Meeting Formats http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en 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 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:51:00 +0000 51141 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 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> Why We Need to Flip Our Classrooms http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/why-we-need-flip-our-classrooms <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Human interaction and experiences cause the learning and networking that attendees rate so highly at meetings. Planners can boost that interaction by turning the traditional breakout session on its head. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/why-we-need-flip-our-classrooms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/why-we-need-flip-our-classrooms#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000 48471 at http://meetingsnet.com Back to Meeting Professional Basics: Why Are You Here? http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/back-meeting-professional-basics-why-are-you-here <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Meetings have become an integral part of business success. As a meeting professional (planner or supplier) you are a leader, whether you&rsquo;re on stage or behind the scenes. The meetings you organize create platforms for education, connection, and inspiration that change the world.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/back-meeting-professional-basics-why-are-you-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/back-meeting-professional-basics-why-are-you-here#comments Career/Salary Meeting Formats Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:36:00 +0000 47421 at http://meetingsnet.com Commentary: Love Your Millennials! http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/commentary-love-your-millennials <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>I love our story,&nbsp;<a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/millennials-make-meetings-better-all">&ldquo;Millennials Make Meetings Better for All,&rdquo;</a>. Why? While we offer 12 ways to create meetings Millennials will love, we also have come to the realization that attendees of all ages are demanding changes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/commentary-love-your-millennials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/commentary-love-your-millennials#comments Career Resources Meeting Formats Premium Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:39:00 +0000 46551 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 Meetings and the Predictability Paradox http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-and-predictability-paradox <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Knowing exactly what is going to happen makes people feel comfortable and secure. But it's not going to help them learn more at your meeting.</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/meetings-and-predictability-paradox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-and-predictability-paradox#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Event Design face2face Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:01:00 +0000 44431 at http://meetingsnet.com The Three Forces of the “Shift Age” http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/three-forces-shift-age <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Aligning your meetings with the forces at play in "the shift age" is key to your success. Think about how you can incorporate globalism, individual choice, and connectedness into your planning process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/three-forces-shift-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/three-forces-shift-age#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Meeting Formats Speakers Premium Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:42:00 +0000 44271 at http://meetingsnet.com IdeaXchange: Is Faster, Shorter, Better? http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/ideaxchange-faster-shorter-better <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Lean speed has become the early 21st century&rsquo;s most ubiquitous fetish, as the Twitterati strip debate down to 140 instantly regurgitated characters.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/ideaxchange-faster-shorter-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/ideaxchange-faster-shorter-better#comments Adult Learning Meeting Formats Premium Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:48:00 +0000 43931 at http://meetingsnet.com