Recreation/Entertainment http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6630/more en 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 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:48:00 +0000 51131 at http://meetingsnet.com How Not to Kill Your Awards Show http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/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/financialinsurance-meetings/how-not-kill-your-awards-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-not-kill-your-awards-show#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings 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 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> Golf Activities Even Non-Golfers Can Love http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/golf-activities-even-non-golfers-can-love <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Is it possible to plan golf at a conference if some people are intense, others are duffers, and still others have never swung a club? Here’s how one hotel company revamped its group golf offerings to run the gamut from purely fun to intensely competitive. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/golf-activities-even-non-golfers-can-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/golf-activities-even-non-golfers-can-love#comments Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Sat, 30 May 2015 20:50:00 +0000 50411 at http://meetingsnet.com Try This: The Art of Dining at the Hilton Anatole http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/try-art-dining-hilton-anatole <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tickle attendees’ palates and senses with an art-food pairing experience at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/try-art-dining-hilton-anatole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/try-art-dining-hilton-anatole#comments Association Meetings Resources Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Fri, 22 May 2015 22:20:00 +0000 50251 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The sculptured wooden elephant in Atrium I represents a beloved Thai talisman, and a lovely backdrop for some Thai food during an art dine-around at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Hilton Anatole 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 10 Top Meeting Trends for 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/10-top-meeting-trends-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>From outdoor adventures to increased Wi-Fi demand, here's what Benchmark Hospitality International is predicting we’ll see more of this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/10-top-meeting-trends-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/10-top-meeting-trends-2015#comments Association Meetings Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings Site News Fri, 20 Mar 2015 22:49:00 +0000 48441 at http://meetingsnet.com The 470-Bus Event and 10 Other DMC Winners You’ve Got to See http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/470-bus-event-and-10-other-dmc-winners-you-ve-got-see <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Association of Destination Management Executives International honored outstanding creativity and innovation in destination management at its 2015 Awards Gala.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/470-bus-event-and-10-other-dmc-winners-you-ve-got-see" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/470-bus-event-and-10-other-dmc-winners-you-ve-got-see#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:07:00 +0000 48191 at http://meetingsnet.com Corporate Social Responsibility at Events: Keep Attendees Connected http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/corporate-social-responsibility-events-keep-attendees-connected <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It is common to include <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/green-meetingscsr" title="" target="_blank">CSR</a></span> activities in conference programs, but are we really making a difference? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/corporate-social-responsibility-events-keep-attendees-connected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/corporate-social-responsibility-events-keep-attendees-connected#comments Green Meetings/CSR Recreation/Entertainment Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:45:00 +0000 47751 at http://meetingsnet.com Cruise Math: 1,000 Ports, 22 New Ships, 23 Million Passengers http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/cruise-math-1000-ports-22-new-ships-23-million-passengers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With unique designs, new amenities, and seemingly limitless ports, cruise ships will attract a record number of passengers in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/cruise-math-1000-ports-22-new-ships-23-million-passengers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/cruise-math-1000-ports-22-new-ships-23-million-passengers#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Global Site Research Recreation/Entertainment Site News Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:05:00 +0000 47271 at http://meetingsnet.com