Budgeting/Cost Savings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en You Value Your Speakers—So Why Are You Discounting Them? http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/you-value-your-speakers-so-why-are-you-discounting-them <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Instead of asking speakers to discount their fee or work “for exposure,” partner with them to find ways to maximize their value while minimizing costs.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/you-value-your-speakers-so-why-are-you-discounting-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/you-value-your-speakers-so-why-are-you-discounting-them#comments Association Meetings Resources Budgeting/Cost Savings Resources and Reports Speakers Fri, 09 Sep 2016 19:36:00 +0000 65481 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>hands adding puzzle pieces that add up to an idea</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images What Are the Most Annoying Ways You Are Being Forced to Do More With Less? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-are-most-annoying-ways-you-are-being-forced-do-more-less <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Meetings are up, and so are demands for cutting costs, according to a session livestreamed from PCMA's Education Conference.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-are-most-annoying-ways-you-are-being-forced-do-more-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-are-most-annoying-ways-you-are-being-forced-do-more-less#comments Association Meetings Resources Budgeting/Cost Savings Corporate Meetings face2face Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:07:00 +0000 63391 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>&quot;Do more with less&quot; circled with red pencil</p> 11 Tricks for Spending Less on F&B http://meetingsnet.com/food-amp-beverage/11-tricks-spending-less-fb <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Shrink the coffee cups, skip the pre-poured orange juice.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-amp-beverage/11-tricks-spending-less-fb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-amp-beverage/11-tricks-spending-less-fb#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Food & Beverage Mon, 11 Apr 2016 20:28:00 +0000 16911 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Two glasses of orange juice with pineapple slices and straws.</p> MPI Did the Math, and Your Buying Power Is Going Down http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/mpi-did-math-and-your-buying-power-going-down <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Spending on meetings is up somewhat, but pricing is up more, according to respondents in the latest Meeting Professionals International Meetings Outlook. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/mpi-did-math-and-your-buying-power-going-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/mpi-did-math-and-your-buying-power-going-down#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Global Events Medical Meetings Premium Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:50:00 +0000 57501 at http://meetingsnet.com Financial Services Meetings: What to Watch in 2016 http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/financial-services-meetings-what-watch-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The financial services industry—and its meetings—will be affected by changing demographics, impending regulation, and new technology. (Robo-adviser, anyone?)</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/financial-services-meetings-what-watch-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/financial-services-meetings-what-watch-2016#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Premium Wed, 27 Jan 2016 03:57:00 +0000 56771 at http://meetingsnet.com Person Killian Photography World Trends and Your Meetings: Get Ready for What’s Ahead http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/world-trends-and-your-meetings-get-ready-what-s-ahead <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bird flu, fracking, organic food, Janet Yellen, Airbnb, and why fun makes people do the right thing. Read how MGM International’s Michael Dominguez tied them all together during a recent keynote.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/world-trends-and-your-meetings-get-ready-what-s-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/world-trends-and-your-meetings-get-ready-what-s-ahead#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Global Events Medical Meetings Premium Wed, 02 Dec 2015 22:57:00 +0000 55031 at http://meetingsnet.com How Transient Travelers Are Messing Up Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-transient-travelers-are-messing-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The ratio of group guests and transient guests at hotels has completely turned around in the past 10 years. MGM International's Michael Dominguez lays out the implications for meeting planners.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-transient-travelers-are-messing-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-transient-travelers-are-messing-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Medical Meetings Premium Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:07:00 +0000 54951 at http://meetingsnet.com MCI Becomes Emirates’ Preferred PCO, Emirates Its Official Airline http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/mci-becomes-emirates-preferred-pco-emirates-its-official-airline <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>MCI, a global provider of services in the meetings, events, association, and congress industries, has inked a deal with Emirates, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates.</p></div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/mci-becomes-emirates-preferred-pco-emirates-its-official-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/mci-becomes-emirates-preferred-pco-emirates-its-official-airline#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Marketing Premium Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:15:00 +0000 52831 at http://meetingsnet.com New Company Will Protect Planners’ Meeting Deposits http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Longtime destination management company owner Grant Snider has launched a new company, Meeting Escrow, designed to help planners navigate the risks of paying deposits to meeting suppliers—while at the same time helping suppliers get paid on schedule. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Incentive Planning/Management Risk Management Corporate Meetings Premium Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:10:00 +0000 52701 at http://meetingsnet.com Beware: Disrupters Are Out to Get Your Association’s Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Questions association meeting planners need to address now so you can protect your bottom line from getting walloped by changes in technology, attendee behavior, and the new sharing economy.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Budgeting/Cost Savings Housing/Attrition Negotiating/Contracts Trade Shows face2face Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:18:00 +0000 52531 at http://meetingsnet.com