Audience Engagement http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6619/more en Gamification Makes March Madness Last All Year http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gamification-makes-march-madness-last-all-year <div class="field-byline"> By Tony Ventrice, Behavior Lab Co-Founder, Senior Game Systems Designer, Badgeville </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This year’s <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/ultimate-guide-golf-event-management" title="The Ultimate Guide to Golf Event Management" target="_blank">tournament</a></span> wrapped up April 7, and with it went the competitive excitement of office pools, enjoyed even by non–sports fans. Gamification can let you create March Madness–style events that keep the buzz going—and the productivity up—all year round.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gamification-makes-march-madness-last-all-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gamification-makes-march-madness-last-all-year#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:26:00 +0000 40941 at http://meetingsnet.com The Brain Science Behind Meeting Breaks http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We all know we need breaks at meetings. Health and stress expert Heidi Hanna, PhD, explains how to make those breaks work with brain rhythms to help attendees assimilate new information, gain insight, and stretch their creativity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks#comments Adult Learning Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:05:00 +0000 40851 at http://meetingsnet.com 9 Steps to Maximizing Social Media for Your Next Event http://meetingsnet.com/blog/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to integrate <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> to encourage more engagement from your event's participants.</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/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event#comments Audience Engagement face2face Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:15:00 +0000 40821 at http://meetingsnet.com Fitness at Meetings: Make it Fun http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Fitness bands, the wearable monitors that capture movement, heart rate, sleep data, and more, were among the fastest growing product categories at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. And they are catching on at meetings, too, along with other fitness ideas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 40631 at http://meetingsnet.com The ROI of Fitness at Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Endorphins, engagement, energy—those are some of the returns you and your attendees will get when you book a boot camp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Endorphins, engagement, energy—those are some of the returns you and your attendees will get when you book a boot camp or build in other exercise options during a meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Premium Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:49:00 +0000 40601 at http://meetingsnet.com Don’t Let Attendees Listen and Leave http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/don-t-let-attendees-listen-and-leave <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Four tips from FreemanXP President Chris Cavanaugh for harnessing the power of your community at events </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/don-t-let-attendees-listen-and-leave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/don-t-let-attendees-listen-and-leave#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Premium Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:57:00 +0000 40221 at http://meetingsnet.com A Meeting for Attendees, by Attendees http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-attendees-attendees <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What participant-led meetings are, and why you may want to consider holding one</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-attendees-attendees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-attendees-attendees#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Tips From Top Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:22:00 +0000 39701 at http://meetingsnet.com Less Is Beautiful When It Comes to Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/less-beautiful-when-it-comes-meetings <div class="field-byline"> By Cyriel Kortleven </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting managers are famous—or is that infamous?—for their lengthy to-do lists, packed meeting agendas, and voluminous handouts. But sometimes you can deliver a lot more value to attendees by cutting back.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/less-beautiful-when-it-comes-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/less-beautiful-when-it-comes-meetings#comments Audience Engagement Event Design Mon, 06 Jan 2014 20:53:00 +0000 39291 at http://meetingsnet.com FRESH Conference Encore http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/fresh-conference-encore <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For the third year, the FRESH conference, an innovative two-day forum that focuses solely on tools, strategies, and techniques to improve the effectiveness of any conference's content and education, will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from January 26 to 28.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/fresh-conference-encore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/fresh-conference-encore#comments Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Sat, 04 Jan 2014 21:51:00 +0000 39261 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Maarten Vanneste</p> Time to Rethink the Association Model? http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/time-rethink-association-model <div class="field-byline"> By Jim Alkon </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A former <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/7-strategies-effective-site-volunteers-your-meetings" title="7 Strategies for Effective On-Site Volunteers at Your Meetings" target="_blank">volunteer</a></span> leader in a local Meeting Professionals International chapter considers the value proposition of an association to career professionals today. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/time-rethink-association-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/time-rethink-association-model#comments Audience Engagement Marketing Education/Certification Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:54:00 +0000 39051 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Jim Alkon, marketing director, CRN International</p>