Recreation/Entertainment http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6630/more en 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 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:47:00 +0000 42061 at http://meetingsnet.com Awesome Icebreakers: Help Your Attendees Warm Up http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/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/teambuilding/awesome-icebreakers-help-your-attendees-warm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/awesome-icebreakers-help-your-attendees-warm#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Fri, 09 May 2014 19:05:00 +0000 41281 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 Financial/Insurance Meetings Association 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 Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 40631 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 Global Events Partners, Krisam Group File for Bankruptcy http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-events-partners-krisam-group-file-bankruptcy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Global Events Partners, Inc., a marketing consortium of destination management companies, and The Krisam Group. Inc., a sister company that represented hotels to the meeting planning community, filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 on January 31 in California Northern Bankruptcy Court.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-events-partners-krisam-group-file-bankruptcy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/global-events-partners-krisam-group-file-bankruptcy#comments Outsourcing Recreation/Entertainment Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:17:00 +0000 39811 at http://meetingsnet.com Perception and the Business of Magic http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/perception-and-business-magic <div class="field-byline"> By Kostya Kimlat </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What a magician can teach your attendees about perception and reality—and the important role perception plays in business and communication.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/perception-and-business-magic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/perception-and-business-magic#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Recreation/Entertainment Speakers Thu, 26 Dec 2013 20:51:00 +0000 39221 at http://meetingsnet.com Rent-a-Slope: The Ultimate Winter Group Buy-Out http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/rent-slope-ultimate-winter-group-buy-out <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vermont’s Suicide Six Ski Mountain is allowing corporate groups to rent the entire ski area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/rent-slope-ultimate-winter-group-buy-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/rent-slope-ultimate-winter-group-buy-out#comments Motivational Travel Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:24:00 +0000 37822 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Suicide Six ski area</p> 15 Questions to Ask Before You Book Your Next Entertainer http://meetingsnet.com/blog/15-questions-ask-you-book-your-next-entertainer <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What to ask when selecting and booking entertainment</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/15-questions-ask-you-book-your-next-entertainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/15-questions-ask-you-book-your-next-entertainer#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Checklists Negotiating/Contracts Recreation/Entertainment face2face Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:35:00 +0000 35761 at http://meetingsnet.com