Meeting Formats http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <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/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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> An Experimental Seating Lab for Meetings: Find Your Best Setup http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/experimental-seating-lab-meetings-find-your-best-setup <div class="field-byline"> By MeetingsNet Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You're on board with breaking away from classroom-style seating, but what should you do instead? We've got the pros and cons of four innovative meeting room setups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/experimental-seating-lab-meetings-find-your-best-setup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/experimental-seating-lab-meetings-find-your-best-setup#comments Meeting Formats Tips from the Top Thu, 25 Feb 2016 17:44:00 +0000 33191 at http://meetingsnet.com Breaking Conference Boundaries With Convening Leaders http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/breaking-conference-boundaries-convening-leaders <div class="field-byline"> By MeetingsNet Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Professional Convention Management Association celebrates creativity in a compact city and a gorgeous convention center as Convening Leaders gets under way in Vancouver.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/breaking-conference-boundaries-convening-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/breaking-conference-boundaries-convening-leaders#comments Association Meetings Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 12 Jan 2016 02:41:00 +0000 55881 at http://meetingsnet.com 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 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 IACC Reinvents its Meeting: A Grand Experiment http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/iacc-reinvents-its-meeting-grand-experiment <div class="field-deck"> Multiple venues, change in housing in store for meeting of conference center operators </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The International Association of Conference Centres is reinventing its annual meeting, to be held in New York City April 19&ndash;20. Instead of the traditional three-plus-day meeting, the conference will take place over two days incorporating different locations in Manhattan. A number of new learning formats will be offered.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/iacc-reinvents-its-meeting-grand-experiment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/iacc-reinvents-its-meeting-grand-experiment#comments Meeting Formats Mon, 30 Nov 2015 20:08:00 +0000 54941 at http://meetingsnet.com Copenhagen Brings Meetovation to the Masses—and to MPI http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/copenhagen-brings-meetovation-masses-and-mpi <div class="field-deck"> A first-person introduction to a cool meeting design concept </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A recent crash course in meeting design confirmed a hard truth that I&rsquo;d long suspected: Nearly every event I attend could be better, probably much better, at achieving some return on investment. At least now I know why and I have an inkling how that can be done.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/copenhagen-brings-meetovation-masses-and-mpi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/copenhagen-brings-meetovation-masses-and-mpi#comments Europe/Middle East/Africa Meeting Formats Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:47:00 +0000 54861 at http://meetingsnet.com Creative Secrets from Ritz-Carlton Event Pros http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/creative-secrets-ritz-carlton-event-pros <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Build trust, share your vision, don't assume your hotel partners’ creativity is limited to ideas that require a big budget—and since you’re a walking camera, shoot some photos! </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/creative-secrets-ritz-carlton-event-pros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/creative-secrets-ritz-carlton-event-pros#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Mon, 16 Nov 2015 03:13:00 +0000 54581 at http://meetingsnet.com