Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Want Attendees to Learn More? Dial It Back http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/want-attendees-learn-more-dial-it-back <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How you can use “50 bits” to provide education that works with—instead of against—how our brains really work.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/want-attendees-learn-more-dial-it-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/want-attendees-learn-more-dial-it-back#comments Adult Learning CME Design Association Meetings Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:46:00 +0000 67541 at http://meetingsnet.com Diversity by Design: 5 Leaders on the Evolution of Inclusive Meetings and Events http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/diversity-design-5-leaders-evolution-inclusive-meetings-and-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Conversations on the challenges, rewards, and solutions for making meetings and conventions more welcoming.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/diversity-design-5-leaders-evolution-inclusive-meetings-and-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/diversity-design-5-leaders-evolution-inclusive-meetings-and-events#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:56:00 +0000 67531 at http://meetingsnet.com A Blueprint (and a Stick) for Inclusive Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/blueprint-and-stick-inclusive-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Diversity by Design: Part One </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Associations cannot afford the risk to their reputations of doing business in jurisdictions that are perceived to be discriminatory,” says John Graham, IV, FASAE, CAE, American Society of Association Executives. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/blueprint-and-stick-inclusive-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/blueprint-and-stick-inclusive-meetings#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:52:00 +0000 67521 at http://meetingsnet.com Shrinking the Gender Gap at Science Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/shrinking-gender-gap-science-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Diversity by Design: Part Two </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“At the end of the day, the meeting is the message," says Kirsten Olean, American Society for Microbiology. "Our convention must reflect our membership.” </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/shrinking-gender-gap-science-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/shrinking-gender-gap-science-meetings#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:46:00 +0000 67511 at http://meetingsnet.com Making a Space for LGBT Meeting Professionals http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/making-space-lgbt-meeting-professionals <div class="field-deck"> Diversity by Design: Part Three </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Seeing an “underserved” need, David Jefferys this summer launched the first association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender meeting planners and those who plan LGBT events. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/making-space-lgbt-meeting-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/making-space-lgbt-meeting-professionals#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:40:00 +0000 67501 at http://meetingsnet.com Breaking Through Barriers http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/breaking-through-barriers <div class="field-deck"> Diversity by Design: Part Four </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Julie Coker Graham, Philadelphia CVB, says of diversity: “We’ve made progress but it’s not enough. We have to have conversations about why that is.” </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/breaking-through-barriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/breaking-through-barriers#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:35:00 +0000 67491 at http://meetingsnet.com Getting a Grip on Unconscious Bias http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/getting-grip-unconscious-bias <div class="field-deck"> Diversity by Design: Part Five </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Don’t leave diversity to the diversity officer. Diversity is everyone’s job,” says Annette Gregg, CMM, Allied PRA.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/getting-grip-unconscious-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/getting-grip-unconscious-bias#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:24:00 +0000 67481 at http://meetingsnet.com Cobo Center Gets $2 Million Wireless Upgrade http://meetingsnet.com/midwest/cobo-center-gets-2-million-wireless-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Detroit convention center’s new Wi-Fi system experience will be “like moving from a one-lane highway to a three-lane super-speedway,” says the general manager.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/midwest/cobo-center-gets-2-million-wireless-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/midwest/cobo-center-gets-2-million-wireless-upgrade#comments Association Meetings Resources Midwest Resources and Reports Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:26:00 +0000 67441 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cobo Center</p> Cobo Center Fight Harrassment: Create a Conference Code of Conduct http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/fight-harrassment-create-conference-code-conduct <div class="field-byline"> By Hannah Kinnersley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Don’t let your conference be overshadowed by bad behavior, set the standards for a safe and welcoming event. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Don’t let your conference be overshadowed by bad behavior, set the standards for a safe and welcoming event.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/fight-harrassment-create-conference-code-conduct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/fight-harrassment-create-conference-code-conduct#comments Association Meetings Meetings Fuel Corporate Meetings Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:28:00 +0000 67421 at http://meetingsnet.com Oh Snap! Why and How to Use Snapchat for Your Events http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/oh-snap-why-and-how-use-snapchat-your-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The temporary nature of Snapchat photo and video posts make it catnip for the Millennials you want to attract to your events.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/oh-snap-why-and-how-use-snapchat-your-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/oh-snap-why-and-how-use-snapchat-your-events#comments Marketing Meetings Fuel Corporate Meetings Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:49:00 +0000 67411 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Snapchat logo</p>