Event Planning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en Tech Events: Take the "50-50 Pledge" http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If you're having trouble finding women to speak at your tech event, professional network Quibb's founder has a list for you.</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/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Speakers face2face Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:45:00 +0000 51781 at http://meetingsnet.com Why You Need to Start Thinking Outside the Contracted Hotel Room Block http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to a new study, an average of one out of every three group room nights in the U.S. is booked outside of the official room block, so your room-block history only tells a partial story about your event’s value. It’s time for a new metric: Event room demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block#comments Housing/Attrition Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:49:00 +0000 51771 at http://meetingsnet.com “Sharing Economy” as Oxymoron—and More from the 2015 GBTA Convention http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/sharing-economy-oxymoron-and-more-2015-gbta-convention <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What is the place of Airbnb and other companies like it in the business travel ecosystem?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/sharing-economy-oxymoron-and-more-2015-gbta-convention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/sharing-economy-oxymoron-and-more-2015-gbta-convention#comments Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events Medical Meetings Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:19:00 +0000 51701 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Optimizing These Top Event Planning Tech Tools? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to use <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span>, geofencing, and customer relationship management systems to benefit your attendees, your exhibitors, and your event.</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/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools#comments CME Design Audience Engagement Marketing Social Media Pharma Meeting Planning Tech News/Trends Trade Shows Corporate Meetings Event Planning face2face Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000 51651 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Global Trends To Apply at Your Next Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/5-global-trends-apply-your-next-meeting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MeetingsNet asked Carina Bauer, CEO of IMEX Group, to identify five major global meeting trends and discuss how they played into the design of the education and activities at IMEX Frankfurt 2015, and how they will be integrated at IMEX America. Here are her thoughts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/5-global-trends-apply-your-next-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/5-global-trends-apply-your-next-meeting#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Global Meetings Resources Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:00:00 +0000 51601 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Carina Bauer, CEO of IMEX Group, discusses five major global meeting trends, how they played into the design of the education and activities at IMEX Frankfurt 2015, and how they will be integrated at IMEX America.</p> Guest Post: How to Use AV to Create a Sense of Place at Your Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-how-use-av-create-sense-place-your-meeting <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Tips on how audiovisual technology can help bring in your meeting destination’s local flavor.</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/guest-post-how-use-av-create-sense-place-your-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/guest-post-how-use-av-create-sense-place-your-meeting#comments Association Meetings Audiovisual/Production Pharma Meeting Planning Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:38:00 +0000 51591 at http://meetingsnet.com Another Tack on Meeting Planning http://meetingsnet.com/blog/another-tack-meeting-planning <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>More proof that meeting planning is always on my mind, even when I'm on vacation—some thoughts about planning and sailing.</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/another-tack-meeting-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/another-tack-meeting-planning#comments Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings face2face Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:46:00 +0000 51581 at http://meetingsnet.com NYC: A Travel Steal in 2016? http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/nyc-travel-steal-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>OK, maybe not a steal! But the Big Apple, surprisingly, has the lowest projected increase in hotel rates next year of all the U.S. metro areas covered by the newly released GBTA Foundation/Carlson Wagonlit Travel Global Travel Price Outlook.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/nyc-travel-steal-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/nyc-travel-steal-2016#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Global Events Wed, 22 Jul 2015 01:19:00 +0000 51571 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Committing These 7 Deadly Attendee Sins? http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/are-you-committing-these-7-deadly-attendee-sins <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Even meeting planners—especially meeting planners—often are guilty of these conference etiquette infractions. Are you one of them?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/are-you-committing-these-7-deadly-attendee-sins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/are-you-committing-these-7-deadly-attendee-sins#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Education/Certification Pharma Meeting Planning Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:47:00 +0000 51551 at http://meetingsnet.com Level Up! Plan an Expo as Awesome as GameStop’s http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/level-plan-expo-awesome-gamestop-s <div class="field-deck"> 18 steal-worthy engagement strategies </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>18 steal-worthy engagement strategies that Millennials love</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/level-plan-expo-awesome-gamestop-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/level-plan-expo-awesome-gamestop-s#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Event Planning Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:25:00 +0000 51541 at http://meetingsnet.com