Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en CEO Assures that Cvent Acquisition Will Drive Future Growth http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/ceo-assures-cvent-acquisition-will-drive-future-growth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>CVENT top exec Reggie Aggarwal opens CventConnect with reassurances about the recent acquisition by Vista Equity Partners.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/ceo-assures-cvent-acquisition-will-drive-future-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/ceo-assures-cvent-acquisition-will-drive-future-growth#comments Association Meetings Resources Attendee Management Event Management Mobile/Apps Resources and Reports Event Planning Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:29:00 +0000 63461 at http://meetingsnet.com On a Planner’s Plate: 37 Events, 45 Sites, Too Much E-Mail http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/planner-s-plate-37-events-45-sites-too-much-e-mail <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Social Tables surveyed meeting planners about their workloads and then wrote a report that includes ideas for boosting efficiency. Among them: saying no and saying farewell to e-mail. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/planner-s-plate-37-events-45-sites-too-much-e-mail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/planner-s-plate-37-events-45-sites-too-much-e-mail#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:37:00 +0000 63451 at http://meetingsnet.com Let’s Talk Trends: How Are You Doing More with Less? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/let-s-talk-trends-how-are-you-doing-more-less <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Meetings are up, and so are demands for cutting costs, according to a session livestreamed from PCMA's Education Conference.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/let-s-talk-trends-how-are-you-doing-more-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/let-s-talk-trends-how-are-you-doing-more-less#comments Association Meetings Resources Budgeting/Cost Savings Corporate Meetings face2face Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:07:00 +0000 63391 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>&quot;Do more with less&quot; circled with red pencil</p> Meetings Podcast: How Dan Franks Went from Pro Wrestler to Meeting Planner http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/meetings-podcast-how-dan-franks-went-pro-wrestler-meeting-planner <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen sits down with Dan Franks, a recovering CPA and former professional wrestler turned podcast industry professional and event planner. How did that happen?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/meetings-podcast-how-dan-franks-went-pro-wrestler-meeting-planner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/meetings-podcast-how-dan-franks-went-pro-wrestler-meeting-planner#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Resources Resources and Reports Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:52:00 +0000 63371 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Quote: Leadership is the ability to hide your panic from others</p> Are Planners Liable for Airbnb Problems? http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/are-planners-liable-airbnb-problems <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With more attendees staying at Airbnb and other home-stay accommodations, planners need to know their culpability should something go wrong.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/are-planners-liable-airbnb-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/are-planners-liable-airbnb-problems#comments Housing/Attrition Negotiating/Contracts Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:04:00 +0000 63331 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Man next to chalkboard message &quot;what you need to know&quot;</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images How Event Organizers Can Harness the Power of Facebook http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-event-organizers-can-harness-power-facebook <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If it’s done well, a Facebook campaign can make all the difference to the success of your event.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-event-organizers-can-harness-power-facebook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-event-organizers-can-harness-power-facebook#comments Marketing Event Planning face2face Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:01:00 +0000 63321 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Box with Facebook logo and thumbs ups</p> Why You're Not Too Busy to Get Your CMP http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/why-youre-not-too-busy-get-your-cmp <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The message of a new video from the Convention Industry Council, which administers the Certified Meeting Professional designation, is that even planners whose plates are full can find time to earn their CMPs. Take a look.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/why-youre-not-too-busy-get-your-cmp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/why-youre-not-too-busy-get-your-cmp#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Education/Certification Medical Meetings Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:43:00 +0000 63311 at http://meetingsnet.com Today’s Brexit Vote: What Will it Mean for Meetings? http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/today-s-brexit-vote-what-will-it-mean-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Voters in the U.K. head to the polls today to decide whether Britain will remain a member of the European Union. Here’s what economists, commentators, and meeting professionals are saying about the potential effects of the “leave” vote.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/today-s-brexit-vote-what-will-it-mean-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/today-s-brexit-vote-what-will-it-mean-meetings#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:10:00 +0000 63291 at http://meetingsnet.com Uber and Lyft: Driving Hard Toward Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/uber-and-lyft-driving-hard-toward-meetings <div class="field-deck"> The ride-sharing services have taken business travel by storm. Are meetings next? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The ride-sharing services have taken business travel by storm. Are meetings next?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/uber-and-lyft-driving-hard-toward-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/uber-and-lyft-driving-hard-toward-meetings#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:21:00 +0000 63281 at http://meetingsnet.com Speaker Gifts: Should You? If So, What? http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/speaker-gifts-should-you-if-so-what <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s not a must, but if you choose to give a speaker a gift, keep these tips in mind.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/speaker-gifts-should-you-if-so-what" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/speaker-gifts-should-you-if-so-what#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Speakers Wed, 22 Jun 2016 18:34:00 +0000 63271 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Woman holding up two gift boxes</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images