Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en Influence 2015: Where Meeting Professionals and Speakers Agree http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/influence-2015-where-meeting-professionals-and-speakers-agree <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>With so many tasks on the to-do list of a meeting professional the one I often hear complaints about is the speaker-booking process. But speakers and planners need to work together to produce meetings that educate, connect, and inspire.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/influence-2015-where-meeting-professionals-and-speakers-agree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/influence-2015-where-meeting-professionals-and-speakers-agree#comments Audience Engagement Speakers Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:16:00 +0000 51261 at http://meetingsnet.com Yet Another Reason to Carefully Vet Your Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/blog/yet-another-reason-carefully-vet-your-speakers <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Even Nobel laureates can put their foot firmly in mouth, as biochemist Tim Hunt did with some derogatory remarks about women in science at the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea earlier this week.</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/yet-another-reason-carefully-vet-your-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/yet-another-reason-carefully-vet-your-speakers#comments Association Meetings CME Design Corporate Meetings Speakers Global Events face2face Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:23:00 +0000 50841 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt being interviewed by one of those pesky women, Paloma Baytelman, who shared this photo on Flickr.</p> Is Your Panel on this Wall of Shame? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-panel-wall-shame <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If you feature all-male panels, it may well be on the Congrats! You Have an All-male Panel Tumblr. It's past time to start paying attention to the demographics of your speakers!</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/your-panel-wall-shame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/your-panel-wall-shame#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Speakers Global Events Medical Meetings face2face Fri, 15 May 2015 21:09:00 +0000 50041 at http://meetingsnet.com 20 Reasons to Avoid the Internet When Searching for Professional Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/20-reasons-avoid-internet-when-searching-professional-speakers <div class="field-byline"> Diane Goodman, CMP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We'll tell you why your search engine should be human when it comes to choosing speakers at meetings and events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/20-reasons-avoid-internet-when-searching-professional-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/20-reasons-avoid-internet-when-searching-professional-speakers#comments Tips from Top Speakers Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:35:00 +0000 24486 at http://meetingsnet.com A Year to Focus Your Events on Kindness http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/year-focus-your-events-kindness <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s an amazing feeling to be part of something with a cause. Whether it’s your charity or someone else’s, you leave the event feeling like you did something personally to help someone. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/year-focus-your-events-kindness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/year-focus-your-events-kindness#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Green Meetings/CSR Speakers Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:48:00 +0000 47441 at http://meetingsnet.com Top 11 Female Speakers for 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/top-11-female-speakers-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ruth Levine, founder of SpeakInc. Speakers bureau, recently released her list of the most popular female speakers for 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/top-11-female-speakers-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/top-11-female-speakers-2014#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Speakers Medical Meetings Premium Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:37:00 +0000 35031 at http://meetingsnet.com MeetingsNet Editors Pick Top 10 Speakers of 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/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/tips-top/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-10-speakers-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-10-speakers-2014#comments Tips from Top 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 Premium 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 Premium Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:42:00 +0000 44271 at http://meetingsnet.com