Sponsorships http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en Are You Helping Conference Sponsors Activate? http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/are-you-helping-conference-sponsors-activate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sponsor programs without a well-conceived and executed activation plan will yield crappy results. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/are-you-helping-conference-sponsors-activate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/are-you-helping-conference-sponsors-activate#comments Marketing Sponsorships Fri, 04 Sep 2015 12:16:00 +0000 52861 at http://meetingsnet.com 6 Signs Your Conference May Be In Jeopardy http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If your event stats dip below any one of these benchmarks, take action before it's too late.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy#comments Association Meetings Resources Marketing Sponsorships Trade Shows Risk Management Medical Meetings Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:01:00 +0000 51011 at http://meetingsnet.com Fuse on Thinkstock by Getty Images Mission Before Margin? Or Vice Versa? http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/mission-margin-or-vice-versa <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>There&rsquo;s an emerging trend in associations. Boards and/or chief execs are making annual meeting re-invention a high strategic priority. Many are charging existing education committees, or new task forces, to develop and bring long-term recommendations to the board for their future annual meetings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/mission-margin-or-vice-versa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/mission-margin-or-vice-versa#comments Adult Learning Sponsorships Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:48:00 +0000 50911 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Ways to Keep Exhibitors Happy http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-ways-keep-exhibitors-happy <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to make your <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> more exhibitor-friendly.</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/5-ways-keep-exhibitors-happy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-ways-keep-exhibitors-happy#comments Sponsorships Trade Shows face2face Wed, 20 May 2015 17:59:00 +0000 50181 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The Hargrove Design Experience exhibit at ASAE&#39;s Springtime Expo 2015, which was held April 9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.</p> Sponsorship: From Uninspiring to Attendee Mattering http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/sponsorship-uninspiring-attendee-mattering <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Significant increases in sponsorship revenue are there for organizers who attract an influential audience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/sponsorship-uninspiring-attendee-mattering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/sponsorship-uninspiring-attendee-mattering#comments Sponsorships Premium Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:40:00 +0000 48031 at http://meetingsnet.com PCMA’s Convening Leaders: An Experiment in Meeting Design http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/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/trade-shows/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design#comments Audience Engagement Marketing Sponsorships Trade Shows 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> 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 Premium 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> Survey Points to Growth In Exhibit Space and Sponsorships http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/survey-points-growth-exhibit-space-and-sponsorships <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A “more consultative sales strategy” yielded exhibit sales increases for nearly two-thirds of respondents.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/survey-points-growth-exhibit-space-and-sponsorships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/survey-points-growth-exhibit-space-and-sponsorships#comments Sponsorships Trade Shows Premium Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:38:00 +0000 44701 at http://meetingsnet.com 8 Ways to Promote, Sell, and Deliver Successful Sponsorships http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/8-ways-promote-sell-and-deliver-successful-sponsorships <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Expo expert shows how to fuel your meeting’s financial engine</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/8-ways-promote-sell-and-deliver-successful-sponsorships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/8-ways-promote-sell-and-deliver-successful-sponsorships#comments Sponsorships Premium Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:11:00 +0000 42231 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Donna Kastner, director, expo/sponsor sales and activation, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting, tossing a Catchbox mic to an attendee of her session on sponsorship at&nbsp; Cvent&rsquo;s Association Meetings Summit in Las Vegas June 18&ndash;20.</p> Photo courtesy of Cvent Association Sponsorships Increase 4 Percent http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/association-sponsorships-increase-4-percent <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Companies spent $572 million on sponsorship with associations/member organizations in 2013, up 4 percent from the previous years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/association-sponsorships-increase-4-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/association-sponsorships-increase-4-percent#comments Sponsorships Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:45:00 +0000 39001 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Stacey Goldberg, IEG.</p>