face2face http://meetingsnet.com/blog/19583/feed en Link Love: Negotiate Better, Become More Resilient, and Meet the Hulking Luggabeast http://meetingsnet.com/blog/link-love-negotiate-better-become-more-resilient-and-meet-hulking-luggabeast <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A smorgasbord of links to items that will make you a more thoughtful negotiator, a more resilient person, a more effective <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> user, and more.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/link-love-negotiate-better-become-more-resilient-and-meet-hulking-luggabeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/link-love-negotiate-better-become-more-resilient-and-meet-hulking-luggabeast#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Tue, 24 May 2016 20:34:00 +0000 61641 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Web link icon</p> 3 Things Meeting Professionals Should Know About the New Overtime Law http://meetingsnet.com/blog/3-things-meeting-professionals-should-know-about-new-overtime-law <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Event professionals could very well find themselves among the 4 million or more who are trying to figure out what the new rule that almost doubles the salary threshold for overtime pay could mean for them. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/3-things-meeting-professionals-should-know-about-new-overtime-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/3-things-meeting-professionals-should-know-about-new-overtime-law#comments Association Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports Career face2face Tue, 24 May 2016 14:02:00 +0000 61601 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cartoon hand punching in at time clock</p> 7 Signs You May be a Jurassic Park Event Manager http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-signs-you-may-be-jurassic-park-event-manager <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>For those of us who have been around the meeting-planning block a few times: What techniques, practices, and technologies do you find yourself waxing nostalgic about?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-signs-you-may-be-jurassic-park-event-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-signs-you-may-be-jurassic-park-event-manager#comments Association Meetings Career face2face Mon, 23 May 2016 19:56:00 +0000 61561 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Dinosaur writing in office cubicle</p> Infographic: 13 Sleep Strategies Every Road Warrior Needs to Know http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-13-sleep-strategies-every-road-warrior-needs-know <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Meetings professionals have to hit the ground running after a long flight—which can be tough to do on no sleep. Here are some practical tips that will help up the snooze factor.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-13-sleep-strategies-every-road-warrior-needs-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-13-sleep-strategies-every-road-warrior-needs-know#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Thu, 19 May 2016 14:26:00 +0000 61431 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Sleep hacks for business travellers: cartoon airport</p> I’d Like to Buy an “I” (But It’s Really a You) http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-d-buy-i-it-s-really-you <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Have you heard the word “innovation” just a few too many times? Yeah, me too, especially when it comes to meetings. Too bad that all too often, we're coming at it from the wrong angle—what's in it for the meeting organizer, not necessarily the participants.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-d-buy-i-it-s-really-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-d-buy-i-it-s-really-you#comments Audience Engagement face2face Mon, 16 May 2016 18:25:00 +0000 61291 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cartoon man spinning wheel of fortune</p> How to Create a Meeting Even the Most Introverted Introvert Will Love http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-create-meeting-even-most-introverted-introvert-will-love <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>On the Meetings Community (MeCo) listserv today, someone asked what planners were doing to accommodate their more introverted participants, and for the introverts among us (ahem), what makes us uncomfortable at events. Here&#39;s what I came up with&mdash;what would you add?</p> <p>As an introvert, I get extremely uncomfortable when:</p></div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-create-meeting-even-most-introverted-introvert-will-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-create-meeting-even-most-introverted-introvert-will-love#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Resources and Reports Medical Meetings face2face Tue, 10 May 2016 21:32:00 +0000 60901 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>girl with hands over her face with two boys against chalkboard</p> 6 Reasons Why You Should Use Snapchat to Power up Your Event http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-reasons-why-you-should-use-snapchat-power-your-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It may just be time to add in some ephemeral event engagement via the now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t social app Snapchat.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-reasons-why-you-should-use-snapchat-power-your-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-reasons-why-you-should-use-snapchat-power-your-event#comments Audience Engagement Marketing Social Media Pharma Meeting Planning Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports face2face Mon, 09 May 2016 14:55:00 +0000 60851 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>hands holding smartphone</p> 6 Ideas for Interesting Extras that Appeal http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-ideas-interesting-extras-appeal <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A little special treatment can make a big difference in an attendee’s on-site experience.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-ideas-interesting-extras-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-ideas-interesting-extras-appeal#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports face2face Thu, 05 May 2016 18:41:00 +0000 60721 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Happy people jumping with their arms up</p> Easy Way to Prevent Air Rage? Eliminate First Class http://meetingsnet.com/blog/easy-way-prevent-air-rage-eliminate-first-class <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new study finds that just being able to see different classes of seating on planes can increase air rage, and walking through first to cattle class just amps up the effect. Could this pertain to meetings too?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/easy-way-prevent-air-rage-eliminate-first-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/easy-way-prevent-air-rage-eliminate-first-class#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Tue, 03 May 2016 20:25:00 +0000 60541 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Airplane aisle</p> Time to Rev Up with a Rapid-Fire Panel? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-rev-rapid-fire-panel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>“Rapid-fire panel discussion” sounds sexier than a boring panel discussion, doesn’t it? But what exactly is it?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-rev-rapid-fire-panel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-rev-rapid-fire-panel#comments Association Meetings Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Mon, 02 May 2016 21:46:00 +0000 60471 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Speedometer icon</p> Do You Need to Reinvent Your Event? 3 Industry Trends Say Yes http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-need-reinvent-your-event-3-industry-trends-say-yes <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Audience expectations, the event landscape, and the experience economy are changing how people want to learn and connect. Are your events keeping up?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-need-reinvent-your-event-3-industry-trends-say-yes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-need-reinvent-your-event-3-industry-trends-say-yes#comments face2face Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:05:00 +0000 60201 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Brainstorming new ideas</p> 6 Key Traits of a Professional Meeting Planner http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-key-traits-professional-meeting-planner <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It takes a certain type of person to plan a successful conference, meeting, or event. Does this sound like you?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-key-traits-professional-meeting-planner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-key-traits-professional-meeting-planner#comments Career Resources face2face Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:05:00 +0000 60061 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>People sitting at table brainstorming</p> Infographic: 5-Minute Guide to #GMID16 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-5-minute-guide-gmid16 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>I may be stuck at my desk instead of being out and about touting the benefits&mdash;economic, and more importantly, educational and professional&mdash;of meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows, and exhibitions as so many are doing around the world today in recognition of the first Global Meetings Industry Day, or #GMID16, as it&#39;s known in the Twittersphere.</p></div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-5-minute-guide-gmid16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-5-minute-guide-gmid16#comments Association Meetings Resources Global Meetings Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports face2face Thu, 14 Apr 2016 20:00:00 +0000 59561 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Infographic: Global Meetings Industry Day 2016</p> Is Tweeting for Meetings a Thing of the Past? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tweeting-meetings-thing-past <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Now that Twitter is falling to the bottom of the user engagement heap when it comes to the top <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> channels, is it time to reconsider Twitter as a go-to social media channel to support meetings?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tweeting-meetings-thing-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tweeting-meetings-thing-past#comments Social Media Tech News/Trends face2face Wed, 13 Apr 2016 20:18:00 +0000 59541 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Statista chart of social media engagement metrics</p> 5 Strategies for Planning the Perfect Event http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-strategies-planning-perfect-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Base your planning around these five core strategies for events that are sure to wow your participants. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-strategies-planning-perfect-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-strategies-planning-perfect-event#comments Association Meetings Resources Objectives/ROI Resources and Reports face2face Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:54:00 +0000 59461 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Three businessmen on ladders writing &quot;Strategy&quot;</p>