Recreation/Entertainment http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6630/more en How Meeting Planners Can Rein in Entertainment Riders http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-meeting-planners-can-rein-entertainment-riders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Headline entertainers take your incentive conference from amazing memory to experience of a lifetime. We've got tips from an expert on handling the unique challenges of celebrity <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts/mistakes-made-new-meeting-planners" title="3 Common Mistakes Made by New Meeting Planners" target="_blank">contracts</a></span> and riders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-meeting-planners-can-rein-entertainment-riders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-meeting-planners-can-rein-entertainment-riders#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Negotiating/Contracts Recreation/Entertainment Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:08:00 +0000 46751 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Adam Kahan, Empire Entertainment</p> 50 Ways to Save Money Planning Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/50-ways-save-money-planning-meetings <div class="field-byline"> Dave Kovaleski </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are 50 ways to cut costs when planning your next meeting. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Some are tried and true, others might not work in every case, but they're all worth a shot!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/50-ways-save-money-planning-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/50-ways-save-money-planning-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Budgeting/Cost Savings Checklists Recreation/Entertainment Fri, 02 Jan 2015 13:58:00 +0000 24405 at http://meetingsnet.com A Tribute to Tribute Bands! And Other Entertainment Tips http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/tribute-tribute-bands-and-other-entertainment-tips <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There are a lot of starving entertainers that should be A-listers and would love to perform at your event. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/tribute-tribute-bands-and-other-entertainment-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/tribute-tribute-bands-and-other-entertainment-tips#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Recreation/Entertainment Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:20:00 +0000 45581 at http://meetingsnet.com Thinkers and Doers: Talking Heads and Wellness Initiatives on Hilton Agenda http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/thinkers-and-doers-talking-heads-and-wellness-initiatives-hilton-agenda <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hilton reaches out to thought leaders and fitness experts for new meeting offerings, while targeting smartphone users for new check-in options.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/thinkers-and-doers-talking-heads-and-wellness-initiatives-hilton-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/thinkers-and-doers-talking-heads-and-wellness-initiatives-hilton-agenda#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Career Resources Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:40:00 +0000 44921 at http://meetingsnet.com Can the Meetings Biz Save Atlantic City? http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/can-meetings-biz-save-atlantic-city <div class="field-deck"> The city is banking on meetings and convention business to increase its non-gaming visitor revenue </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In mid-July, within days of the news that Atlantic City&rsquo;s Trump Plaza and Showboat casino hotels would be closing by Labor Day, I was touring the ballroom of the Borgata Hotel Casino &amp; Spa&#39;s&nbsp;Event Center. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/can-meetings-biz-save-atlantic-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/can-meetings-biz-save-atlantic-city#comments Northeast U.S. Recreation/Entertainment Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:18:00 +0000 44201 at http://meetingsnet.com Awesome Icebreakers: Help Your Attendees Warm Up http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/awesome-icebreakers-help-your-attendees-warm <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What a candy bar says about you, what you have in common with your fellow conference-goers, easy ways for introverts to engage, and much more in our roundup of winning ways to loosen up your crowd and boost their learning and networking.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/awesome-icebreakers-help-your-attendees-warm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/awesome-icebreakers-help-your-attendees-warm#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Tips from Top Audience Engagement Expert Advice Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Premium Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:05:00 +0000 41281 at http://meetingsnet.com The DMC Evolution: From Ground Operator to Global Partner http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner <div class="field-byline"> By Chris Lee, DMCP, ACCESS Destination Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The story of destination management companies, from the man whose dad coined the term back in the 1970s! Enjoy this contribution from our Xpert Chris Lee of ACCESS Destination Services, part of our ideaXchange series, and then share your own memories and comments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Outsourcing Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings News Premium Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:47:00 +0000 42061 at http://meetingsnet.com 6 Welcomes With the Wow Factor http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/6-welcomes-wow-factor <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>First impressions are everything, as these impressive group welcome events illustrate. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/6-welcomes-wow-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/6-welcomes-wow-factor#comments Recreation/Entertainment Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 40881 at http://meetingsnet.com DMCs Consolidate in Wake of GEP Bankruptcy http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The world of destination management companies was rocked last fall by the bankruptcy of well-established <span class='keyword_link'><a href=" http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/whats-behind-dmc-pricing" title="" target="_blank">DMC</a></span> consortium Global Events Partners. Since then, other DMC networks have announced changes and consolidations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings News Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:27:00 +0000 40641 at http://meetingsnet.com Fitness at Meetings: Make it Fun http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Fitness bands, the wearable monitors that capture movement, heart rate, sleep data, and more, were among the fastest growing product categories at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. And they are catching on at meetings, too, along with other fitness ideas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 40631 at http://meetingsnet.com