face2face http://meetingsnet.com/blog/19583/feed en The Hotel of the Future Could Be a Human-Centered Non-Hotel http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hotel-future-could-be-human-centered-non-hotel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The winning design of the Sleep Set competition is centered around encouraging human interaction and integration into the local community.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hotel-future-could-be-human-centered-non-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hotel-future-could-be-human-centered-non-hotel#comments Corporate Toolbox Housing face2face Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:30:00 +0000 68961 at http://meetingsnet.com What Do We Lose When the Only Focus Is on Winning? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-do-we-lose-when-only-focus-winning <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Gamification definitely has its place—just not every place.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-do-we-lose-when-only-focus-winning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-do-we-lose-when-only-focus-winning#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas Professional Development Meetings Fuel face2face Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:59:00 +0000 68711 at http://meetingsnet.com 4 Buzzwords Meeting Managers Won't Be Able to Escape in 2017 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-buzzwords-meeting-managers-wont-be-able-escape-2017 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>They may not be new, but if these catchwords and terms were Ferraris, we’d all be driving to meetings in style this year.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-buzzwords-meeting-managers-wont-be-able-escape-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-buzzwords-meeting-managers-wont-be-able-escape-2017#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas face2face Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:46:00 +0000 68611 at http://meetingsnet.com 4 Factors that Will Be Transforming Group Travel this Year http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-factors-will-be-transforming-group-travel-year <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>One <span class='keyword_link'><a href=" http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/whats-behind-dmc-pricing" title="" target="_blank">DMC</a></span> specialist outlines some of the forces she sees shaping today’s business, group, and incentive travel.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-factors-will-be-transforming-group-travel-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-factors-will-be-transforming-group-travel-year#comments Association Toolbox Business Travel Tips Corporate Toolbox Incentive Meeting Planning face2face Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:52:00 +0000 68601 at http://meetingsnet.com Is Your Event Ready for the “Intentional Inclusion Era”? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-event-ready-intentional-inclusion-era <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Inclusiveness goes far beyond politics—it’s filtered through everything we do, especially our meetings.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-event-ready-intentional-inclusion-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-event-ready-intentional-inclusion-era#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Incentive Meetings & Merchandise face2face Wed, 01 Feb 2017 19:54:00 +0000 68481 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><strong>Tamela Blalock, MTA, CMP, </strong><strong>Cofounder, Association for Women in Events </strong><strong>and Director, Membership Services, National Association of Wholesalers-Distributors</strong></p> Forget Resolutions—Let’s Set Some Intentions http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forget-resolutions-let-s-set-some-intentions <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The upcoming year is bound to be a wild ride—here's a different way of looking at how to mentally prepare for both the wanted and unwanted changes it may bring. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forget-resolutions-let-s-set-some-intentions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forget-resolutions-let-s-set-some-intentions#comments Career/Life/Travel face2face Thu, 29 Dec 2016 17:30:00 +0000 67781 at http://meetingsnet.com 4 Ways Event Planners Should Be Using Alternative Economy Options http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-ways-event-planners-should-be-using-alternative-economy-options <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Airbnb, Uber, and gig-economy companies can not only provide flexible, low-cost solutions to common problems—they also can make your event experience more interesting and more enjoyable for attendees.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-ways-event-planners-should-be-using-alternative-economy-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-ways-event-planners-should-be-using-alternative-economy-options#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox face2face Mon, 19 Dec 2016 21:19:00 +0000 67721 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Sharing Economy</p> The Biggest Update Of Them All: Instagram Stories http://meetingsnet.com/blog/biggest-update-them-all-instagram-stories <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Of all the new features the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> giant has added, Stories is perhaps the most powerful tool for meeting professionals.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/biggest-update-them-all-instagram-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/biggest-update-them-all-instagram-stories#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Social Media face2face Mon, 19 Dec 2016 19:57:00 +0000 67711 at http://meetingsnet.com How Instagram's New Interest-Based Feed Is a Planner's BFF http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-instagrams-new-interest-based-feed-planners-bff <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This new Instagram feature can have some serious benefits for event planners—but there are a few tricks to making it work to your advantage. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-instagrams-new-interest-based-feed-planners-bff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-instagrams-new-interest-based-feed-planners-bff#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Social Media face2face Mon, 19 Dec 2016 19:39:00 +0000 67701 at http://meetingsnet.com Power Up Your Planning with Instagram's New Features http://meetingsnet.com/blog/power-your-planning-instagrams-new-features <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What Instagram's upgrades mean for meetings and events professionals.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/power-your-planning-instagrams-new-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/power-your-planning-instagrams-new-features#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Social Media Meeting Planning Toolbox face2face Mon, 19 Dec 2016 19:15:00 +0000 67691 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Mobile phone with social media</p> Trouble Ahead for Climate Science Meetings? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/trouble-ahead-climate-science-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new move by the president-elect’s transition team raises potential questions about government employee participation in climate change policy conferences.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/trouble-ahead-climate-science-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/trouble-ahead-climate-science-meetings#comments Association Conventions and Expos Global Events Planning face2face Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:45:00 +0000 67571 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Global warming Wordle sphere</p> What We Can Learn from the #DogsofEventProfs http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-we-can-learn-dogsofeventprofs <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What lessons do you learn from your non-human friends? Here are a few my dog Mango has taught me.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-we-can-learn-dogsofeventprofs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-we-can-learn-dogsofeventprofs#comments face2face Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:25:00 +0000 67431 at http://meetingsnet.com Time to Drain the Swamp—or to Rally Your Gators? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-drain-swamp-or-rally-your-gators <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Whether or not lobbyists continue to crawl the capital, you can still make a difference.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-drain-swamp-or-rally-your-gators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-drain-swamp-or-rally-your-gators#comments Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events face2face Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:12:00 +0000 67291 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Alligator</p> 8 Ways Associations Can Attract—and Retain—Exhibitors http://meetingsnet.com/blog/8-ways-associations-can-attract-and-retain-exhibitors <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Expert strategies to help associations support their exhibitors and, ultimately, encourage them to return year after year</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/8-ways-associations-can-attract-and-retain-exhibitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/8-ways-associations-can-attract-and-retain-exhibitors#comments Association Conventions and Expos face2face Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:26:00 +0000 67221 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Robyn Davis on IAEE-TV</p> Exhibitors, We Need to Focus on Business http://meetingsnet.com/blog/exhibitors-we-need-focus-business <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Costumed characters and show floor hijinks may be good fun, but it’s time to lose the laughs and get serious about the power of exhibitions.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/exhibitors-we-need-focus-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/exhibitors-we-need-focus-business#comments Association Conventions and Expos face2face Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:36:00 +0000 67171 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Lady with fruity hat</p>