face2face https://meetingsnet.com/blog/19583/feed An eclectic mix of news about meetings and events, hospitality, and business travel, along with helpful hints and the occasional rant. en Want to be More Twitter Savvy? #YouCanDoIt https://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-be-more-twitter-savvy-youcandoit <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are three easy ways to make your meeting <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> savvy.</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/want-be-more-twitter-savvy-youcandoit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-be-more-twitter-savvy-youcandoit#comments Social Media face2face Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:21:00 +0000 51181 at https://meetingsnet.com Calling All Meeting Tech Companies: Is Your Product Award-worthy? https://meetingsnet.com/blog/calling-all-meeting-tech-companies-your-product-award-worthy <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The Event Manager Blog is looking for the “best of the best” to vie for the inaugural event tech of the year award.</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/calling-all-meeting-tech-companies-your-product-award-worthy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/calling-all-meeting-tech-companies-your-product-award-worthy#comments Association Meetings Attendee Management Event Management Mobile/Apps Social Media Tech News/Trends Virtual/Hybrid Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 51091 at https://meetingsnet.com How to Electrify a Castle, and Other Unique Venue AV Challenges https://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-electrify-castle-and-other-unique-venue-av-challenges <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Unusual venues—from medieval Scottish castles to rooftops, can be great places to host events, but when it comes to audiovisual, they also come with their own set of issues.</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/how-electrify-castle-and-other-unique-venue-av-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-electrify-castle-and-other-unique-venue-av-challenges#comments Association Meetings Audiovisual/Production Incentive Planning/Management Medical Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning face2face Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:03:00 +0000 51071 at https://meetingsnet.com Defining Success, Meeting Planning Style https://meetingsnet.com/blog/defining-success-meeting-planning-style <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Cvent surveyed more than 2,000 of its clients to find out what makes meetings tick these days. Here's a sneak peek of some of the results unveiled last week—you won't believe the size of the largest meeting planning committee they found!</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/defining-success-meeting-planning-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/defining-success-meeting-planning-style#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Marketing Negotiating/Contracts Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports face2face Sat, 20 Jun 2015 18:43:00 +0000 51001 at https://meetingsnet.com Cvent Connect 2015: Notes, Quotes, and Takeaways from Day 1 https://meetingsnet.com/blog/cvent-connect-2015-notes-quotes-and-takeaways-day-1 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Just a few of the things that have caught my attention on the first full day of the Cvent Connect conference.</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/cvent-connect-2015-notes-quotes-and-takeaways-day-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/cvent-connect-2015-notes-quotes-and-takeaways-day-1#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning face2face Thu, 18 Jun 2015 02:52:00 +0000 50981 at https://meetingsnet.com Yet Another Reason to Carefully Vet Your Speakers https://meetingsnet.com/blog/yet-another-reason-carefully-vet-your-speakers <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Even Nobel laureates can put their foot firmly in mouth, as biochemist Tim Hunt did with some derogatory remarks about women in science at the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea earlier this 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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/yet-another-reason-carefully-vet-your-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/yet-another-reason-carefully-vet-your-speakers#comments Association Meetings CME Design Corporate Meetings Speakers Global Events face2face Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:23:00 +0000 50841 at https://meetingsnet.com <p>Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt being interviewed by one of those pesky women, Paloma Baytelman, who shared this photo on Flickr.</p> Papa Needs a Brand-New Bag https://meetingsnet.com/blog/papa-needs-brand-new-bag <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div> The International Air Transport Association wants to standardize the size of carry-on bags across policies. They say it will make life "easier for everybody concerned," but I don't think so. For one thing, they want that standard size to be pretty small. </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/papa-needs-brand-new-bag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/papa-needs-brand-new-bag#comments Association Meetings Business Travel Tips Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:00:00 +0000 50831 at https://meetingsnet.com How Energy-Efficient Is Your Meeting Destination? https://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-energy-efficient-your-meeting-destination <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Check out this map from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy to see how energy-efficient your meeting destination (or your home town) is.</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/how-energy-efficient-your-meeting-destination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-energy-efficient-your-meeting-destination#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Site News face2face Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:08:00 +0000 50741 at https://meetingsnet.com IACC's Top 10 Meeting Tech Trends https://meetingsnet.com/blog/iaccs-top-10-meeting-tech-trends <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Among the top 10 tech trends spotted by the International Association of Conference Centers: <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">Social media</a></span>-addicted Millennials, LED mood lighting, and geofencing</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/iaccs-top-10-meeting-tech-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/iaccs-top-10-meeting-tech-trends#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Site News face2face Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:13:00 +0000 50611 at https://meetingsnet.com <p>Drone&#39;s-eye view of the Cvent Summit meeting in summer 2015. Drone use is one of the top meeting tech trends identified recently by IACC.</p> Just How Bad Are Your Events for the Environment? https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-bad-are-your-events-environment <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Maybe not as bad as you might think—or maybe worse? Check out this infographic created by the Event Manager Blog and MeetGreen for ways you can benchmark your meeting's environmental impact against the typical 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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-bad-are-your-events-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-bad-are-your-events-environment#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 27 May 2015 14:45:00 +0000 50351 at https://meetingsnet.com