Incentive Planning/Management http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en What’s New at Sea for Meetings and Incentives http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/what-s-new-sea-meetings-and-incentives <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cruisers of the past could never dream about the things your groups can enjoy on ships today: variety, Internet, open dining, eco-consciousness, modern styling (witness The Hideaway lounge on Celebrity Solstice, pictured) and a whole lot more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/what-s-new-sea-meetings-and-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/what-s-new-sea-meetings-and-incentives#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Site Selection/RFPs Global Events Medical Meetings Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:48:00 +0000 42721 at http://meetingsnet.com Next Name Change for SITE http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/next-name-change-site <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>SITE has announced a new name for itself—the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/next-name-change-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/next-name-change-site#comments Incentive Planning/Management Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:38:00 +0000 42311 at http://meetingsnet.com Trend Watch: Millennials and Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/trend-watch-millennials-and-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What meeting, event, and incentive professionals need to know about the under-35 generation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/trend-watch-millennials-and-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/trend-watch-millennials-and-meetings#comments Incentive Planning/Management Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:28:00 +0000 42221 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><a href="http://theirf.org/IRF-Trustee-Bios.6086710.html/#Stotz">Rodger Stotz</a>, chief research officer, IRF, with moderator <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lynn-stadler-randall/5/829/702">Lynn Randall</a>, managing partner, Randall Insights, LLC, and IRF education consultant, talked about trends at the 2014 Incentive Research Foundation Invitational.</p> How Incentives Can Solve Your People Problems http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/how-incentives-can-solve-your-people-problems <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IRF’s research chair on why incentives are vital to motivating today’s changing workforce</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/how-incentives-can-solve-your-people-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/how-incentives-can-solve-your-people-problems#comments Incentive Planning/Management Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:35:00 +0000 42191 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Mike Ryan, senior vice president, marketing and client strategy, <a href="http://www.madisonpg.com">Madison Performance Group</a>, outlined three of the top people-related challenges companies face today&mdash;and how you can use rewards and recognition programs to meet them&mdash;during a session at the Incentive Research Foundation Invitational. 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