Global Events http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6634/more en The Future of Mobile and Events http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/future-mobile-and-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Wednesday, April 9, 2014 @ 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT - Mobile stats have far exceeded expectations. Attend this webinar to see what's in store for 2014, and what you should be prepared for in the future. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/future-mobile-and-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/future-mobile-and-events#comments Global Events Webinars Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:20:00 +0000 40481 at http://meetingsnet.com A Three-Pronged Approach to Healthier F&B http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/three-pronged-approach-healthier-fb <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT - A fresh look at meeting formats, learning environments, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/teambuilding" title="" target="_blank">teambuilding</a></span>, and F&B from the most forward-thinking experts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/three-pronged-approach-healthier-fb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/three-pronged-approach-healthier-fb#comments Global Events Webinars Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 40471 at http://meetingsnet.com 4 Tips for Training Event Staff http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/4-tips-training-event-staff <div class="field-byline"> By Drew D’Agostino </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It's your event staffers, whether <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/7-strategies-effective-site-volunteers-your-meetings" title="7 Strategies for Effective On-Site Volunteers at Your Meetings" target="_blank">volunteer</a></span> or contracted, who ensure that guests experience the event as you've envisioned it. Are they up to the task? Try these four training best practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/4-tips-training-event-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/4-tips-training-event-staff#comments Association Meetings Resources Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Checklists International Partners Outsourcing Medical Meetings Tips From Top Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:01:00 +0000 39911 at http://meetingsnet.com Innovative Meeting Room Design http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/innovative-meeting-room-design <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tuesday, March 4, 2014 @ 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT - Our expert meeting pros explain real life case studies and events</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/innovative-meeting-room-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/innovative-meeting-room-design#comments Global Events Webinars Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000 39691 at http://meetingsnet.com 7 Tips for Meeting in China http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/7-tips-meeting-china <div class="field-byline"> </div> <div class="field-deck"> A local partner is highly recommended, said Shanghai Tourism's Patrick Chen at PCMA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Planning a meeting in China? It&rsquo;s essential to find strong local partners who can communicate your requirements to vendors on the ground, said Shanghai Tourism's Patrick Chen at PCMA.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/7-tips-meeting-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/7-tips-meeting-china#comments International Partners Tips From Top Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:23:00 +0000 39681 at http://meetingsnet.com To Cruise or Not to Cruise? http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/cruise-or-not-cruise <div class="field-deck"> Joint Site-CLIA research explores cruising for meeting and incentive groups; safety a key concern </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>With a hungry media ready to jump on images of disabled cruise ships or stories of on-board viral outbreaks, it&rsquo;s not surprising that safety on the seas remains front-of-mind for incentive companies when choosing a cruise for a client.</p> <p>According to recently released Site Index survey, conducted jointly with Cruise Line International Association, the reputation of a cruise line or ship&mdash;which is tied to safety&mdash;was a top decision-making factor for 81 percent of respondents, followed closely by safety/security (75 percent).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/cruise-or-not-cruise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/cruise-or-not-cruise#comments Motivational Travel Risk Management Global Events Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:38:00 +0000 39371 at http://meetingsnet.com International Air Traffic Up; Cancun and Mexico City Mark Biggest Increases http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/international-air-traffic-cancun-and-mexico-city-mark-biggest-increases <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Air traffic to and from the U.S. totaled 126.2 million passengers through August 2013, a four percent increase over the August 2012 year-to-date period. Among worlwide airports, Mexico City showed the biggest increase (up 9 percent) and Cancun was next (up 8 percent).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/international-air-traffic-cancun-and-mexico-city-mark-biggest-increases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/international-air-traffic-cancun-and-mexico-city-mark-biggest-increases#comments Global Events Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:55:00 +0000 39131 at http://meetingsnet.com 12 Trends in International Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/12-trends-international-association-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two-thirds of international <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings" title="" target="_blank">association meetings</a></span> are organized by national members from the host country, while far fewer are run by in-house staff or third-party professional congress organizers, according to the 2013 Union of International Associations Meetings Survey. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/12-trends-international-association-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/12-trends-international-association-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Global Meetings Resources Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:27:00 +0000 38881 at http://meetingsnet.com In Ireland, Expect a Heartfelt Welcome http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/ireland-expect-heartfelt-welcome <div class="field-deck"> SPONSORED BY TOURISM IRELAND: As a meeting and incentive destination, Ireland delivers scenic beauty, a colorful history, iconic locations, and easy access. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As a meeting and incentive destination, Ireland delivers scenic beauty, a colorful history, iconic locations, and easy access.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/ireland-expect-heartfelt-welcome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/ireland-expect-heartfelt-welcome#comments Association Meetings Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Events Sun, 01 Dec 2013 05:23:00 +0000 33001 at http://meetingsnet.com K Club gardens <p>The Convention Centre Dublin is within easy walking distance of many of the city&#39;s finest hotels.</p> GEP and Krisam for Sale; ALHI Hires Five Former Krisam Sales Execs http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/gep-and-krisam-sale-alhi-hires-five-former-krisam-sales-execs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global Events Partners, a partnership of destination management companies worldwide, and its sister company, Krisam Group, are up for sale, according to Chris White, chairman and owner of the Washington, D.C., companies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/gep-and-krisam-sale-alhi-hires-five-former-krisam-sales-execs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/gep-and-krisam-sale-alhi-hires-five-former-krisam-sales-execs#comments International Partners Outsourcing Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:41:00 +0000 38611 at http://meetingsnet.com