face2face https://meetingsnet.com/blog/19583/feed en Hospitality Training Institute for People with Developmental Disabilities to Open in Indiana https://meetingsnet.com/blog/hospitality-training-institute-people-developmental-disabilities-open-indiana <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Talk about a win-win-win: Muncie’s Horizon Convention Center gets new host hotel, people with developmental disabilities get training for good jobs, and the local hospitality sector gets a bunch of new workers.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/hospitality-training-institute-people-developmental-disabilities-open-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/hospitality-training-institute-people-developmental-disabilities-open-indiana#comments Religious/SMERF face2face Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:40:00 +0000 48011 at https://meetingsnet.com New this Week on the IdeaXchange https://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-week-ideaxchange <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here's what our experts have been talking about this week, from continuing medical education planning tips to working with Millennials and the true meaning of corporate social responsibility activities.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-week-ideaxchange" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-week-ideaxchange#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:49:00 +0000 47861 at https://meetingsnet.com <p>Steve Bova with his son, Mike, one of the Millennials Steve talks about in his IdeaXchange post this week.</p> At Gamer Conventions, Is It Safe to Be Female? https://meetingsnet.com/blog/gamer-conventions-it-safe-be-female <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>In a case of art imitating life imitating art, a video game developer pulls her company out of PAX East exhibition due to fears of harassment. </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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/gamer-conventions-it-safe-be-female" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/gamer-conventions-it-safe-be-female#comments Association Meetings Risk Management face2face Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:29:00 +0000 47791 at https://meetingsnet.com <p>Credit: <a data-close-and-redirect="true" data-search-link="Photographer" href="http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/search/2/image?artist=muratsenel&amp;family=creative" id="photographer">muratsenel</a>/Thinkstock by Getty Images</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Just for Fun: Video for Anyone Who's Ever Mistakenly Hit "Reply all" https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-fun-video-anyone-whos-ever-mistakenly-hit-reply-all <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This music video just cracked me up—it's for anyone who's ever smacked themselves in the head after hitting that "send" button.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-fun-video-anyone-whos-ever-mistakenly-hit-reply-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-fun-video-anyone-whos-ever-mistakenly-hit-reply-all#comments face2face Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:36:00 +0000 47741 at https://meetingsnet.com <p>The Water Coolers take on auto-correct, misdirected-texts, and all those other e-situations where you just wish you could recall something.</p> The Next New Thing: A Kosher Kitchen Craze? https://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-new-thing-kosher-kitchen-craze <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>At least two hotels have announced they’re adding full kosher facilities—could this be a harbinger of a new market knish?</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-new-thing-kosher-kitchen-craze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-new-thing-kosher-kitchen-craze#comments Food & Beverage face2face Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:28:00 +0000 47631 at https://meetingsnet.com Going to Bot: Robot-staffed Hotel to Open in Japan this Summer https://meetingsnet.com/blog/going-bot-robot-staffed-hotel-open-japan-summer <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The robots are coming! And, In case you wondered, yes, robots just may be out to take your job—at least if you work in a hotel.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/going-bot-robot-staffed-hotel-open-japan-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/going-bot-robot-staffed-hotel-open-japan-summer#comments Asia/Pacific face2face Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:23:00 +0000 47561 at https://meetingsnet.com Waving the White Weather Flag in the Northeast https://meetingsnet.com/blog/waving-white-weather-flag-northeast <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Baby it's cold outside, and we in the Northeast aren't even trying to fight it anymore. Just ask Ithaca, N.Y., which is sending people to Key West instead. Uh huh.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/waving-white-weather-flag-northeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/waving-white-weather-flag-northeast#comments Association Meetings Northeast U.S. Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:38:00 +0000 47481 at https://meetingsnet.com Tip du Jour: Where to Find Free Online Space Calculators https://meetingsnet.com/blog/tip-du-jour-where-find-free-online-space-calculators <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are a couple of online space calculators that could come in handy!</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/tip-du-jour-where-find-free-online-space-calculators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/tip-du-jour-where-find-free-online-space-calculators#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings Site News face2face Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:23:00 +0000 47461 at https://meetingsnet.com Special Event Draws: More than Just Cocktails https://meetingsnet.com/blog/special-event-draws-more-just-cocktails <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What you need to know to make your reception or other special event special, all in one handy infographic.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/special-event-draws-more-just-cocktails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/special-event-draws-more-just-cocktails#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage face2face Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:55:00 +0000 47451 at https://meetingsnet.com Where In the World Is the Best Hotel Wi-Fi? https://meetingsnet.com/blog/where-world-best-hotel-wi-fi <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This infographic details where you can find the highest quality hotel Wi-Fi around the world. Some of the answers may surprise you.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/where-world-best-hotel-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/where-world-best-hotel-wi-fi#comments Association Meetings Global Site Research Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Site News face2face Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:37:00 +0000 47391 at https://meetingsnet.com Event Planning Careers—#57 with a Bullet https://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-planning-careers-57-bullet <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>According to the U.S. News and World Report, meeting, convention, and event planning—currently #57 on its top 100 jobs list—is one of the fastest growing careers right now.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-planning-careers-57-bullet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-planning-careers-57-bullet#comments Career Resources face2face Mon, 09 Feb 2015 22:43:00 +0000 47311 at https://meetingsnet.com Beware Lists of "Most Interesting" Trends, Especially When Food-Related https://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-lists-most-interesting-trends-especially-when-food-related <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new list of food trends for 2015 fulfills that old saying, "May you live in interesting (gustatory) times."</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-lists-most-interesting-trends-especially-when-food-related" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-lists-most-interesting-trends-especially-when-food-related#comments Association Meetings Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 04 Feb 2015 22:42:00 +0000 47171 at https://meetingsnet.com U.S. Airlines: The New OPEC? https://meetingsnet.com/blog/us-airlines-new-opec <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>With the consolidation in the U.S. airline industry, some say the airlines, facing strong demand and lower costs, now have an OPEC-like clout that allows them to increase prices and fees while reducing flights, crunching both passengers and their wallets.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/us-airlines-new-opec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/us-airlines-new-opec#comments Association Meetings Business Travel Tips Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:48:00 +0000 47121 at https://meetingsnet.com They're Asking for What?! https://meetingsnet.com/blog/theyre-asking-what <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Just when you think you've heard it all, a hotel guest or attendee requests something even more bizarre. </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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/theyre-asking-what" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/theyre-asking-what#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:25:00 +0000 47071 at https://meetingsnet.com 2 Essential Elements for an Emotionally Powerful Meeting https://meetingsnet.com/blog/2-essential-elements-emotionally-powerful-meeting <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are two essential elements for an emotionally powerful meeting, as explained by a PCMA Convening Leaders hybrid session panel.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/2-essential-elements-emotionally-powerful-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/2-essential-elements-emotionally-powerful-meeting#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement face2face Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:52:00 +0000 46901 at https://meetingsnet.com