Event Planning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en Canopy: Hilton’s New Brand to Splash Down in Portland http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/canopy-hilton-s-new-brand-splash-down-portland <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Built around a different M-word—mindset, not millennial—the new Canopy by Hilton hotel brand was launched by president and CEO Christopher Nassetta at Hilton's Global Partnership Conference in Orlando.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/canopy-hilton-s-new-brand-splash-down-portland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/canopy-hilton-s-new-brand-splash-down-portland#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:30:00 +0000 44721 at http://meetingsnet.com Venues Beyond the Breakout Room http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/venues-beyond-breakout-room <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Our photo gallery is a sampling of the thousands of unique venue options listed at the Web site EVENTup. Do some searching yourself and you can find a battleship, an art-glass studio, and something new with every click. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/venues-beyond-breakout-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/venues-beyond-breakout-room#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Meeting Formats Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:48:00 +0000 44691 at http://meetingsnet.com Ebola Not Yet Affecting the Majority of Business Travel http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/ebola-not-yet-affecting-majority-business-travel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New study by the GBTA Foundation finds that business travelers—including meeting-goers—are not yet canceling trips due to concerns about the spreading disease.</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/risk-management/ebola-not-yet-affecting-majority-business-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/ebola-not-yet-affecting-majority-business-travel#comments Risk Management Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:42:00 +0000 44661 at http://meetingsnet.com New AMEX Survey: Meetings Back on Track http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/new-amex-survey-meetings-back-track <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Planners they expect to spend more on training, include more virtual components, and use more nontraditional venues in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/new-amex-survey-meetings-back-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/new-amex-survey-meetings-back-track#comments Corporate Meetings Event Planning Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:34:00 +0000 44591 at http://meetingsnet.com Ebola, Meetings, and Business Travel http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ebola-meetings-and-business-travel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We're all watching in horror as the deadly disease rips through Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. How much do we need to worry that it will affect meetings outside of the hot zones?</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/ebola-meetings-and-business-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ebola-meetings-and-business-travel#comments Risk Management face2face Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 44511 at http://meetingsnet.com Marketing Success in the Meetings Business: It’s Not About the Price Tag*! http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/marketing-success-meetings-business-it-s-not-about-price-tag <div class="field-deck"> Our Xpert gives venues advice on how to market to meeting pros </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our Xpert gives venues advice on how to market to meeting pros</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/marketing-success-meetings-business-it-s-not-about-price-tag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/marketing-success-meetings-business-it-s-not-about-price-tag#comments International Partners Site Selection/RFPs Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:03:00 +0000 44471 at http://meetingsnet.com The Three Forces of the “Shift Age” http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/three-forces-shift-age <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Aligning your meetings with the forces at play in "the shift age" is key to your success. Think about how you can incorporate globalism, individual choice, and connectedness into your planning process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/three-forces-shift-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/three-forces-shift-age#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Meeting Formats Speakers Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:42:00 +0000 44271 at http://meetingsnet.com Want Federal Government Employees to Attend Your Event? Invite Them to Eat Your Lunch. http://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-federal-government-employees-attend-your-event-invite-them-eat-your-lunch <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If you want to attract federal government attendees to your event, make it a half-day affair.</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/want-federal-government-employees-attend-your-event-invite-them-eat-your-lunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/want-federal-government-employees-attend-your-event-invite-them-eat-your-lunch#comments Association Meetings Marketing Event Planning face2face Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:33:00 +0000 44231 at http://meetingsnet.com Can the Meetings Biz Save Atlantic City? http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/can-meetings-biz-save-atlantic-city <div class="field-deck"> The city is banking on meetings and convention business to increase its non-gaming visitor revenue </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In mid-July, within days of the news that Atlantic City&rsquo;s Trump Plaza and Showboat casino hotels would be closing by Labor Day, I was touring the ballroom of the Borgata Hotel Casino &amp; Spa&#39;s&nbsp;Event Center. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/can-meetings-biz-save-atlantic-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/can-meetings-biz-save-atlantic-city#comments Northeast U.S. Recreation/Entertainment Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:18:00 +0000 44201 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Commandments for User-Friendly Event Web Sites http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-commandments-user-friendly-event-web-sites <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>How to improve your potential attendees’ experience on your site—and drive more registrations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-commandments-user-friendly-event-web-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-commandments-user-friendly-event-web-sites#comments Attendee Management Marketing Tech News/Trends Event Planning Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:09:00 +0000 44141 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>How to make your event&#39;s Web site drive registration in 10 easy steps.</p>