Meetings Fuel http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/25181/more en 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 What It Takes to Be a True Master of Content http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/what-it-takes-be-true-master-content <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Planners need to get strategic about content to ensure every aspect of the program is aimed at achieving the event’s goals.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/what-it-takes-be-true-master-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/what-it-takes-be-true-master-content#comments Meetings Fuel Wed, 08 Feb 2017 20:48:00 +0000 68701 at http://meetingsnet.com Thinkstock by Getty Images 5 Ways to Disaster-Proof Your Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/5-ways-disaster-proof-your-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While you can lessen risk, you can’t keep every bad thing from landing on your meeting’s doorstep. But you can take steps to ensure you’re ready to handle whatever challenges arise.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/5-ways-disaster-proof-your-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/5-ways-disaster-proof-your-meetings#comments Meetings Fuel Wed, 08 Feb 2017 20:13:00 +0000 68681 at http://meetingsnet.com Thinkstock by Getty Images Keynotes with Benefits http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/keynotes-benefits <div class="field-byline"> Hannah Kinnersley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Make your speaker part of your marketing and education campaigns. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Savvy meeting planners are asking speakers for additional activities before, during, and after the event to make sure their attendees get the full benefit of the speaker’s knowledge and enjoy a more memorable event. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/keynotes-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/keynotes-benefits#comments Speakers & Entertainment Meetings Fuel Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:38:00 +0000 68661 at http://meetingsnet.com Creative Thinking: Don’t Kill Ideas With “Yes, But…” http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/creative-thinking-don-t-kill-ideas-yes <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>If negativity finds its way into even your most well-intended brainstorming sessions, try Susan Robertson’s “GPS” (Good, Problem, Solution) method that helps give ideas breathing room before “Yes, but” shuts down the conversation. Take four minutes to hear Robertson, founder of Sharpen Innovation and a Harvard University instructor, explain this easy creative thinking process.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/creative-thinking-don-t-kill-ideas-yes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/creative-thinking-don-t-kill-ideas-yes#comments Meetings Fuel Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:10:00 +0000 68641 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Susan Robertson, Sharpen Innovation</p> 6 Great Ways to Make Your Boss Look Good on Stage http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/6-great-ways-make-your-boss-look-good-stage <div class="field-byline"> By Josh Golden, Creative Director, PCI </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Follow these tips and you just might help your CEO develop the stage presence of a pro.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/6-great-ways-make-your-boss-look-good-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/6-great-ways-make-your-boss-look-good-stage#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Meetings Fuel Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:46:00 +0000 68491 at http://meetingsnet.com Thinkstock by Getty Images 9 Ways Business Travel Is Trending Now http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/9-ways-business-travel-trending-now <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>From home-sharing services to corporate credit cards, here’s a peek into what today’s road warriors are up to.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/9-ways-business-travel-trending-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/9-ways-business-travel-trending-now#comments Association Toolbox Business Travel Tips Corporate Toolbox Meetings Fuel Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:40:00 +0000 68441 at http://meetingsnet.com 3 Hot Sponsorship Ideas for 2017 http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/3-hot-sponsorship-ideas-2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Updating your sponsorship packages with the times is critical to keep your supporters happy and your attendees engaged. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/3-hot-sponsorship-ideas-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/3-hot-sponsorship-ideas-2017#comments Sponsorships Meetings Fuel Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:33:00 +0000 68061 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Prepared to Hit “Send” on Your Event Communications? http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/are-you-prepared-hit-send-your-event-communications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three questions to ask yourself to ensure that your meeting promotions are as great as they can be.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/are-you-prepared-hit-send-your-event-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/are-you-prepared-hit-send-your-event-communications#comments Association Conventions and Expos Meetings Fuel Corporate Meetings & Events Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:18:00 +0000 68051 at http://meetingsnet.com Productivity Apps for Busy Meeting Pros, 2017 Edition http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/productivity-apps-busy-meeting-pros-2017-edition <div class="field-byline"> Hannah Kinnersley </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You can drown in the sea of smartphone apps and other tech tools promising to improve your work world. Which ones are, in fact, life lines for busy professionals? </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/productivity-apps-busy-meeting-pros-2017-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/productivity-apps-busy-meeting-pros-2017-edition#comments Meetings Fuel Career/Life/Travel Event Tech Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:59:00 +0000 68041 at http://meetingsnet.com