Marketing http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Seen at PCMA’s Convening Leaders Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/seen-pcma-s-convening-leaders-meeting <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The Professional Convention Management Association brought a record-setting 4,128 meeting planners and suppliers together at Convening Leaders 2015, held at Chicago&rsquo;s McCormick Place January 11&ndash;14.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/seen-pcma-s-convening-leaders-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/seen-pcma-s-convening-leaders-meeting#comments Marketing Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:35:00 +0000 46921 at http://meetingsnet.com PCMA’s Convening Leaders: An Experiment in Meeting Design http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The Professional Convention Management Association&rsquo;s annual Convening Leaders meeting in Chicago in January took its 4,000-plus attendees on a journey, with the motto, &ldquo;There is risk in not taking risks.&rdquo;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design#comments Audience Engagement Marketing Sponsorships Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:57:00 +0000 46781 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The Learning Lounge and Tech Central, the hub of activity at PCMA&#39;s Convening Leaders.</p> Improve Your Conference: Go Ethno http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/improve-your-conference-go-ethno <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Survey results, registration, and financial reports are all good lagging indicators for conference improvement. In today&rsquo;s fast-paced world, we need to focus more on leading indicators that impact those results.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/improve-your-conference-go-ethno" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/improve-your-conference-go-ethno#comments Marketing Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:17:00 +0000 46611 at http://meetingsnet.com Inside the Biodome: Planning the Western Veterinary Conference’s Future http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/inside-biodome-planning-western-veterinary-conference-s-future <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This year, almost 15,000 veterinary professionals swarmed the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for one of the nation’s oldest vet conferences. But that’s just the start of WVC’s efforts to reach—and teach—its audience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/inside-biodome-planning-western-veterinary-conference-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/inside-biodome-planning-western-veterinary-conference-s-future#comments CME Design Marketing Tue, 23 Dec 2014 21:34:00 +0000 46231 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Western Veterinary Conference CEO David Little talks about the WVC&rsquo;s growth strategy, what the organizers are doing to stay ahead of the audience&rsquo;s changing learning needs, and the new programs it&rsquo;s launching to reach those who can&rsquo;t make it to the annual conference, coming back in February 2015 to Mandalay Bay.</p> Western Veterinary Conference Want Federal Government Employees to Attend Your Event? Invite Them to Eat Your Lunch. http://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-federal-government-employees-attend-your-event-invite-them-eat-your-lunch <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If you want to attract federal government attendees to your event, make it a half-day affair.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/want-federal-government-employees-attend-your-event-invite-them-eat-your-lunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-federal-government-employees-attend-your-event-invite-them-eat-your-lunch#comments Association Meetings Marketing Event Planning face2face Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:33:00 +0000 44231 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Commandments for User-Friendly Event Web Sites http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-commandments-user-friendly-event-web-sites <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>How to improve your potential attendees’ experience on your site—and drive more registrations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-commandments-user-friendly-event-web-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-commandments-user-friendly-event-web-sites#comments Attendee Management Marketing Tech News/Trends Event Planning Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:09:00 +0000 44141 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>How to make your event&#39;s Web site drive registration in 10 easy steps.</p> Five Steps To Creating the Meeting Industry’s Complete Convention Challenge! http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/five-steps-creating-meeting-industry-s-complete-convention-challenge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The ALS ice bucket challenge is celebrated as a great success by building awareness and revenue for the cause.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/five-steps-creating-meeting-industry-s-complete-convention-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/five-steps-creating-meeting-industry-s-complete-convention-challenge#comments Marketing Meeting Formats Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:40:00 +0000 43891 at http://meetingsnet.com How Twitter Going All Facebooky Could Affect Event Marketing http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Twitter recently unveiled some platform design tweaks that make it look and feel more like Facebook—and that potentially could make it a better tool for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/marketing" title="" target="_blank">event marketing</a></span>.</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/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing#comments Marketing Social Media Tech News/Trends face2face Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:08:00 +0000 43871 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Ways to Drive Registration through Your Web Site http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-ways-drive-registration-through-your-web-site <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hint: Design your site with the user experience in mind.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-ways-drive-registration-through-your-web-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-ways-drive-registration-through-your-web-site#comments Marketing Event Planning Medical Meetings Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:04:00 +0000 43821 at http://meetingsnet.com Big Data and Global Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/big-data-and-global-association-meetings <div class="field-deck"> A data tool introduced by ICCA for its supplier members has implications for association meeting pros, too. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A data tool introduced by ICCA for its supplier members has implications for association meeting pros, too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/big-data-and-global-association-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/big-data-and-global-association-meetings#comments Marketing Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:21:00 +0000 43151 at http://meetingsnet.com