Risk Management http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6631/more en Ebola Not Yet Affecting the Majority of Business Travel http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/ebola-not-yet-affecting-majority-business-travel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New study by the GBTA Foundation finds that business travelers—including meeting-goers—are not yet canceling trips due to concerns about the spreading disease.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/ebola-not-yet-affecting-majority-business-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/ebola-not-yet-affecting-majority-business-travel#comments Risk Management Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:42:00 +0000 44661 at http://meetingsnet.com Ebola, Meetings, and Business Travel http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ebola-meetings-and-business-travel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We're all watching in horror as the deadly disease rips through Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. How much do we need to worry that it will affect meetings outside of the hot zones?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/ebola-meetings-and-business-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ebola-meetings-and-business-travel#comments Risk Management face2face Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 44511 at http://meetingsnet.com Risk Management Runs the Gamut for Global Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“The whole area of risk mitigation, keeping up with those geopolitical trends, is the single biggest shift in our jobs over the past 20 years,” said Gregg Talley, president and CEO, Talley Management Group. Read his tips.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Meetings Resources Risk Management Medical Meetings Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:58:00 +0000 43001 at http://meetingsnet.com Conference in Jeopardy Due to Ebola Outbreak: What Would You Advise? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/conference-jeopardy-due-ebola-outbreak-what-would-you-advise <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We recently got a plea in a comment on an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/36-reasons-think-inside-room-block" title="" target="_blank">attrition</a></span> and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/attrition-and-force-majeure-your-questions-answered " title="Attrition and Force Majeure: Your Questions Answered" target="_blank">force majeure</a></span>-related article about a summit in West Africa that's losing attendees due to the Ebola outbreak. What would you suggest the poster do?</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/conference-jeopardy-due-ebola-outbreak-what-would-you-advise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/conference-jeopardy-due-ebola-outbreak-what-would-you-advise#comments Risk Management face2face Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 42941 at http://meetingsnet.com Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Reflecting on the Tragedy http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-flight-17-reflecting-tragedy <div class="field-deck"> Commentary on what the MH17 crash means for meeting professionals </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It was a hot, sunny day and I was delighted that our meeting room had windows, which looked out onto a very green Central Park&mdash;the oasis in midtown Manhattan. It was July 14, just three days before Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 would explode into millions of pieces in the skies over Ukraine, a target of a missile deployed by a faction in a civil war.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-flight-17-reflecting-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-flight-17-reflecting-tragedy#comments Negotiating/Contracts Risk Management Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:46:00 +0000 42741 at http://meetingsnet.com Malaysia Airlines Crash Counts Delegates to AIDS Conference Among its Victims http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-crash-counts-delegates-aids-conference-among-its-victims <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A number of delegates to The 20<sup>th</sup> International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, were among the passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, according to press reports.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-crash-counts-delegates-aids-conference-among-its-victims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-crash-counts-delegates-aids-conference-among-its-victims#comments Risk Management Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:30:00 +0000 42571 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>A group of miners search a field for debris and human remains from a Malaysia Airlines plane on July 18 in Grabovka, Ukraine.</p> <p>(Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)</p> When an Event Becomes a Legend: Inside SXSW http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/when-event-becomes-legend-inside-sxsw <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What’s not to love about a citywide event that encourages visitors to use every third-party intermediary site out because its block sells out every time?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/when-event-becomes-legend-inside-sxsw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/when-event-becomes-legend-inside-sxsw#comments Career Resources Housing/Attrition Risk Management Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:17:00 +0000 40371 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><span>Lois Kelly, founder of Rebels at Work and Foghound</span></p> <p>Lois Kelly, founder of Foghound, speaker at SXSW</p> To Cruise or Not to Cruise? http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/cruise-or-not-cruise <div class="field-deck"> Joint Site-CLIA research explores cruising for meeting and incentive groups; safety a key concern </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>With a hungry media ready to jump on images of disabled cruise ships or stories of on-board viral outbreaks, it&rsquo;s not surprising that safety on the seas remains front-of-mind for incentive companies when choosing a cruise for a client.</p> <p>According to recently released Site Index survey, conducted jointly with Cruise Line International Association, the reputation of a cruise line or ship&mdash;which is tied to safety&mdash;was a top decision-making factor for 81 percent of respondents, followed closely by safety/security (75 percent).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/cruise-or-not-cruise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/cruise-or-not-cruise#comments Motivational Travel Risk Management Global Events Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:38:00 +0000 39371 at http://meetingsnet.com What's Your Event Risk Factor? Do the Math. http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/whats-your-event-risk-factor-do-math <div class="field-deck"> Mathematical equation helps determine event risk </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Site Foundation white paper offers up an equation for assessing event risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/whats-your-event-risk-factor-do-math" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/whats-your-event-risk-factor-do-math#comments Risk Management Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:23:00 +0000 38851 at http://meetingsnet.com Managing Your Top 3 Legal Meeting Management Challenges http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/managing-your-top-3-legal-meeting-management-challenges <div class="field-deck"> Advice from a legal expert on how to protect your rates, avoid attrition, and manage risk. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Advice from a legal expert on how to protect your rates, avoid <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/36-reasons-think-inside-room-block" title="" target="_blank">attrition</a></span>, and manage risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/managing-your-top-3-legal-meeting-management-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/managing-your-top-3-legal-meeting-management-challenges#comments Housing/Attrition Religious/SMERF Negotiating/Contracts Risk Management Premium Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:37:00 +0000 36982 at http://meetingsnet.com