Resources and Reports http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6615/more en Congratulations to the First Event Model Generation Graduates http://meetingsnet.com/blog/congratulations-first-event-model-generation-graduates <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Eight participants complete the inaugural event design certificate course, which took place in mid-August.</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/congratulations-first-event-model-generation-graduates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/congratulations-first-event-model-generation-graduates#comments Association Meetings Resources Education/Certification Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports face2face Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:55:00 +0000 52811 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Participants at the conclusion of the first Global Event Design Certificate program, an intensive three-day course held in August on the San Diego State University.</p> CIC's APEX Committee Gains Three New Leaders http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bondurant, Dominguez, Peacy: New leaders join efforts to create meetings industry standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders#comments Association Meetings Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:08:00 +0000 52651 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Convention Industry Council&rsquo;s Accepted Practice Exchange Standards Committee adds new leaders to help it take on trade issues and develop industry resources.</p> Reed Travel Exhibitions Rebrands ICOMEX as ibtm latin america http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america#comments Association Meetings Resources Canada Education/Certification Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports South/Central America Site Selection/RFPs Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:36:00 +0000 52631 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</p> Productivity Power Tools: Hacks to Get Your Life Back http://meetingsnet.com/blog/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>These tools will help you regain control over your e-mail in-box, your schedule, your workload—and your life.</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/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Event Planning face2face Fri, 21 Aug 2015 22:26:00 +0000 52551 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Meeting planners tend to be busy people. Make that very busy&mdash;but are you busier than you need to be? If so, the American Society for Association Executives&rsquo; Annual Conference, held in August in Detroit, had a learning lab for you: &ldquo;Power Tools: Hacking Your Way to Productivity.&rdquo;<br /> &nbsp;</p> Are Smartphones Killing Our Ability to Empathize? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-smartphones-killing-our-ability-empathize <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Psychologist and researcher Sherry Turkle thinks the ubiquity of mobile devices—and our dependence on them—is causing a "crisis in empathy" that can only be cured with conversation. What do you think?</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/are-smartphones-killing-our-ability-empathize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-smartphones-killing-our-ability-empathize#comments Association Meetings Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Career face2face Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:35:00 +0000 52421 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Researcher, professor, author, and psychologist Sherry Turkle at the ASAE closing general session. Photo by Jason Keen</p> Stop, Thief! 3 Ways to Prevent Theft at Your Next Event http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/stop-thief-3-ways-prevent-theft-your-next-event <div class="field-byline"> By Aaron Johnson, security consultant, Johnson and Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Theft is on the rise at national and international conferences. Here are three ways you can keep attendee, exhibitor, and your own possessions safe and secure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/stop-thief-3-ways-prevent-theft-your-next-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/stop-thief-3-ways-prevent-theft-your-next-event#comments Association Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports Risk Management Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:44:00 +0000 52161 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Theft is on the rise at national and international conferences. Here are three ways you can keep attendee, exhibitor, and your own possessions safe and secure.</p> Burke/Triolo Productions on Thinkstock by Getty Images Social Media Savvy 2.0: #ThinkOutsideTheBox http://meetingsnet.com/blog/social-media-savvy-20-thinkoutsidethebox <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>There's more to engaging attendees before, during, and after meetings than just Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Here's how <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> channels Pinterest, Snapchat, and Periscope can help jazz up your next event.</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/social-media-savvy-20-thinkoutsidethebox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/social-media-savvy-20-thinkoutsidethebox#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Social Media Resources and Reports Speakers face2face Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:18:00 +0000 52001 at http://meetingsnet.com Defining Success, Meeting Planning Style http://meetingsnet.com/blog/defining-success-meeting-planning-style <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Cvent surveyed more than 2,000 of its clients to find out what makes meetings tick these days. Here's a sneak peek of some of the results unveiled last week—you won't believe the size of the largest meeting planning committee they found!</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/defining-success-meeting-planning-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/defining-success-meeting-planning-style#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Marketing Negotiating/Contracts Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports face2face Sat, 20 Jun 2015 18:43:00 +0000 51001 at http://meetingsnet.com Guide to Meetings Industry Certifications http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/guide-meetings-industry-certifications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There’s an alphabet soup of certification programs open to meeting planners. Here’s what those acronyms on your colleagues’ LinkedIn profiles mean—and how to get them yourself.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/guide-meetings-industry-certifications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/guide-meetings-industry-certifications#comments Association Meetings Education/Certification Medical Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports Event Planning Premium Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:50:00 +0000 49241 at http://meetingsnet.com Image by NORRIE3699 on Thinkstock by Getty Images Get Ready to Rally for Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/resources-and-reports/get-ready-rally-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Meetings Mean Business Coalition recently announced the first-ever North American Meetings Industry Day, set for April 16.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/resources-and-reports/get-ready-rally-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/resources-and-reports/get-ready-rally-meetings#comments Marketing Resources and Reports Premium Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:24:00 +0000 47701 at http://meetingsnet.com