Corporate Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Kimpton and IHG: What Side Are You On? http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/kimpton-and-ihg-what-side-are-you <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Loyalists of boutique brand Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants wonder if changes are in store after the company was purchased by hospitality giant IHG, owner of the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, and Crowne Plaza brands. (Pictured, Kimpton's Eventi hotel in New York City.)</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/site-selectionrfps/kimpton-and-ihg-what-side-are-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/kimpton-and-ihg-what-side-are-you#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Site Selection/RFPs News Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:25:00 +0000 46151 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Companies Shun the ‘M’ Word http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/why-companies-shun-m-word <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><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> programs have admirable goals, but many companies resist the word “mandate” when it comes to their SMMPs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/why-companies-shun-m-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/why-companies-shun-m-word#comments Strategic Meetings Management Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:15:00 +0000 46141 at http://meetingsnet.com A Look Back: 2014's Most Refreshing Meeting Ideas and Insights http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/look-back-2014s-most-refreshing-meeting-ideas-and-insights <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A look back at some of the revealing, refreshing, and just plain interesting items brought to you in 2014 in MeetingsNet's On the Fly report. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/look-back-2014s-most-refreshing-meeting-ideas-and-insights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/look-back-2014s-most-refreshing-meeting-ideas-and-insights#comments Association Meetings Career Corporate Meetings Event Design Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:56:00 +0000 46121 at http://meetingsnet.com Harnessing the Multitask Trend: FreemanXP’s New Second-Screen Solution http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/harnessing-multitask-trend-freemanxp-s-new-second-screen-solution <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In January, FreemanXP will launch FXP | touch, allowing participants to engage with a speaker’s presentation on their mobile devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/harnessing-multitask-trend-freemanxp-s-new-second-screen-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/harnessing-multitask-trend-freemanxp-s-new-second-screen-solution#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:20:00 +0000 46101 at http://meetingsnet.com A Common Ground for Cultural Understanding http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/common-ground-cultural-understanding <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><em>How was Rotterdam?</em> I&rsquo;ve been asked that question quite a few times since the SITE Global Conference 2014 concluded in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in mid-November.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/common-ground-cultural-understanding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/common-ground-cultural-understanding#comments Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel International Partners Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:19:00 +0000 46061 at http://meetingsnet.com Commentary: Year of the Backlash http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/commentary-year-backlash <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>My backlash list includes TEDTalks and Swiss-Army-knife event apps. What's on yours?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/commentary-year-backlash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/commentary-year-backlash#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Design Event Planning Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:55:00 +0000 46021 at http://meetingsnet.com Lanyon Buys Meeting App Developer GenieConnect http://meetingsnet.com/tech/lanyon-buys-meeting-app-developer-genieconnect <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting technology company Lanyon brings <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurancemeetings/news/mobile-meeting-apps-guide-0902" title="Mobile Meeting Apps Are a Must: A How-To Guide" target="_blank">meeting app</a></span> tools into the fold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/lanyon-buys-meeting-app-developer-genieconnect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech/lanyon-buys-meeting-app-developer-genieconnect#comments Association Meetings Mobile/Apps Corporate Meetings Tech Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:54:00 +0000 45971 at http://meetingsnet.com Trending 2015: Ideas on the Innovative Edge of Meetings & Events http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/trending-2015-ideas-innovative-edge-meetings-events <div class="field-byline"> By the MeetingsNet Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our year-end look at what's trending for 2015 includes new twists (selfies as promotional tools), major shifts (have you considered downscaling hotels?), little wows (smartphones as room keys), and big impressions (a wall of Instagram photos). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/trending-2015-ideas-innovative-edge-meetings-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/trending-2015-ideas-innovative-edge-meetings-events#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings International Partners Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings Tech Premium Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:24:00 +0000 45721 at http://meetingsnet.com 9 Ways Meetings Affect Hotels: New Trends Report http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/9-ways-meetings-affect-hotels-new-trends-report <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To keep meeting customers coming back, hotel companies must focus on cybersecurity, helping planners collect data, creating affordable brands, and, of course, providing reliable Wi-Fi. Read more in the just-released report from Meetings Mean Business and Social Tables.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/9-ways-meetings-affect-hotels-new-trends-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/9-ways-meetings-affect-hotels-new-trends-report#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Management Tech News/Trends Event Planning Medical Meetings Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:47:00 +0000 45841 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Incentive Travel Trends: IRF Calls it the Recession Rebound http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/10-incentive-travel-trends-irf-calls-it-recession-rebound <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Incentive planners: Use programs to attract and retain high-performing employees in preparation for the coming talent shortage. Venues: Scrap your wellness window dressing and invest in real programs that improve how customers meet and travel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/10-incentive-travel-trends-irf-calls-it-recession-rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/10-incentive-travel-trends-irf-calls-it-recession-rebound#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management News Premium Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:27:00 +0000 45741 at http://meetingsnet.com