Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en A New Magnet for Medical Meetings: Vancouver http://meetingsnet.com/canada/new-magnet-medical-meetings-vancouver <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the healthcare congresses heading to Vancouver in 2015 is the 15,000-attendee World Congress of Dermatology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/canada/new-magnet-medical-meetings-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/canada/new-magnet-medical-meetings-vancouver#comments Association Meetings Canada Medical Meetings Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:04:00 +0000 47891 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The Vancouver Convention Centre becoming a big draw for medical conventions in 2015.</p> New this Week on the IdeaXchange http://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-week-ideaxchange <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here's what our experts have been talking about this week, from continuing medical education planning tips to working with Millennials and the true meaning of corporate social responsibility activities.</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/new-week-ideaxchange" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-week-ideaxchange#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:49:00 +0000 47861 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Steve Bova with his son, Mike, one of the Millennials Steve talks about in his IdeaXchange post this week.</p> Starwood Partners with Uber, Launches Meeting Services App http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-partners-uber-launches-meeting-services-app <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide now offers SPG points for Uber riders and a new way to manage event requests on site.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-partners-uber-launches-meeting-services-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-partners-uber-launches-meeting-services-app#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events Medical Meetings Site News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:44:00 +0000 47831 at http://meetingsnet.com Image by Gustavo da Cunha Pimenta via Flickr Test Your Exhibition IQ http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/test-your-exhibition-iq <div class="field-deck"> How would you fare in IAEE’s Certified Exhibition Management program? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How would you fare in IAEE’s Certified Exhibition Management program?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/test-your-exhibition-iq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/test-your-exhibition-iq#comments Association Meetings Education/Certification Premium Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:43:00 +0000 47821 at http://meetingsnet.com At Gamer Conventions, Is It Safe to Be Female? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/gamer-conventions-it-safe-be-female <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>In a case of art imitating life imitating art, a video game developer pulls her company out of PAX East exhibition due to fears of harassment. </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/gamer-conventions-it-safe-be-female" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/gamer-conventions-it-safe-be-female#comments Association Meetings Risk Management face2face Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:29:00 +0000 47791 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Credit: <a data-close-and-redirect="true" data-search-link="Photographer" href="http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/search/2/image?artist=muratsenel&amp;family=creative" id="photographer">muratsenel</a>/Thinkstock by Getty Images</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> ADMEI Elects New Board of Directors http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/admei-elects-new-board-directors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meet the Association of Destination Management Executives International's 2015 board of directors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/admei-elects-new-board-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/admei-elects-new-board-directors#comments Association Meetings Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:43:00 +0000 47731 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>During its annual meeting and conference in Los Cabos, Mexico, the Association of Destination Management Executives International elected the 2015 board of directors and its first president outside North America. Pictured left to right:&nbsp;Brian Ferrell, DMCP, factor 110 | Destination Oklahoma; Cindy Y. Lo, Red Velvet Events; Cosimo Bruzzese, Briggs Inc.; Jennifer Patino, DMCP, Hosts Global Alliance; Bent Hadler, DMCP, CIS, Hadler DMC Scandinavia; Amberlee Huggins, DMCP, Capitol Services, Inc.; Michelle Crosby, DMCP, CTA, CMP, AlliedPRA Dallas/Ft. Worth; David Rome, DMCP, CMP, BBC Destination Management.&nbsp; Not pictured:&nbsp; JB Ryan, DMCP, ACCESS Destination Services &ndash; Florida; Lorenzo Pignatti, DMCP, +39 events; Marty MacKay, DMCP, Hosts Global Alliance</p> Photo courtesy of ADMEI Starwood’s Innovation Studio Debuts in New York http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-s-innovation-studio-debuts-new-york <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Starlab aims to bring a startup spirit to the mega-hospitality brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-s-innovation-studio-debuts-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-s-innovation-studio-debuts-new-york#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Site News Tech Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:27:00 +0000 47721 at http://meetingsnet.com Courtesy of Starwood Hotels & Resorts SAP CEO to Headline IMEX 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/sap-ceo-headline-imex-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bill McDermott will share his message about the power of meetings with worldwide incentive travel, meeting, and event professionals at the Frankfurt event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/sap-ceo-headline-imex-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/sap-ceo-headline-imex-2015#comments Association Meetings Objectives/ROI Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:08:00 +0000 47711 at http://meetingsnet.com Get Ready to Rally for Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/resources-and-reports/get-ready-rally-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Meetings Mean Business Coalition recently announced the first-ever North American Meetings Industry Day, set for April 16.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/resources-and-reports/get-ready-rally-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/resources-and-reports/get-ready-rally-meetings#comments Marketing Resources and Reports Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:24:00 +0000 47701 at http://meetingsnet.com Gallery: RCMA Emerge 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/gallery-rcma-emerge-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>RCMA’s Emerge Conference 2015, held Jan. 27¬-29 in Birmingham, Ala., featured a receptions at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, inspirational keynote speakers, useful educational sessions, and a lively tradeshow. Here are some photos from the event.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/gallery-rcma-emerge-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/gallery-rcma-emerge-2015#comments Religious/SMERF Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:58:00 +0000 47621 at http://meetingsnet.com