Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en MPI Academy and More Announced at WEC 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/mpi-academy-and-more-announced-wec-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the major new education initiatives Meeting Professionals International President and CEO Paul Van Deventer announced at the start of MPI’s World Education Congress in San Francisco August 2 is MPI Academy, meant to include all of the education MPI creates as well as education from partners. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/mpi-academy-and-more-announced-wec-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/mpi-academy-and-more-announced-wec-2015#comments Association Meetings Education/Certification Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:46:00 +0000 51861 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>MPI Chairman&#39;s Award winner Janet Sperstad, CMP, flanked by fellow educators Carol Krugman and Dianne Devitt</p> In Global Business Travel, What’s a Dollar of Prevention Worth? http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/global-business-travel-what-s-dollar-prevention-worth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A recent study funded by the International SOS Foundation has calculated an answer to that question. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/global-business-travel-what-s-dollar-prevention-worth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/global-business-travel-what-s-dollar-prevention-worth#comments Association Meetings Business Travel Tips Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:13:00 +0000 51821 at http://meetingsnet.com Time for Some R&R: Dog Days of Summer Gallery http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/time-some-rr-dog-days-summer-gallery <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>We asked the MeetingsNet IdeaXchange thought leaders the age-old question: What did you do on your summer vacation? Here's how they are taking some time for rest and relaxation this summer. Where's your summer getaway? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/time-some-rr-dog-days-summer-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/time-some-rr-dog-days-summer-gallery#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:56:00 +0000 51811 at http://meetingsnet.com Hilton Invites Business Travelers to Stop Hunger http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/hilton-invites-business-travelers-stop-hunger <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Business travelers staying in select Hilton hotels this fall can spend a couple of hours meeting fellow travelers and doing their part to stop world hunger. Stop Hunger Now's Karen Sanders Noe and Hilton Worldwide's Rob Scypinski (pictured) spread the word about their partnership at the 2015 GBTA Convention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/hilton-invites-business-travelers-stop-hunger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/hilton-invites-business-travelers-stop-hunger#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Teambuilding Corporate Meetings Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:07:00 +0000 51791 at http://meetingsnet.com Tech Events: Take the "50-50 Pledge" http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If you're having trouble finding women to speak at your tech event, professional network Quibb's founder has a list for you.</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/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Speakers face2face Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:45:00 +0000 51781 at http://meetingsnet.com Why You Need to Start Thinking Outside the Contracted Hotel Room Block http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to a new study, an average of one out of every three group room nights in the U.S. is booked outside of the official room block, so your room-block history only tells a partial story about your event’s value. It’s time for a new metric: Event room demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block#comments Housing/Attrition Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:49:00 +0000 51771 at http://meetingsnet.com CEIR Study: Expos Deliver Leads, ROI http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ceir-study-expos-deliver-leads-roi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new study from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research finds that exhibitions provide results on metrics that are most important to exhibitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ceir-study-expos-deliver-leads-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ceir-study-expos-deliver-leads-roi#comments Trade Shows Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:42:00 +0000 51731 at http://meetingsnet.com New Research Reveals What Matters Most to Medical Meeting Managers http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/new-research-reveals-what-matters-most-medical-meeting-managers <div class="field-byline"> By Rob Carey </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Results of an exclusive survey reveal what medical meeting planners value in sites, venues, and destinations, what their meeting and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> budgets look like, the number and size of the meetings they plan, and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/new-research-reveals-what-matters-most-medical-meeting-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/new-research-reveals-what-matters-most-medical-meeting-managers#comments Association Meetings CME Design Medical Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning Corporate Meetings Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:36:00 +0000 51721 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Optimizing These Top Event Planning Tech Tools? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to use <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span>, geofencing, and customer relationship management systems to benefit your attendees, your exhibitors, and your event.</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/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools#comments CME Design Audience Engagement Marketing Social Media Pharma Meeting Planning Tech News/Trends Trade Shows Corporate Meetings Event Planning face2face Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000 51651 at http://meetingsnet.com Women in the Biz: Huge Growth for WINiT in its Second Year http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/women-biz-huge-growth-winit-its-second-year <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“You learn from the things you do, not from the things you don’t.” That was one piece of advice among hundreds flying off the stage from women (and a few men!) sharing their stories and experience during the day-long Women in Travel Summit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/women-biz-huge-growth-winit-its-second-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/women-biz-huge-growth-winit-its-second-year#comments Association Meetings Career Resources Career/Salary Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:40:00 +0000 51631 at http://meetingsnet.com