Corporate Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en New Company Will Protect Planners’ Meeting Deposits http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Longtime destination management company owner Grant Snider has launched a new company, Meeting Escrow, designed to help planners navigate the risks of paying deposits to meeting suppliers—while at the same time helping suppliers get paid on schedule. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Incentive Planning/Management Risk Management Corporate Meetings Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:10:00 +0000 52701 at http://meetingsnet.com What to Do When Your Execs Are Terrible Public Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-do-when-your-execs-are-terrible-public-speakers <div class="field-byline"> By David Ahearn, Co-founder, Four Day Weekend Comedy </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We've got a comedy troupe's foolproof plan for helping execs get their corporate messages across, engage attendees, and maintain the energy of the meeting you've worked so long and hard to plan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-do-when-your-execs-are-terrible-public-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-do-when-your-execs-are-terrible-public-speakers#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Corporate Meetings Speakers Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:16:00 +0000 52691 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Things You Need to Know About Music Licensing and Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Skip music licensing at your peril: “The chances of getting caught are slim, but the consequences if you do are substantial.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings#comments Association Meetings Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:05:00 +0000 52681 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Music licensing</p> ThinkStock CIC's APEX Committee Gains Three New Leaders http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bondurant, Dominguez, Peacy: New leaders join efforts to create meetings industry standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders#comments Association Meetings Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:08:00 +0000 52651 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Convention Industry Council&rsquo;s Accepted Practice Exchange Standards Committee adds new leaders to help it take on trade issues and develop industry resources.</p> Resorts Collaborate to Offer Planners a “Mini-Citywide” http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/resorts-collaborate-offer-planners-mini-citywide <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ever seen the word "citywide" next to the word "incentive"? Four luxury resorts in Dana Point, Calif., have joined forces to attract larger incentive programs booked into multiple properties. (Pictured, the St. Regis Monarch Beach)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/resorts-collaborate-offer-planners-mini-citywide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/resorts-collaborate-offer-planners-mini-citywide#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Southwest Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:03:00 +0000 52641 at http://meetingsnet.com Reed Travel Exhibitions Rebrands ICOMEX as ibtm latin america http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america#comments Association Meetings Resources Canada Education/Certification Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports South/Central America Site Selection/RFPs Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:36:00 +0000 52631 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</p> What’s In and What’s Out for Events: The List http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-s-and-what-s-out-events-list <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A longtime <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/marketing" title="" target="_blank">event marketing</a></span> strategist shares his take on some of the meeting trends he sees heating up and others that leave him cold. Being homey? In. Breakout rooms? Not so much. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-s-and-what-s-out-events-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-s-and-what-s-out-events-list#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Corporate Meetings Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:28:00 +0000 52621 at http://meetingsnet.com What the Rise of the Freelance Economy Might Mean for Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-rise-freelance-economy-might-mean-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new report outlining the potential effects of a growing freelance economy on the U.S. economy and workforce may have by 2040 should be of particular interest to meetings professionals.</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/what-rise-freelance-economy-might-mean-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-rise-freelance-economy-might-mean-meetings#comments Association Meetings Career Resources Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:12:00 +0000 52591 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>A report published by the Roosevelt Institute and the Kauffman Foundation, outlines five changes we can expect to see over the next 25 years. Here&rsquo;s how I believe each could affect meetings&mdash;and meeting planners.</p> Imagining the Attendee Journey of the Future http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/imagining-attendee-journey-future <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In a nutshell, “the attendee experience will be personal, digital, mobile, and hyperconnected.” And there will be napping pods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/imagining-attendee-journey-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/imagining-attendee-journey-future#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Medical Meetings Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:05:00 +0000 52581 at http://meetingsnet.com Certain and Zentila Pair Meeting Management and Sourcing Tools http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/certain-and-zentila-pair-meeting-management-and-sourcing-tools <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Event management software company Certain Inc. and strategic sourcing platform Zentila have joined forces to give planners a complete tech tool for their <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/strategic-meetings-management" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span> process. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/certain-and-zentila-pair-meeting-management-and-sourcing-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/certain-and-zentila-pair-meeting-management-and-sourcing-tools#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Management Tech News/Trends Strategic Meetings Management Medical Meetings Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:23:00 +0000 52571 at http://meetingsnet.com