Food & Beverage http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Ready to Book a Bunch of Strangers’ Homes for Your Next Dinearound? http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/ready-book-bunch-strangers-homes-your-next-dinearound <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sound farfetched? You could do it today, and maybe you should! Travelers have always discovered destinations through food and dining culture. Social dining adds authenticity, and offers an experience your qualifiers will remember forever. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/ready-book-bunch-strangers-homes-your-next-dinearound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/ready-book-bunch-strangers-homes-your-next-dinearound#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Housing/Attrition Incentive Planning/Management Food & Beverage International Partners Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:18:00 +0000 60121 at http://meetingsnet.com 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> 4 Steps to a Healthier Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/4-steps-healthier-meeting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Practical ways to make your meetings healthier while still meeting attendee expectations—and your budget.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/4-steps-healthier-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/4-steps-healthier-meeting#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Food & Beverage Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports Mon, 04 Apr 2016 16:44:00 +0000 59231 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Vegetable person on a plate</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images How to Wow 900 Guests for 5 Days in D.C. http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/how-wow-900-guests-5-days-dc <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>For a group that had enjoyed decades of incentive trips to places like South Africa, the destination management company CSI Washington, DC, had to knock their socks off in the nation’s capital (oh, and the group had done a D.C. trip already). Go behind the scenes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/how-wow-900-guests-5-days-dc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/how-wow-900-guests-5-days-dc#comments Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Food & Beverage Medical Meetings Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:30:00 +0000 57901 at http://meetingsnet.com Inside the Event Artistry of Amway’s Founders Council http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/inside-event-artistry-amway-s-founders-council <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Hosts DC pulls out the creative stops for a nine-day Amway event that was characterized by elegance, history, inspiration, beauty, and fun. We’ve got it all in pictures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/inside-event-artistry-amway-s-founders-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/inside-event-artistry-amway-s-founders-council#comments Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Event Design Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:18:00 +0000 56381 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Throw a Buzzworthy Opening Party http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>How to throw a party for 500 guests that's so popular it runs an hour past its end time. Hosts New Orleans shares photos from the grand opening of Le Méridien New Orleans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/how-throw-buzzworthy-opening-party#comments Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Event Planning Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:51:00 +0000 56181 at http://meetingsnet.com The Value of Face-to-Face Meetings, in Good Times and Bad http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/value-face-face-meetings-good-times-and-bad <div class="field-deck"> Hilton's survey says even Millennials prefer face time </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In a recent global survey Hilton Worldwide found that more than two-thirds of business professionals, ranging from Millennials to those over the age of 65, prefer meeting in person to any other collaboration method.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/value-face-face-meetings-good-times-and-bad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/value-face-face-meetings-good-times-and-bad#comments Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Thu, 19 Nov 2015 20:36:00 +0000 54691 at http://meetingsnet.com 2016 F&B Trends: Get Your Crazy On http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/2016-fb-trends-get-your-crazy <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Hospitality consultancy Andrew Freeman & Co. has released its 2016 trends report on the theme of "multiple personalities." Chefs, restaurateurs, hoteliers—and, by extension, event planners—need to somehow engage guests who can't be categorized and whose preferences may change day to day. It's crazy out there!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/2016-fb-trends-get-your-crazy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/2016-fb-trends-get-your-crazy#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage Premium Wed, 11 Nov 2015 01:35:00 +0000 54501 at http://meetingsnet.com The Best Events Engage All the Senses http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/best-events-engage-all-senses <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new conference looks at the power of “sensory marketing.” We ask organizer Dianne Devitt how event planners can use all the senses to attract and engage attendees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/best-events-engage-all-senses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/best-events-engage-all-senses#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Food & Beverage Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:28:00 +0000 54431 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Create an Event With a Sense of Style http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-create-event-sense-style <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When it comes to style, you either have it or you don’t. For meeting planners, creating an event with style starts with knowing how to use the senses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-create-event-sense-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-create-event-sense-style#comments Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Career Premium Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:52:00 +0000 54261 at http://meetingsnet.com