Association Meetings Resources http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en 5 Negotiating Tips to Get the Hotel Contract You Want http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/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/negotiatingcontracts/5-negotiating-tips-get-hotel-contract-you-want" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/5-negotiating-tips-get-hotel-contract-you-want#comments Association Meetings Resources 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 The 18 Areas a Meeting Policy Must Cover http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/18-areas-meeting-policy-must-cover <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A strong meetings policy is an essential, not a nice-to-have. Does yours cover all the bases?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/18-areas-meeting-policy-must-cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/18-areas-meeting-policy-must-cover#comments Association Meetings Resources Strategic Meetings Management Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:25:00 +0000 46471 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Meetings policies must address regulatory, duty-of-care, and fiduciary risk management too.</p> Image by Violka08, Thinkstock by Getty Images 50 Ways to Save Money Planning Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/50-ways-save-money-planning-meetings <div class="field-byline"> Dave Kovaleski </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are 50 ways to cut costs when planning your next meeting. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Some are tried and true, others might not work in every case, but they're all worth a shot!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/50-ways-save-money-planning-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/50-ways-save-money-planning-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Budgeting/Cost Savings Checklists Recreation/Entertainment Fri, 02 Jan 2015 13:58:00 +0000 24405 at http://meetingsnet.com MeetingsNet’s Most Popular Stories of 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetingsnet-s-most-popular-stories-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Take a fascinating look back at our most-visited stories from 2014. Our signature CMI 25 and Changemaker lists made the cut, but so did stories offering meeting planning best practices and galleries from top meeting planning events.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetingsnet-s-most-popular-stories-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetingsnet-s-most-popular-stories-2014#comments Association Meetings Resources Motivational Travel Sponsorships News Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:13:00 +0000 46261 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><strong>Felix Finkbeiner, a top speaker chosen by MeetingsNet&#39;s editors</strong></p> Coming In 2015: North American Meetings Industry Day http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/coming-2015-north-american-meetings-industry-day <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S., Canada, and Mexico will celebrate all things meetings next April 16 in first multinational event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/coming-2015-north-american-meetings-industry-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/coming-2015-north-american-meetings-industry-day#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Resources Global Meetings Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:22:00 +0000 46171 at http://meetingsnet.com Mike Watson Images/Moodboard/Thinkstock by Getty Images Guest Post: A Quick Guide to AV for Multistate Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Making the case for using nationwide vendors when sourcing audiovisual gear for multistate meetings.</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-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-quick-guide-av-multistate-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends face2face Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:38:00 +0000 46041 at http://meetingsnet.com