Corporate Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Government Meetings Still in Freefall http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/government-meetings-still-freefall <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three years after harsh restrictions were imposed on government meetings and meeting attendance following outrage over a mismanaged conference, the segment continues to lose ground, even as other meeting segments are flush with activity.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/government-meetings-still-freefall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/government-meetings-still-freefall#comments Association Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings News Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:04:00 +0000 47991 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Negotiating Tips to Get the Hotel Contract You Want http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/5-negotiating-tips-get-hotel-contract-you-want <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>John Foster, Esq., CHME, shares some of the meetings-related negotiating knowledge he’s gained serving as counsel for more than 400 associations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/5-negotiating-tips-get-hotel-contract-you-want" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/5-negotiating-tips-get-hotel-contract-you-want#comments Association Meetings Resources Negotiating/Contracts Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:44:00 +0000 47981 at http://meetingsnet.com Fully Packaged Corporate Events, Ready to Book Online http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/fully-packaged-corporate-events-ready-book-online <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kapow Events creates unique, off-the-shelf corporate events with per-person pricing that can be booked with a click. See if you think the new Web site is “a true digital solution to a cumbersome, archaic process.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/fully-packaged-corporate-events-ready-book-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/fully-packaged-corporate-events-ready-book-online#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage Site Selection/RFPs Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:43:00 +0000 47931 at http://meetingsnet.com On Location: Keystone, Colo. http://meetingsnet.com/mountain/location-keystone-colo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One editor's impressions of Keystone, Colo., as a meeting destination gleaned during a late-February fam trip to the Rocky Mountain ski village.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mountain/location-keystone-colo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mountain/location-keystone-colo#comments Association Meetings Mountain Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:19:00 +0000 47901 at http://meetingsnet.com Top Destinations for High-End Programs http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/top-destinations-high-end-programs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pacific World’s first Annual Destination Index Special Report gives meeting planners the view from the ground in some worldwide hotspots, including South Korea (pictured).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/top-destinations-high-end-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/top-destinations-high-end-programs#comments Asia/Pacific Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Global Events Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:01:00 +0000 47851 at http://meetingsnet.com New this Week on the IdeaXchange http://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-week-ideaxchange <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here's what our experts have been talking about this week, from continuing medical education planning tips to working with Millennials and the true meaning of corporate social responsibility activities.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/new-week-ideaxchange" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-week-ideaxchange#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:49:00 +0000 47861 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Steve Bova with his son, Mike, one of the Millennials Steve talks about in his IdeaXchange post this week.</p> Starwood Partners with Uber, Launches Meeting Services App http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-partners-uber-launches-meeting-services-app <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide now offers SPG points for Uber riders and a new way to manage event requests on site.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-partners-uber-launches-meeting-services-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-partners-uber-launches-meeting-services-app#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events Medical Meetings Site News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:44:00 +0000 47831 at http://meetingsnet.com Image by Gustavo da Cunha Pimenta via Flickr Meeting and Event Planners Honored at The Special Event as Gala Award Winners http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><em>Special Events</em> magazine, a sister of MeetingsNet, honored top events and event planners from around the world in January at The Special Event 2015 convention and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> in Anaheim, Calif., at the<em> Special Events</em> Gala Awards.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners#comments Food & Beverage Outsourcing Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:59:00 +0000 47781 at http://meetingsnet.com Starwood’s Innovation Studio Debuts in New York http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-s-innovation-studio-debuts-new-york <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Starlab aims to bring a startup spirit to the mega-hospitality brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-s-innovation-studio-debuts-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-s-innovation-studio-debuts-new-york#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Site News Tech Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:27:00 +0000 47721 at http://meetingsnet.com Courtesy of Starwood Hotels & Resorts SAP CEO to Headline IMEX 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/sap-ceo-headline-imex-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bill McDermott will share his message about the power of meetings with worldwide incentive travel, meeting, and event professionals at the Frankfurt event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/sap-ceo-headline-imex-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/sap-ceo-headline-imex-2015#comments Association Meetings Objectives/ROI Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:08:00 +0000 47711 at http://meetingsnet.com