Strategic Meetings Management http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en Ding Dong SMM is Dead—Not! http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/ding-dong-smm-dead-not <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If I were to believe my eyes, all the evidence would lead me to believe that <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/strategic-meetings-management" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span> is dead. Well, I'm not buying it!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/ding-dong-smm-dead-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/ding-dong-smm-dead-not#comments Strategic Meetings Management Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:26:00 +0000 42921 at http://meetingsnet.com The SMM Pro: Why Strategic Meeting Management Is Like Interior Design http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/smm-pro-why-strategic-meeting-management-interior-design <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Why buying technology or implementing meeting planning services is not the same as developing a strategic approach, and what you can do now to ensure the "strategic" piece of your SMMP stays on track, regardless of who's issuing the RFPs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/smm-pro-why-strategic-meeting-management-interior-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/smm-pro-why-strategic-meeting-management-interior-design#comments Strategic Meetings Management Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 42861 at http://meetingsnet.com Know Your Employees, Communicate Accordingly http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/know-your-employees-communicate-accordingly <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Iwamoto, GLP &amp; GTP, vice president of industry strategy, Lanyon </div> <div class="field-deck"> The way you’ve been engaging Boomers just won’t work for Millennials. What are you doing to change that? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Whenever I speak, I always challenge my audience and their thought processes.&nbsp; I do my best to get them to shake off the cobwebs of &ldquo;business as usual&rdquo; and to take a look around to see if what they are doing today is relevant.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/know-your-employees-communicate-accordingly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/know-your-employees-communicate-accordingly#comments Strategic Meetings Management News Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 42341 at http://meetingsnet.com Dear SMM Maven: Can a Travel Manager Plan a Meeting? http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/dear-smm-maven-can-travel-manager-plan-meeting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Is it possible for a travel manager to learn to take on meetings? Of course, but it will require looking at existing responsibilities in a different light, and learning some new ones.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/dear-smm-maven-can-travel-manager-plan-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/dear-smm-maven-can-travel-manager-plan-meeting#comments Strategic Meetings Management Tue, 20 May 2014 17:11:00 +0000 41581 at http://meetingsnet.com Book a Meeting With No RFP, No Contract http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/book-meeting-no-rfp-no-contract <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Search for and book small meeting spaces (like the MAKERS venue in Seattle, pictured) on the spot with the LiquidSpace Web site and app. And now, for a fee, track those bookings at your own secure Web portal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a 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Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/3-must-see-resources-next-gen-smm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/3-must-see-resources-next-gen-smm#comments Strategic Meetings Management Mon, 12 May 2014 20:51:00 +0000 41371 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 Attendee Management Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Event Management Outsourcing Strategic Meetings Management Medical Meetings News Thu, 01 May 2014 21:20:00 +0000 41181 at http://meetingsnet.com Defining Next-Gen SMM: The Evolution of Strategic Meetings Management http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/defining-next-gen-smm-evolution-strategic-meetings-management <div class="field-deck"> Experts envision a new approach to strategic meetings management focused on aligning events with corporate objectives and with customer and employee engagement. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What will the next generation of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/strategic-meetings-management" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span> look like?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/defining-next-gen-smm-evolution-strategic-meetings-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/defining-next-gen-smm-evolution-strategic-meetings-management#comments Strategic Meetings Management Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:54:00 +0000 41001 at http://meetingsnet.com Getting Started with Strategic Meetings Management Programs http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts/getting_started_smmp_1208 <div class="field-byline"> Betsy Bondurant, CMP, CMM </div> <div class="field-deck"> A step-by-step action plan for starting a strategic meetings management program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A step-by-step action plan for starting a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/strategic-meetings-management" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span> program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts/getting_started_smmp_1208" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts/getting_started_smmp_1208#comments CME Regs Negotiating/Contracts Strategic Meetings Management Medical Meetings News Mon, 28 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 6907 at http://meetingsnet.com Dear Meetings Maven: Third Parties Are Gumming Up My Global SMMP! http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/dear-meetings-maven-third-parties-are-gumming-my-global-smmp <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Advice on navigating third-party relationships as part of a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/strategic-meetings-management" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span> program outside the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/dear-meetings-maven-third-parties-are-gumming-my-global-smmp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/dear-meetings-maven-third-parties-are-gumming-my-global-smmp#comments Strategic Meetings Management Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:17:00 +0000 40831 at http://meetingsnet.com