Audience Engagement http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6619/more en Event Idea: A Dive Bar for VIPs http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/event-idea-dive-bar-vips <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Previous events for a high-level group had gotten raves, so the host company (Cambria hotels & suites) and its destination management company partner (Hosts Las Vegas), had to figure out how to match those levels of excitement and engagement. Would a dive bar do the trick? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/event-idea-dive-bar-vips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/event-idea-dive-bar-vips#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:39:00 +0000 57531 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Throw a Buzzworthy Opening Party http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>How to throw a party for 500 guests that's so popular it runs an hour past its end time. Hosts New Orleans shares photos from the grand opening of Le Méridien New Orleans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party#comments Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Event Planning Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:51:00 +0000 56181 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings Are Due for Disruption, Say PCMA and Marriott http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-are-due-disruption-say-pcma-and-marriott <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tribes and safaris are about to enter the meetings industry lexicon, thanks to new research on the social forces driving meeting planning in the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-are-due-disruption-say-pcma-and-marriott" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-are-due-disruption-say-pcma-and-marriott#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Virtual/Hybrid Medical Meetings Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:58:00 +0000 55841 at http://meetingsnet.com The Benefits of Sticking Around to Meeting’s End http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/benefits-sticking-around-meeting-s-end <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Wouldn't it be great if conferences included a closing session designed to give attendees time and space to process what they've learned and experienced before they head back to their busy lives? When possible, I've built in that time for myself and seen a huge boost in my meeting-related productivity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/benefits-sticking-around-meeting-s-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/benefits-sticking-around-meeting-s-end#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Objectives/ROI Tue, 29 Dec 2015 20:05:00 +0000 55621 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 Meetings Podcast of the Week: Tahira Endean on the Intersection of Humans, Technology, and Events http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-podcast-week-tahira-endean-intersection-humans-technology-and-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tahira Endean, who currently works as a producer for BC Tech Summit, talks about why she is fascinated with the way humans, technology, and event intersect.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-podcast-week-tahira-endean-intersection-humans-technology-and-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-podcast-week-tahira-endean-intersection-humans-technology-and-events#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Tue, 08 Dec 2015 23:14:00 +0000 55211 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Imagination is more important than knowledge.</p> Intriguing Hotel Meeting Amenity: Social Media Manager http://meetingsnet.com/blog/intriguing-hotel-meeting-amenity-social-media-manager <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Meet Courtney Morrow, who has a very cool job: official <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> manager for both the Hilton Anatole Hotel and groups that meet there.</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/intriguing-hotel-meeting-amenity-social-media-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/intriguing-hotel-meeting-amenity-social-media-manager#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Southwest Event Planning face2face Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:09:00 +0000 55151 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Courtney Morrow, social media manager, Hilton Anatole</p> Conference Networking Makes Attendees Smarter http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/conference-networking-makes-attendees-smarter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Focusing on networking opportunities at your meeting is essential. It's the biggest reason people attend.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/conference-networking-makes-attendees-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/conference-networking-makes-attendees-smarter#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Objectives/ROI Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Fri, 04 Dec 2015 18:59:00 +0000 55141 at http://meetingsnet.com What You Didn't Know About the Edition Brand http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/what-you-didnt-know-about-edition-brand <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There are a lot of lifestyle brands out there—so many, in fact, that it’s not easy for consumers to distinguish between them. The truth is, it takes a visit. A group of meeting planners recently had the chance to see the Miami Edition up close, and experience this product of “odd couple” Bill Marriott and Ian Schrager. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/what-you-didnt-know-about-edition-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/what-you-didnt-know-about-edition-brand#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:19:00 +0000 54921 at http://meetingsnet.com Freeman’s New Design-Led Culture http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/freeman-s-new-design-led-culture <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With the appointment of a chief design officer, Freeman creates an internal culture shift that it hopes to spread industrywide as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/freeman-s-new-design-led-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/freeman-s-new-design-led-culture#comments Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:46:00 +0000 54851 at http://meetingsnet.com