Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en PCMA’s Convening Leaders: An Experiment in Meeting Design http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The Professional Convention Management Association&rsquo;s annual Convening Leaders meeting in Chicago in January took its 4,000-plus attendees on a journey, with the motto, &ldquo;There is risk in not taking risks.&rdquo;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design#comments Audience Engagement Sponsorships Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:57:00 +0000 46781 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The Learning Lounge and Tech Central, the hub of activity at PCMA&#39;s Convening Leaders.</p> Northeast Meetings Bracing for the Big Blizzard http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/northeast-meetings-bracing-big-blizzard <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The good news is that there aren't many mega-conferences on the agenda in the Northeast early this week. The bad news is those that are in town over the upcoming nor'easter likely will face weather-related challenges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/northeast-meetings-bracing-big-blizzard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/northeast-meetings-bracing-big-blizzard#comments Association Meetings Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:35:00 +0000 46771 at http://meetingsnet.com Image by Dainis Derics/Thinkstock by Getty Images Using Emotion in Meetings to Motivate Behavior Change, Part 1 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/using-emotion-meetings-motivate-behavior-change-part-1 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Learning about the existence of a scary new threat to meetings is all it took to get one session's participants to want to update their risk management strategies. </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/using-emotion-meetings-motivate-behavior-change-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/using-emotion-meetings-motivate-behavior-change-part-1#comments Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:22:00 +0000 46741 at http://meetingsnet.com Cyber Security: A Real Risk for Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/cyber-security-real-risk-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You may not know it, but hacks and cyber attacks on meetings and events should be on the list of things that keep you up at night. Here’s why.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/cyber-security-real-risk-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/cyber-security-real-risk-meetings#comments Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:07:00 +0000 46731 at http://meetingsnet.com Houston Convention Center First to Offer Bitcoin http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/houston-convention-center-first-offer-bitcoin <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bitcoin—the virtual currency that seems to have garnered an equal mix of cheers, criticism, and confusion since its launch—is now available to Houston conventioneers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/houston-convention-center-first-offer-bitcoin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/houston-convention-center-first-offer-bitcoin#comments Association Meetings Southwest Tech Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:29:00 +0000 46701 at http://meetingsnet.com Let's Share Our Sustainability/CSR Stories #CSRShareDay http://meetingsnet.com/blog/lets-share-our-sustainabilitycsr-stories-csrshareday <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Corporate social responsibility, or <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/green-meetingscsr" title="" target="_blank">CSR</a></span>, and meetings is a winning combination! And Thursday, January 22 is a day we're setting aside to share what we've found to be most effective and encourage more to participate in corporate social responsibility programs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/lets-share-our-sustainabilitycsr-stories-csrshareday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/lets-share-our-sustainabilitycsr-stories-csrshareday#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:10:00 +0000 46681 at http://meetingsnet.com On the Scene: January 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/scene-january-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Industry events barely let up during the holiday season. Check out our galleries from SITE’s Global Conference, VisitDenmark’s MINDevent, IAEE’s Expo! Expo!, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/scene-january-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/scene-january-2015#comments Association Meetings Career Corporate Meetings Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:28:00 +0000 46651 at http://meetingsnet.com Geolocation Comes to Boston Convention Center http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/geolocation-comes-boston-convention-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Attendees at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center will soon be able to use Sherpa’s digital, turn-by-turn, wayfinding service to get where they need to go.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/geolocation-comes-boston-convention-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/geolocation-comes-boston-convention-center#comments Association Meetings Trade Shows Northeast U.S. Tech Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:24:00 +0000 46621 at http://meetingsnet.com Improve Your Conference: Go Ethno http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/improve-your-conference-go-ethno <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Survey results, registration, and financial reports are all good lagging indicators for conference improvement. In today&rsquo;s fast-paced world, we need to focus more on leading indicators that impact those results.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/improve-your-conference-go-ethno" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/improve-your-conference-go-ethno#comments Marketing Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:17:00 +0000 46611 at http://meetingsnet.com Millennials Make Meetings Better for All http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/millennials-make-meetings-better-all <div class="field-byline"> By Rob Carey and Alison Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Today's innovations at meetings, most of which are driven by the needs and desires of younger attendees, are benefiting attendees of all generations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/millennials-make-meetings-better-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/millennials-make-meetings-better-all#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Design Event Planning Global Events Medical Meetings Tech Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:42:00 +0000 46541 at http://meetingsnet.com