Housing/Attrition http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en GES Acquires onPeak and Travel Planners http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/ges-acquires-onpeak-and-travel-planners <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Event organizer Global Experience Specialists expands its services with purchase of two housing services providers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/ges-acquires-onpeak-and-travel-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/ges-acquires-onpeak-and-travel-planners#comments Housing/Attrition Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:50:00 +0000 44401 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Event organizer Global Experience Specialists expands its services with purchase of two housing services providers.</p> Gallery: 8 Best Practices To Avoid Piracy at Your Next Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/gallery-8-best-practices-avoid-piracy-your-next-meeting <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Here are eight top tips for combatting pirates, poachers, or interceptors (or any company that has not been invited by you as the organizer to assist with your event).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/gallery-8-best-practices-avoid-piracy-your-next-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/gallery-8-best-practices-avoid-piracy-your-next-meeting#comments Housing/Attrition Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:21:00 +0000 44161 at http://meetingsnet.com Room Block too Conservative? Don’t Get Stuck Buying Rooms at a Premium http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/room-block-too-conservative-don-t-get-stuck-buying-rooms-premium <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Everyone is blowing through their room blocks,” said MGM's Mike Dominguez during a talk at the recent Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Education Forum. Check your existing <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts/mistakes-made-new-meeting-planners" title="3 Common Mistakes Made by New Meeting Planners" target="_blank">contracts</a></span>: If you were too conservative with your numbers, you may find there's no more room at the inn—or it'll come at a price.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/room-block-too-conservative-don-t-get-stuck-buying-rooms-premium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/room-block-too-conservative-don-t-get-stuck-buying-rooms-premium#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Housing/Attrition Medical Meetings News Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:44:00 +0000 42071 at http://meetingsnet.com Why the Meetings Industry Should Care About Airbnb http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-meetings-industry-should-care-about-airbnb <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Is Airbnb like a hotel chain? As it moves toward its goals of a consistent experience for guests across hundreds of thousands of accommodations worldwide, the startup will affect the way we think about and plan meetings and business travel.</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/housingattrition/why-meetings-industry-should-care-about-airbnb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-meetings-industry-should-care-about-airbnb#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Housing/Attrition Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:38:00 +0000 40951 at http://meetingsnet.com 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 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 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:56:00 +0000 40661 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Tampa Convention Center</p> 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 When an Event Becomes a Legend: Inside SXSW http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/when-event-becomes-legend-inside-sxsw <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What’s not to love about a citywide event that encourages visitors to use every third-party intermediary site out because its block sells out every time?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/when-event-becomes-legend-inside-sxsw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/when-event-becomes-legend-inside-sxsw#comments Career Resources Housing/Attrition Risk Management Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:17:00 +0000 40371 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><span>Lois Kelly, founder of Rebels at Work and Foghound</span></p> <p>Lois Kelly, founder of Foghound, speaker at SXSW</p> Battling Around-the-Block Booking http://meetingsnet.com/blog/battling-around-block-booking <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New "Support Associations" site designed to help keep meeting attendees booking rooms in official room blocks.</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/battling-around-block-booking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/battling-around-block-booking#comments Housing/Attrition face2face Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:15:00 +0000 39721 at http://meetingsnet.com Prusak Leaves Cleveland Center for ABTS http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/prusak-leaves-cleveland-center-abts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Anthony Prusak, senior director of convention sales, Cleveland Convention Center &amp; Global Center for Health Innovation, is leaving the center to become vice president of business development for ABTS Convention Services.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/prusak-leaves-cleveland-center-abts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/prusak-leaves-cleveland-center-abts#comments Housing/Attrition Medical Meetings Resources Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:06:00 +0000 39501 at http://meetingsnet.com