Incentive Planning/Management http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Supplier Partnerships Rule When it Comes to Managing Your Incentive Travel Budget http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/supplier-partnerships-rule-when-it-comes-managing-your-incentive-travel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You could lop a day off your incentive travel program to save some money. Or you could reach out to your supplier partners, share your priorities, and see what they can offer to add value to your program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/supplier-partnerships-rule-when-it-comes-managing-your-incentive-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/supplier-partnerships-rule-when-it-comes-managing-your-incentive-travel#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Negotiating/Contracts Medical Meetings Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:06:00 +0000 57441 at http://meetingsnet.com Still Taking it on Faith that Incentive Travel Works? Industry Needs a Come-to-Data Moment http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/still-taking-it-faith-incentive-travel-works-industry-needs-come-data-m <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Incentive travel programs boost revenue, foster employee engagement, and improve morale. Or do they? The new SITE Index reveals just how much the incentive travel industry runs on faith rather than measurement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/still-taking-it-faith-incentive-travel-works-industry-needs-come-data-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/still-taking-it-faith-incentive-travel-works-industry-needs-come-data-m#comments Incentive Planning/Management Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:00:00 +0000 57421 at http://meetingsnet.com Gift-Giving Is Complicated—Especially When Related to Meetings and Incentives http://meetingsnet.com/blog/gift-giving-complicated-especially-when-related-meetings-and-incentives <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Even the best of intentions can go awry when it comes to gift-giving—especially when you’re trying to find something that will resonate with a large group of people. </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/gift-giving-complicated-especially-when-related-meetings-and-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/gift-giving-complicated-especially-when-related-meetings-and-incentives#comments Incentive Planning/Management Merchandise/Gift Cards face2face Wed, 16 Dec 2015 19:47:00 +0000 55431 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Glassbaby candle holder</p> Crisis in Your Meeting Site: Do You Carry On or Cancel? http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/crisis-your-meeting-site-do-you-carry-or-cancel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here’s the decision-making process for one Fortune 500 company deciding with an incentive conference planned on a Greek island in the midst of that country’s rioting and potential financial collapse.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/crisis-your-meeting-site-do-you-carry-or-cancel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/crisis-your-meeting-site-do-you-carry-or-cancel#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Site Selection/RFPs Global Events Mon, 07 Dec 2015 21:09:00 +0000 55181 at http://meetingsnet.com The Best Events Engage All the Senses http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/best-events-engage-all-senses <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new conference looks at the power of “sensory marketing.” We ask organizer Dianne Devitt how event planners can use all the senses to attract and engage attendees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/best-events-engage-all-senses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/best-events-engage-all-senses#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Food & Beverage Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:28:00 +0000 54431 at http://meetingsnet.com Incentive Travel: Where it’s Headed in 2016 http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/incentive-travel-where-it-s-headed-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The incentive travel industry continues to regain strength. More than one-third of respondents to a recent survey will spend at least $4,000 per person on such programs in 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/incentive-travel-where-it-s-headed-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/incentive-travel-where-it-s-headed-2016#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Tips from the Top Incentive Planning/Management Global Events Medical Meetings Fri, 06 Nov 2015 13:48:00 +0000 54411 at http://meetingsnet.com 12 Legal Tips for Trips That Include Kids http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/12-legal-tips-trips-include-kids <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three words for you: liability, liability, and liability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/12-legal-tips-trips-include-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/12-legal-tips-trips-include-kids#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Negotiating/Contracts Event Planning Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:00:00 +0000 10545 at http://meetingsnet.com 11 Fees Planners May Face When Using an Outside AV Company http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/11-fees-planners-may-face-when-using-outside-av-company <div class="field-byline"> By Will Curran, President, Endless Entertainment </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Do you know how to navigate fees and restrictions at hotels when you want to bring in your own AV company instead of using the in-house provider?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/11-fees-planners-may-face-when-using-outside-av-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/11-fees-planners-may-face-when-using-outside-av-company#comments Audiovisual/Production Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:38:00 +0000 53011 at http://meetingsnet.com Hosts Global Alliance Earns Supplier of the Year Award http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/hosts-global-alliance-earns-supplier-year-award <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>HGA took home the Supplier of the Year award in the large destination management company alliance/consortium category at the 2015 Maritz Collaborative in August. The award is based on survey results from a year’s worth of programs on which HGA DMCs partnered with Maritz event planners. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/hosts-global-alliance-earns-supplier-year-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/hosts-global-alliance-earns-supplier-year-award#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Objectives/ROI Medical Meetings Mon, 07 Sep 2015 23:51:00 +0000 52871 at http://meetingsnet.com SITE Foundation Launches Auction 2.0 http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-foundation-launches-auction-20 <div class="field-deck"> Public can bid on travel packages </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence Foundation has launched SITE Foundation Auction 2.0 (#bidforit), which features a new online component to its annual fundraising auction and is also open to the public for the first time.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-foundation-launches-auction-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-foundation-launches-auction-20#comments Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:38:00 +0000 52821 at http://meetingsnet.com