face2face http://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 To Hawaii and London, via Teleporter in Cambridge, Mass. http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hawaii-and-london-teleporter-cambridge-mass <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It may not be quite a "beam me up, Scotty" experience, but Marriott's new Teleporter that's making the rounds is still pretty cool, if not a game-changer for meetings.</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/hawaii-and-london-teleporter-cambridge-mass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hawaii-and-london-teleporter-cambridge-mass#comments Tech News/Trends Site News face2face Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:39:00 +0000 44151 at http://meetingsnet.com Question Authority—Especially Your Own http://meetingsnet.com/blog/question-authority-especially-your-own <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We all have unconscious biases, and the influence what we do and the decisions we make in ways we aren't aware of. Especially for planners, think about what mental shortcuts you take and how that may affect those who fall outside your bias lines.</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/question-authority-especially-your-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/question-authority-especially-your-own#comments Career face2face Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:16:00 +0000 44111 at http://meetingsnet.com Inspiration in a Ketchup Bottle http://meetingsnet.com/blog/inspiration-ketchup-bottle <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This condiment at brunch yesterday got me thinking hmm, I bet we could do something fun with this idea for 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/inspiration-ketchup-bottle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/inspiration-ketchup-bottle#comments Audience Engagement Tech News/Trends Event Planning face2face Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:39:00 +0000 44041 at http://meetingsnet.com Marriott Hotels Looking to Transport Guests—Virtually http://meetingsnet.com/blog/marriott-hotels-looking-transport-guests-virtually <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I have to check out the Marriott Teleporter when it comes to Boston next week!</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/marriott-hotels-looking-transport-guests-virtually" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/marriott-hotels-looking-transport-guests-virtually#comments Tech News/Trends Site News face2face Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:10:00 +0000 43941 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Person donning Oculus Rift as part of the Marriott Hotels&#39; Transporter 4-D immersive virtual travel experience.</p> How Twitter Going All Facebooky Could Affect Event Marketing http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Twitter recently unveiled some platform design tweaks that make it look and feel more like Facebook—and that potentially could make it a better tool for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/marketing" title="" target="_blank">event marketing</a></span>.</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-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing#comments Marketing Social Media Tech News/Trends face2face Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:08:00 +0000 43871 at http://meetingsnet.com Marriott's New Envelope Program to Provide Hint to Leave Housekeeping Tips http://meetingsnet.com/blog/marriotts-new-envelope-program-provide-hint-leave-housekeeping-tips <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Marriott International's new “The Envelope Please” program aims to increase tips for some of its hardest working employees—housekeeping staffers.</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/marriotts-new-envelope-program-provide-hint-leave-housekeeping-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/marriotts-new-envelope-program-provide-hint-leave-housekeeping-tips#comments Site News face2face Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:45:00 +0000 43861 at http://meetingsnet.com Sue’s Air Travel Etiquette Guide http://meetingsnet.com/blog/sue-s-air-travel-etiquette-guide <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here’s my first stab at creating a guide to airplane etiquette that, if followed, might just keep the bloodletting to a minimum (until the next seat-space downshift, that 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="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/sue-s-air-travel-etiquette-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/sue-s-air-travel-etiquette-guide#comments Business Travel Tips face2face Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:12:00 +0000 43731 at http://meetingsnet.com Brains, Boundaries, and Memory http://meetingsnet.com/blog/brains-boundaries-and-memory <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Some nuggets from brain science on how our brains edit like movie directors—and maybe meeting planners.</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/brains-boundaries-and-memory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/brains-boundaries-and-memory#comments Adult Learning face2face Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:18:00 +0000 43701 at http://meetingsnet.com Event Managers, Get Creative! http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-managers-get-creative <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>In today’s fast-changing events world, meeting managers need to hone their creativity to stay ahead. Here’s how.</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-managers-get-creative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-managers-get-creative#comments Career Resources face2face Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:55:00 +0000 43571 at http://meetingsnet.com How "Fees-ible" Is Your Host Hotel? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-fees-ible-your-host-hotel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>First it was the airlines, then rental car companies—now hotels are piling on the ancillary fees to the tune of $2.25 billion, with more likely in the works.</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/how-fees-ible-your-host-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-fees-ible-your-host-hotel#comments Site Selection/RFPs face2face Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:40:00 +0000 43471 at http://meetingsnet.com