Adult Learning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en 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 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 Slow Down, Learn More http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/slow-down-learn-more <div class="field-byline"> By Rob Carey </div> <div class="field-deck"> Build time for insights, connections, and inspiration into your meeting agenda </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Build time for insights, connections, and inspiration into your meeting agenda</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/slow-down-learn-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/slow-down-learn-more#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:34:00 +0000 55291 at http://meetingsnet.com Getting Playful at #IMEX15 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/getting-playful-imex15 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>While the main purpose of IMEX America was business, I not only managed to sneak in some play, but I also learned why we should be playing more at all our 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/getting-playful-imex15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/getting-playful-imex15#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 22 Oct 2015 16:25:00 +0000 53951 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Business meetings and events that incorporate play are better for learning and retention.</p> Why Aren’t There More Women Speakers? You Might be Surprised http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/why-aren-t-there-more-women-speakers-you-might-be-surprised <div class="field-deck"> Hire people for your platform for the right reasons </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>I believe you should hire the right speaker for the right audience at the right time. Period. If that choice is male, great. If it’s female, great. Your choice should be about content, not clothing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/why-aren-t-there-more-women-speakers-you-might-be-surprised" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/why-aren-t-there-more-women-speakers-you-might-be-surprised#comments Adult Learning Speakers Wed, 09 Sep 2015 20:11:00 +0000 52951 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Make Events More Effective: Shut Up and Dance http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-make-events-more-effective-shut-and-dance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New book provides specific techniques to make meeting sessions more participatory—and effective. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-make-events-more-effective-shut-and-dance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-make-events-more-effective-shut-and-dance#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Premium Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:51:00 +0000 51141 at http://meetingsnet.com Mission Before Margin? Or Vice Versa? http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/mission-margin-or-vice-versa <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>There&rsquo;s an emerging trend in associations. Boards and/or chief execs are making annual meeting re-invention a high strategic priority. Many are charging existing education committees, or new task forces, to develop and bring long-term recommendations to the board for their future annual meetings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/mission-margin-or-vice-versa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/mission-margin-or-vice-versa#comments Adult Learning Sponsorships Premium Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:48:00 +0000 50911 at http://meetingsnet.com IACC's Top 10 Meeting Tech Trends http://meetingsnet.com/blog/iaccs-top-10-meeting-tech-trends <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Among the top 10 tech trends spotted by the International Association of Conference Centers: <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">Social media</a></span>-addicted Millennials, LED mood lighting, and geofencing</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/iaccs-top-10-meeting-tech-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/iaccs-top-10-meeting-tech-trends#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Site News face2face Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:13:00 +0000 50611 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Drone&#39;s-eye view of the Cvent Summit meeting in summer 2015. Drone use is one of the top meeting tech trends identified recently by IACC.</p> Case Study: How One Association Reinvented Its 90-Year-Old Annual Conference http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/case-study-how-one-association-reinvented-its-90-year-old-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Yes, you can teach an old conference some new tricks! Here's how the California Water Environment Association is flushing its tired old conference format and bringing in a flood of new ideas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/case-study-how-one-association-reinvented-its-90-year-old-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/case-study-how-one-association-reinvented-its-90-year-old-annual-conference#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Premium Sun, 07 Jun 2015 22:35:00 +0000 50541 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>One of the sessions at the CWEA 2015 annual meeting was called, &quot;How a Water Quality Project Returned the Sparkle to a Los Angeles Jewel,&quot; Echo Park Lake.</p> Storytelling in Continuing Medical Education http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/storytelling-continuing-medical-education <div class="field-byline"> By Deborah Augustus, Vice President, Educational Strategy prIME Oncology </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From the start, physicians are trained using stories in grand rounds, clinical case studies, and in lectures. It remains a critical element of continuing medical education as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/storytelling-continuing-medical-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/storytelling-continuing-medical-education#comments Adult Learning CME Design Premium Fri, 15 May 2015 15:04:00 +0000 50021 at http://meetingsnet.com