MeetingsNet http://meetingsnet.com/rss.xml en Strong Leadership Recruits for Green Meetings Group http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/strong-leadership-recruits-green-meetings-group <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Green Meeting Industry Council has announced its 2014–2015 global Board of Directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/strong-leadership-recruits-green-meetings-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/strong-leadership-recruits-green-meetings-group#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Career Corporate Meetings Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:28:00 +0000 42411 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>MeetingsNet&#39;s content director, Betsy Bair, is among the industry experts joining GMIC&#39;s Board of Directors.</p> Event Gamification Techniques that Yield Results http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/event-gamification-techniques-yield-results <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Learn how to to tailor the techniques used to the goal of the gamification (change behavior vs. develop skills vs. enable innovation) and to the audience. Our three experts will offer real-life examples, as well as advice on how to make sure these key elements are in sync.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/event-gamification-techniques-yield-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/event-gamification-techniques-yield-results#comments Global Events Webinars Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 42381 at http://meetingsnet.com Download the Meetingsnet APP - Right Now http://meetingsnet.com/download-meetingsnet-app-right-now <div class="node-body page-body"><div></div><p><span class="LimelightEmbeddedPlayer"><script src="//video.limelight.com/player/embed.js"></script><object class="LimelightEmbeddedPlayerFlash" data="//video.limelight.com/player/loader.swf" height="391" id="limelight_player_803306" name="limelight_player_803306" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="595"><param name="movie" value="//video.limelight.com/player/loader.swf" /><param name="wmode" value="window" /><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="flashVars" value="mediaId=607ec9c7a60944b7888012dd618dcf38&amp;playerF</object></span></p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/download-meetingsnet-app-right-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:39:15 +0000 42361 at http://meetingsnet.com Gallery: Scenes from Cvent's Corporate and Association Meetings Summits http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/gallery-scenes-cvents-corporate-and-association-meetings-summits <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A thousand people gathered at The Venetian in Las Vegas in June to learn how technology is transforming meetings and events—and to network like there's no tomorrow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/gallery-scenes-cvents-corporate-and-association-meetings-summits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/gallery-scenes-cvents-corporate-and-association-meetings-summits#comments Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:29:00 +0000 42351 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Left to right: Cathie Myers and Shelly Sichta with Best Friends Animal Society share a moment with opening general session speaker, artist, and author Eric Wahl.</p> Know Your Employees, Communicate Accordingly http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/know-your-employees-communicate-accordingly <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Iwamoto, GLP &amp; GTP, vice president of industry strategy, Lanyon </div> <div class="field-deck"> The way you’ve been engaging Boomers just won’t work for Millennials. What are you doing to change that? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Whenever I speak, I always challenge my audience and their thought processes.&nbsp; I do my best to get them to shake off the cobwebs of &ldquo;business as usual&rdquo; and to take a look around to see if what they are doing today is relevant.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/know-your-employees-communicate-accordingly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/know-your-employees-communicate-accordingly#comments Strategic Meetings Management News Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 42341 at http://meetingsnet.com Column Decrying D.C.’s New HQ Hotel Comes Under Fire http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/column-decrying-dc-s-new-hq-hotel-comes-under-fire <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A recent critique of the District’s new Marriott Marquis, and by extension the use of public funds to support convention centers, draws fiery rebuttals from ASAE and CIC leaders.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/column-decrying-dc-s-new-hq-hotel-comes-under-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/column-decrying-dc-s-new-hq-hotel-comes-under-fire#comments Association Meetings Southeast Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:33:00 +0000 42331 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The recently opened 1,175-room Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, is the District&#39;s largest hotel.</p> CMS Proposes Withdrawing CME Exemption from Open Payments http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/cms-proposes-withdrawing-cme-exemption-open-payments <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services believes removing the exemption for accredited CME will make reporting more consistent.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/cms-proposes-withdrawing-cme-exemption-open-payments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/cms-proposes-withdrawing-cme-exemption-open-payments#comments CME Regs Pharma/Device Regs Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:41:00 +0000 42321 at http://meetingsnet.com Next Name Change for SITE http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/next-name-change-site <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>SITE has announced a new name for itself—the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/next-name-change-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/next-name-change-site#comments Incentive Planning/Management Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:38:00 +0000 42311 at http://meetingsnet.com Site Review: Savannah, Georgia http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/site-review-savannah-georgia <div class="field-byline"> By Timothy Arnold, CMP, CMM </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What's two parts New Orleans, one part Key West, three parts sweet tea, with a garnish of Spanish moss? Savannah. Timothy Arnold reports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/site-review-savannah-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/site-review-savannah-georgia#comments Southeast News Fri, 04 Jul 2014 19:25:00 +0000 42301 at http://meetingsnet.com Shocking Truth: People Don't Like to Be Left Alone with Their Thoughts http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New research shows that people would rather give themselves electric shocks than sit along with their thoughts. What does this mean for learning at 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/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts#comments Adult Learning face2face Fri, 04 Jul 2014 15:11:00 +0000 42291 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Image: <span class="lightbox-meta-title"><a class="lightbox-meta-title-link rapidnofollow" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/2886288408/in/photostream/" title="Stillness">Stillness</a></span><span class="lightbox-meta-owner"> by <a class="rapidnofollow" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/with/2886288408/">h.koppdelaney</a></span> via Flickr</p> Happy Independence Day to All Our American Friends http://meetingsnet.com/blog/happy-independence-day-all-our-american-friends <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A reminder that today is not just about barbecues and fireworks</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/happy-independence-day-all-our-american-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/happy-independence-day-all-our-american-friends#comments face2face Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:45:00 +0000 42281 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Image by Pixabay via Flickr</p> 7 Cool High- and Low-Tech Ideas for Meetings and Incentives http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are three interesting/intriguing/downright great ideas I've seen in action at recent meetings and events.</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/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives#comments Audience Engagement Tech News/Trends face2face Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:17:00 +0000 42271 at http://meetingsnet.com Networking Isn't for the Faint of Heart http://meetingsnet.com/blog/networking-isnt-faint-heart <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Is your networking event not really encouraging people to actually try to meet people they don't already know? Here are some ideas that may help.</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/networking-isnt-faint-heart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/networking-isnt-faint-heart#comments Meeting Formats face2face Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:58:00 +0000 42261 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Networking at Cvent&#39;s Corporate and Association Meetings Summits (photo courtesy of Cvent)</p> How Canada’s Tough New Anti-Spam Law Affects Meeting Pros http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/how-canada-s-tough-new-anti-spam-law-affects-meeting-pros <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>On July 1, The Canadian Anti-Spam&nbsp;Law took effect, appropriately, on Canada Day. It was passed in 2010 as&nbsp;a &ldquo;made-in-Canada&rdquo; solution to &ldquo;<a href="http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/064.nsf/eng/05596.html">drive spammers out of Canada, but has consequences for U.S. organizations.</a></p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/how-canada-s-tough-new-anti-spam-law-affects-meeting-pros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/how-canada-s-tough-new-anti-spam-law-affects-meeting-pros#comments Marketing Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:06:00 +0000 42251 at http://meetingsnet.com FIME Tops HCEA List of Largest Medical Meetings in 2013 http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/fime-tops-hcea-list-largest-medical-meetings-2013 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Miami-based medical tradeshow again edged out previous top-spot holders Greater New York Dental Meeting and the Radiological Society of North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/fime-tops-hcea-list-largest-medical-meetings-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/fime-tops-hcea-list-largest-medical-meetings-2013#comments Medical Meetings Resources Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:17:00 +0000 42241 at http://meetingsnet.com Photo by Eduardo Leite (iStock) 8 Ways to Promote, Sell, and Deliver Successful Sponsorships http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/8-ways-promote-sell-and-deliver-successful-sponsorships <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Expo expert shows how to fuel your meeting’s financial engine</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/8-ways-promote-sell-and-deliver-successful-sponsorships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/8-ways-promote-sell-and-deliver-successful-sponsorships#comments Sponsorships Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:11:00 +0000 42231 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Donna Kastner, director, expo/sponsor sales and activation, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting, tossing a Catchbox mic to an attendee of her session on sponsorship at&nbsp; Cvent&rsquo;s Association Meetings Summit in Las Vegas June 18&ndash;20.</p> Photo courtesy of Cvent Trend Watch: Millennials and Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/trend-watch-millennials-and-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What meeting, event, and incentive professionals need to know about the under-35 generation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/trend-watch-millennials-and-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/trend-watch-millennials-and-meetings#comments Incentive Planning/Management Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:28:00 +0000 42221 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><a href="http://theirf.org/IRF-Trustee-Bios.6086710.html/#Stotz">Rodger Stotz</a>, chief research officer, IRF, with moderator <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lynn-stadler-randall/5/829/702">Lynn Randall</a>, managing partner, Randall Insights, LLC, and IRF education consultant, talked about trends at the 2014 Incentive Research Foundation Invitational.</p> CIC Partners With Social Tables on Meeting Planning App, and With Avila on Sustainable Meetings Tool http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/cic-partners-social-tables-meeting-planning-app-and-avila-sustainable-meetings-tool <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Convention Industry Council Partners with Vendors To Offer New Meeting Planner Tools</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/cic-partners-social-tables-meeting-planning-app-and-avila-sustainable-meetings-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/cic-partners-social-tables-meeting-planning-app-and-avila-sustainable-meetings-tool#comments Green Meetings/CSR Mobile/Apps Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:33:00 +0000 42211 at http://meetingsnet.com 4 Metrics You Need to Track During Your Next Virtual Event http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/4-metrics-you-need-track-during-your-next-virtual-event <div class="field-byline"> By Eric Vidal </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Measure more than attendance! Tracking these four other metrics will help you improve your future virtual events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/4-metrics-you-need-track-during-your-next-virtual-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/4-metrics-you-need-track-during-your-next-virtual-event#comments Event Management Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:57:00 +0000 42201 at http://meetingsnet.com How Incentives Can Solve Your People Problems http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/how-incentives-can-solve-your-people-problems <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IRF’s research chair on why incentives are vital to motivating today’s changing workforce</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/how-incentives-can-solve-your-people-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/how-incentives-can-solve-your-people-problems#comments Incentive Planning/Management Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:35:00 +0000 42191 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Mike Ryan, senior vice president, marketing and client strategy, <a href="http://www.madisonpg.com">Madison Performance Group</a>, outlined three of the top people-related challenges companies face today&mdash;and how you can use rewards and recognition programs to meet them&mdash;during a session at the Incentive Research Foundation Invitational. 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(Photos by Specialty Imaging)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/ficp-lets-education-roll-new-orleans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/ficp-lets-education-roll-new-orleans#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Tue, 24 Jun 2014 01:19:00 +0000 42111 at http://meetingsnet.com Cvent Hosts 1,000 Users, Rolls Out New Interface http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/cvent-hosts-1000-users-rolls-out-new-interface <div class="field-deck"> The software company’s new Association Meetings Summit pairs with its Corporate Meetings Summit for a blockbuster event in Las Vegas. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cvent's new <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings" title="" target="_blank">Association Meetings</a></span> Summit pairs with its Corporate Meetings Summit for a blockbuster event in Las Vegas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/cvent-hosts-1000-users-rolls-out-new-interface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/cvent-hosts-1000-users-rolls-out-new-interface#comments Association Meetings Event Management Corporate Meetings Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:29:00 +0000 42101 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>At Cvent&#39;s Corporate Meetings Summit, Brian Ludwig, senior vice president of sales, announced Meetings &amp; Incentives Worldwide Inc. as the winner of Cvent&#39;s Power of the Platform award.</p> Beyond Borders Summit to Feature Fodor's Editor-in-Chief, Along With Three Global Events Experts http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/beyond-borders-summit-feature-fodors-editor-chief-along-three-global-event <div class="field-deck"> Arabella Bowen, Gregg Talley, Ullla Buchner-Howard, and Michael Cerbelli to speak </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><strong>The Beyond Borders Summit, to be held on July 14</strong> at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York City, has added four TED Talk—style speakers to kick off the day:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/beyond-borders-summit-feature-fodors-editor-chief-along-three-global-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/beyond-borders-summit-feature-fodors-editor-chief-along-three-global-event#comments Global Meetings Resources Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:26:00 +0000 42081 at http://meetingsnet.com Room Block too Conservative? Don’t Get Stuck Buying Rooms at a Premium http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/room-block-too-conservative-don-t-get-stuck-buying-rooms-premium <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Everyone is blowing through their room blocks,” said MGM's Mike Dominguez during a talk at the recent Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Education Forum. Check your existing <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts/mistakes-made-new-meeting-planners" title="3 Common Mistakes Made by New Meeting Planners" target="_blank">contracts</a></span>: If you were too conservative with your numbers, you may find there's no more room at the inn—or it'll come at a price.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/room-block-too-conservative-don-t-get-stuck-buying-rooms-premium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/room-block-too-conservative-don-t-get-stuck-buying-rooms-premium#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Housing/Attrition Medical Meetings News Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:44:00 +0000 42071 at http://meetingsnet.com The DMC Evolution: From Ground Operator to Global Partner http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner <div class="field-byline"> By Chris Lee, DMCP, ACCESS Destination Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The story of destination management companies, from the man whose dad coined the term back in the 1970s! 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