Meeting Planning Toolbox http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en 4 Must-Try Nontraditional Event Venues http://meetingsnet.com/event-design-ideas/4-must-try-nontraditional-event-venues <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While moving out of the ballroom and into venues you may not have considered in the past can provide a “wow” experience, it’s essential that the space will promote your event’s objectives. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design-ideas/4-must-try-nontraditional-event-venues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-design-ideas/4-must-try-nontraditional-event-venues#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:02:00 +0000 68911 at http://meetingsnet.com EventBrite and Peerspace Have You Mastered These Fundamentals of Effective Negotiating? http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating-contracts/have-you-mastered-these-fundamentals-effective-negotiating <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Before you even start talking concessions and clauses, take a step back and make sure you have these <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights?intlink=incontent" title="Negotiation Insights" target="_blank">negotiation</a></span> basics covered.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating-contracts/have-you-mastered-these-fundamentals-effective-negotiating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating-contracts/have-you-mastered-these-fundamentals-effective-negotiating#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Negotiating & Contracts Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:56:00 +0000 68901 at http://meetingsnet.com Thinkstock by Getty Images It’s Time to Rethink Your Drink http://meetingsnet.com/fb/it-s-time-rethink-your-drink <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Try replacing high-sugar beverages with healthier options that will help keep attendees feeling more energized and focused.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/fb/it-s-time-rethink-your-drink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/fb/it-s-time-rethink-your-drink#comments F&B Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:58:00 +0000 68851 at http://meetingsnet.com Thinkstock by Getty Images 10 Top Tips for Creating Peace With Your Events http://meetingsnet.com/event-design-ideas/10-top-tips-creating-peace-your-events <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The event industry can have a huge positive impact in creating a more peaceful world, from local economic effects to inspiring positive behavior change. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design-ideas/10-top-tips-creating-peace-your-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-design-ideas/10-top-tips-creating-peace-your-events#comments Event Design & Ideas Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:15:00 +0000 68801 at http://meetingsnet.com What Do We Lose When the Only Focus Is on Winning? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-do-we-lose-when-only-focus-winning <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Gamification definitely has its place—just not every place.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-do-we-lose-when-only-focus-winning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-do-we-lose-when-only-focus-winning#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas Professional Development Meetings Fuel face2face Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:59:00 +0000 68711 at http://meetingsnet.com The Key to a Great Keynote http://meetingsnet.com/speakers-entertainment/key-great-keynote <div class="field-byline"> Hannah Kinnersley </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There’s more to picking a speaker than getting the topic right. It’s about creating an emotional connection.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers-entertainment/key-great-keynote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers-entertainment/key-great-keynote#comments Speakers & Entertainment Wed, 08 Feb 2017 19:17:00 +0000 68671 at http://meetingsnet.com Keynotes with Benefits http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/keynotes-benefits <div class="field-byline"> Hannah Kinnersley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Make your speaker part of your marketing and education campaigns. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Savvy meeting planners are asking speakers for additional activities before, during, and after the event to make sure their attendees get the full benefit of the speaker’s knowledge and enjoy a more memorable event. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/keynotes-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meetings-fuel/keynotes-benefits#comments Speakers & Entertainment Meetings Fuel Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:38:00 +0000 68661 at http://meetingsnet.com 4 Buzzwords Meeting Managers Won't Be Able to Escape in 2017 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-buzzwords-meeting-managers-wont-be-able-escape-2017 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>They may not be new, but if these catchwords and terms were Ferraris, we’d all be driving to meetings in style this year.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-buzzwords-meeting-managers-wont-be-able-escape-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-buzzwords-meeting-managers-wont-be-able-escape-2017#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas face2face Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:46:00 +0000 68611 at http://meetingsnet.com Fresh Picks: 18 Speakers Who Belong at Your Podium in 2017 http://meetingsnet.com/speakers-entertainment/fresh-picks-18-speakers-who-belong-your-podium-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Who is apropos for your podium this year? To protect, update, and motivate your organization, the in-demand speakers for 2017 will be those who can shed light on the new administration, the changing workforce, and growing risks both online and globally. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers-entertainment/fresh-picks-18-speakers-who-belong-your-podium-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers-entertainment/fresh-picks-18-speakers-who-belong-your-podium-2017#comments Speakers & Entertainment Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:02:00 +0000 68621 at http://meetingsnet.com The 3 “A”s of Risk Management http://meetingsnet.com/safety-security/3-s-risk-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Today’s planners need to know how to effectively anticipate, assess, and address potential security concerns from hostage situations to natural disasters.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/safety-security/3-s-risk-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/safety-security/3-s-risk-management#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Incentive Meeting Planning Safety & Security Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:08:00 +0000 68511 at http://meetingsnet.com Thinkstock by Getty Images