Association Meetings Resources http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en Guest Post: 4 Event Planner Tech Budgeting Best Practices http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-4-event-planner-tech-budgeting-best-practices <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to optimize your event technology budget</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/guest-post-4-event-planner-tech-budgeting-best-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-4-event-planner-tech-budgeting-best-practices#comments Association Meetings Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Event Management Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:35:00 +0000 49211 at http://meetingsnet.com 30th Anniversary Celebration of CMPs: Name Your Influencers http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/30th-anniversary-celebration-cmps-name-your-influencers <div class="field-deck"> CIC launches social media campaign to shine the light on CMPs </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Convention Industry Council is launching a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> campaign April 13 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Certified Meeting Professional program.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/30th-anniversary-celebration-cmps-name-your-influencers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/30th-anniversary-celebration-cmps-name-your-influencers#comments Association Meetings Resources Education/Certification Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:17:00 +0000 49151 at http://meetingsnet.com 4 Experiential Marketing Practices You Need to Know Now http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/4-experiential-marketing-practices-you-need-know-now <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How elements of experiential marketing can help life sciences meeting managers create more compelling events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/4-experiential-marketing-practices-you-need-know-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/4-experiential-marketing-practices-you-need-know-now#comments Association Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning Corporate Meetings Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:39:00 +0000 49091 at http://meetingsnet.com Photo by Christie's Photographic Solutions Sign Up to Support Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/sign-support-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Multiple events will mark the first-ever NAMID on April 16 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Meetings industry associations, organizations, and companies are coming together to mark the first annual North American Meetings Industry Day (NAMID) on Thursday, April 16, with a series of events taking place across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/sign-support-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/sign-support-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:24:00 +0000 49051 at http://meetingsnet.com Women, High Achievers, and Networking Star in Meetings Industry Week in D.C. http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/women-high-achievers-and-networking-star-meetings-industry-week-dc <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>During the week of April 8, several high-level events will bring association and other meeting professionals to Washington, D.C., for education, networking, and celebration. Four events are being organized by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, and the Professional Convention Management Association.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>IAEE&rsquo;s Women&rsquo;s Leadership Forum</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/women-high-achievers-and-networking-star-meetings-industry-week-dc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/women-high-achievers-and-networking-star-meetings-industry-week-dc#comments Association Meetings Resources Education/Certification Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:10:00 +0000 48411 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Negotiating Tips to Get the Hotel Contract You Want http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/5-negotiating-tips-get-hotel-contract-you-want <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>John Foster, Esq., CHME, shares some of the meetings-related negotiating knowledge he’s gained serving as counsel for more than 400 associations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/5-negotiating-tips-get-hotel-contract-you-want" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/5-negotiating-tips-get-hotel-contract-you-want#comments Association Meetings Resources Tips from Top Negotiating/Contracts Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:44:00 +0000 47981 at http://meetingsnet.com IMEX Offers Day of Education for Association Execs http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/imex-offers-day-education-association-execs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/meetingsnet.com/files/uploads/2015/02/AssocDay%20Irvine_0.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 200px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 1px; float: left;" title="A scene from last year's roundtables" />IMEX hosts an education day just for association executives the day before the global <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> opens at Messe Frankfurt. This year Association Day is Monday, May 18.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/imex-offers-day-education-association-execs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/imex-offers-day-education-association-execs#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:14:00 +0000 47951 at http://meetingsnet.com PCMA Members: Suppliers Can Become Officers http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/pcma-members-suppliers-can-become-officers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/meetingsnet.com/files/uploads/2015/02/Kopinski%3Achair2.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 200px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 1px; float: left;" title="PCMA board Chair Ray Kopcinski" />Members of the Professional Convention Management Association voted to pass all proposed bylaws amendments last month, including allowing supplier members to now serve as officers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/pcma-members-suppliers-can-become-officers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/pcma-members-suppliers-can-become-officers#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Resources Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:09:00 +0000 47291 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Chair of the board Ray Kopcinski</p> Photo by Jacob Slaton Photography 15 Traits You’ll Need To Land that Association Meeting Pro Job http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/15-traits-you-ll-need-land-association-meeting-pro-job <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>What qualities are association CEOs looking for when they hire meeting managers?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/15-traits-you-ll-need-land-association-meeting-pro-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/15-traits-you-ll-need-land-association-meeting-pro-job#comments Association Meetings Resources Career/Salary Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:39:00 +0000 47151 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Deborah Sexton, PCMA president and CEO</p> <p>Photo by&nbsp;Jacob Slaton Photography</p> PCMA Members Vote on Officer Eligibility http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/pcma-members-vote-officer-eligibility <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Members of the Professional Convention Management Association have until Saturday to cast their votes on whether supplier members should be able to hold the association&rsquo;s highest offices.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/pcma-members-vote-officer-eligibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/pcma-members-vote-officer-eligibility#comments Association Meetings Resources Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:17:00 +0000 46941 at http://meetingsnet.com