Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Passkey Launches New Single-Hotel Housing Portal for Meeting Planners http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/passkey-launches-new-single-hotel-housing-portal-meeting-planners <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Passkey, a hotel booking technology for meetings and events, offers new accommodation management tools.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/passkey-launches-new-single-hotel-housing-portal-meeting-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/passkey-launches-new-single-hotel-housing-portal-meeting-planners#comments Attendee Management Event Management Housing/Attrition Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:09:00 +0000 40911 at http://meetingsnet.com The Brain Science Behind Meeting Breaks http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We all know we need breaks at meetings. Health and stress expert Heidi Hanna, PhD, explains how to make those breaks work with brain rhythms to help attendees assimilate new information, gain insight, and stretch their creativity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks#comments Adult Learning Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:05:00 +0000 40851 at http://meetingsnet.com Beyond “Dumb” Internet: Get Ready for the Really Cool Networked Event http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Set it and forget it" doesn't cut it anymore as a high-speed Internet access plan for meetings and events, says Christos Karmis of Mobilitie, the Internet network provider that just hooked up MGM's nine Las Vegas resorts to handle 120,000 concurrent Wi-Fi users. Here are the new questions planners must ask if they want happy logged-in attendees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Event Planning Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:34:00 +0000 40811 at http://meetingsnet.com Try This: Pitch-Slam http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/try-pitch-slam <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cross a poetry slam with the TV show “Shark Tank,” and you get a great way to connect new entrepreneurs and those who can help them bring their products to market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/try-pitch-slam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/try-pitch-slam#comments Trade Shows Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:54:00 +0000 40751 at http://meetingsnet.com MPI Backs Down on Some CMM Changes http://meetingsnet.com/career/mpi-backs-down-some-cmm-changes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Meeting Professionals International has announced it is backing away from some controversial changes in its Certificate in Meeting Management program.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/career/mpi-backs-down-some-cmm-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/career/mpi-backs-down-some-cmm-changes#comments Association Meetings Career Corporate Meetings Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:28:00 +0000 40701 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">MPI President and CEO Paul Van Deventer&nbsp;</span></p> Association Sues Lloyds of London for Refusing Claim on Meeting Cancellation http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/association-sues-lloyds-london-refusing-claim-meeting-cancellation <div class="field-deck"> USGIF Postpones Meeting Due to Government Shutdown </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An association, forced to cancel a meeting due to the government shutdown, is trying to collect on its event cancellation insurance policy.</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/association-sues-lloyds-london-refusing-claim-meeting-cancellation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/association-sues-lloyds-london-refusing-claim-meeting-cancellation#comments Housing/Attrition Negotiating/Contracts Tips From Top Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:56:00 +0000 40661 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Tampa Convention Center</p> DMCs Consolidate in Wake of GEP Bankruptcy http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The world of destination management companies was rocked last fall by the bankruptcy of well-established <span class='keyword_link'><a href=" http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/whats-behind-dmc-pricing" title="" target="_blank">DMC</a></span> consortium Global Events Partners. Since then, other DMC networks have announced changes and consolidations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings News Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:27:00 +0000 40641 at http://meetingsnet.com Fitness at Meetings: Make it Fun http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Fitness bands, the wearable monitors that capture movement, heart rate, sleep data, and more, were among the fastest growing product categories at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. And they are catching on at meetings, too, along with other fitness ideas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 40631 at http://meetingsnet.com New Workgroup to Research Poachers, Educate Planners http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/new-workgroup-research-poachers-educate-planners <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Convention Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) has formed a new workgroup focused on poaching.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/new-workgroup-research-poachers-educate-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/new-workgroup-research-poachers-educate-planners#comments Housing/Attrition Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:29:00 +0000 40611 at http://meetingsnet.com The ROI of Fitness at Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Endorphins, engagement, energy—those are some of the returns you and your attendees will get when you book a boot camp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Endorphins, engagement, energy—those are some of the returns you and your attendees will get when you book a boot camp or build in other exercise options during a meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Premium Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:49:00 +0000 40601 at http://meetingsnet.com