Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Conference Crashers (aka Lobby Rats) Redux http://meetingsnet.com/blog/conference-crashers-aka-lobby-rats-redux <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>More thoughts on lobby rats/lobbyconning, plus the NFL's interesting proposal to get halftime acts to pay.</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/conference-crashers-aka-lobby-rats-redux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/conference-crashers-aka-lobby-rats-redux#comments Association Meetings face2face Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:13:00 +0000 43081 at http://meetingsnet.com What's Your Meeting's "Ice Bucket Challenge"? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/whats-your-meetings-ice-bucket-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What meeting managers can learn from the "ice bucket challenge" that's sweeping the country in a wave of shivery viral goodness for the ALS cause.</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/whats-your-meetings-ice-bucket-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/whats-your-meetings-ice-bucket-challenge#comments Marketing face2face Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:22:00 +0000 43031 at http://meetingsnet.com New Tri-City Alliance Offers Rotating Association Meetings Value Pricing, Added Services http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The San Antonio Convention &amp; Visitors Bureau, Visit Baltimore, and the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor &amp; Convention Bureau recently announced a joint program called Synchronicities, a three-city marketing partnership.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services#comments Marketing Negotiating/Contracts Trade Shows Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:46:00 +0000 43011 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>River barge dinner along San Antonio&#39;s River Walk.</p> <p><span>River barge dinner along San Antonio&#39;s River Walk.</span></p> Risk Management Runs the Gamut for Global Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“The whole area of risk mitigation, keeping up with those geopolitical trends, is the single biggest shift in our jobs over the past 20 years,” said Gregg Talley, president and CEO, Talley Management Group. Read his tips.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Meetings Resources Risk Management Medical Meetings Premium Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:58:00 +0000 43001 at http://meetingsnet.com Nashville Is All in for ASAE Annual Conference http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/nashville-all-asae-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The American Society of Association Executives, meeting in Nashville this week, has announced a new accommodation policy and a strategic plan around diversity and inclusion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/nashville-all-asae-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/nashville-all-asae-annual-conference#comments Association Meetings Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:18:00 +0000 42841 at http://meetingsnet.com 26 Steps to Mobile App Adoption Success http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/26-steps-mobile-app-adoption-success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How to promote your meeting’s mobile app</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/26-steps-mobile-app-adoption-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/26-steps-mobile-app-adoption-success#comments Checklists Marketing Mobile/Apps Tech Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:07:00 +0000 42691 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Ways to Avoid Cross-Cultural Pitfalls http://meetingsnet.com/contractscommunication/5-ways-avoid-cross-cultural-pitfalls <div class="field-deck"> Global experts share advice for effective communications </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global experts share advice for effective communications</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/contractscommunication/5-ways-avoid-cross-cultural-pitfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/contractscommunication/5-ways-avoid-cross-cultural-pitfalls#comments Association Meetings Contracts/Communication Corporate Meetings Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:45:00 +0000 42661 at http://meetingsnet.com 4 Trusted Traveler Programs: What’s the Difference? http://meetingsnet.com/shippinglogistics/4-trusted-traveler-programs-what-s-difference <div class="field-deck"> Which trusted traveler program is right for you? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Which trusted traveler program is right for you—TSA's PreCheck program or U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Global Entry, NEXUS, or SENTRI programs?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/shippinglogistics/4-trusted-traveler-programs-what-s-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/shippinglogistics/4-trusted-traveler-programs-what-s-difference#comments Association Meetings Shipping/Logistics Corporate Meetings Premium Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:12:00 +0000 42651 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>TSA&#39;s PreCheck program gets low-risk travelers out of the slow airport security lanes, but if you want to speed through customs, consider the Global Entry, NEXUS, or SENTRI programs run by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.</p> VAT Basics: Let’s Run the Numbers! http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/vat-basics-let-s-run-numbers <div class="field-deck"> How to recover the value-added tax, or VAT, paid on international meetings </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Everything you need to know about value-added tax, or VAT, paid on international meetings—plus a case study that walks you through the process of getting a refund.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/vat-basics-let-s-run-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/vat-basics-let-s-run-numbers#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:23:00 +0000 42641 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Martin Pinsonnault, TaxPort International&nbsp;</p> One Person's "Lobby Rat" Is Another's Lost Learner Opportunity http://meetingsnet.com/blog/one-persons-lobby-rat-anothers-lost-learner-opportunity <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How do organizations handle those who don't see the value of registering for a meeting but who want to meet with your attendees anyway?</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/one-persons-lobby-rat-anothers-lost-learner-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/one-persons-lobby-rat-anothers-lost-learner-opportunity#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Event Planning face2face Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:32:00 +0000 42631 at http://meetingsnet.com