Event Design http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Being Schooled: Inside a Conference That Works http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/being-schooled-inside-conference-works <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You may have heard Adrian Segar present on the power of peer-created conferences. But it’s something else to see one in action.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/being-schooled-inside-conference-works" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/being-schooled-inside-conference-works#comments Meeting Formats Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:25:00 +0000 42971 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Do Some Think Meetings Have to Be Boring to be Effective? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Some still view fun at meetings as frivolous, not as the learning tool it actually is.</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/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats face2face Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:34:00 +0000 42711 at http://meetingsnet.com One Person's "Lobby Rat" Is Another's Lost Learner Opportunity http://meetingsnet.com/blog/one-persons-lobby-rat-anothers-lost-learner-opportunity <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How do organizations handle those who don't see the value of registering for a meeting but who want to meet with your attendees anyway?</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/one-persons-lobby-rat-anothers-lost-learner-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/one-persons-lobby-rat-anothers-lost-learner-opportunity#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Event Planning face2face Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:32:00 +0000 42631 at http://meetingsnet.com Sli.do and Prezi: Easy Meets Simple for Audience Engagement http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/slido-and-prezi-easy-meets-simple-audience-engagement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cloud-based presentation tool Prezi made presentations a piece of cake. Now sli.do lets you easily slip a poll in your slide deck.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/slido-and-prezi-easy-meets-simple-audience-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/slido-and-prezi-easy-meets-simple-audience-engagement#comments Attendee Management Audiovisual/Production Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:09:00 +0000 42561 at http://meetingsnet.com Forswearing Foursquare (and Why You Should Care) http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forswearing-foursquare-and-why-you-should-care <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What made this longtime user say good-bye to Foursquare, and how you can avoid making the same mistake with your meetings </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/forswearing-foursquare-and-why-you-should-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forswearing-foursquare-and-why-you-should-care#comments Audience Engagement face2face Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:05:00 +0000 42511 at http://meetingsnet.com Strong Leadership Recruits for Green Meetings Group http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/strong-leadership-recruits-green-meetings-group <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Green Meeting Industry Council has announced its 2014–2015 global Board of Directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/strong-leadership-recruits-green-meetings-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/strong-leadership-recruits-green-meetings-group#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Career Corporate Meetings Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:28:00 +0000 42411 at http://meetingsnet.com Shocking Truth: People Don't Like to Be Left Alone with Their Thoughts http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New research shows that people would rather give themselves electric shocks than sit along with their thoughts. What does this mean for learning at meetings?</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/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts#comments Adult Learning face2face Fri, 04 Jul 2014 15:11:00 +0000 42291 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Image: <span class="lightbox-meta-title"><a class="lightbox-meta-title-link rapidnofollow" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/2886288408/in/photostream/" title="Stillness">Stillness</a></span><span class="lightbox-meta-owner"> by <a class="rapidnofollow" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/with/2886288408/">h.koppdelaney</a></span> via Flickr</p> 7 Cool High- and Low-Tech Ideas for Meetings and Incentives http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are three interesting/intriguing/downright great ideas I've seen in action at recent meetings and events.</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/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives#comments Audience Engagement Tech News/Trends face2face Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:17:00 +0000 42271 at http://meetingsnet.com Networking Isn't for the Faint of Heart http://meetingsnet.com/blog/networking-isnt-faint-heart <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Is your networking event not really encouraging people to actually try to meet people they don't already know? Here are some ideas that may help.</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/networking-isnt-faint-heart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/networking-isnt-faint-heart#comments Meeting Formats face2face Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:58:00 +0000 42261 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Networking at Cvent&#39;s Corporate and Association Meetings Summits (photo courtesy of Cvent)</p> CIC Partners With Social Tables on Meeting Planning App, and With Avila on Sustainable Meetings Tool http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/cic-partners-social-tables-meeting-planning-app-and-avila-sustainable-meetings-tool <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Convention Industry Council Partners with Vendors To Offer New Meeting Planner Tools</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/cic-partners-social-tables-meeting-planning-app-and-avila-sustainable-meetings-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/cic-partners-social-tables-meeting-planning-app-and-avila-sustainable-meetings-tool#comments Green Meetings/CSR Mobile/Apps Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:33:00 +0000 42211 at http://meetingsnet.com