Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en MeetingsNet Editors Pick Top 10 Speakers of 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-10-speakers-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><span style="font-size: 13px;">We MeetingsNet editors do get around&mdash;to meetings industry meetings, that is. Herewith is our list of our favorite speakers from the meetings we attended in 2014.</span></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-10-speakers-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-10-speakers-2014#comments Global Meetings Resources Speakers Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:28:00 +0000 46001 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Felix Finkbeiner</p> Sustainable Swag and Special Gifts for Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/sustainable-swag-and-special-gifts-speakers <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Can swag be sustainable? Here is a gallery of favorite eco-friendly picks, along with our choices for memorable speakers gifts.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/sustainable-swag-and-special-gifts-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/sustainable-swag-and-special-gifts-speakers#comments Green Meetings/CSR Resources and Reports Speakers Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:57:00 +0000 45501 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>A Canon PowerShot N100: For that special speaker in your life</p> The Value of Being Face to Face http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/value-being-face-face-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recent research finds that 95 percent of professionals believe face-to-face meetings are essential to building lasting partnerships and relationships. Share the connections you intend to develop face to face in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/value-being-face-face-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/value-being-face-face-0#comments Trade Shows Speakers Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:40:00 +0000 44911 at http://meetingsnet.com The Three Forces of the “Shift Age” http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/three-forces-shift-age <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Aligning your meetings with the forces at play in "the shift age" is key to your success. Think about how you can incorporate globalism, individual choice, and connectedness into your planning process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/three-forces-shift-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/three-forces-shift-age#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Meeting Formats Speakers Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:42:00 +0000 44271 at http://meetingsnet.com Cool Agenda Idea from FICP: A Speaker Sampler http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/cool-agenda-idea-ficp-speaker-sampler <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dr. Heidi Hanna (pictured) was one of three mainstage presenters in the Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Education Forum speaker showcase at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/cool-agenda-idea-ficp-speaker-sampler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/cool-agenda-idea-ficp-speaker-sampler#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Speakers Premium Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:35:00 +0000 42041 at http://meetingsnet.com Want Happy Stakeholders? Hire Speakers Who Increase Meeting ROI http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/want-happy-stakeholders-hire-speakers-who-increase-meeting-roi <div class="field-byline"> By Karen E. Lynn </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Beware of speakers who aren’t willing to have multiple calls to understand the ins and outs of your company, your culture, and your goals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/want-happy-stakeholders-hire-speakers-who-increase-meeting-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/want-happy-stakeholders-hire-speakers-who-increase-meeting-roi#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Objectives/ROI Speakers Medical Meetings Wed, 21 May 2014 22:17:00 +0000 41631 at http://meetingsnet.com Time to Deep-Six the Panels? http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/time-deep-six-panels <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Results of a recent survey find that, while they're ubiquitous, the panel discussion model just isn't working for many attendees. Here's a list of pet panel peeves, and suggestions on how to improve them.</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/speakers/time-deep-six-panels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/time-deep-six-panels#comments Speakers Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:35:00 +0000 40671 at http://meetingsnet.com Perception and the Business of Magic http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/perception-and-business-magic <div class="field-byline"> By Kostya Kimlat </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What a magician can teach your attendees about perception and reality—and the important role perception plays in business and communication.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/perception-and-business-magic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/perception-and-business-magic#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Recreation/Entertainment Speakers Thu, 26 Dec 2013 20:51:00 +0000 39221 at http://meetingsnet.com Superstorms and Speakers: 5 Tips to Avoid Transportation Trouble http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/superstorms-and-speakers-5-tips-avoid-transportation-trouble <div class="field-byline"> By Karen E. Lynn </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Rent a car, borrow a jet—what else can meeting professionals do to ensure blizzards and such don't ruin their perfectly planned keynotes?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/superstorms-and-speakers-5-tips-avoid-transportation-trouble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/superstorms-and-speakers-5-tips-avoid-transportation-trouble#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Expert Advice Speakers Medical Meetings Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:11:00 +0000 39211 at http://meetingsnet.com Get Your Morning General Session Off to a Great Start http://meetingsnet.com/blog/get-your-morning-general-session-great-start <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Get your attendees talking, laughing, and paying attention—even first thing in the morning.</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/get-your-morning-general-session-great-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/get-your-morning-general-session-great-start#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Speakers face2face Mon, 21 Oct 2013 13:20:00 +0000 37542 at http://meetingsnet.com