Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Tis the Sea-son for Meetings/Sailing Analogies http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tis-sea-son-meetingssailing-analogies <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How is meeting planning like sailing in the Caribbean? Here are a few ways.</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/tis-sea-son-meetingssailing-analogies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tis-sea-son-meetingssailing-analogies#comments Association Meetings Resources face2face Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:32:00 +0000 57351 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Tobago Cays</p> Saying Goodbye to Tim Brown http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/saying-goodbye-tim-brown <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meetings industry leader Tim Brown died suddenly on January 25. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/saying-goodbye-tim-brown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/saying-goodbye-tim-brown#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:49:00 +0000 57341 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings Podcast: Why Brandt Krueger Says There Is No Work-Life Balance http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/meetings-podcast-why-brandt-krueger-says-there-no-work-life-balance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In this week's Meetings Podcast Event Technology Consulting's Brandt Krueger and Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen discuss the challenges and benefits of starting your own company, and a whole lot more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/meetings-podcast-why-brandt-krueger-says-there-no-work-life-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/meetings-podcast-why-brandt-krueger-says-there-no-work-life-balance#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Medical Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:02:00 +0000 57331 at http://meetingsnet.com COEX Opens Prayer Rooms for Muslim Visitors http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/coex-opens-prayer-rooms-muslim-visitors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new amenity at Seoul's COEX convention and exhibition center is a first for the country and rare in the industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/coex-opens-prayer-rooms-muslim-visitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/coex-opens-prayer-rooms-muslim-visitors#comments Association Meetings Site News Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:31:00 +0000 57311 at http://meetingsnet.com When Competition Strikes, It’s Time to Join Forces http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/when-competition-strikes-it-s-time-join-forces <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Threatened by a mega competitor, two organizations dig in and do the hard work of merging their annual events into a brand-new conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/when-competition-strikes-it-s-time-join-forces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/when-competition-strikes-it-s-time-join-forces#comments Association Meetings Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:12:00 +0000 57291 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Gregg Balko, FASAE, CAE, CEO of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, and Heather Rhoderick, CMP, CAE, senior vice president, events and information, with the American Composites Manufacturers Association, share some of what they learned during the process of creating a new, combined annual meeting.</p> Photo of Gregg Balko by Slav Zatoka; photo of Heather Rhoderick by Essdras M. Suarez; photo composite by Frank Veronsky How to Train Nonprofit Board Members for Success http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/how-train-nonprofit-board-members-success <div class="field-byline"> By Kimberly A. Edwards, past vice president, California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>6 ways to integrate new members, build teamwork, and keep your directors on track by training them up front</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/how-train-nonprofit-board-members-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/how-train-nonprofit-board-members-success#comments Association Meetings Resources Event Planning Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:19:00 +0000 57271 at http://meetingsnet.com Julie Coker Graham Is New Leader of Philly CVB http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/julie-coker-graham-new-leader-philly-cvb <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pope Francis last September, the Democrats in July—the new leader of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau looks forward to continuing to share Philly's story with the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/julie-coker-graham-new-leader-philly-cvb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/julie-coker-graham-new-leader-philly-cvb#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:20:00 +0000 57231 at http://meetingsnet.com Top 10 Negotiation Tips http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/top-10-negotiation-tips <div class="field-deck"> More on negotiating at MeetingNet's <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts">Contracts and Negotiating Special Report</a>. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>First tip: If you don't ask, you don't get. But remember that not only do good negotiators ask for everything they want, they also make sure they don't end up with things they don't.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/top-10-negotiation-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts News Premium Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:00:00 +0000 8020 at http://meetingsnet.com Creative Group/Direct Travel Buys Masterplan, Continues Growth Strategy http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/creative-groupdirect-travel-buys-masterplan-continues-growth-strategy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It's been a big year for Creative Group and it's only February. After rolling out a rebranding in January, it just announced the acquisition of Masterplan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/creative-groupdirect-travel-buys-masterplan-continues-growth-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/creative-groupdirect-travel-buys-masterplan-continues-growth-strategy#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:28:00 +0000 57221 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings in Orlando: Even More New Experiences on the Way http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/meetings-orlando-even-more-new-experiences-way <div class="field-byline"> By MeetingsNet Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Orlando loves meetings, and there is no shortage of investment in new resorts, restaurants, and entertainment to keep repeat attendees interested. (Pictured, the new Loews Sapphire Falls)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/meetings-orlando-even-more-new-experiences-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/meetings-orlando-even-more-new-experiences-way#comments Association Meetings Southeast Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:08:00 +0000 56951 at http://meetingsnet.com