Financial/Insurance Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en The Brain Science Behind Meeting Breaks http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We all know we need breaks at meetings. Health and stress expert Heidi Hanna, PhD, explains how to make those breaks work with brain rhythms to help attendees assimilate new information, gain insight, and stretch their creativity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks#comments Adult Learning Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:05:00 +0000 40851 at http://meetingsnet.com Beyond “Dumb” Internet: Get Ready for the Really Cool Networked Event http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Set it and forget it" doesn't cut it anymore as a high-speed Internet access plan for meetings and events, says Christos Karmis of Mobilitie, the Internet network provider that just hooked up MGM's nine Las Vegas resorts to handle 120,000 concurrent Wi-Fi users. Here are the new questions planners must ask if they want happy logged-in attendees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Event Planning Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:34:00 +0000 40811 at http://meetingsnet.com DMCs Consolidate in Wake of GEP Bankruptcy http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The world of destination management companies was rocked last fall by the bankruptcy of well-established <span class='keyword_link'><a href=" http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/whats-behind-dmc-pricing" title="" target="_blank">DMC</a></span> consortium Global Events Partners. Since then, other DMC networks have announced changes and consolidations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings News Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:27:00 +0000 40641 at http://meetingsnet.com Fitness at Meetings: Make it Fun http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Fitness bands, the wearable monitors that capture movement, heart rate, sleep data, and more, were among the fastest growing product categories at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. And they are catching on at meetings, too, along with other fitness ideas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 40631 at http://meetingsnet.com The ROI of Fitness at Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Endorphins, engagement, energy—those are some of the returns you and your attendees will get when you book a boot camp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Endorphins, engagement, energy—those are some of the returns you and your attendees will get when you book a boot camp or build in other exercise options during a meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Premium Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:49:00 +0000 40601 at http://meetingsnet.com Incentive Trips Going to the Highest Bidder http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/incentive-trips-going-highest-bidder <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Site International Foundation is raising money through a silent auction that offers incentive-caliber trips to global destinations (such as London, pictured) with opening bids that are a fraction of the trips’ value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/incentive-trips-going-highest-bidder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/incentive-trips-going-highest-bidder#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Motivational Travel Outsourcing Medical Meetings News Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:45:00 +0000 40511 at http://meetingsnet.com 3 Planners and 8 Suppliers Join MPI Executive Committee and Board of Directors http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/3-planners-and-8-suppliers-join-mpi-executive-committee-and-board-directors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Fiona Pelham, managing director, Sustainable Events Ltd and Positive Impact, Manchester, U.K. (pictured), is Meeting Professionals International's chairwoman-elect.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/3-planners-and-8-suppliers-join-mpi-executive-committee-and-board-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/3-planners-and-8-suppliers-join-mpi-executive-committee-and-board-directors#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Career Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings News Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:19:00 +0000 40201 at http://meetingsnet.com Are the Techies Out to Take Your Job? http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/are-techies-out-take-your-job <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The pace of change in technology is lightning fast. Meeting professionals need to find ways to keep up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/are-techies-out-take-your-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/are-techies-out-take-your-job#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Education/Certification Medical Meetings News Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:11:00 +0000 40151 at http://meetingsnet.com Global Meeting Leaders Join Maritz Travel http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-meeting-leaders-join-maritz-travel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To help Maritz Travel Co. expand its work around the world, three well-known industry figures have signed on as global general managers. Pictured, from left, are Maritz Travel President David Peckinpaugh, Ping He, Ben Goedegebuure, and Eduardo Chaillo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-meeting-leaders-join-maritz-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-meeting-leaders-join-maritz-travel#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Outsourcing Medical Meetings Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:59:00 +0000 40091 at http://meetingsnet.com A CMM Speaks Out: From Gold Standard to Lowest Common Denominator http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/cmm-speaks-out-gold-standard-lowest-common-denominator <div class="field-byline"> By Timothy Arnold, CMP, CMM, Regional Vice President, HPN Global </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The proposed changes to the CMM program devalue the effort of the nearly 1,000 worldwide CMMs. When people see “CMM” after my name now, will they continue to assume I possess deep experience in the industry? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/cmm-speaks-out-gold-standard-lowest-common-denominator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/cmm-speaks-out-gold-standard-lowest-common-denominator#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Education/Certification Medical Meetings Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:52:00 +0000 40021 at http://meetingsnet.com