Religious/SMERF http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en On Site at Aspire—Colorado Springs http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/site-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/site-aspire-colorado-springs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/site-aspire-colorado-springs#comments Religious/SMERF Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:56:00 +0000 38971 at http://meetingsnet.com Meet the Newest Member of RCMA’s Supplier Advisory Council http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/meet-newest-member-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/meet-newest-member-rcma-s-supplier-advisory-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/meet-newest-member-rcma-s-supplier-advisory-council#comments Religious/SMERF Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:46:00 +0000 38961 at http://meetingsnet.com 6 Ways Gideons Has Boosted International Attendance http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/6-ways-gideons-has-boosted-international-attendance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It takes a lot more than translating brochures for a religious organization to reach potential attendees of its meetings beyond borders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/6-ways-gideons-has-boosted-international-attendance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/6-ways-gideons-has-boosted-international-attendance#comments Religious/SMERF Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:39:00 +0000 38951 at http://meetingsnet.com RCMA Profile: Charlotte Crabbe http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/rcma-profile-charlotte-crabbe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>harlotte Crabbe is about to embark on a life-changing journey that will take her from planning meetings for the Florida-based Impact Movement to youth ministry in Cape Town, South Africa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/rcma-profile-charlotte-crabbe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/rcma-profile-charlotte-crabbe#comments Religious/SMERF Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:31:00 +0000 38941 at http://meetingsnet.com RCMA's Emerge 2014: Program and Exhibitors Guide http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/rcmas-emerge-2014-program-and-exhibitors-guide <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>RCMA’s annual conference, Emerge, coming to Sacramento February 4-6, is designed to help you rise above the concerns, challenges, and issues that face today’s faith-based planners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/rcmas-emerge-2014-program-and-exhibitors-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/rcmas-emerge-2014-program-and-exhibitors-guide#comments Religious/SMERF Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:18:00 +0000 38931 at http://meetingsnet.com House Lawmakers Target Meeting Spend http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/house-lawmakers-target-meeting-spend <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. House of Representative passed a new bill November 18 that covers some old ground—cutting spending on government meetings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/house-lawmakers-target-meeting-spend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/house-lawmakers-target-meeting-spend#comments Association Meetings Religious/SMERF Fri, 22 Nov 2013 22:40:00 +0000 38671 at http://meetingsnet.com RCMA Profile: Dwight Loken http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/rcma-profile-dwight-loken <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meetings industry veteran and religious conference expert Dwight Loken, CMP, president, The Meeting Connection, Westerville, Ohio, shares his thoughts on some life topics and meeting trends.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/rcma-profile-dwight-loken" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/rcma-profile-dwight-loken#comments Religious/SMERF Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:03:00 +0000 38441 at http://meetingsnet.com Shutdown Ends, But Uncertainty Doesn’t for Government Meeting Pros http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/shutdown-ends-uncertainty-doesn-t-government-meeting-pros <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Government meeting professionals are happy to be back at work after the Congress agreed to a resolution that ended the 16-day government shutdown on October 16.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/shutdown-ends-uncertainty-doesn-t-government-meeting-pros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/religioussmerf/shutdown-ends-uncertainty-doesn-t-government-meeting-pros#comments Religious/SMERF Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:26:00 +0000 37502 at http://meetingsnet.com Global Alliance Appoints First Chair; Launches New Web Site http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/global-alliance-appoints-first-chair-launches-new-web-site <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Julie-May Ellingson, CEO of Durban International Convention Centre, is the first chair of Global Alliance, a group of five convention centers that work with international associations and event organizers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/global-alliance-appoints-first-chair-launches-new-web-site" target="_blank">read 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