Recreation/Entertainment http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6630/more en Event Idea: A Dive Bar for VIPs http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/event-idea-dive-bar-vips <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Previous events for a high-level group had gotten raves, so the host company (Cambria hotels & suites) and its destination management company partner (Hosts Las Vegas), had to figure out how to match those levels of excitement and engagement. Would a dive bar do the trick? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/event-idea-dive-bar-vips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/event-idea-dive-bar-vips#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:39:00 +0000 57531 at http://meetingsnet.com AlliedPRA Partners with Venuesworld.com http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alliedpra-partners-venuesworldcom <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After announcing a shift to a strategic partnership model for working with clients traveling to Europe, AlliedPRA finds its partner in venuesworld.com, which covers 25 locations in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alliedpra-partners-venuesworldcom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alliedpra-partners-venuesworldcom#comments International Partners Recreation/Entertainment Site Selection/RFPs Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:53:00 +0000 57301 at http://meetingsnet.com Let's Celebrate the Talents of the Audience http://meetingsnet.com/blog/lets-celebrate-talents-audience <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Talent competition at IMEX America is one recent example of something I hope is becoming a trend: Inviting the audience to take a star role at events.</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/lets-celebrate-talents-audience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/lets-celebrate-talents-audience#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Resources and Reports Recreation/Entertainment face2face Fri, 30 Oct 2015 21:07:00 +0000 54241 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Lauren Blocker, program coordinator at Cappa &amp; Graham, Inc., singing the winning number at the 3<sup>rd</sup> annual &nbsp;<a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001XcwBlTjb9oYQFesfEGao-WT-JWz5cdMdq5Q-odfikEiKprg720KTpW9pAJIXJn25N4x5GZLIrxtOADLWWfyR9DUEldXHivfL0qarL-FkLGTwSoBpYi2Oql8R49JLxtqo0Scn5vVDAODiBvOjxGdchkBlPmIww6LehhKoIcN6WrA=&amp;c=20g7K2BWKsAWsZpDCoXUiDxss5GRpfduzDGpR3rk_a4kiWfJlnTh6A==&amp;ch=EAHmw5x5y_EnzUgZDeHpfbA5_skom0cDTHLQcjV6UF0NsS9OGohffg==">DMC Network</a>&nbsp;and <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001XcwBlTjb9oYQFesfEGao-WT-JWz5cdMdq5Q-odfikEiKprg720KTpRePPMNqaZfe0c1G1RFFXr1cmBM8nJSwUTfDMXcJMXKr_Mc3lobhOyqC6vkp-xaGxA7IXvTXdqNfowZvkEt_nNG8_qZnA2eCxR2YNdoLjz7wAYJcx-AkjUs=&amp;c=20g7K2BWKsAWsZpDCoXUiDxss5GRpfduzDGpR3rk_a4kiWfJlnTh6A==&amp;ch=EAHmw5x5y_EnzUgZDeHpfbA5_skom0cDTHLQcjV6UF0NsS9OGohffg==">Ovation</a> Talent Search during IMEX America in Las Vegas.</p> Corporate Entertainment Tips from a Pro http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/corporate-entertainment-tips-pro <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Well-known performer Philip Myers shares compelling ideas for integrating music and entertainment into your meeting or incentive program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/corporate-entertainment-tips-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/corporate-entertainment-tips-pro#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Tips from the Top Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:32:00 +0000 51921 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Things You Need to Know About Music Licensing and Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Skip music licensing at your peril: “The chances of getting caught are slim, but the consequences if you do are substantial.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings#comments Association Meetings Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:05:00 +0000 52681 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Music licensing</p> ThinkStock Smarts and Creativity on View at Hosts Global Alliance Forum http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/smarts-and-creativity-view-hosts-global-alliance-forum <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>When destination management companies get together to plan a meeting, creativity reigns. (Bonus: Vegas headliner Terry Fator was there!)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/smarts-and-creativity-view-hosts-global-alliance-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/smarts-and-creativity-view-hosts-global-alliance-forum#comments Incentive Planning/Management Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:25:00 +0000 51851 at http://meetingsnet.com The Value of DMCs and More Hot Topics at the 2015 HGA Forum http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/value-dmcs-and-more-hot-topics-2015-hga-forum <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>About 225 attendees at the Third Annual Hosts Global Alliance Forum enjoyed a solid education program along with plenty of the creativity that destination management companies offer meeting planners. Here's an on-site sampling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/value-dmcs-and-more-hot-topics-2015-hga-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/value-dmcs-and-more-hot-topics-2015-hga-forum#comments Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Premium Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:42:00 +0000 51871 at http://meetingsnet.com A Humorist’s Simple Answers to Planners’ Tough Questions http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/humorist-s-simple-answers-planners-tough-questions <div class="field-byline"> By Dale Irvin </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Longtime conference emcee Dale Irvin cuts to the chase in this guide to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/teambuilding" title="" target="_blank">teambuilding</a></span>, networking, and breaking the ice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/humorist-s-simple-answers-planners-tough-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/humorist-s-simple-answers-planners-tough-questions#comments Recreation/Entertainment Premium Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:48:00 +0000 51131 at http://meetingsnet.com How Not to Kill Your Awards Show http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-not-kill-your-awards-show <div class="field-byline"> By David Ahearn, co-founder, Four Day Weekend </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Comedy troupe Four Day Weekend has seen the good, the bad, and the very unfunny from the corporate awards show front lines. Heed their tips!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-not-kill-your-awards-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-not-kill-your-awards-show#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Premium Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:02:00 +0000 50961 at http://meetingsnet.com Are DMCs Still Relevant? http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/are-dmcs-still-relevant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new study from the Incentive Research Foundation explores the value proposition of destination management companies in today’s changing marketplace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/are-dmcs-still-relevant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/are-dmcs-still-relevant#comments Association Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel International Partners Pharma Meeting Planning Recreation/Entertainment Risk Management Premium Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:30:00 +0000 50921 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>IRF Chief Research Officer Rodger Stotz filled in attendees on the foundation&#39;s recent DMC research at the IRF Invitational.</p>