Outsourcing http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en Swanky Swans and Prize Planners: The 2014 CMI 25 Reception http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/swanky-swans-and-prize-planners-2014-cmi-25-reception <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A Who’s Who of Top Planners—MeetingsNet's eighth annual reception honoring the CMI 25 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/swanky-swans-and-prize-planners-2014-cmi-25-reception" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/swanky-swans-and-prize-planners-2014-cmi-25-reception#comments Outsourcing Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:23:00 +0000 44681 at http://meetingsnet.com Event Gallery: 2014 CMI 25 http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/event-gallery-2014-cmi-25 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Event photos from many of the 2014 CMI 25, MeetingsNet's list of the top meeting and incentive companies focused on the North American corporate market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/event-gallery-2014-cmi-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/event-gallery-2014-cmi-25#comments Outsourcing Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:40:00 +0000 43921 at http://meetingsnet.com The 2014 CMI 25 http://meetingsnet.com/cmi25/2014-cmi-25 <div class="field-deck"> Congratulations to the 25 largest meeting and incentive companies working with corporations in the U.S. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Congratulations to the 25 largest meeting and incentive companies working with corporations in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cmi25/2014-cmi-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cmi25/2014-cmi-25#comments Outsourcing Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:00:00 +0000 43051 at http://meetingsnet.com Paying Your Meeting Vendor: 7 Models http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/paying-your-meeting-vendor-7-models <div class="field-deck"> Brian Meyer, president of Meeting Expectations, described how his company sets pricing for its clients and which models make the most sense for which types of programs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Brian Meyer, president of Meeting Expectations, described how his company sets pricing for its clients and which models make the most sense for which types of programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/paying-your-meeting-vendor-7-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/paying-your-meeting-vendor-7-models#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Outsourcing Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:31:00 +0000 43771 at http://meetingsnet.com BCD M&I Acquires Universal Meeting Management http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/bcd-mi-acquires-universal-meeting-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One the industry's largest independent meeting planning companies gets even bigger</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/bcd-mi-acquires-universal-meeting-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/bcd-mi-acquires-universal-meeting-management#comments Outsourcing Medical Meetings Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000 42801 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>BCD M&amp;I&nbsp;Global President Scott Graf&nbsp;</p> The DMC Evolution: From Ground Operator to Global Partner http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner <div class="field-byline"> By Chris Lee, DMCP, ACCESS Destination Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The story of destination management companies, from the man whose dad coined the term back in the 1970s! Enjoy this contribution from our Xpert Chris Lee of ACCESS Destination Services, part of our ideaXchange series, and then share your own memories and comments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Outsourcing Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings News Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:47:00 +0000 42061 at http://meetingsnet.com Inside Story of Lanyon's Passkey Acquisition http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/inside-story-lanyons-passkey-acquisition <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In the midst of incorporating event management tools from its merger with Active Network Business Solutions (including the former StarCite), Lanyon adds room-block management leader Passkey to its portfolio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/inside-story-lanyons-passkey-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/inside-story-lanyons-passkey-acquisition#comments Association Meetings Attendee Management Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Management Outsourcing Strategic Meetings Management Medical Meetings News Thu, 01 May 2014 21:20:00 +0000 41181 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 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 Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Outsourcing Medical Meetings Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:59:00 +0000 40091 at http://meetingsnet.com 4 Tips for Training Event Staff http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/4-tips-training-event-staff <div class="field-byline"> By Drew D’Agostino </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It's your event staffers, whether <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/7-strategies-effective-site-volunteers-your-meetings" title="7 Strategies for Effective On-Site Volunteers at Your Meetings" target="_blank">volunteer</a></span> or contracted, who ensure that guests experience the event as you've envisioned it. Are they up to the task? Try these four training best practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/4-tips-training-event-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/4-tips-training-event-staff#comments Association Meetings Association Meetings Resources Financial/Insurance Meetings Checklists International Partners Outsourcing Medical Meetings Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:01:00 +0000 39911 at http://meetingsnet.com