Event Design http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Inside the Event Artistry of Amway’s Founders Council http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/inside-event-artistry-amway-s-founders-council <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Hosts DC pulls out the creative stops for a nine-day Amway event that was characterized by elegance, history, inspiration, beauty, and fun. We’ve got it all in pictures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/inside-event-artistry-amway-s-founders-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/inside-event-artistry-amway-s-founders-council#comments Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Event Design Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:18:00 +0000 56381 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Throw a Buzzworthy Opening Party http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>How to throw a party for 500 guests that's so popular it runs an hour past its end time. Hosts New Orleans shares photos from the grand opening of Le Méridien New Orleans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party#comments Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Event Planning Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:51:00 +0000 56181 at http://meetingsnet.com Listen—Your Venue Is Speaking to You http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/listen-your-venue-speaking-you <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>On your next site inspection or before your next meeting, stand alone and let the venue tell you its possibilities. This can help you create a space where participants engage, interact, play, learn, and communicate. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/listen-your-venue-speaking-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/listen-your-venue-speaking-you#comments Event Design Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:32:00 +0000 56031 at http://meetingsnet.com Breaking Conference Boundaries With Convening Leaders http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/breaking-conference-boundaries-convening-leaders <div class="field-byline"> By MeetingsNet Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Professional Convention Management Association celebrates creativity in a compact city and a gorgeous convention center as Convening Leaders gets under way in Vancouver.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/breaking-conference-boundaries-convening-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/breaking-conference-boundaries-convening-leaders#comments Association Meetings Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 12 Jan 2016 02:41:00 +0000 55881 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings Are Due for Disruption, Say PCMA and Marriott http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-are-due-disruption-say-pcma-and-marriott <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tribes and safaris are about to enter the meetings industry lexicon, thanks to new research on the social forces driving meeting planning in the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-are-due-disruption-say-pcma-and-marriott" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-are-due-disruption-say-pcma-and-marriott#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Virtual/Hybrid Medical Meetings Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:58:00 +0000 55841 at http://meetingsnet.com Using Micro-Learning for Conference Innovation http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/using-micro-learning-conference-innovation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Micro-learning is exploding as a progressive model for professional development, but there are pros and cons.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/using-micro-learning-conference-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/using-micro-learning-conference-innovation#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Wed, 06 Jan 2016 19:58:00 +0000 55761 at http://meetingsnet.com The Benefits of Sticking Around to Meeting’s End http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/benefits-sticking-around-meeting-s-end <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Wouldn't it be great if conferences included a closing session designed to give attendees time and space to process what they've learned and experienced before they head back to their busy lives? When possible, I've built in that time for myself and seen a huge boost in my meeting-related productivity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/benefits-sticking-around-meeting-s-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/benefits-sticking-around-meeting-s-end#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Objectives/ROI Tue, 29 Dec 2015 20:05:00 +0000 55621 at http://meetingsnet.com 9 Totally Useful—and Free—Downloadables for Planners http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/9-totally-useful-and-free-downloadables-planners <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Reach into our second grab-bag of free downloadables and pull out some super helpful tips for meeting design, logo creation, app analytics, speakers, and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/9-totally-useful-and-free-downloadables-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/9-totally-useful-and-free-downloadables-planners#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings Tech Mon, 28 Dec 2015 22:33:00 +0000 55591 at http://meetingsnet.com Think Green: IMEX-GMIC Calls for Session Ideas, Award Nominations http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/think-green-imex-gmic-calls-session-ideas-award-nominations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Green Meeting Industry Council and IMEX are seeking speaker submission proposals for a sustainability track to take place during IMEX Frankfurt April 19&ndash;21.</p> <p>Sustainability is one of 10 education tracks that will be featured around the 2016 show theme: &ldquo;You + Me = More Than We.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/think-green-imex-gmic-calls-session-ideas-award-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/think-green-imex-gmic-calls-session-ideas-award-nominations#comments Green Meetings/CSR Fri, 18 Dec 2015 21:03:00 +0000 55481 at http://meetingsnet.com Commentary: The Secret to Successful Meetings? It’s All in the Sauce http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/commentary-secret-successful-meetings-it-s-all-sauce <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>We regularly write about and advocate for the importance of face-to-face meetings. I may be a little biased since I make my living off of them, but here&rsquo;s yet one more example of why they work so well.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/commentary-secret-successful-meetings-it-s-all-sauce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/commentary-secret-successful-meetings-it-s-all-sauce#comments Adult Learning Trade Shows Mon, 14 Dec 2015 20:43:00 +0000 55331 at http://meetingsnet.com