Meeting Formats http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en What Meeting Planners Expect of Venues of the Future http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/what-meeting-planners-expect-venues-future <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Planners are looking for different meeting space elements today than they were two to five years ago, in order to create meetings that’ll mix things up.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/what-meeting-planners-expect-venues-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/what-meeting-planners-expect-venues-future#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Tue, 05 Jul 2016 13:26:00 +0000 63761 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings Podcast: How Heiner Koppermann, SwarmWorks, Makes Meetings Interactive http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-podcast-how-heiner-koppermann-swarmworks-makes-meetings-interactive <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen sits down with Heiner Koppermann, cofounder and CEO of SwarmWorks Ltd. (Germany) and SwarmWorks, Inc. (USA), both specializing in the development and deployment of technologies for interactive live communication and audience engagement.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-podcast-how-heiner-koppermann-swarmworks-makes-meetings-interactive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/meetings-podcast-how-heiner-koppermann-swarmworks-makes-meetings-interactive#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Meeting Formats Resources and Reports Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:48:00 +0000 63501 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>&quot;Variety is the spice of life&quot; with spoons of spices</p> MPI #WEC16: A Few of My Favorite Things http://meetingsnet.com/blog/mpi-wec16-few-my-favorite-things <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are some of the things that stood out for me at Meeting Professionals International's 2016 World Education Congress, from people watching to tunes to top-notch education.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/mpi-wec16-few-my-favorite-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/mpi-wec16-few-my-favorite-things#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Meeting Formats Resources and Reports Northeast U.S. face2face Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:02:00 +0000 63211 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Poker at The Big Deal MPI WEC16 fundraiser.</p> Bring Your General Sessions to Life with Theater-in-the-Round http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/bring-your-general-sessions-life-theater-round <div class="field-byline"> By Kristin Arnold </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here’s how you can use theater-in-the-round, an audience-centric room set that engages and involves, but can be a bit tricky to pull off.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/bring-your-general-sessions-life-theater-round" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/bring-your-general-sessions-life-theater-round#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Meeting Formats Resources and Reports Wed, 01 Jun 2016 15:28:00 +0000 62021 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Spotlights on round stage</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Pharma Forum 12.0: Meeting Innovations that Engage http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/pharma-forum-120-meeting-innovations-engage <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Change can tricky, particularly for life sciences meeting managers whose events face both regulatory and public scrutiny. But Pharma Forum is safe place for planners to experience new ideas. Here are some of our favorite innovations from Pharma Forum 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/pharma-forum-120-meeting-innovations-engage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/pharma-forum-120-meeting-innovations-engage#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Pharma Meeting Planning Wed, 11 May 2016 14:51:00 +0000 60941 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>People laughing at a conference</p> Frank Veronsky Neuroscience Hacks for Meetings Professionals http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/neuroscience-hacks-meetings-professionals <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How meeting planners can use the neuroscience of learning to create more meaningful meetings and events that will amp up attendee engagement and result in real learning.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/neuroscience-hacks-meetings-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/neuroscience-hacks-meetings-professionals#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Wed, 04 May 2016 16:40:00 +0000 60641 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Rocket powered by brains</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Time to Rev Up with a Rapid-Fire Panel? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-rev-rapid-fire-panel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>“Rapid-fire panel discussion” sounds sexier than a boring panel discussion, doesn’t it? But what exactly is it?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-rev-rapid-fire-panel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/time-rev-rapid-fire-panel#comments Association Meetings Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Mon, 02 May 2016 21:46:00 +0000 60471 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Speedometer icon</p> Modernize Your Conference Panels http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/modernize-your-conference-panels <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Panel discussions—some folks love them, most despise them. The bigger issue, however, is that most attendees just don't retain much after listening to one. Here are three strategies that can help.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/modernize-your-conference-panels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/modernize-your-conference-panels#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:12:00 +0000 60081 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Myths About Attendees that Can Wreck Your Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-myths-about-attendees-can-wreck-your-meeting <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Whether you’re new to meeting planning or (perhaps especially) you’ve been doing it for a while, it’s easy to fall into these traps when thinking about the people who come to your events. But you don't have to.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-myths-about-attendees-can-wreck-your-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-myths-about-attendees-can-wreck-your-meeting#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Meeting Formats Objectives/ROI Resources and Reports face2face Mon, 07 Mar 2016 23:10:00 +0000 58401 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Guy with binoculars looking in the opposite direction of target</p> Meetings Podcast: Samuel J. Smith on Creating the Right Experience for Your Event http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/meetings-podcast-samuel-j-smith-creating-right-experience-your-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Samuel J. Smith, who runs an audience engagement company called Interactive Meeting Technology, talks about </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/meetings-podcast-samuel-j-smith-creating-right-experience-your-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/meetings-podcast-samuel-j-smith-creating-right-experience-your-event#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Medical Meetings Resources Meeting Formats Resources and Reports Event Planning Thu, 03 Mar 2016 14:09:00 +0000 58281 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Brad Stevens quote: &quot;If you have a low margin for error, details matter.&quot;</p>