Outsourcing http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en 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 Financial/Insurance Meetings Association 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 Resources Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Checklists International Partners Outsourcing Medical Meetings Tips From Top Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:01:00 +0000 39911 at http://meetingsnet.com Global Events Partners, Krisam Group File for Bankruptcy http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-events-partners-krisam-group-file-bankruptcy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Global Events Partners, Inc., a marketing consortium of destination management companies, and The Krisam Group. Inc., a sister company that represented hotels to the meeting planning community, filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 on January 31 in California Northern Bankruptcy Court.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-events-partners-krisam-group-file-bankruptcy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-events-partners-krisam-group-file-bankruptcy#comments Outsourcing Recreation/Entertainment Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:17:00 +0000 39811 at http://meetingsnet.com GEP and Krisam for Sale; ALHI Hires Five Former Krisam Sales Execs http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/gep-and-krisam-sale-alhi-hires-five-former-krisam-sales-execs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global Events Partners, a partnership of destination management companies worldwide, and its sister company, Krisam Group, are up for sale, according to Chris White, chairman and owner of the Washington, D.C., companies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/gep-and-krisam-sale-alhi-hires-five-former-krisam-sales-execs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/gep-and-krisam-sale-alhi-hires-five-former-krisam-sales-execs#comments International Partners Outsourcing Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:41:00 +0000 38611 at http://meetingsnet.com Group Purchasing Organization Launches for the Meetings Industry http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/group-purchasing-organization-launches-meetings-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Concord Strategic Partner Group is a new group purchasing organization, or GPO, which works to get discounts from vendors based on the collective buying power of its meetings industry members.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/group-purchasing-organization-launches-meetings-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/group-purchasing-organization-launches-meetings-industry#comments Association Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Negotiating/Contracts Outsourcing Premium Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:53:00 +0000 37971 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Doug Cassidy, President and Founder of Concord Strategic Partner Group</p> Global Events Partners Announces Immediate Closing of 7 DMCs http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/global-events-partners-announces-immediate-closing-7-dmcs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global Events Partners, a leading partnership of destination management companies worldwide, has announced that it is closing its seven company-owned DMCs, which are GEP Washington (D.C.), GEP Philly, GEP Baltimore, GEP Bahamas, GEP South Florida, GEP Utah, and GEP Atlanta. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/global-events-partners-announces-immediate-closing-7-dmcs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/global-events-partners-announces-immediate-closing-7-dmcs#comments International Partners Outsourcing Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:59:00 +0000 37622 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Chris White</p> CMI 25 Reception 2013: Party at The Palms http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/cmi-25-reception-2013-party-palms <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>MeetingsNet's annual CMI 25 reception honors the largest independent meeting planning companies working in the North American corporate market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/cmi-25-reception-2013-party-palms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/cmi-25-reception-2013-party-palms#comments Outsourcing Corporate Meetings Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:18:00 +0000 37522 at http://meetingsnet.com Global Meetings & Incentives: Growing Up Fast http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-meetings-incentives-growing-fast <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Founder Eli Sananes shares his formula for success</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-meetings-incentives-growing-fast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-meetings-incentives-growing-fast#comments Outsourcing Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 35821 at http://meetingsnet.com ITAGroup: 50 Years Young http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/itagroup-50-years-young <div class="field-deck"> ITAGroup has gone through a rebranding and moved to a new office, but its mission remains the same: "Driven By Loyalty." </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ITAGroup has gone through a rebranding and moved to a new office, but its mission remains the same: "Driven By Loyalty."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/itagroup-50-years-young" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/itagroup-50-years-young#comments Outsourcing Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 35831 at http://meetingsnet.com