/2014/03/part%203%20infographic.gif" style="width: 600px; height: 4381px; margin: 5px; float: left;" /></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> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-day-life-meeting-planner-part-3#comments face2face Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:01:00 +0000 40591 at http://meetingsnet.com My Kind of Hotel http://meetingsnet.com/blog/my-kind-hotel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The Orlando World Center Marriott knows how to shift on a dime, and proved it at this year's Pharma Forum.</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/my-kind-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/my-kind-hotel#comments face2face Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:48:00 +0000 40581 at http://meetingsnet.com Talking About the Meetings Industry's Social Media Stars http://meetingsnet.com/blog/talking-about-meetings-industrys-social-media-stars <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>MeetingsNet Editors Barbara Scofidio and Sue Pelletier chat on a podcast about our top 10 picks for meetings industry <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> influencers.</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-about-meetings-industrys-social-media-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/talking-about-meetings-industrys-social-media-stars#comments face2face Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:02:00 +0000 40531 at http://meetingsnet.com Infographic: QuickMobile's Snapshot of a Day In the Life of a Meeting Planner, Part 2 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner-part-2 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>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 meeting is happening.</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/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner-part-2#comments face2face Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:40:00 +0000 40441 at http://meetingsnet.com Infographic: QuickMobile's Snapshot of a Day In the Life of a Meeting Planner http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>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. </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-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-quickmobiles-snapshot-day-life-meeting-planner#comments face2face Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:28:00 +0000 40431 at http://meetingsnet.com Top Hotels for Tweeters (and Other Social Networking Mavens) http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-hotels-tweeters-and-other-social-networking-mavens <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Are your attendees insane over Instagram? Tantalized by Twitter? Fanatic about Facebook? These hotels aim to please.</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/top-hotels-tweeters-and-other-social-networking-mavens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-hotels-tweeters-and-other-social-networking-mavens#comments Tech News/Trends Site News face2face Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:06:00 +0000 40421 at http://meetingsnet.com Trade Show About Trade Shows: "It's very meta" http://meetingsnet.com/blog/trade-show-about-trade-shows-its-very-meta <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It's easy to forget just how funky the idea of a meeting about meetings, or a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> about trade shows, sounds to those who don't run them for a living.</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/trade-show-about-trade-shows-its-very-meta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/trade-show-about-trade-shows-its-very-meta#comments Trade Shows face2face Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:34:00 +0000 40391 at http://meetingsnet.com Squeaky Wheels Aren't Much Different in Cyberspace http://meetingsnet.com/blog/squeaky-wheels-arent-much-different-cyberspace <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Be careful not to rely too much on online reviews of your meeting or event—or offline, for that matter.</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/squeaky-wheels-arent-much-different-cyberspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/squeaky-wheels-arent-much-different-cyberspace#comments face2face Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:07:00 +0000 40261 at http://meetingsnet.com Time to (literally) Shake Up Your Next Event http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-literally-shake-your-next-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>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?</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/time-literally-shake-your-next-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-literally-shake-your-next-event#comments face2face Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:12:00 +0000 40251 at http://meetingsnet.com Best Packing Video Ever http://meetingsnet.com/blog/best-packing-video-ever <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to pack a month's worth of clothes in a carry-on bag, in an eight-minute video.</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/best-packing-video-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/best-packing-video-ever#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:55:00 +0000 40241 at http://meetingsnet.com