Incentive Planning/Management http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Pick Like a Pro: International Site Selection Success http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/pick-pro-international-site-selection-success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>8 lessons for managing risk when selecting a meeting destination outside the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/pick-pro-international-site-selection-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/pick-pro-international-site-selection-success#comments CME Design Housing/Attrition Incentive Planning/Management Global Site Research Motivational Travel Pharma Meeting Planning Risk Management Site Selection/RFPs Site News Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:13:00 +0000 51191 at http://meetingsnet.com Wavebreakmedia Ltd on Thinkstock by Getty Images Sneak Peek at FICP Incentive Benchmarks Survey http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/sneak-peek-ficp-incentive-benchmarks-survey <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>See what respondents to a just-completed Financial & Insurance Conference Planners survey about incentive practices said about international destinations, education, and DMCs. We're on the scene at the 2015 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/financialinsurance-meetings" title="" target="_blank">FICP</a></span> Education Forum (with FICP Chair Shelia Cleary, pictured).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/sneak-peek-ficp-incentive-benchmarks-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/sneak-peek-ficp-incentive-benchmarks-survey#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:43:00 +0000 51081 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Photo by Specialty Imaging</p> Photo by Specialty Imaging How to Electrify a Castle, and Other Unique Venue AV Challenges http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-electrify-castle-and-other-unique-venue-av-challenges <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Unusual venues—from medieval Scottish castles to rooftops, can be great places to host events, but when it comes to audiovisual, they also come with their own set of issues.</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/how-electrify-castle-and-other-unique-venue-av-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-electrify-castle-and-other-unique-venue-av-challenges#comments Association Meetings Audiovisual/Production Incentive Planning/Management Medical Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning face2face Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:03:00 +0000 51071 at http://meetingsnet.com Are DMCs Still Relevant? http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/are-dmcs-still-relevant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new study from the Incentive Research Foundation explores the value proposition of destination management companies in today’s changing marketplace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/are-dmcs-still-relevant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/are-dmcs-still-relevant#comments Association Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel International Partners Pharma Meeting Planning Recreation/Entertainment Risk Management Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:30:00 +0000 50921 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>IRF Chief Research Officer Rodger Stotz filled in attendees on the foundation&#39;s recent DMC research at the IRF Invitational.</p> Gallery: The 2015 IRF Invitational in Pictures http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-2015-irf-invitational-pictures <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The 2015 Incentive Research Foundation Invitational, held in May at the Trump National Doral Miami, was chock full of education, activities, networking, and, of course, golf. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-2015-irf-invitational-pictures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-2015-irf-invitational-pictures#comments Incentive Planning/Management Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:38:00 +0000 50891 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Jeffrey Broudy, executive vice president, United Incentives, Inc., and IRF former chairman, receiving the first-ever IRF Visionary Award from IRF Chairwoman Sandi Daniel (right), and Janet Traphagen, executive vice present, sales, Creative Group, and IRF board vice-chairwoman.</p> What's Driving Tomorrow's Incentives? 7 Trends to Watch http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/whats-driving-tomorrows-incentives-7-trends-watch <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Incentives in the future may be about a whole lot more than good times, according to a trend-tracking panel at the recent Incentive Research Foundation Invitational.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/whats-driving-tomorrows-incentives-7-trends-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/whats-driving-tomorrows-incentives-7-trends-watch#comments Incentive Planning/Management Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:53:00 +0000 50871 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Incentive Trends Panel, from left: Damon Riddle, account supervisor, BI Worldwide; Mike May, president, Spear One; Greg Bogue, vice president, experience design, Maritz Travel; and Todd Zint, CMM, CMP, vice president, meetings and event strategy, NFP</p> IRF Invitational 2015: Back to the Future, and Then Some http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/irf-invitational-2015-back-future-and-then-some <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Incentive Research Foundation hits record attendance as it returns to its very first host hotel, the Trump National Doral Miami.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/irf-invitational-2015-back-future-and-then-some" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/irf-invitational-2015-back-future-and-then-some#comments Incentive Planning/Management Fri, 29 May 2015 14:05:00 +0000 50371 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Jeffrey Broudy, executive vice president, United Incentives, Inc., and IRF former chairman, receiving the first-ever IRF Visionary Award from IRF Chairwoman Sandi Daniel (right), and Janet Traphagen, executive vice present, sales, Creative Group, and IRF board vice-chairwoman.</p> On Location: Costa Rica http://meetingsnet.com/southcentral-america/location-costa-rica <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One journalist’s whirlwind ride through a rainforest paradise for meeting and incentive groups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southcentral-america/location-costa-rica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southcentral-america/location-costa-rica#comments Incentive Planning/Management South/Central America Thu, 14 May 2015 20:36:00 +0000 50001 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>One of the many stunning vistas at the Villa Caletas hotel in Costa Rica.</p> The 16th Annual Las Vegas Corporate Invitational: On the Scene http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/16th-annual-las-vegas-corporate-invitational-scene <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Some 150 corporate meeting professionals and Las Vegas suppliers gathered for MeetingsNet&rsquo;s 16th annual Las Vegas Corporate Invitational in April, offering meeting planners a taste of the city&rsquo;s wide variety of conference and group incentive options. See who, what, and where in pictures.</p><p></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/16th-annual-las-vegas-corporate-invitational-scene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/16th-annual-las-vegas-corporate-invitational-scene#comments Tips from Top Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel Wed, 06 May 2015 21:29:00 +0000 49761 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>In front of the Mob Museum</p> 2015 Top Emerging Incentive Destinations: An Insider’s Look http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/2015-top-emerging-incentive-destinations-insider-s-look <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Find out which emerging destinations respondents to the annual MeetingsNet/Incentive Research Foundation Incentive Travel Trends survey pegged as new sites they're looking to book for incentive groups. Some of the results may surprise you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/2015-top-emerging-incentive-destinations-insider-s-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/2015-top-emerging-incentive-destinations-insider-s-look#comments Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:54:00 +0000 49181 at http://meetingsnet.com