Event Design http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Corporate Social Responsibility at Events: Keep Attendees Connected http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/corporate-social-responsibility-events-keep-attendees-connected <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It is common to include <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/green-meetingscsr" title="" target="_blank">CSR</a></span> activities in conference programs, but are we really making a difference? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/corporate-social-responsibility-events-keep-attendees-connected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/corporate-social-responsibility-events-keep-attendees-connected#comments Green Meetings/CSR Recreation/Entertainment Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:45:00 +0000 47751 at http://meetingsnet.com Real Conference Learning Means an Attendee’s Job Performance Will Improve http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/real-conference-learning-means-attendee-s-job-performance-will-improve <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The impact of your sessions is more about what happens on the attendee&rsquo;s job after the session.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/real-conference-learning-means-attendee-s-job-performance-will-improve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/real-conference-learning-means-attendee-s-job-performance-will-improve#comments Adult Learning Objectives/ROI Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:05:00 +0000 47651 at http://meetingsnet.com A Year to Focus Your Events on Kindness http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/year-focus-your-events-kindness <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s an amazing feeling to be part of something with a cause. Whether it’s your charity or someone else’s, you leave the event feeling like you did something personally to help someone. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/year-focus-your-events-kindness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/year-focus-your-events-kindness#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Green Meetings/CSR Speakers Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:48:00 +0000 47441 at http://meetingsnet.com Back to Meeting Professional Basics: Why Are You Here? http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/back-meeting-professional-basics-why-are-you-here <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Meetings have become an integral part of business success. As a meeting professional (planner or supplier) you are a leader, whether you&rsquo;re on stage or behind the scenes. The meetings you organize create platforms for education, connection, and inspiration that change the world.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/back-meeting-professional-basics-why-are-you-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/back-meeting-professional-basics-why-are-you-here#comments Career/Salary Meeting Formats Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:36:00 +0000 47421 at http://meetingsnet.com My Go-To CSR Resources http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/my-go-csr-resources <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/meetingsnet.com/files/uploads/2015/02/SEPC%20logo_0.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 229px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 1px; float: left;" />#CSRShareDay was held on January 22 and in one 24-hour period, 3,725 tweets with 437 contributors had an estimated reach of 802,826 contacts.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/my-go-csr-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/my-go-csr-resources#comments Green Meetings/CSR Wed, 11 Feb 2015 20:13:00 +0000 47341 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Design, Not Just Planning, Matters for All Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/why-design-not-just-planning-matters-all-meetings <div class="field-byline"> By Dianne Budion Devitt </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Find a “hook” for whatever you are planning or producing and build out your creative design from that starting point.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/why-design-not-just-planning-matters-all-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/why-design-not-just-planning-matters-all-meetings#comments Event Design Event Planning Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:43:00 +0000 47141 at http://meetingsnet.com A Gallery of Great Event Ideas http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-great-event-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>It's a meeting planner's biggest challenge: finding new and engaging designs for events, activities for meetings, and ways to wow a jaded audience. How about Oz in the ballroom (pictured, by Destination Concepts at the Hotel Del Coronado)?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-great-event-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-great-event-ideas#comments Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Food & Beverage Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:01:00 +0000 47111 at http://meetingsnet.com Mindful Meeting, Mindful Eating: Hilton Helps You Get There http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/mindful-meeting-mindful-eating-hilton-helps-you-get-there <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hilton's Meet with Purpose program focuses on healthy choices not just for meeting planners and their attendess, but for the environment as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/mindful-meeting-mindful-eating-hilton-helps-you-get-there" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/mindful-meeting-mindful-eating-hilton-helps-you-get-there#comments Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Site Selection/RFPs Event Planning News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:09:00 +0000 46911 at http://meetingsnet.com 2 Essential Elements for an Emotionally Powerful Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/blog/2-essential-elements-emotionally-powerful-meeting <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are two essential elements for an emotionally powerful meeting, as explained by a PCMA Convening Leaders hybrid session panel.</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/2-essential-elements-emotionally-powerful-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/2-essential-elements-emotionally-powerful-meeting#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement face2face Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:52:00 +0000 46901 at http://meetingsnet.com PCMA’s Convening Leaders: An Experiment in Meeting Design http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The Professional Convention Management Association&rsquo;s annual Convening Leaders meeting in Chicago in January took its 4,000-plus attendees on a journey, with the motto, &ldquo;There is risk in not taking risks.&rdquo;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/pcma-s-convening-leaders-experiment-meeting-design#comments Audience Engagement Marketing Sponsorships Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:57:00 +0000 46781 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The Learning Lounge and Tech Central, the hub of activity at PCMA&#39;s Convening Leaders.</p>