Event Planning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en Conventions, Business Travel Boycotts Called For Due to New Indiana Law http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/conventions-business-travel-boycotts-called-due-new-indiana-law <div class="field-deck"> Governor Mike Pence defends a law that some say could lead to discrimination </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Indiana Governor Mike Pence's signing of a law that could allow for discrimination against the LGBT community has prompted calls for boycott. But in the latest twist, "a clarification bill" may be introduced in the coming week, perhaps putting opponents' fears to rest.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/conventions-business-travel-boycotts-called-due-new-indiana-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/conventions-business-travel-boycotts-called-due-new-indiana-law#comments Trade Shows Site Selection/RFPs Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:36:00 +0000 48641 at http://meetingsnet.com Easy Carbon Calculator for Events http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/easy-carbon-calculator-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MeetGreen now offers the TerraPass Event Carbon Calculator to help event organizers understand and reduce their event’s total carbon emissions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/easy-carbon-calculator-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/easy-carbon-calculator-events#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Tech News/Trends Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:15:00 +0000 48601 at http://meetingsnet.com Image courtesy of MeetGreen and TerraPass Name that Meeting Room http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/name-meeting-room <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Hotel Van Zandt, opening soon in Austin, Texas, is issuing a challenge to find just the right name for one of its meeting spaces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/name-meeting-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/name-meeting-room#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Southwest Event Planning Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:40:00 +0000 48591 at http://meetingsnet.com Photo courtesy of Hotel Van Zandt 5 Things that Stress Meeting Planners Out http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-things-stress-meeting-planners-out <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Notes from a highly cathartic health and wellness session at Pharma Forum 2014</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-things-stress-meeting-planners-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-things-stress-meeting-planners-out#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:24:00 +0000 48531 at http://meetingsnet.com Savings, Compliance, Who Cares! http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/savings-compliance-who-cares <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From what Shimon Avish hears, cost savings and compliance are losing ground as drivers of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/strategic-meetings-management" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span> programs. In their place? Branding and marketing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/savings-compliance-who-cares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/savings-compliance-who-cares#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Strategic Meetings Management Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:15:00 +0000 48521 at http://meetingsnet.com New Data Will Help Long, Slow Return of Government Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/new-data-will-help-long-slow-return-government-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Meetings Mean Business coalition and the U.S. Travel Association have a new batch of data to bring to Capitol Hill on behalf of government meetings, which remain stuck in a trough. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/new-data-will-help-long-slow-return-government-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/new-data-will-help-long-slow-return-government-meetings#comments Association Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings News Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:32:00 +0000 48511 at http://meetingsnet.com EVENTup Adds Curated Experiences in Select Cities http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/eventup-adds-curated-experiences-select-cities <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>EVENTup, an online database of more than 10,000 event venues in the U.S., has launched EVENTup Curated Experiences, a collection of packaged corporate events you can book with a click.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/eventup-adds-curated-experiences-select-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/eventup-adds-curated-experiences-select-cities#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:57:00 +0000 48501 at http://meetingsnet.com Panel to Pharma Planners: Your Job is Not to Plan Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/panel-pharma-planners-your-job-not-plan-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the changes in meetings identified by a cross-industry panel conducting a session at Pharma Forum 2015 in National Harbor, Md., this week: Meeting managers need to shift their focus from meeting planning to using meetings to support delegates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/panel-pharma-planners-your-job-not-plan-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/panel-pharma-planners-your-job-not-plan-meetings#comments Event Planning Medical Meetings Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:39:00 +0000 48491 at http://meetingsnet.com Pharma Forum 2015: "Lift Moments" Help Newbies Develop Connections http://meetingsnet.com/blog/pharma-forum-2015-lift-moments-help-newbies-develop-connections <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How one five-minute icebreaker really changed the atmosphere and got people talking at the pre-con meeting for first-time Pharma Forum attendees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/pharma-forum-2015-lift-moments-help-newbies-develop-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/pharma-forum-2015-lift-moments-help-newbies-develop-connections#comments Association Meetings Pharma Meeting Planning Corporate Meetings Event Planning Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:40:00 +0000 48481 at http://meetingsnet.com Why We Need to Flip Our Classrooms http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/why-we-need-flip-our-classrooms <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Human interaction and experiences cause the learning and networking that attendees rate so highly at meetings. Planners can boost that interaction by turning the traditional breakout session on its head. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/why-we-need-flip-our-classrooms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/why-we-need-flip-our-classrooms#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000 48471 at http://meetingsnet.com