Association Meetings Resources http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en 5 Weird Ways Legal Marijuana Could Affect Your Events http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-weird-ways-legal-marijuana-could-affect-your-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What you need to know to keep your next event from going up in smoke now that recreational pot is being legalized in an increasing number of states. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-weird-ways-legal-marijuana-could-affect-your-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-weird-ways-legal-marijuana-could-affect-your-events#comments Association Meetings Resources Food & Beverage Resources and Reports face2face Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:41:00 +0000 64281 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>hands reaching for marijuana leaf</p> How Inclusive is Your F&B? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-inclusive-your-fb <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Why F&B consultant Tracy Stuckrath believes the meetings industry needs to expand its definition of inclusion to encompass those who have dietary restrictions. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-inclusive-your-fb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-inclusive-your-fb#comments Association Meetings Resources Food & Beverage Resources and Reports face2face Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:59:00 +0000 64261 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>notebook and apples</p> ASAE Announces Annual Meeting Host Cities Through 2022 http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/asae-announces-annual-meeting-host-cities-through-2022 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The American Society for Association Executives has selected its latest five-year grouping of host cities, which include old favorites and one new-to-ASAE host city.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/asae-announces-annual-meeting-host-cities-through-2022" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/asae-announces-annual-meeting-host-cities-through-2022#comments Association Meetings Resources Education/Certification Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:57:00 +0000 64171 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cartoon arm holding up megaphone</p> By amisb on Thinkstock by Getty Images Meetings Podcast: Eris Weaver on How to Navigate Business Meeting Conflict with Facilitation http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetings-podcast-eris-weaver-how-navigate-business-meeting-conflict-f <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen sits down with Eris Weaver, a graphic facilitator and trainer known for clarity, forthrightness, and humor. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetings-podcast-eris-weaver-how-navigate-business-meeting-conflict-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetings-podcast-eris-weaver-how-navigate-business-meeting-conflict-f#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Speakers Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:46:00 +0000 63971 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>&quot;On days when you have no ideas at all, the best thing is to start doodling.&quot;</p> Do You Care if Your Speaker Lineup Is Diverse? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-care-if-your-speaker-lineup-diverse <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The importance—or lack thereof—of having a diverse speaker lineup was the topic of a pretty lively online conversation during a livestreamed session at the 2016 Professional Convention Management Association Education Conference.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-care-if-your-speaker-lineup-diverse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/do-you-care-if-your-speaker-lineup-diverse#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Speakers face2face Mon, 11 Jul 2016 22:20:00 +0000 63401 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Hands holding up word &quot;Diversity&quot;</p> Meetings Podcast: Kim Rivielle on How to Deconstruct Your Event to Make It Better http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/meetings-podcast-kim-rivielle-how-deconstruct-your-event-make-it-better <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen sits down with Kim Rivielle, an activations agent, experience designer, and creative strategist who has spent the last decade leading, launching, and growing successful events around the world.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/meetings-podcast-kim-rivielle-how-deconstruct-your-event-make-it-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/meetings-podcast-kim-rivielle-how-deconstruct-your-event-make-it-better#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Event Design Event Planning Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:54:00 +0000 63891 at http://meetingsnet.com Avoid These Biggest Production Mistakes Planners Make http://meetingsnet.com/blog/avoid-these-biggest-production-mistakes-planners-make <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>During a Blab chat, AV and production pros shared some of the things planners need to stop doing if they want to maximize their experience and their tech spend.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/avoid-these-biggest-production-mistakes-planners-make" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/avoid-these-biggest-production-mistakes-planners-make#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Resources and Reports face2face Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:10:00 +0000 63841 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>&quot;What was I thinking?&quot; woman</p> 7 of Today’s Hottest Meeting AV and Production Trends http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-today-s-hottest-meeting-av-and-production-trends <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What some of the smartest tech people I know say is trending when it comes to audiovisual and production for meetings and events.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-today-s-hottest-meeting-av-and-production-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-today-s-hottest-meeting-av-and-production-trends#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports face2face Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:47:00 +0000 63571 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Adrian Segar, <a href="https://plus.google.com/107146835290059081550">Christopher DeArmond, Glenn Thayer, Brandt Krueger</a></p> I Just Had the Best Online Sign-up Experience Ever http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-just-had-best-online-sign-experience-ever <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>You know how much you hate to have to give someone your e-mail address before you can download a whitepaper or become a website member? This followup I just got for doing so made my day.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-just-had-best-online-sign-experience-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-just-had-best-online-sign-experience-ever#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Event Planning face2face Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:32:00 +0000 63511 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Word balloon with &quot;Thank you&quot; on it</p> Meetings Podcast: How Heiner Koppermann, SwarmWorks, Makes Meetings Interactive http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-podcast-how-heiner-koppermann-swarmworks-makes-meetings-interactive <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen sits down with Heiner Koppermann, cofounder and CEO of SwarmWorks Ltd. (Germany) and SwarmWorks, Inc. (USA), both specializing in the development and deployment of technologies for interactive live communication and audience engagement.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-podcast-how-heiner-koppermann-swarmworks-makes-meetings-interactive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-podcast-how-heiner-koppermann-swarmworks-makes-meetings-interactive#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Meeting Formats Resources and Reports Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:48:00 +0000 63501 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>&quot;Variety is the spice of life&quot; with spoons of spices</p>