Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en A Look Back: 2014's Most Refreshing Meeting Ideas and Insights http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/look-back-2014s-most-refreshing-meeting-ideas-and-insights <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A look back at some of the revealing, refreshing, and just plain interesting items brought to you in 2014 in MeetingsNet's On the Fly report. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/look-back-2014s-most-refreshing-meeting-ideas-and-insights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/look-back-2014s-most-refreshing-meeting-ideas-and-insights#comments Association Meetings Career Corporate Meetings Event Design Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:56:00 +0000 46121 at http://meetingsnet.com Harnessing the Multitask Trend: FreemanXP’s New Second-Screen Solution http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/harnessing-multitask-trend-freemanxp-s-new-second-screen-solution <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In January, FreemanXP will launch FXP | touch, allowing participants to engage with a speaker’s presentation on their mobile devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/harnessing-multitask-trend-freemanxp-s-new-second-screen-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/harnessing-multitask-trend-freemanxp-s-new-second-screen-solution#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:20:00 +0000 46101 at http://meetingsnet.com Guest Post: A Quick Guide to AV for Multistate Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Making the case for using nationwide vendors when sourcing audiovisual gear for multistate meetings.</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/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends face2face Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:38:00 +0000 46041 at http://meetingsnet.com 14 Trends Shaping the Exhibition and Event Industry http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/14-trends-shaping-exhibition-and-event-industry <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Mobile, social, Big Data, and attendee tracking are just a few of the trends a 2014 update of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events’ whitepaper says will drive the industry over the next three years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/14-trends-shaping-exhibition-and-event-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/14-trends-shaping-exhibition-and-event-industry#comments Association Meetings Trade Shows Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:29:00 +0000 46011 at http://meetingsnet.com Lanyon Buys Meeting App Developer GenieConnect http://meetingsnet.com/tech/lanyon-buys-meeting-app-developer-genieconnect <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting technology company Lanyon brings <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurancemeetings/news/mobile-meeting-apps-guide-0902" title="Mobile Meeting Apps Are a Must: A How-To Guide" target="_blank">meeting app</a></span> tools into the fold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/lanyon-buys-meeting-app-developer-genieconnect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech/lanyon-buys-meeting-app-developer-genieconnect#comments Association Meetings Mobile/Apps Corporate Meetings Tech Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:54:00 +0000 45971 at http://meetingsnet.com Trending 2015: Ideas on the Innovative Edge of Meetings & Events http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/trending-2015-ideas-innovative-edge-meetings-events <div class="field-byline"> By the MeetingsNet Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our year-end look at what's trending for 2015 includes new twists (selfies as promotional tools), major shifts (have you considered downscaling hotels?), little wows (smartphones as room keys), and big impressions (a wall of Instagram photos). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/trending-2015-ideas-innovative-edge-meetings-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/trending-2015-ideas-innovative-edge-meetings-events#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings International Partners Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings Tech Premium Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:24:00 +0000 45721 at http://meetingsnet.com Room Blocks and Red Flags: Exclusive Hotelier Survey http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/room-blocks-and-red-flags-exclusive-hotelier-survey <div class="field-deck"> MeetingsNet’s exclusive survey of hotel sales and marketing executives reveals how and why hotels are changing the way they evaluate meetings business and allocate room blocks. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MeetingsNet’s exclusive survey of hotel sales and marketing executives reveals how and why hotels are changing the way they evaluate meetings business and allocate room blocks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/room-blocks-and-red-flags-exclusive-hotelier-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/room-blocks-and-red-flags-exclusive-hotelier-survey#comments Housing/Attrition Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:58:00 +0000 45891 at http://meetingsnet.com 9 Ways Meetings Affect Hotels: New Trends Report http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/9-ways-meetings-affect-hotels-new-trends-report <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To keep meeting customers coming back, hotel companies must focus on cybersecurity, helping planners collect data, creating affordable brands, and, of course, providing reliable Wi-Fi. Read more in the just-released report from Meetings Mean Business and Social Tables.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/9-ways-meetings-affect-hotels-new-trends-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/9-ways-meetings-affect-hotels-new-trends-report#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Management Tech News/Trends Event Planning Medical Meetings Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:47:00 +0000 45841 at http://meetingsnet.com Room Rate Holy Grail For Hoteliers and Meeting Planners http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/room-rate-holy-grail-hoteliers-and-meeting-planners <div class="field-deck"> Get inside your hotel salesperson's head </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In a MeetingsNet webinar, called &ldquo;<u>Room Blocks and Red Flags: How Hoteliers Think, meeting pros spent a productive hour getting inside the heads of hoteliers, who offered tactics for planners negotiating with hotel sales for their events.</u></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/room-rate-holy-grail-hoteliers-and-meeting-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/room-rate-holy-grail-hoteliers-and-meeting-planners#comments Housing/Attrition Negotiating/Contracts Wed, 03 Dec 2014 23:25:00 +0000 45681 at http://meetingsnet.com 12 Tips for Pain-Free e-RFPs http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/12-tips-pain-free-e-rfps <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The electronic request for proposal process between meeting planners and hoteliers can be improved by following these simple steps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/12-tips-pain-free-e-rfps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/12-tips-pain-free-e-rfps#comments Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Corporate Meetings Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:27:00 +0000 45671 at http://meetingsnet.com