Objectives/ROI http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en The Greatest Myth of CSR at Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/greatest-myth-csr-meetings <div class="field-byline"> By Alan Ranzer, Managing Partner/Co-founder, Impact 4 Good </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you think you don't have time in your meeting agenda for a genuinely meaningful community service experience, consider what <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/green-meetingscsr" title="" target="_blank">CSR</a></span> expert Alan Ranzer has to say. Then share your thoughts by posting a comment below the article.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/greatest-myth-csr-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/greatest-myth-csr-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Teambuilding Objectives/ROI Medical Meetings Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:34:00 +0000 41781 at http://meetingsnet.com Want Happy Stakeholders? Hire Speakers Who Increase Meeting ROI http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/want-happy-stakeholders-hire-speakers-who-increase-meeting-roi <div class="field-byline"> By Karen E. Lynn </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Beware of speakers who aren’t willing to have multiple calls to understand the ins and outs of your company, your culture, and your goals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/want-happy-stakeholders-hire-speakers-who-increase-meeting-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/want-happy-stakeholders-hire-speakers-who-increase-meeting-roi#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Objectives/ROI Speakers Medical Meetings Wed, 21 May 2014 22:17:00 +0000 41631 at http://meetingsnet.com The ROI of Fitness at Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Endorphins, engagement, energy—those are some of the returns you and your attendees will get when you book a boot camp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Endorphins, engagement, energy—those are some of the returns you and your attendees will get when you book a boot camp or build in other exercise options during a meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/roi-fitness-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Teambuilding Objectives/ROI Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Premium Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:49:00 +0000 40601 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings Mean Business Initiative Launched http://meetingsnet.com/news/meetings-mean-business-initiative-launched-0 <div class="field-deck"> Economic Significance Study Also Updated </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A coalition of meeting and travel industry organizations, coalescing under the name of the slogan first created in 2008, Meetings Mean Business, rolled out a new public relations campaign at the Professional Convention Management Association annual meeting in Boston January 14.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/news/meetings-mean-business-initiative-launched-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/news/meetings-mean-business-initiative-launched-0#comments Objectives/ROI News Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:30:00 +0000 39431 at http://meetingsnet.com Roger Dow, U.S. Travel <p>Roger Dow, U.S. Trave;</p> Meeting Sponsorship Dos and Don’ts http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-sponsorship-dos-and-don-ts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A good sponsorship strategy doesn’t start with the sponsors—it starts with the attendees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-sponsorship-dos-and-don-ts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-sponsorship-dos-and-don-ts#comments Checklists Sponsorships Objectives/ROI Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:13:00 +0000 38991 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Sponsors for PAX Prime, a convention for gamers, gave away XBox Ones as part of a QR Code scavenger hunt game they sponsored. It allowed sponsors to interact with attendees&mdash;a must do these days.</p> CEIR Explores How Exhibitors Share Info With Attendees http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ceir-explores-how-exhibitors-share-info-attendees <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Are exhibitors sharing product information in a way that attendees want to consume it?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ceir-explores-how-exhibitors-share-info-attendees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ceir-explores-how-exhibitors-share-info-attendees#comments Sponsorships Objectives/ROI Resources and Reports Trade Shows Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:47:00 +0000 36121 at http://meetingsnet.com Alison Smith Jenks on Shareability: Going Beyond Engagement at Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/alison-smith-jenks-shareability-going-beyond-engagement-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Event planners need to know how to reach the viral audience </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Event planners need to think about the third audience. Didn’t know you had one of those? It’s your viral audience—people who will be touched by your conference content when members of your live and virtual audiences share it. FreemanXP's Alison Smith Jenks tells you how to spread your word.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/alison-smith-jenks-shareability-going-beyond-engagement-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/alison-smith-jenks-shareability-going-beyond-engagement-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Social Media Tech News/Trends Objectives/ROI Medical Meetings Mon, 05 Aug 2013 20:47:00 +0000 35431 at http://meetingsnet.com Study Says Cancelling Government Meetings May Cost More http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/study-says-cancelling-government-meetings-may-cost-more <div class="field-deck"> The long-term cost of cancelling exceeds short-term savings </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meetings have been in the crosshairs of legislators for the past few years for alleged waste, but a new study by the U.S. Travel Association reveals that cancelling government meetings may cost taxpayers more in the long run.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/study-says-cancelling-government-meetings-may-cost-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/study-says-cancelling-government-meetings-may-cost-more#comments Association Meetings Resources Religious/SMERF Objectives/ROI Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:44:00 +0000 35301 at http://meetingsnet.com Video: A Step-by-Step Tool for the Meeting Architecture Process http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/video-step-step-tool-meeting-architecture-process <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Want to be a Meeting Architect? There's a new handy, pocket-sized guide for designing a meeting as a meeting architect. Follow along with Meeting Architecture founder Maarten Vanneste as he takes you through the process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/video-step-step-tool-meeting-architecture-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/video-step-step-tool-meeting-architecture-process#comments Meeting Formats Objectives/ROI Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:23:00 +0000 35201 at http://meetingsnet.com Michelle Penner on Taking Your Meetings From Good to Great http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/10-ways-take-your-meetings-good-great <div class="field-byline"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our events were good, but we wanted more for our attendees, our guests, and our organization. We wanted to take our events to another level. This demanding</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/10-ways-take-your-meetings-good-great" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/10-ways-take-your-meetings-good-great#comments Audience Engagement Objectives/ROI Premium Mon, 01 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 8852 at http://meetingsnet.com