Site Selection/RFPs http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6632/more en Reed Travel Exhibitions Rebrands ICOMEX as ibtm latin america http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america#comments Association Meetings Resources Canada Education/Certification Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports South/Central America Site Selection/RFPs Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:36:00 +0000 52631 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</p> Where $8 Billion Worth of Meetings Went in 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/where-8-billion-worth-meetings-went-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Orlando is back on top of the annual list of most popular meeting destinations released by cloud-based event management platform Cvent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/where-8-billion-worth-meetings-went-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/where-8-billion-worth-meetings-went-2014#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:06:00 +0000 52041 at http://meetingsnet.com Why You Need to Start Thinking Outside the Contracted Hotel Room Block http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to a new study, an average of one out of every three group room nights in the U.S. is booked outside of the official room block, so your room-block history only tells a partial story about your event’s value. It’s time for a new metric: Event room demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block#comments Housing/Attrition Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:49:00 +0000 51771 at http://meetingsnet.com 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 What’s New, and What’s Coming, from Cvent http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/what-s-new-and-what-s-coming-cvent <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>At Cvent Connect, company executives introduced Cvent Express and laid out a roadmap of where it expects to be going in the near future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/what-s-new-and-what-s-coming-cvent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/what-s-new-and-what-s-coming-cvent#comments Association Meetings Event Management Mobile/Apps Tech News/Trends Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tech Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:08:00 +0000 51111 at http://meetingsnet.com Cvent How Energy-Efficient Is Your Meeting Destination? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-energy-efficient-your-meeting-destination <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Check out this map from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy to see how energy-efficient your meeting destination (or your home town) is.</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/how-energy-efficient-your-meeting-destination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-energy-efficient-your-meeting-destination#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Site News face2face Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:08:00 +0000 50741 at http://meetingsnet.com Brands and Relationships: Don't They Matter Anymore? http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/brands-and-relationships-dont-they-matter-anymore <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A recent survey put "brand/chain" and "existing relationship with venue" at the bottom of the list of decision-making factors for planners booking meeting properties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/brands-and-relationships-dont-they-matter-anymore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/brands-and-relationships-dont-they-matter-anymore#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 01 Jun 2015 10:01:00 +0000 50421 at http://meetingsnet.com AOHC Planner Says Recent Baltimore Meeting Went Off Without a Hitch http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/aohc-planner-says-recent-baltimore-meeting-went-without-hitch <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Baltimore’s meeting business rebounds after the city’s late-April turmoil.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/aohc-planner-says-recent-baltimore-meeting-went-without-hitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/aohc-planner-says-recent-baltimore-meeting-went-without-hitch#comments Association Meetings Northeast U.S. Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 19 May 2015 15:29:00 +0000 50131 at http://meetingsnet.com Major Chains Partner for Big Meetings in San Francisco http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/major-chains-partner-big-meetings-san-francisco <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three major hotels in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco are working together—along with nearby event venues as well—to market themselves to meetings requiring up to 1,500 guest rooms on peak nights. (Pictured: the San Francisco Marriott Marquis)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/major-chains-partner-big-meetings-san-francisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/major-chains-partner-big-meetings-san-francisco#comments Site Selection/RFPs Southwest Mon, 18 May 2015 19:44:00 +0000 50081 at http://meetingsnet.com 12 Drivers of Meeting Site Decisions http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/12-drivers-meeting-site-decisions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The head of Pacific World consults the company's database of more than 60,000 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events" title="" target="_blank">global events</a></span> to identify drivers of destination decisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/12-drivers-meeting-site-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/12-drivers-meeting-site-decisions#comments Global Site Research International Partners Site Selection/RFPs Mon, 18 May 2015 13:02:00 +0000 50061 at http://meetingsnet.com