Corporate Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en How to Donate Food from Your Event: 16 Resources http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/how-donate-food-your-event-16-resources <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Many planners get pushback from hotels when asking about donating leftover food. A little digging into the issue reveals that, although there is a law that protects people who donate food, it’s still easier for companies to have a blanket policy against it. But that's changing. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/how-donate-food-your-event-16-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/how-donate-food-your-event-16-resources#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Negotiation Insights Tue, 31 May 2016 22:37:00 +0000 61951 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Being Super Crazy Busy Is Actually a Good Thing http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-being-super-crazy-busy-actually-good-thing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Stressed out with too much to do and not enough time to do it in? Your brain says, “Thanks!”</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-being-super-crazy-busy-actually-good-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-being-super-crazy-busy-actually-good-thing#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports face2face Tue, 31 May 2016 20:52:00 +0000 61941 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Office with wall calendar covered in Post-It notes</p> How the Pros Survive a Summer’s Worth of Industry Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/career/how-pros-survive-summer-s-worth-industry-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Check out our sanity-saving, energy-boosting, productivity-raising travel and meeting advice for planners and suppliers hitting the road for networking and education over the next few months. Then share your tips!</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/career/how-pros-survive-summer-s-worth-industry-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/career/how-pros-survive-summer-s-worth-industry-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Career Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Negotiation Insights Tue, 31 May 2016 20:29:00 +0000 61931 at http://meetingsnet.com WINiT Update: Women’s Career Organization Grows http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/winit-update-women-s-career-organization-grows <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Membership in Women in Travel is free, as is attendance at its annual WINiT Summit. Participation in WINiT is meant to be complementary to—not competitive with—members’ participation in other associations in the meeting, event, exhibition, and travel industries. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/winit-update-women-s-career-organization-grows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/winit-update-women-s-career-organization-grows#comments Association Meetings Career Resources Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 31 May 2016 15:58:00 +0000 61911 at http://meetingsnet.com Alternative Accommodations: Partner or Distruptor? http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-essentials/alternative-accommodations-partner-or-distruptor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Airbnb and other alternative accommodations options are starting to spur changes in the way attendees—Millennials and otherwise—look at housing choices for meetings and events. 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