Corporate Meetings & Events http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Meetings Get Real—and then Some—with Virtual and Augmented Reality Technology http://meetingsnet.com/event-tech/meetings-get-real-and-then-some-virtual-and-augmented-reality-technology <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>5 ways AR and VR are already starting to enter the world of meetings and events—are you ready to embrace the new reality?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-tech/meetings-get-real-and-then-some-virtual-and-augmented-reality-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-tech/meetings-get-real-and-then-some-virtual-and-augmented-reality-technology#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas Event Tech Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:41:00 +0000 68281 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Man wearing virtual reality goggles</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images IMEX Launches New Innovation in Sustainability Award http://meetingsnet.com/sustainability/imex-launches-new-innovation-sustainability-award <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If your sustainability effort is fresh, team-based, and built to last, you may have a winner.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sustainability/imex-launches-new-innovation-sustainability-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sustainability/imex-launches-new-innovation-sustainability-award#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Professional Development Sustainability Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:04:00 +0000 68211 at http://meetingsnet.com Thinkstock by Getty Images Food Allergy Awareness: Don’t Serve This, Serve That http://meetingsnet.com/fb/food-allergy-awareness-don-t-serve-serve <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here are some quick swaps that will change up some traditional conference meals and breaks in a way that accommodates people with common food allergies and food preferences.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/fb/food-allergy-awareness-don-t-serve-serve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/fb/food-allergy-awareness-don-t-serve-serve#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox F&B Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:20:00 +0000 68141 at http://meetingsnet.com RomarioIen on Thinkstock by Getty Images An Essential CSR Tool for Meeting Planners Expands Online http://meetingsnet.com/sustainability/essential-csr-tool-meeting-planners-expands-online <div class="field-byline"> Hannah Kinnersley </div> <div class="field-deck"> The GivingGood.com project portal is a gift for meeting professionals, use it to plan your projects and help others plan theirs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The GivingGood.com project portal is a gift for meeting professionals, use it to plan your projects and help others plan theirs.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sustainability/essential-csr-tool-meeting-planners-expands-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sustainability/essential-csr-tool-meeting-planners-expands-online#comments Sustainability Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:14:00 +0000 68101 at http://meetingsnet.com Bold Campaign Works with the U.N. to Raise the Profile of Events http://meetingsnet.com/sustainability/bold-campaign-works-un-raise-profile-events <div class="field-byline"> By Fiona Pelham </div> <div class="field-deck"> Initiatives dovetail with 2017 Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United Nations will launch the Year of Sustainable Tourism on January 18, and Fiona Pelham, immediate past president of Meeting Professionals International, is working with the U.N.'s World Tourism Organization to create a campaign that brings meetings and events into the picture.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sustainability/bold-campaign-works-un-raise-profile-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sustainability/bold-campaign-works-un-raise-profile-events#comments Sustainability Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:05:00 +0000 68081 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Prepared to Hit “Send” on Your Event Communications? http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/are-you-prepared-hit-send-your-event-communications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three questions to ask yourself to ensure that your meeting promotions are as great as they can be.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/are-you-prepared-hit-send-your-event-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/are-you-prepared-hit-send-your-event-communications#comments Association Conventions and Expos Meetings Fuel Corporate Meetings & Events Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:18:00 +0000 68051 at http://meetingsnet.com For Real? Freeman’s New VR Platform Will Change How You See Venues and Show Products http://meetingsnet.com/event-tech/real-freeman-s-new-vr-platform-will-change-how-you-see-venues-and-show-products-0 <div class="field-byline"> Hannah Kinnersley </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Freeman has unveiled a new virtual reality platform that should appeal to meeting planners, product marketers, and education specialists.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-tech/real-freeman-s-new-vr-platform-will-change-how-you-see-venues-and-show-products-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-tech/real-freeman-s-new-vr-platform-will-change-how-you-see-venues-and-show-products-0#comments Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events Event Tech Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:42:00 +0000 68021 at http://meetingsnet.com The Watch List 2017 http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings-events/watch-list-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>What’s ahead for 2017? We asked the thought leaders and experts in the meetings and conventions industry for their predictions.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings-events/watch-list-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings-events/watch-list-2017#comments Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:32:00 +0000 68001 at http://meetingsnet.com Yes, We Have a Buyer’s Market, But… http://meetingsnet.com/association-conventions-and-expos/yes-we-have-buyer-s-market <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Experts say there’s one caveat for the 2017 hotel buyer’s market: Not every planner will benefit. Here's why.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-conventions-and-expos/yes-we-have-buyer-s-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-conventions-and-expos/yes-we-have-buyer-s-market#comments Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:29:00 +0000 67981 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Tracking Your Attendees’ Journey? http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/are-you-tracking-your-attendees-journey <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Leveraging technology to improve attendee engagement and drive strategy through data capture will be key for 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/are-you-tracking-your-attendees-journey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/are-you-tracking-your-attendees-journey#comments Association Conventions and Expos Meetings Fuel Corporate Meetings & Events Event Tech Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:05:00 +0000 67971 at http://meetingsnet.com