Event Planning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en Meetings Podcast: Why Brandt Krueger Says There Is No Work-Life Balance http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/meetings-podcast-why-brandt-krueger-says-there-no-work-life-balance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In this week's Meetings Podcast Event Technology Consulting's Brandt Krueger and Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen discuss the challenges and benefits of starting your own company, and a whole lot more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/meetings-podcast-why-brandt-krueger-says-there-no-work-life-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/meetings-podcast-why-brandt-krueger-says-there-no-work-life-balance#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Medical Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:02:00 +0000 57331 at http://meetingsnet.com AlliedPRA Partners with Venuesworld.com http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alliedpra-partners-venuesworldcom <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After announcing a shift to a strategic partnership model for working with clients traveling to Europe, AlliedPRA finds its partner in venuesworld.com, which covers 25 locations in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alliedpra-partners-venuesworldcom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alliedpra-partners-venuesworldcom#comments International Partners Recreation/Entertainment Site Selection/RFPs Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:53:00 +0000 57301 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Train Nonprofit Board Members for Success http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/how-train-nonprofit-board-members-success <div class="field-byline"> By Kimberly A. Edwards, past vice president, California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>6 ways to integrate new members, build teamwork, and keep your directors on track by training them up front</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/how-train-nonprofit-board-members-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/how-train-nonprofit-board-members-success#comments Association Meetings Resources Event Planning Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:19:00 +0000 57271 at http://meetingsnet.com Top 10 Negotiation Tips http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/top-10-negotiation-tips <div class="field-deck"> More on negotiating at MeetingNet's <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts">Contracts and Negotiating Special Report</a>. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>First tip: If you don't ask, you don't get. But remember that not only do good negotiators ask for everything they want, they also make sure they don't end up with things they don't.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/top-10-negotiation-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts News Premium Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:00:00 +0000 8020 at http://meetingsnet.com Inside the Event Artistry of Amway’s Founders Council http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/inside-event-artistry-amway-s-founders-council <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Hosts DC pulls out the creative stops for a nine-day Amway event that was characterized by elegance, history, inspiration, beauty, and fun. We’ve got it all in pictures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/inside-event-artistry-amway-s-founders-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/inside-event-artistry-amway-s-founders-council#comments Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Event Design Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:18:00 +0000 56381 at http://meetingsnet.com Don Welsh Leaves Chicago to Lead DMAI http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/don-welsh-leaves-chicago-lead-dmai <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After a search that began last fall, the Destination Marketing Association International has hired Don Welsh, CEO of Choose Chicago, as its new president & CEO. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/don-welsh-leaves-chicago-lead-dmai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/don-welsh-leaves-chicago-lead-dmai#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Sat, 23 Jan 2016 13:35:00 +0000 56431 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Throw a Buzzworthy Opening Party http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>How to throw a party for 500 guests that's so popular it runs an hour past its end time. Hosts New Orleans shares photos from the grand opening of Le Méridien New Orleans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party#comments Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Event Planning Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:51:00 +0000 56181 at http://meetingsnet.com Overcoming Global AV Meeting and Event Challenges http://meetingsnet.com/blog/overcoming-global-av-meeting-and-event-challenges <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Pricing, language, cultural hurdles, and differing technical standards add an extra challenge when handling audiovisual for events outside the U.S. </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/overcoming-global-av-meeting-and-event-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/overcoming-global-av-meeting-and-event-challenges#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Global Meetings Resources face2face Mon, 18 Jan 2016 16:55:00 +0000 56041 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Globe on a keyboard</p> New Meeting Industry Educational Roadshow Coming this Spring http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/new-meeting-industry-educational-roadshow-coming-spring <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new event—Fuse 2016—is a collaboration between the Convention Industry Council, Meetings Mean Business, and Social Tables.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/new-meeting-industry-educational-roadshow-coming-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/new-meeting-industry-educational-roadshow-coming-spring#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Resources Medical Meetings Resources Objectives/ROI Resources and Reports Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:12:00 +0000 55861 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Fuse roadshow image</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images ROI, ROO, ROE—What Do These Terms Really Mean? http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/roi-roo-roe-what-do-these-terms-really-mean <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>They’re all attempts to show whether your meeting is a success or not. Ira Kerns explains how they differ and what measures they can, and can’t, give you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/roi-roo-roe-what-do-these-terms-really-mean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/roi-roo-roe-what-do-these-terms-really-mean#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Objectives/ROI Corporate Meetings Fri, 08 Jan 2016 14:37:00 +0000 55801 at http://meetingsnet.com