Food & Beverage http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Inside Crump’s “Secret” Event Success http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/inside-crump-s-secret-event-success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mixing business, history, and some behind-the-scenes hijinks, Sherri Lindenberg and her planning partners created an engaging evening that hit all the right networking notes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/inside-crump-s-secret-event-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/inside-crump-s-secret-event-success#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Recreation/Entertainment Tue, 19 May 2015 12:30:00 +0000 50111 at http://meetingsnet.com Add Some Local Flavor to Your Next Event—If You Dare http://meetingsnet.com/blog/add-some-local-flavor-your-next-event-if-you-dare <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Most regions have a specialty food or two that the locals swear by—Philly cheesesteaks, anyone?—but some may be a little tough for non-locals to swallow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/add-some-local-flavor-your-next-event-if-you-dare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/add-some-local-flavor-your-next-event-if-you-dare#comments Association Meetings Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings face2face Wed, 11 Mar 2015 19:18:00 +0000 48211 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Hot beef sundaes may be all the rage in the Midwest, but would you put it on your meeting&#39;s menu?</p> <p>Image: tomcensani, Flickr</p> Fully Packaged Corporate Events, Ready to Book Online http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/fully-packaged-corporate-events-ready-book-online <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kapow Events creates unique, off-the-shelf corporate events with per-person pricing that can be booked with a click. See if you think the new Web site is “a true digital solution to a cumbersome, archaic process.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/fully-packaged-corporate-events-ready-book-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/fully-packaged-corporate-events-ready-book-online#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage Site Selection/RFPs Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:43:00 +0000 47931 at http://meetingsnet.com Meeting and Event Planners Honored at The Special Event as Gala Award Winners http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><em>Special Events</em> magazine, a sister of MeetingsNet, honored top events and event planners from around the world in January at The Special Event 2015 convention and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> in Anaheim, Calif., at the<em> Special Events</em> Gala Awards.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners#comments Food & Beverage Outsourcing Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:59:00 +0000 47781 at http://meetingsnet.com The Next New Thing: A Kosher Kitchen Craze? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-new-thing-kosher-kitchen-craze <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>At least two hotels have announced they’re adding full kosher facilities—could this be a harbinger of a new market knish?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-new-thing-kosher-kitchen-craze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-new-thing-kosher-kitchen-craze#comments Food & Beverage face2face Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:28:00 +0000 47631 at http://meetingsnet.com Food Allergies and Preferences: How Far Do You Have to Go? http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/food-allergies-and-preferences-how-far-do-you-have-go <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Now that everyone seems to have special dietary needs or wants, meeting planners are perplexed at the lengths (and costs) to which they have to go to satisfy attendees’ appetites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/food-allergies-and-preferences-how-far-do-you-have-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/food-allergies-and-preferences-how-far-do-you-have-go#comments Association Meetings Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:07:00 +0000 47601 at http://meetingsnet.com Special Event Draws: More than Just Cocktails http://meetingsnet.com/blog/special-event-draws-more-just-cocktails <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What you need to know to make your reception or other special event special, all in one handy infographic.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/special-event-draws-more-just-cocktails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/special-event-draws-more-just-cocktails#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage face2face Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:55:00 +0000 47451 at http://meetingsnet.com Chefs' Surprising Secrets for Saving Money on F&B http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/chefs-surprising-secrets-saving-money-fb <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Secondary cuts with first-rate taste: That's just one idea for reducing spending on the center of the banquet plate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/chefs-surprising-secrets-saving-money-fb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/chefs-surprising-secrets-saving-money-fb#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage Medical Meetings Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:38:00 +0000 47331 at http://meetingsnet.com Beware Lists of "Most Interesting" Trends, Especially When Food-Related http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-lists-most-interesting-trends-especially-when-food-related <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new list of food trends for 2015 fulfills that old saying, "May you live in interesting (gustatory) times."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-lists-most-interesting-trends-especially-when-food-related" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-lists-most-interesting-trends-especially-when-food-related#comments Association Meetings Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 04 Feb 2015 22:42:00 +0000 47171 at http://meetingsnet.com A Gallery of Great Event Ideas http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-great-event-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>It's a meeting planner's biggest challenge: finding new and engaging designs for events, activities for meetings, and ways to wow a jaded audience. How about Oz in the ballroom (pictured, by Destination Concepts at the Hotel Del Coronado)?</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-great-event-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-great-event-ideas#comments Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Food & Beverage Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:01:00 +0000 47111 at http://meetingsnet.com