Event Design http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Sustainable Swag and Special Gifts for Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/sustainable-swag-and-special-gifts-speakers <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Can swag be sustainable? Here is a gallery of favorite eco-friendly picks, along with our choices for memorable speakers gifts.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/sustainable-swag-and-special-gifts-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/sustainable-swag-and-special-gifts-speakers#comments Green Meetings/CSR Resources and Reports Speakers Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:57:00 +0000 45501 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>A Canon PowerShot N100: For that special speaker in your life</p> Trend Watch: Eats and Experiences in 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/trend-watch-eats-and-experiences-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Next year it's breakfast for dinner, storytime for Millennials, and tree-free toilet paper. Andrew Freeman spots the trends</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/trend-watch-eats-and-experiences-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/trend-watch-eats-and-experiences-2015#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Medical Meetings Sat, 08 Nov 2014 01:41:00 +0000 45151 at http://meetingsnet.com Giveaways That Aren’t Throwaways http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/giveaways-aren-t-throwaways <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>What does it take for a booth giveaway to be successful, to make it back to the office—or at least home in your luggage? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/giveaways-aren-t-throwaways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/giveaways-aren-t-throwaways#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:03:00 +0000 45141 at http://meetingsnet.com Is it Illegal to Donate Food After an Event? http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/it-illegal-donate-food-after-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Bill Emerson Food Donation Act allows meeting professionals to help the hungry by protecting them from liability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/it-illegal-donate-food-after-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/it-illegal-donate-food-after-event#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:55:00 +0000 45021 at http://meetingsnet.com Expand Your Giving Beyond the Holiday Season http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/expand-your-giving-beyond-holiday-season <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alan Ranzer says giving during unexpected times can have an even greater impact on those in need than the more expected year-end contributions. Have you ever considered Thanksgiving in August?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/expand-your-giving-beyond-holiday-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/expand-your-giving-beyond-holiday-season#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Event Planning Medical Meetings Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:12:00 +0000 44991 at http://meetingsnet.com Is Your Conference a Jimmy Choo or a Honda? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-conference-jimmy-choo-or-honda <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Marketing genius Seth Godin says most companies—and conferences—eventually become either a utilitarian brand like Honda, or luxury brand like Jimmy Choo. Where do your events fall?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/your-conference-jimmy-choo-or-honda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-conference-jimmy-choo-or-honda#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Design Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:03:00 +0000 44961 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Gull-wing sail photo courtesy of <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesm/3285821410/in/photolist-61mGeh-aAojit-9C3Nfx-pE5hK-bxxq24-kZJVJk-cqR649-oy6N9P-h56WUm-5LFLpB/" target="_blank">James Morrison</a> via Flickr</p> Thinkers and Doers: Talking Heads and Wellness Initiatives on Hilton Agenda http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/thinkers-and-doers-talking-heads-and-wellness-initiatives-hilton-agenda <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hilton reaches out to thought leaders and fitness experts for new meeting offerings, while targeting smartphone users for new check-in options.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/thinkers-and-doers-talking-heads-and-wellness-initiatives-hilton-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/thinkers-and-doers-talking-heads-and-wellness-initiatives-hilton-agenda#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Career Resources Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:40:00 +0000 44921 at http://meetingsnet.com Venues Beyond the Breakout Room http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/venues-beyond-breakout-room <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Our photo gallery is a sampling of the thousands of unique venue options listed at the Web site EVENTup. Do some searching yourself and you can find a battleship, an art-glass studio, and something new with every click. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/venues-beyond-breakout-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/venues-beyond-breakout-room#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Meeting Formats Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:48:00 +0000 44691 at http://meetingsnet.com IMEX CSR Event Brings Healing Power to a Las Vegas Shelter http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/imex-csr-event-brings-healing-power-las-vegas-shelter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Just prior to IMEX America, planning and hospitality professionals worked to update the Healing Garden at The Shade Tree Shelter, a homeless shelter for women, their children, and their pets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/imex-csr-event-brings-healing-power-las-vegas-shelter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/imex-csr-event-brings-healing-power-las-vegas-shelter#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:00:00 +0000 44541 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Use an Event App? It Depends Who You Ask http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/why-use-event-app-it-depends-who-you-ask <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new survey from Meeting Professionals International and DoubleDutch offers insight into event app adoption by the meetings industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/why-use-event-app-it-depends-who-you-ask" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/why-use-event-app-it-depends-who-you-ask#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Corporate Meetings Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:01:00 +0000 44481 at http://meetingsnet.com