Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en 5 Things You Need to Know About Music Licensing and Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Skip music licensing at your peril: “The chances of getting caught are slim, but the consequences if you do are substantial.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings#comments Association Meetings Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:05:00 +0000 52681 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Music licensing</p> ThinkStock Event Envy: Leading Learning Symposium http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-envy-leading-learning-symposium <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>You know when you hear about an event that sounds so good that you want to kick yourself for not being able to participate? Here’s one I can’t attend, and why I wish I could.</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-envy-leading-learning-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/event-envy-leading-learning-symposium#comments Association Meetings Resources Education/Certification face2face Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:28:00 +0000 52671 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>You know when you hear about an event that sounds so good that you want to kick yourself for not being able to participate? Here&rsquo;s one I can&rsquo;t attend, and why I wish I could: the Leading Learning Symposium.</p> CIC's APEX Committee Gains Three New Leaders http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bondurant, Dominguez, Peacy: New leaders join efforts to create meetings industry standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders#comments Association Meetings Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:08:00 +0000 52651 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Convention Industry Council&rsquo;s Accepted Practice Exchange Standards Committee adds new leaders to help it take on trade issues and develop industry resources.</p> Reed Travel Exhibitions Rebrands ICOMEX as ibtm latin america http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america#comments Association Meetings Resources Canada Education/Certification Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports South/Central America Site Selection/RFPs Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:36:00 +0000 52631 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</p> What the Rise of the Freelance Economy Might Mean for Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-rise-freelance-economy-might-mean-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new report outlining the potential effects of a growing freelance economy on the U.S. economy and workforce may have by 2040 should be of particular interest to meetings professionals.</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/what-rise-freelance-economy-might-mean-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-rise-freelance-economy-might-mean-meetings#comments Association Meetings Career Resources Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:12:00 +0000 52591 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>A report published by the Roosevelt Institute and the Kauffman Foundation, outlines five changes we can expect to see over the next 25 years. Here&rsquo;s how I believe each could affect meetings&mdash;and meeting planners.</p> Imagining the Attendee Journey of the Future http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/imagining-attendee-journey-future <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In a nutshell, “the attendee experience will be personal, digital, mobile, and hyperconnected.” And there will be napping pods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/imagining-attendee-journey-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/imagining-attendee-journey-future#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Medical Meetings Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:05:00 +0000 52581 at http://meetingsnet.com Productivity Power Tools: Hacks to Get Your Life Back http://meetingsnet.com/blog/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>These tools will help you regain control over your e-mail in-box, your schedule, your workload—and your life.</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/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Event Planning face2face Fri, 21 Aug 2015 22:26:00 +0000 52551 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Meeting planners tend to be busy people. Make that very busy&mdash;but are you busier than you need to be? If so, the American Society for Association Executives&rsquo; Annual Conference, held in August in Detroit, had a learning lab for you: &ldquo;Power Tools: Hacking Your Way to Productivity.&rdquo;<br /> &nbsp;</p> 10 Tips for Marketing Your Event and Driving Attendance http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-tips-marketing-your-event-and-driving-attendance <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Ron Rosenberg, president, QualityTalk, Inc., gave a session called &ldquo;How to Get Record Attendance at Your Next Event: 7 Proven Strategies That Won&rsquo;t Cost You a Dime&rdquo; recently. Here are some of his tried-and-true tips for marketing your meeting.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-tips-marketing-your-event-and-driving-attendance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-tips-marketing-your-event-and-driving-attendance#comments Marketing Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:43:00 +0000 52541 at http://meetingsnet.com Beware: Disrupters Are Out to Get Your Association’s Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Questions association meeting planners need to address now so you can protect your bottom line from getting walloped by changes in technology, attendee behavior, and the new sharing economy.</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/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Budgeting/Cost Savings Housing/Attrition Negotiating/Contracts Trade Shows face2face Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:18:00 +0000 52531 at http://meetingsnet.com Are Smartphones Killing Our Ability to Empathize? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-smartphones-killing-our-ability-empathize <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Psychologist and researcher Sherry Turkle thinks the ubiquity of mobile devices—and our dependence on them—is causing a "crisis in empathy" that can only be cured with conversation. What do you think?</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/are-smartphones-killing-our-ability-empathize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-smartphones-killing-our-ability-empathize#comments Association Meetings Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Career face2face Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:35:00 +0000 52421 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Researcher, professor, author, and psychologist Sherry Turkle at the ASAE closing general session. Photo by Jason Keen</p>