Religious/SMERF en Government Conference Spending Guidelines Just Got a Little Looser <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new Office of Management and Budget memorandum streamlines rules for government spending on meetings and travel.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious/SMERF Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:12:00 +0000 67341 at Thinkstock by Getty Images The 10 Worst Association Website Mistakes—and How to Fix Them <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The first mistake is believing that users read what you write. LOL!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Religious/SMERF Event Planning Medical Meetings News Tech Premium Fri, 26 Feb 2016 20:13:00 +0000 12683 at Managing Your Top 3 Legal Meeting Contract Challenges <div class="field-deck"> Advice from a legal expert on how to protect your rates, avoid attrition, and manage risk. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Legal eagle Barbara Dunn shares how to protect your room rates from Internet wholesalers and room poachers, avoid room block <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="" target="_blank">attrition</a></span> fees, and manage risk and liability related to your meetings.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Housing/Attrition Religious/SMERF Negotiating/Contracts Risk Management Negotiation Insights Premium Fri, 02 Oct 2015 13:37:00 +0000 36982 at Hospitality Training Institute for People with Developmental Disabilities to Open in Indiana <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Talk about a win-win-win: Muncie’s Horizon Convention Center gets new host hotel, people with developmental disabilities get training for good jobs, and the local hospitality sector gets a bunch of new workers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious/SMERF face2face Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:40:00 +0000 48011 at Gallery: RCMA Emerge 2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>RCMA’s Emerge Conference 2015, held Jan. 27¬-29 in Birmingham, Ala., featured a receptions at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, inspirational keynote speakers, useful educational sessions, and a lively tradeshow. Here are some photos from the event.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious/SMERF Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:58:00 +0000 47621 at 10 Ways to Save Costs on Association Meetings <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Three experts shared some of their best cost-saving tips during a recent MeetingsNet webinar.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious/SMERF Thu, 08 Jan 2015 12:59:00 +0000 46371 at Quiz: Test Your Cost-Saving Smarts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How savvy are you when it comes to finding ways to do more with less for your meetings? Take this quiz and find out!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Budgeting/Cost Savings Religious/SMERF Event Planning Premium Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:23:00 +0000 43961 at RCMA’s Coming to Texas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Next up in the Religious Conference Management Association’s series of regional events: Aspire Arlington</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious/SMERF Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:23:00 +0000 41071 at On Site at Aspire—Colorado Springs <div class="field-byline"> By Dean Jones </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Networking and education were at the center of RCMA’s second regional event.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious/SMERF Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:56:00 +0000 38971 at Meet the Newest Member of RCMA’s Supplier Advisory Council <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Arjan Keizer, the business development manager at Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre, joins the RCMA supplier team.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious/SMERF Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:46:00 +0000 38961 at