Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en What to Do When Your Execs Are Terrible Public Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-do-when-your-execs-are-terrible-public-speakers <div class="field-byline"> By David Ahearn, Co-founder, Four Day Weekend Comedy </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We've got a comedy troupe's foolproof plan for helping execs get their corporate messages across, engage attendees, and maintain the energy of the meeting you've worked so long and hard to plan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-do-when-your-execs-are-terrible-public-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/what-do-when-your-execs-are-terrible-public-speakers#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Corporate Meetings Speakers Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:16:00 +0000 52691 at http://meetingsnet.com Social Media Savvy 2.0: #ThinkOutsideTheBox http://meetingsnet.com/blog/social-media-savvy-20-thinkoutsidethebox <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>There's more to engaging attendees before, during, and after meetings than just Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Here's how <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> channels Pinterest, Snapchat, and Periscope can help jazz up your next event.</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/social-media-savvy-20-thinkoutsidethebox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/social-media-savvy-20-thinkoutsidethebox#comments Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Social Media Resources and Reports Speakers face2face Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:18:00 +0000 52001 at http://meetingsnet.com Tech Events: Take the "50-50 Pledge" http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If you're having trouble finding women to speak at your tech event, professional network Quibb's founder has a list for you.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tech-events-take-50-50-pledge#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Speakers face2face Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:45:00 +0000 51781 at http://meetingsnet.com 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 Premium 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 Premium 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>