Event Planning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en MCI Becomes Emirates’ Preferred PCO, Emirates Its Official Airline http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/mci-becomes-emirates-preferred-pco-emirates-its-official-airline <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>MCI, a global provider of services in the meetings, events, association, and congress industries, has inked a deal with Emirates, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/mci-becomes-emirates-preferred-pco-emirates-its-official-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/mci-becomes-emirates-preferred-pco-emirates-its-official-airline#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Marketing Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:15:00 +0000 52831 at http://meetingsnet.com 11 Takeaways from the GBTA and MPI Summer Conferences http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/11-takeaways-gbta-and-mpi-summer-conferences <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Successes seen at this summer's industry conferences can be easily integrated into almost any meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/11-takeaways-gbta-and-mpi-summer-conferences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/11-takeaways-gbta-and-mpi-summer-conferences#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Event Planning Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:48:00 +0000 52791 at http://meetingsnet.com Wish You Could Unsend that E-Mail? 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Meetings Event Planning face2face Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:07:00 +0000 52731 at http://meetingsnet.com New Company Will Protect Planners’ Meeting Deposits http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Longtime destination management company owner Grant Snider has launched a new company, Meeting Escrow, designed to help planners navigate the risks of paying deposits to meeting suppliers—while at the same time helping suppliers get paid on schedule. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Incentive Planning/Management Risk Management Corporate Meetings Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:10:00 +0000 52701 at http://meetingsnet.com What to Do When Your Execs Are Terrible Public Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-do-when-your-execs-are-terrible-public-speakers <div class="field-byline"> By David Ahearn, Co-founder, Four Day Weekend Comedy </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We've got a comedy troupe's foolproof plan for helping execs get their corporate messages across, engage attendees, and maintain the energy of the meeting you've worked so long and hard to plan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-do-when-your-execs-are-terrible-public-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-do-when-your-execs-are-terrible-public-speakers#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Corporate Meetings Speakers Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:16:00 +0000 52691 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Things You Need to Know About Music Licensing and Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Skip music licensing at your peril: “The chances of getting caught are slim, but the consequences if you do are substantial.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings#comments Association Meetings Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:05:00 +0000 52681 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Music licensing</p> ThinkStock Reed Travel Exhibitions Rebrands ICOMEX as ibtm latin america http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america#comments Association Meetings Resources Canada Education/Certification Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports South/Central America Site Selection/RFPs Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:36:00 +0000 52631 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</p> Productivity Power Tools: Hacks to Get Your Life Back http://meetingsnet.com/blog/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>These tools will help you regain control over your e-mail in-box, your schedule, your workload—and your life.</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/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Event Planning face2face Fri, 21 Aug 2015 22:26:00 +0000 52551 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Meeting planners tend to be busy people. 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If so, the American Society for Association Executives&rsquo; Annual Conference, held in August in Detroit, had a learning lab for you: &ldquo;Power Tools: Hacking Your Way to Productivity.&rdquo;<br /> &nbsp;</p> Beware: Disrupters Are Out to Get Your Association’s Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Questions association meeting planners need to address now so you can protect your bottom line from getting walloped by changes in technology, attendee behavior, and the new sharing economy.</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/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Budgeting/Cost Savings Housing/Attrition Negotiating/Contracts Trade Shows face2face Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:18:00 +0000 52531 at http://meetingsnet.com