Strategic Meetings Management http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en Managing Meeting Volume: 3 Strategies to Save Your Bacon http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/managing-meeting-volume-3-strategies-save-your-bacon <div class="field-deck"> When the pressure is on, never say never to outsourcing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When the pressure is on, never say never to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/outsourcing" title="outsourcing" target="_blank">outsourcing</a></span>.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/managing-meeting-volume-3-strategies-save-your-bacon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/managing-meeting-volume-3-strategies-save-your-bacon#comments Strategic Meetings Management Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:23:00 +0000 46671 at http://meetingsnet.com The 18 Areas a Meeting Policy Must Cover http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/18-areas-meeting-policy-must-cover <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A strong meetings policy is an essential, not a nice-to-have. Does yours cover all the bases?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/18-areas-meeting-policy-must-cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/18-areas-meeting-policy-must-cover#comments Association Meetings Resources Strategic Meetings Management Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:25:00 +0000 46471 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Meetings policies must address regulatory, duty-of-care, and fiduciary risk management too.</p> Image by Violka08, Thinkstock by Getty Images How Does Your Meeting Policy Stack Up? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-does-your-meeting-policy-stack <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New assessment tool helps planners determine if their <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">meeting policy</a></span> covers everything it should.</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/how-does-your-meeting-policy-stack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-does-your-meeting-policy-stack#comments Strategic Meetings Management face2face Thu, 08 Jan 2015 21:32:00 +0000 46391 at http://meetingsnet.com Janet Traphagen Named President of Creative Group http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/janet-traphagen-named-president-creative-group <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Janet Traphagen, executive vice president, sales and marketing, <a href="http://www2.creativegroupinc.com/">Creative Group Inc.</a>, has been named the company&rsquo;s president, effective January 5.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/janet-traphagen-named-president-creative-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/janet-traphagen-named-president-creative-group#comments Incentive Planning/Management Strategic Meetings Management Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:44:00 +0000 46191 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Companies Shun the ‘M’ Word http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/why-companies-shun-m-word <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><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> programs have admirable goals, but many companies resist the word “mandate” when it comes to their SMMPs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/why-companies-shun-m-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/why-companies-shun-m-word#comments Strategic Meetings Management Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:15:00 +0000 46141 at http://meetingsnet.com The Stalling of Strategic Meetings Management http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/stalling-strategic-meetings-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Why SMM isn’t being implemented widely outside of a few highly regulated markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/stalling-strategic-meetings-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/stalling-strategic-meetings-management#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Management Strategic Meetings Management Medical Meetings Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:24:00 +0000 45311 at http://meetingsnet.com 6 Strategies for Building Planner-Supplier Relationships http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/6-strategies-building-planner-supplier-relationships <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As much as I am passionate about <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>, I am equally passionate about forming long-lasting partnerships with key suppliers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/6-strategies-building-planner-supplier-relationships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/6-strategies-building-planner-supplier-relationships#comments Negotiating/Contracts Strategic Meetings Management Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:19:00 +0000 44941 at http://meetingsnet.com Imposing a Strategic Meetings Management Program Does Not Work http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/imposing-strategic-meetings-management-program-does-not-work <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Address the needs of the many internal and external constituencies that will be affected by your SMMP, or the program could be stopped in its tracks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/imposing-strategic-meetings-management-program-does-not-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/imposing-strategic-meetings-management-program-does-not-work#comments Strategic Meetings Management Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:06:00 +0000 44861 at http://meetingsnet.com Let’s Take the “Strategic” Out of Strategic Meetings Management http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/let-s-take-strategic-out-strategic-meetings-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If SMM is actually more tactical than strategic, maybe it’s time to rethink what we call it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/let-s-take-strategic-out-strategic-meetings-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/let-s-take-strategic-out-strategic-meetings-management#comments Strategic Meetings Management Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:08:00 +0000 44361 at http://meetingsnet.com Demystifying the Big Data Buzz http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/demystifying-big-data-buzz <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Everyone’s talking about big data, but here’s what it really means for meeting and event planners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/demystifying-big-data-buzz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/demystifying-big-data-buzz#comments Tech News/Trends Strategic Meetings Management Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:23:00 +0000 44331 at http://meetingsnet.com