Risk Management http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6631/more en New Company Will Protect Planners’ Meeting Deposits http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Longtime destination management company owner Grant Snider has launched a new company, Meeting Escrow, designed to help planners navigate the risks of paying deposits to meeting suppliers—while at the same time helping suppliers get paid on schedule. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/new-company-will-protect-planners-meeting-deposits#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Incentive Planning/Management Risk Management Corporate Meetings Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:10:00 +0000 52701 at http://meetingsnet.com Stop, Thief! 3 Ways to Prevent Theft at Your Next Event http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/stop-thief-3-ways-prevent-theft-your-next-event <div class="field-byline"> By Aaron Johnson, security consultant, Johnson and Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Theft is on the rise at national and international conferences. Here are three ways you can keep attendee, exhibitor, and your own possessions safe and secure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/stop-thief-3-ways-prevent-theft-your-next-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/stop-thief-3-ways-prevent-theft-your-next-event#comments Association Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports Risk Management Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:44:00 +0000 52161 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Theft is on the rise at national and international conferences. Here are three ways you can keep attendee, exhibitor, and your own possessions safe and secure.</p> Burke/Triolo Productions on Thinkstock by Getty Images Another Tack on Meeting Planning http://meetingsnet.com/blog/another-tack-meeting-planning <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>More proof that meeting planning is always on my mind, even when I'm on vacation—some thoughts about planning and sailing.</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/another-tack-meeting-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/another-tack-meeting-planning#comments Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings face2face Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:46:00 +0000 51581 at http://meetingsnet.com Crisis and Communication Planning for Global Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/crisis-and-communication-planning-global-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Expert advice for managing risk at meetings outside the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/crisis-and-communication-planning-global-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/crisis-and-communication-planning-global-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources CME Design Contracts/Communication Incentive Planning/Management Pharma Meeting Planning Risk Management Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:52:00 +0000 51281 at http://meetingsnet.com Rawpixel Ltd on Thinkstock by Getty Images Pick Like a Pro: International Site Selection Success http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/pick-pro-international-site-selection-success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>8 lessons for managing risk when selecting a meeting destination outside the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/pick-pro-international-site-selection-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/pick-pro-international-site-selection-success#comments CME Design Housing/Attrition Incentive Planning/Management Global Site Research Motivational Travel Pharma Meeting Planning Risk Management Site Selection/RFPs Site News Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:13:00 +0000 51191 at http://meetingsnet.com Wavebreakmedia Ltd on Thinkstock by Getty Images 6 Signs Your Conference May Be In Jeopardy http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If your event stats dip below any one of these benchmarks, take action before it's too late.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy#comments Association Meetings Resources Marketing Sponsorships Trade Shows Risk Management Medical Meetings Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:01:00 +0000 51011 at http://meetingsnet.com Fuse on Thinkstock by Getty Images 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> There Is No Safe Destination—But There Is Good Planning http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/there-no-safe-destination-there-good-planning <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The International Congress & Convention Association has released a guide for associations, meeting management companies, and venues that will help them prepare for, manage, and recover from, any crisis situation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/there-no-safe-destination-there-good-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/there-no-safe-destination-there-good-planning#comments Association Meetings Risk Management Global Events Tue, 09 Jun 2015 19:56:00 +0000 50811 at http://meetingsnet.com Are Your Travel Risk Management Protocols in Place? http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/are-your-travel-risk-management-protocols-place <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new GBTA Foundation survey report emphasizes the need for policies that keep business travelers safe and reachable on the road</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/are-your-travel-risk-management-protocols-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/are-your-travel-risk-management-protocols-place#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Global Meetings Resources Risk Management Medical Meetings Tue, 19 May 2015 21:03:00 +0000 50151 at http://meetingsnet.com Luxury, Necessity, Security: Today’s Incentive Challenges http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/luxury-necessity-security-today-s-incentive-challenges <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new report from the Incentive Research Foundation reveals trends in merchandise and gift card programs, but has implications for companies’ overall incentive planning.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/luxury-necessity-security-today-s-incentive-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/luxury-necessity-security-today-s-incentive-challenges#comments Incentive Planning/Management Merchandise/Gift Cards Risk Management Global Events Medical Meetings Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:23:00 +0000 49071 at http://meetingsnet.com