Sponsorships http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en 3 Ways to Safeguard Your Event from Business-Sucking Suitcasers http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/3-ways-safeguard-your-event-business-sucking-suitcasers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Suitcasers can hurt your bottom line, tick off your legitimate exhibitors, and syphon off valuable attendee attention. Don’t let them.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/3-ways-safeguard-your-event-business-sucking-suitcasers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/3-ways-safeguard-your-event-business-sucking-suitcasers#comments Sponsorships Trade Shows Risk Management Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:56:00 +0000 63831 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cartoon salesman holding suitcase of goods</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Seven Secrets for Growing Conference Sponsorship Revenue http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/seven-secrets-growing-conference-sponsorship-revenue <div class="field-deck"> Two experts in association conference consulting give top tips for growing sponsorship </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Two experts in association consulting give top tips for growing sponsorship at your conference</p></div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/seven-secrets-growing-conference-sponsorship-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/seven-secrets-growing-conference-sponsorship-revenue#comments Marketing Sponsorships Trade Shows Sun, 01 May 2016 16:18:00 +0000 35561 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>At the recent North American Chrisitan Convention, organizers were able to offer free Wi-Fi to attendees through sponsorships.</p> MeetingsNet Editors Pick Top 12 Speakers of 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-12-speakers-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Here is our third annual list of our favorite speakers from the meetings we attended in the previous 12 months.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-12-speakers-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-12-speakers-2015#comments Sponsorships Speakers Fri, 11 Dec 2015 21:03:00 +0000 55301 at http://meetingsnet.com 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> <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 Premium 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> <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 Premium 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> <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 Premium 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> <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> <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> <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> <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>