Event Planning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en How "Fees-ible" Is Your Host Hotel? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-fees-ible-your-host-hotel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>First it was the airlines, then rental car companies—now hotels are piling on the ancillary fees to the tune of $2.5 billion, with more likely in the works.</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/how-fees-ible-your-host-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-fees-ible-your-host-hotel#comments Site Selection/RFPs face2face Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:40:00 +0000 43471 at http://meetingsnet.com International Site Selection, Fodor’s Style http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/international-site-selection-fodor-s-style <div class="field-deck"> Editor in Chief Arabella Bowen on how Fodor’s writers critique hotels around the world </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Editor in Chief Arabella Bowen on how Fodor’s writers critique hotels around the world</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/international-site-selection-fodor-s-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/international-site-selection-fodor-s-style#comments Site Selection/RFPs Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:14:00 +0000 43181 at http://meetingsnet.com New Tri-City Alliance Offers Rotating Association Meetings Value Pricing, Added Services http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The San Antonio Convention &amp; Visitors Bureau, Visit Baltimore, and the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor &amp; Convention Bureau recently announced a joint program called Synchronicities, a three-city marketing partnership.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services#comments Marketing Negotiating/Contracts Trade Shows Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:46:00 +0000 43011 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>River barge dinner along San Antonio&#39;s River Walk.</p> <p><span>River barge dinner along San Antonio&#39;s River Walk.</span></p> Risk Management Runs the Gamut for Global Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“The whole area of risk mitigation, keeping up with those geopolitical trends, is the single biggest shift in our jobs over the past 20 years,” said Gregg Talley, president and CEO, Talley Management Group. Read his tips.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Meetings Resources Risk Management Medical Meetings Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:58:00 +0000 43001 at http://meetingsnet.com Conference in Jeopardy Due to Ebola Outbreak: What Would You Advise? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/conference-jeopardy-due-ebola-outbreak-what-would-you-advise <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We recently got a plea in a comment on an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/36-reasons-think-inside-room-block" title="" target="_blank">attrition</a></span> and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/attrition-and-force-majeure-your-questions-answered " title="Attrition and Force Majeure: Your Questions Answered" target="_blank">force majeure</a></span>-related article about a summit in West Africa that's losing attendees due to the Ebola outbreak. What would you suggest the poster do?</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/conference-jeopardy-due-ebola-outbreak-what-would-you-advise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/conference-jeopardy-due-ebola-outbreak-what-would-you-advise#comments Risk Management face2face Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 42941 at http://meetingsnet.com Chicago Top Meeting City Among Cvent Users http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/chicago-top-meeting-city-among-cvent-users <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chicago, Orlando, and Las Vegas were the top three cities on Cvent's list of the Top 50 Meetings Destinations in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/chicago-top-meeting-city-among-cvent-users" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/chicago-top-meeting-city-among-cvent-users#comments Site Selection/RFPs Site News Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:48:00 +0000 42871 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Chicago came out on top of Cvent&#39;s 2014 Top 50 list.</p> Attorneys Go Head to Head on Hot Contract Issues http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/attorneys-go-head-head-hot-contract-issues <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two of the industry’s top lawyers—one who works the hotel side, the other the planner side—staked out their positions on rate protection, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/36-reasons-think-inside-room-block" title="" target="_blank">attrition</a></span>, and liquidated damages during this year’s MPI WEC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/attorneys-go-head-head-hot-contract-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/attorneys-go-head-head-hot-contract-issues#comments Negotiating/Contracts Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:56:00 +0000 42781 at http://meetingsnet.com Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Reflecting on the Tragedy http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-flight-17-reflecting-tragedy <div class="field-deck"> Commentary on what the MH17 crash means for meeting professionals </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It was a hot, sunny day and I was delighted that our meeting room had windows, which looked out onto a very green Central Park&mdash;the oasis in midtown Manhattan. It was July 14, just three days before Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 would explode into millions of pieces in the skies over Ukraine, a target of a missile deployed by a faction in a civil war.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-flight-17-reflecting-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-flight-17-reflecting-tragedy#comments Negotiating/Contracts Risk Management Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:46:00 +0000 42741 at http://meetingsnet.com What’s New at Sea for Meetings and Incentives http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/what-s-new-sea-meetings-and-incentives <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cruisers of the past could never dream about the things your groups can enjoy on ships today: variety, Internet, open dining, eco-consciousness, modern styling (witness The Hideaway lounge on Celebrity Solstice, pictured) and a whole lot more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/what-s-new-sea-meetings-and-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/what-s-new-sea-meetings-and-incentives#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Site Selection/RFPs Global Events Medical Meetings Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:48:00 +0000 42721 at http://meetingsnet.com 26 Steps to Mobile App Adoption Success http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/26-steps-mobile-app-adoption-success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How to promote your meeting’s mobile app</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/26-steps-mobile-app-adoption-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/26-steps-mobile-app-adoption-success#comments Checklists Marketing Mobile/Apps Tech Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:07:00 +0000 42691 at http://meetingsnet.com