Event Planning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en Are Planners Liable for Airbnb Problems? http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/are-planners-liable-airbnb-problems <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With more attendees staying at Airbnb and other home-stay accommodations, planners need to know their culpability should something go wrong.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/are-planners-liable-airbnb-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/are-planners-liable-airbnb-problems#comments Housing/Attrition Negotiating/Contracts Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:04:00 +0000 63331 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Man next to chalkboard message &quot;what you need to know&quot;</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images How Event Organizers Can Harness the Power of Facebook http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-event-organizers-can-harness-power-facebook <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If it’s done well, a Facebook campaign can make all the difference to the success of your event.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-event-organizers-can-harness-power-facebook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-event-organizers-can-harness-power-facebook#comments Marketing Event Planning face2face Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:01:00 +0000 63321 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Box with Facebook logo and thumbs ups</p> What’s Important Is Worth Meeting About http://meetingsnet.com/career/what-s-important-worth-meeting-about <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Meetings Mean Business Coalition’s latest campaign to highlight the meetings industry holds up the U.S. presidential election as a model for the importance of people getting together face to face.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/career/what-s-important-worth-meeting-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/career/what-s-important-worth-meeting-about#comments Objectives/ROI Career Corporate Meetings Sun, 05 Jun 2016 15:45:00 +0000 62301 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings Podcast: Why Andrea Michaels Believes There's Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/meetings-podcast-why-andrea-michaels-believes-theres-nothing-fear-fear-itself <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mike McAllen from Grass Shack Events and Media sits down with Andrea Michaels, Extraordinary Events, to mine the store of industry knowledge she has amassed over her 20-plus years in the business. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/meetings-podcast-why-andrea-michaels-believes-theres-nothing-fear-fear-itself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/meetings-podcast-why-andrea-michaels-believes-theres-nothing-fear-fear-itself#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Event Planning Thu, 02 Jun 2016 19:17:00 +0000 62131 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>&quot;It is the wisest of men who knows what he doesn&#39;t know.&quot;</p> Is this Hotel Must-Have on Your Site Inspection List? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hotel-must-have-your-site-inspection-list <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Just how important is a good-quality towel to your attendees' hotel experience? A lot more than you may think!</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hotel-must-have-your-site-inspection-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hotel-must-have-your-site-inspection-list#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Site Selection/RFPs face2face Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:05:00 +0000 62081 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>towels rolled up on hotel bed with flowers</p> Event Software Company Etouches Acquires Sourcing Engine Zentila http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/event-software-company-etouches-acquires-sourcing-engine-zentila <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Many suitors came calling, says Zentila Founder and CEO Mike Mason, but the etouches bid won out. Mason stays on in a VP role.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/event-software-company-etouches-acquires-sourcing-engine-zentila" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/event-software-company-etouches-acquires-sourcing-engine-zentila#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:46:00 +0000 62001 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Donate Food from Your Event: 16 Resources http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/how-donate-food-your-event-16-resources <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Many planners get pushback from hotels when asking about donating leftover food. A little digging into the issue reveals that, although there is a law that protects people who donate food, it’s still easier for companies to have a blanket policy against it. But that's changing. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/how-donate-food-your-event-16-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/how-donate-food-your-event-16-resources#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Negotiation Insights Tue, 31 May 2016 22:37:00 +0000 61951 at http://meetingsnet.com 25 Ways Speakers Can Help Promote Your Events Before, During, and After http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/25-ways-speakers-can-help-promote-your-events-during-and-after <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Involving speakers in your event promotions is easy and doesn’t have to cost a dime!</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/25-ways-speakers-can-help-promote-your-events-during-and-after" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/25-ways-speakers-can-help-promote-your-events-during-and-after#comments Marketing Medical Meetings Resources Speakers Fri, 27 May 2016 15:28:00 +0000 61781 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cartoon guy holding megaphone</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Meeting Planners Are on the Edge of the Real Sharing Economy http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/meeting-planners-are-edge-real-sharing-economy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The hotel space crunch, your perennial budget crunch, a drive to conserve resources. It all points toward the meetings industry's next big trend: Sharing your stuff with another event. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/meeting-planners-are-edge-real-sharing-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/meeting-planners-are-edge-real-sharing-economy#comments Event Planning Negotiation Insights Thu, 26 May 2016 13:37:00 +0000 61741 at http://meetingsnet.com Cvent Releases List of 2016 “Top Cities” for Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/cvent-releases-list-2016-top-cities-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Watch Nashville, Denver, and Dubai, which Cvent identifies as among the breakout destinations for meetings.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/cvent-releases-list-2016-top-cities-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/cvent-releases-list-2016-top-cities-meetings#comments Asia/Pacific Association Meetings Resources Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Site Selection/RFPs Site News Tue, 17 May 2016 16:42:00 +0000 61341 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cartoon man on ladder putting up star ratings</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images