Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Quiz: Test Your Cost-Saving Smarts http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/quiz-test-your-cost-saving-smarts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How savvy are you when it comes to finding ways to do more with less for your meetings? Take this quiz and find out!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/quiz-test-your-cost-saving-smarts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/quiz-test-your-cost-saving-smarts#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Religious/SMERF Event Planning Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:23:00 +0000 43961 at http://meetingsnet.com The Dreamforce App: In Your Corner, Not in Your Face http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/dreamforce-app-your-corner-not-your-face <div class="field-deck"> Maybe the best event app is like the highest-end service—so good it’s nearly invisible </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Maybe the best event app is like the highest-end service—so good it’s nearly invisible</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/dreamforce-app-your-corner-not-your-face" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/dreamforce-app-your-corner-not-your-face#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Corporate Meetings Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:06:00 +0000 43951 at http://meetingsnet.com Five Steps To Creating the Meeting Industry’s Complete Convention Challenge! http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/five-steps-creating-meeting-industry-s-complete-convention-challenge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The ALS ice bucket challenge is celebrated as a great success by building awareness and revenue for the cause.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/five-steps-creating-meeting-industry-s-complete-convention-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/five-steps-creating-meeting-industry-s-complete-convention-challenge#comments Marketing Meeting Formats Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:40:00 +0000 43891 at http://meetingsnet.com The Traveler’s Tipping Guide http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/traveler-s-tipping-guide <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You might never see your housekeeper, but you should still give her a generous tip.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/traveler-s-tipping-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/traveler-s-tipping-guide#comments Business Travel Tips Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:03:00 +0000 43881 at http://meetingsnet.com How Twitter Going All Facebooky Could Affect Event Marketing http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Twitter recently unveiled some platform design tweaks that make it look and feel more like Facebook—and that potentially could make it a better tool for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/marketing" title="" target="_blank">event marketing</a></span>.</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/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing#comments Marketing Social Media Tech News/Trends face2face Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:08:00 +0000 43871 at http://meetingsnet.com Wellness: The Number One Trend? http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/wellness-number-one-trend <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Deepak Chopra's talk at MPI got me thinking. Is it really wellness that’s the number one trend in the world; or is wellness simply part of a bigger trend towards self-improvement in all areas of our lives?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/wellness-number-one-trend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/wellness-number-one-trend#comments Association Meetings Career/Salary Corporate Meetings Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:48:00 +0000 43841 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Ways to Drive Registration through Your Web Site http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-ways-drive-registration-through-your-web-site <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hint: Design your site with the user experience in mind.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-ways-drive-registration-through-your-web-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-ways-drive-registration-through-your-web-site#comments Marketing Event Planning Medical Meetings Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:04:00 +0000 43821 at http://meetingsnet.com Beyond RevPAR: Here Comes ProPAR! http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/beyond-revpar-here-comes-propar <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Faced with rapidly rising customer acquisition costs (such as commissions), hotels and brands are rethinking the metrics by which revenue managers measure success. And it's a trend that may help planners who book direct.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/beyond-revpar-here-comes-propar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/beyond-revpar-here-comes-propar#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Medical Meetings Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:23:00 +0000 43721 at http://meetingsnet.com Dynamic Pricing: New Negotiation Tactic http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/dynamic-pricing-new-negotiation-tactic <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Can a new pricing scheme get your desired average room rate, help hotels meet their goals, and avoid attendees finding cheaper rates online? Michael Dominguez thinks so.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/dynamic-pricing-new-negotiation-tactic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/dynamic-pricing-new-negotiation-tactic#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Medical Meetings Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:47:00 +0000 43601 at http://meetingsnet.com Challenge to Big Chain CEOs: Be First With Free Wi-Fi http://meetingsnet.com/tech/challenge-big-chain-ceos-be-first-free-wi-fi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The time has come for all hotels worldwide to offer complimentary basic Internet to all guests. I challenge Messrs. Nasseta, Sorenson, Hoplamazian, Van Paasschen (CEOs of Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and Starwood, respectively) to be the industry leader on Wi-Fi.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/challenge-big-chain-ceos-be-first-free-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech/challenge-big-chain-ceos-be-first-free-wi-fi#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Medical Meetings News Tech Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:02:00 +0000 43531 at http://meetingsnet.com