Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en First IMEX America Startup Competition Crowns Speecheo http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/first-imex-america-startup-competition-crowns-speecheo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A competition at IMEX America introduced 10 intriguing meeting technology startups to attendees on the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> floor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/first-imex-america-startup-competition-crowns-speecheo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/first-imex-america-startup-competition-crowns-speecheo#comments Association Meetings Mobile/Apps Corporate Meetings Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:53:00 +0000 44771 at http://meetingsnet.com Oneworld Air Alliance Drops Group Booking Fees http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/oneworld-air-alliance-drops-group-booking-fees <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global airline alliance oneworld has announced an upgrade to its meeting and convention program</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/oneworld-air-alliance-drops-group-booking-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/oneworld-air-alliance-drops-group-booking-fees#comments Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Corporate Meetings Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:52:00 +0000 44761 at http://meetingsnet.com IMEX America Breaks Records, Boosts Confidence http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/imex-america-breaks-records-boosts-confidence <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Walking the aisles of the Sands Expo during IMEX America October 14–16, you heard one phrase repeated by exhibitors: "We're busy!" More exhibitors, more buyers, more appointments—it was a story of increases at IMEX America 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/imex-america-breaks-records-boosts-confidence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/imex-america-breaks-records-boosts-confidence#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Education/Certification Global Site Research International Partners Medical Meetings Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:49:00 +0000 44741 at http://meetingsnet.com Survey Points to Growth In Exhibit Space and Sponsorships http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/survey-points-growth-exhibit-space-and-sponsorships <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A “more consultative sales strategy” yielded exhibit sales increases for nearly two-thirds of respondents.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/survey-points-growth-exhibit-space-and-sponsorships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/survey-points-growth-exhibit-space-and-sponsorships#comments Sponsorships Trade Shows Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:38:00 +0000 44701 at http://meetingsnet.com What Makes a Great Social Customer Service Experience http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/what-makes-great-social-customer-service-experience <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">Social media</a></span> works because there is interaction and an openness to communicate in a way that always benefits the user first. Organizations must keep this in mind when they create their own social media accounts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/what-makes-great-social-customer-service-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/what-makes-great-social-customer-service-experience#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Social Media Medical Meetings Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:25:00 +0000 44671 at http://meetingsnet.com Maritz and Experient Launch New Global Network http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/maritz-and-experient-launch-new-global-network <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Maritz Travel Co. has selected and partnered with meeting planning companies and professional congress organizers in 19 countries (soon to be 40) to help its clients hold <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events" title="" target="_blank">global events</a></span>.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/maritz-and-experient-launch-new-global-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/maritz-and-experient-launch-new-global-network#comments Association Meetings International Partners Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:02:00 +0000 44601 at http://meetingsnet.com Keynoter Steve Gross Gives Playful Start to Booming IMEX America http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/keynoter-steve-gross-gives-playful-start-booming-imex-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Steve Gross talks joy and optimism and hoteliers talk shop on Smart Monday, the day of education preceding IMEX America, opening with a record number of exhibitors and buyers October 14 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/keynoter-steve-gross-gives-playful-start-booming-imex-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/keynoter-steve-gross-gives-playful-start-booming-imex-america#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Medical Meetings News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:21:00 +0000 44571 at http://meetingsnet.com Gallery: Scenes from the 2014 CIC Hall of Leaders Gala http://meetingsnet.com/career/gallery-scenes-2014-cic-hall-leaders-gala <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Photos from the 2014 Convention Industry Council’s Hall of Leaders gala, which was held October 12 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/career/gallery-scenes-2014-cic-hall-leaders-gala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/career/gallery-scenes-2014-cic-hall-leaders-gala#comments Association Meetings Career Corporate Meetings Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:17:00 +0000 44551 at http://meetingsnet.com IMEX CSR Event Brings Healing Power to a Las Vegas Shelter http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/imex-csr-event-brings-healing-power-las-vegas-shelter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Just prior to IMEX America, planning and hospitality professionals worked to update the Healing Garden at The Shade Tree Shelter, a homeless shelter for women, their children, and their pets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/imex-csr-event-brings-healing-power-las-vegas-shelter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/imex-csr-event-brings-healing-power-las-vegas-shelter#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:00:00 +0000 44541 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Use an Event App? It Depends Who You Ask http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/why-use-event-app-it-depends-who-you-ask <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new survey from Meeting Professionals International and DoubleDutch offers insight into event app adoption by the meetings industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/why-use-event-app-it-depends-who-you-ask" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/why-use-event-app-it-depends-who-you-ask#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Corporate Meetings Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:01:00 +0000 44481 at http://meetingsnet.com