Event Planning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en Do Meeting Planners Provide a False Sense of Security? http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/do-meeting-planners-provide-false-sense-security <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Duty of care practices are well established for individual employees traveling the world for their companies. Two presenters at the recent Global Business Travel Association Convention say the same focus has not been turned on meeting attendees. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/do-meeting-planners-provide-false-sense-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/do-meeting-planners-provide-false-sense-security#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Risk Management Global Events Medical Meetings Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:01:00 +0000 64341 at http://meetingsnet.com Keeping a Global Meeting Secure http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/keeping-global-meeting-secure <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Carina Bauer, CEO, IMEX Group, talks about how her organization balances security concerns with the benefits of bring people together face to face.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/keeping-global-meeting-secure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/keeping-global-meeting-secure#comments Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:28:00 +0000 64291 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Weird Ways Legal Marijuana Could Affect Your Events http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-weird-ways-legal-marijuana-could-affect-your-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What you need to know to keep your next event from going up in smoke now that recreational pot is being legalized in an increasing number of states. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-weird-ways-legal-marijuana-could-affect-your-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-weird-ways-legal-marijuana-could-affect-your-events#comments Association Meetings Resources Food & Beverage Resources and Reports face2face Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:41:00 +0000 64281 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>hands reaching for marijuana leaf</p> How Inclusive is Your F&B? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-inclusive-your-fb <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Why F&B consultant Tracy Stuckrath believes the meetings industry needs to expand its definition of inclusion to encompass those who have dietary restrictions. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-inclusive-your-fb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-inclusive-your-fb#comments Association Meetings Resources Food & Beverage Resources and Reports face2face Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:59:00 +0000 64261 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>notebook and apples</p> Top 25 Destination Management Companies for 2016 http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/top-25-destination-management-companies-2016 <div class="field-byline"> By Special Events </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We've got this year's ranking from our sister magazine, Special Events. See who made the list, and read about the trends DMCs are watching, including longer booking windows and higher customer expectations.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/top-25-destination-management-companies-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/top-25-destination-management-companies-2016#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Design Event Planning Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:59:00 +0000 64241 at http://meetingsnet.com United CEO Charms GBTA Audience http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/united-ceo-charms-gbta-audience <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Oscar Munoz understands that by the time you step on board an airplane, “you’re frankly pissed.” He’s determined to make it better. United’s new premium Polaris seats (pictured) should help.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/united-ceo-charms-gbta-audience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/united-ceo-charms-gbta-audience#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events Medical Meetings Wed, 20 Jul 2016 20:46:00 +0000 64141 at http://meetingsnet.com The 12 Caterers Feeding the Republican National Convention http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/12-caterers-feeding-republican-national-convention-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How Republican National Convention organizers invited local caterers to join with the Quicken Loans Arena caterer to add a dash of local pride to food service this week, from boxed lunches to banquets.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/12-caterers-feeding-republican-national-convention-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/12-caterers-feeding-republican-national-convention-0#comments Food & Beverage Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:53:00 +0000 64121 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Prepared for Gun-Toting Attendees? http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/are-you-prepared-gun-toting-attendees <div class="field-deck"> Now that many states allow guns in public spaces, pistol-packing participant could be coming to your next meeting. Are you prepared? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Now that many states allow guns in public spaces, pistol-packing participant could be coming to your next meeting. Are you prepared?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/are-you-prepared-gun-toting-attendees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/are-you-prepared-gun-toting-attendees#comments Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Mon, 18 Jul 2016 18:43:00 +0000 64071 at http://meetingsnet.com thinkstock by Getty Images Incentive Attendees Meet and Eat With Locals http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/incentive-attendees-meet-and-eat-locals <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Corporate groups can dip their forks into the collaborative economy by planning meals in local homes. Read how one group will remember their Dublin dinners forever.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/incentive-attendees-meet-and-eat-locals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/incentive-attendees-meet-and-eat-locals#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Food & Beverage Sat, 16 Jul 2016 18:56:00 +0000 64051 at http://meetingsnet.com Tackling the Eternal Question: In-House or Third-Party AV Company? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tackling-eternal-question-house-or-third-party-av-company <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>During a recent Blab chat, AV and production pros talked about the pluses and minuses of using in-house versus third-party AV companies.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tackling-eternal-question-house-or-third-party-av-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tackling-eternal-question-house-or-third-party-av-company#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning face2face Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:51:00 +0000 64031 at http://meetingsnet.com