Resources and Reports en Survey Shows What Hotel Amenities Planners and Attendees Want <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The amenity that most influences planners' booking decisions is discounted sleeping rooms, according to a Cvent survey of 800 U.S.-based meeting planners. The most attractive amenity to their attendees is free Wi-Fi/Internet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Negotiating/Contracts Resources and Reports Site Selection/RFPs Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:41:00 +0000 38861 at Meetings Mean Business Coalition Hires PR Firm to Create Messaging Campaign <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A coalition of meetings industry leaders has hired a public relations firm to launch a messaging campaign to communicate the value of meetings to policymakers, corporate America, and the general public, and, perhaps more critically, to change perceptions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Meetings Resources Marketing Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports News Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:46:00 +0000 38001 at <p> The Meetings Mean Business Coalition at IMEX America in Las Vegas.</p> Carolyn Clark Shutdown is “Throttling” Travel; CIC Urges Meeting Pros to Speak Out <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Convention Industry Council is urging meeting professionals to speak out and take action to end the federal government shutdown. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious/SMERF Resources and Reports Mon, 14 Oct 2013 15:02:00 +0000 37342 at GBTA Survey: SMMPs Get Good Grades—Most of the Time <div class="field-deck"> Meeting managers report success with their programs, especially at the biggest companies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> A just-released survey from the Global Business Travel Association finds that <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span> programs are getting good grades from meeting planners and bringing the biggest benefits to the biggest companies.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial/Insurance Meetings Resources and Reports Strategic Meetings Management Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:05:00 +0000 37002 at Pair of Studies: Wi-Fi Critical for Business Travel and Events <div class="field-deck"> Hotels need to make major investments in infrastructure; users need to share the cost. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting planners want free Wi-Fi, but free Wi-Fi is often inadequate. Resolving the disconnect will require hotels to make major investments in infrastructure and users to share the cost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 36782 at CEIR Explores How Exhibitors Share Info With Attendees <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Are exhibitors sharing product information in a way that attendees want to consume it?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsorships Objectives/ROI Resources and Reports Trade Shows Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:47:00 +0000 36121 at 2013 Incentive Merchandise & Gift Card Survey <div class="field-deck"> How do companies tailor qualifications and awards to different participants for maximum results? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New joint survey between MeetingsNet and the Incentive Research Foundation focuses on design strategies </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Merchandise/Gift Cards Resources and Reports Mon, 19 Aug 2013 18:27:00 +0000 35651 at Lifting the Curtain on Small-Business Events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This infographic highlights everything from the top small-business event types, to the reasons small businesses hold events and how they market them, to what they find easiest and most difficult along the way.</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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Resources and Reports face2face Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:03:00 +0000 32731 at Check In With Editor Barbara Scofidio: New Magazine, Bigger Brand <div class="field-deck"> I’m sure this issue of Corporate Meetings & Incentives caught you a bit by surprise. Starting with the new nameplate: MEETINGSNET/corporate&incentives </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our new design reflects more closely our group’s brand, as well as the integration of our print products with our Web site, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Resources and Reports Premium Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:42:00 +0000 31461 at Annual Incentive Travel Trends Survey <div class="field-deck"> Exclusive research illustrates how the economy continues to affect every aspect of incentive trips and planners’ jobs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div> "It's the Economy": No three words better sum up the state of the incentive travel industry, according to our latest survey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel Resources and Reports News Premium Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:19:00 +0000 31171 at