Speakers http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en 7 Ways $20,000 Keynote Speakers Can Pay for Themselves http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/7-ways-20000-keynote-speakers-can-pay-themselves <div class="field-byline"> By Leah Doyle, SpeakInc </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Invest in the right speaker and he or she will pay you back in bigger attendance numbers, more credibility and weight for your conference, better attendee engagement, and other ways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/7-ways-20000-keynote-speakers-can-pay-themselves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/7-ways-20000-keynote-speakers-can-pay-themselves#comments Speakers Tue, 29 Dec 2015 19:39:00 +0000 55611 at http://meetingsnet.com MeetingsNet Editors Pick Top 12 Speakers of 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-12-speakers-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Here is our third annual list of our favorite speakers from the meetings we attended in the previous 12 months.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-12-speakers-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/sponsorships/meetingsnet-editors-pick-top-12-speakers-2015#comments Sponsorships Speakers Fri, 11 Dec 2015 21:03:00 +0000 55301 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 Tips from the Top Speakers Medical Meetings Mon, 30 Nov 2015 18:11:00 +0000 39211 at http://meetingsnet.com The Video to Point People to When they Ask You to Do Something "on Spec" http://meetingsnet.com/blog/video-point-people-when-they-ask-you-do-something-spec <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Independent meeting planners, venues, destination management companies, speakers—even writers—are often asked to provide their services for free with the promise of more work down the road. This video points out just how absurd that practice can sound.</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/video-point-people-when-they-ask-you-do-something-spec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/video-point-people-when-they-ask-you-do-something-spec#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Speakers Medical Meetings face2face Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:27:00 +0000 54541 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Video: Just say no to &quot;on spec&quot; requests</p> Ready to Hire a Content DJ? http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/ready-hire-content-dj <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the recommendations in a new insights paper from brand experience agency FreemanXP is to hire a content DJ (headphones optional) to field questions and comments and monitor engagement during keynotes and panel presentations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/ready-hire-content-dj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/ready-hire-content-dj#comments Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Corporate Meetings Speakers Wed, 11 Nov 2015 19:19:00 +0000 54521 at http://meetingsnet.com Cool New Wearable Presentation Technology: Bird http://meetingsnet.com/blog/cool-new-wearable-presentation-technology-bird <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Think “Minority Report” in your meeting ballroom—this new device can transform any surface into a multi-touch interface you can control from up to 100 feet away.</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/cool-new-wearable-presentation-technology-bird" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/cool-new-wearable-presentation-technology-bird#comments Audiovisual/Production Audience Engagement Tech News/Trends Speakers face2face Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:07:00 +0000 54031 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>MUV Interactive CEO and Founder Rami Parham demonstrating the Bird wearable presentation technology at AIPAC</p> Copyright Law: The License You Didn’t Know You Needed http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/copyright-law-license-you-didn-t-know-you-needed <div class="field-byline"> By Eileen Korte, Licensing Manager, United States office of the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Using a clip of a movie during a general session? How about your presenters? If so, you need to pay up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/copyright-law-license-you-didn-t-know-you-needed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/copyright-law-license-you-didn-t-know-you-needed#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Speakers Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:39:00 +0000 53331 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Glowing copyright symbol: Meeting planners, know your copyright laws when it comes to movie and film clips in presentations. Image by<a data-close-and-redirect="true" data-search-link="Photographer" href="http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/search/2/image?artist=TimArbaev&amp;family=creative" id="photographer"> TimArbaev</a> on Thinkstock by Getty Images.</p> Why Aren’t There More Women Speakers? You Might be Surprised http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/why-aren-t-there-more-women-speakers-you-might-be-surprised <div class="field-deck"> Hire people for your platform for the right reasons </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>I believe you should hire the right speaker for the right audience at the right time. Period. If that choice is male, great. If it’s female, great. Your choice should be about content, not clothing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/why-aren-t-there-more-women-speakers-you-might-be-surprised" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/speakers/why-aren-t-there-more-women-speakers-you-might-be-surprised#comments Adult Learning Speakers Wed, 09 Sep 2015 20:11:00 +0000 52951 at http://meetingsnet.com 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