Resources and Reports http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6615/more en You Value Your Speakers—So Why Are You Discounting Them? http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/you-value-your-speakers-so-why-are-you-discounting-them <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Instead of asking speakers to discount their fee or work “for exposure,” partner with them to find ways to maximize their value while minimizing costs.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/you-value-your-speakers-so-why-are-you-discounting-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/you-value-your-speakers-so-why-are-you-discounting-them#comments Association Meetings Resources Budgeting/Cost Savings Resources and Reports Speakers Fri, 09 Sep 2016 19:36:00 +0000 65481 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>hands adding puzzle pieces that add up to an idea</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Is Your Meeting Tech a Mullet or a Man Bun? http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/your-meeting-tech-mullet-or-man-bun <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Don’t get mired down in event technology that worked great in 1988. 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