Event Design http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Water: The New Miracle Drink http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/water-new-miracle-drink <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting planners, hydrate with H2O—every process in your body depends on it!</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/water-new-miracle-drink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/water-new-miracle-drink#comments Association Meetings Resources Business Travel Tips Green Meetings/CSR Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Wed, 18 May 2016 15:08:00 +0000 61361 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Water bottle splashing</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images I’d Like to Buy an “I” (But It’s Really a You) http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-d-buy-i-it-s-really-you <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Have you heard the word “innovation” just a few too many times? Yeah, me too, especially when it comes to meetings. Too bad that all too often, we're coming at it from the wrong angle—what's in it for the meeting organizer, not necessarily the participants.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-d-buy-i-it-s-really-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/i-d-buy-i-it-s-really-you#comments Audience Engagement face2face Mon, 16 May 2016 18:25:00 +0000 61291 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cartoon man spinning wheel of fortune</p> 6 Vital Rules for Social Media Success at Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/6-vital-rules-social-media-success-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Before you start incorporating <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> into your meetings, recognize that social media is not a replacement for anything—it’s an additional layer of interaction for you and your attendees.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/6-vital-rules-social-media-success-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/6-vital-rules-social-media-success-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Social Media Resources and Reports Event Planning Thu, 12 May 2016 19:54:00 +0000 61081 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>&quot;Like&quot; &quot;Share&quot; &quot;Follow&quot; on clothesline</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Meetings Podcast: Sam McNeill, Song Division http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/meetings-podcast-sam-mcneill-song-division <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen talks with Sam McNeill, creative director of Song Division.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/meetings-podcast-sam-mcneill-song-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/meetings-podcast-sam-mcneill-song-division#comments Career Resources Teambuilding Event Planning Thu, 12 May 2016 15:34:00 +0000 61071 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Jimi Hendrix quote: When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace</p> Pharma Forum 12.0: Meeting Innovations that Engage http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/pharma-forum-120-meeting-innovations-engage <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Change can tricky, particularly for life sciences meeting managers whose events face both regulatory and public scrutiny. But Pharma Forum is safe place for planners to experience new ideas. Here are some of our favorite innovations from Pharma Forum 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/pharma-forum-120-meeting-innovations-engage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/pharma-forum-120-meeting-innovations-engage#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Pharma Meeting Planning Wed, 11 May 2016 14:51:00 +0000 60941 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>People laughing at a conference</p> Frank Veronsky How to Create a Meeting Even the Most Introverted Introvert Will Love http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-create-meeting-even-most-introverted-introvert-will-love <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>On the Meetings Community (MeCo) listserv today, someone asked what planners were doing to accommodate their more introverted participants, and for the introverts among us (ahem), what makes us uncomfortable at events. Here&#39;s what I came up with&mdash;what would you add?</p> <p>As an introvert, I get extremely uncomfortable when:</p></div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-create-meeting-even-most-introverted-introvert-will-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-create-meeting-even-most-introverted-introvert-will-love#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Resources and Reports Medical Meetings face2face Tue, 10 May 2016 21:32:00 +0000 60901 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>girl with hands over her face with two boys against chalkboard</p> 6 Reasons Why You Should Use Snapchat to Power up Your Event http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-reasons-why-you-should-use-snapchat-power-your-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It may just be time to add in some ephemeral event engagement via the now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t social app Snapchat.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-reasons-why-you-should-use-snapchat-power-your-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-reasons-why-you-should-use-snapchat-power-your-event#comments Audience Engagement Marketing Social Media Pharma Meeting Planning Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports face2face Mon, 09 May 2016 14:55:00 +0000 60851 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>hands holding smartphone</p> 6 Ideas for Interesting Extras that Appeal http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-ideas-interesting-extras-appeal <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A little special treatment can make a big difference in an attendee’s on-site experience.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-ideas-interesting-extras-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-ideas-interesting-extras-appeal#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports face2face Thu, 05 May 2016 18:41:00 +0000 60721 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Happy people jumping with their arms up</p> SITE Takes Action Against Human Trafficking http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/site-takes-action-against-human-trafficking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s time for the meetings industry to move from awareness to action in the global fight against human trafficking, says the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, which held a joint webinar on the topic with ECPAT-USA, an organization dedicated to stopping the commercial sexual exploitation of children. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/site-takes-action-against-human-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/site-takes-action-against-human-trafficking#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Green Meetings/CSR Global Events Medical Meetings Wed, 04 May 2016 18:22:00 +0000 60661 at http://meetingsnet.com Neuroscience Hacks for Meetings Professionals http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/neuroscience-hacks-meetings-professionals <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How meeting planners can use the neuroscience of learning to create more meaningful meetings and events that will amp up attendee engagement and result in real learning.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/neuroscience-hacks-meetings-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/neuroscience-hacks-meetings-professionals#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Wed, 04 May 2016 16:40:00 +0000 60641 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Rocket powered by brains</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images