Safety & Security http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6631/more en The 3 “A”s of Risk Management http://meetingsnet.com/safety-security/3-s-risk-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Today’s planners need to know how to effectively anticipate, assess, and address potential security concerns from hostage situations to natural disasters.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/safety-security/3-s-risk-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/safety-security/3-s-risk-management#comments Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Incentive Meeting Planning Safety & Security Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:08:00 +0000 68511 at http://meetingsnet.com Thinkstock by Getty Images Managing Your Top 3 Legal Meeting Contract Challenges http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating-contracts/managing-your-top-3-legal-meeting-contract-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>Legal eagle Barbara Dunn shares how to protect your room rates from Internet wholesalers and room poachers, avoid room block <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/36-reasons-think-inside-room-block" title="" target="_blank">attrition</a></span> fees, and manage risk and liability related to your meetings.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating-contracts/managing-your-top-3-legal-meeting-contract-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating-contracts/managing-your-top-3-legal-meeting-contract-challenges#comments Housing Association Conventions and Expos Negotiating & Contracts Safety & Security Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:37:00 +0000 36982 at http://meetingsnet.com 3 Cybersecurity Questions You Need to Answer Now http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/3-cybersecurity-questions-you-need-answer-now <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Now that even hacker conventions are being hacked, you need to shore up your cyber defenses to keep your data, and your attendees’ data, safe.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/3-cybersecurity-questions-you-need-answer-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/3-cybersecurity-questions-you-need-answer-now#comments Association Conventions and Expos Safety & Security Corporate Meetings & Events Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:31:00 +0000 66541 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>cybersecurity lock</p> By ValeryBrozhinsky on ThinkStock by Getty Images What Should Be Haunting You This Halloween http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-should-be-haunting-you-halloween <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Ghosts, goblins, haunted conventions—and what you really need to worry about.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-should-be-haunting-you-halloween" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-should-be-haunting-you-halloween#comments Association Conventions and Expos Safety & Security Corporate Meetings & Events face2face Sat, 29 Oct 2016 17:50:00 +0000 66521 at http://meetingsnet.com Conference Associations Aim for National Guidelines for Conference Security http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/conference-associations-aim-national-guidelines-conference-security <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here's what the newly formed Industry Security Council wants to do to safeguard meetings and conventions from terrorism and other risks.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/conference-associations-aim-national-guidelines-conference-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/conference-associations-aim-national-guidelines-conference-security#comments Association Conventions and Expos Safety & Security Corporate Meetings & Events Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:55:00 +0000 66321 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Minding These 5 Risk Management Gaps? http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/are-you-minding-these-5-risk-management-gaps <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While a new report finds meeting risk management much improved over the past three years, these areas still need attention.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/are-you-minding-these-5-risk-management-gaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/are-you-minding-these-5-risk-management-gaps#comments Association Conventions and Expos Safety & Security Corporate Meetings & Events Mon, 10 Oct 2016 21:50:00 +0000 66121 at http://meetingsnet.com Image by oatawa, Thinkstock by Getty Images Know Your Meeting’s Soft Cyber Underbelly http://meetingsnet.com/safety-security/know-your-meeting-s-soft-cyber-underbelly <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How staff, attendees, speakers, and vendors can make an association vulnerable to a cyber attack.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/safety-security/know-your-meeting-s-soft-cyber-underbelly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/safety-security/know-your-meeting-s-soft-cyber-underbelly#comments Association Conventions and Expos Safety & Security Corporate Meetings & Events Wed, 05 Oct 2016 21:16:00 +0000 66031 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cyber criminal stealing password</p> Image by supershabashnyi on Thinkstock by Getty Images Are You Prepared for a Cybersecurity Breach at Your Next Event? 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