Global Events en Pick Like a Pro: International Site Selection Success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>8 lessons for managing risk when selecting a meeting destination outside the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CME Design Housing/Attrition Incentive Planning/Management Global Site Research Motivational Travel Pharma Meeting Planning Risk Management Site Selection/RFPs Site News Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:13:00 +0000 51191 at Wavebreakmedia Ltd on Thinkstock by Getty Images Are DMCs Still Relevant? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new study from the Incentive Research Foundation explores the value proposition of destination management companies in today’s changing marketplace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel International Partners Pharma Meeting Planning Recreation/Entertainment Risk Management Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:30:00 +0000 50921 at <p>IRF Chief Research Officer Rodger Stotz filled in attendees on the foundation&#39;s recent DMC research at the IRF Invitational.</p> Yet Another Reason to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings CME Design Corporate Meetings Speakers Global Events face2face Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:23:00 +0000 50841 at <p>Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt being interviewed by one of those pesky women, Paloma Baytelman, who shared this photo on Flickr.</p> There Is No Safe Destination—But There Is Good Planning <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The International Congress & Convention Association has released a guide for associations, meeting management companies, and venues that will help them prepare for, manage, and recover from, any crisis situation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Risk Management Global Events Tue, 09 Jun 2015 19:56:00 +0000 50811 at 10 Things You're Probably Doing that Make TSA Think You're a Potential Terrorist <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Here are some of the behaviors security screeners have been told to be on the lookout for—if you’re like most travelers, you’re probably doing most of them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Business Travel Tips Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Mon, 08 Jun 2015 21:41:00 +0000 50621 at <p>You may have had to roll out of bed at 3 a.m. to catch the flight, but if you want to stay off the TSA&rsquo;s radar, don&rsquo;t let it show by yawning too broadly. It doesn&rsquo;t mention whether nodding off sitting up in the uncomfortable gate seats is also questionable. When in doubt, drink coffee.</p> <p><em>Image by <a href=";family=creative">Purestock</a> on Thinkstock by Getty Images</em></p> IMEX Frankfurt Features Passionate Meeting Advocate, Honors Outstanding Events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Racking up some impressive numbers, Ray Bloom, IMEX Group chairman, was ebullient about another successful IMEX Frankfurt on the closing day in late May. IMEX honored a number of worthy meeting industry recipients at its gala.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Meetings/CSR International Partners Trade Shows Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:32:00 +0000 50531 at A Planner in Machu Picchu <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It's not easy to get there, but Timothy Arnold says Machu Picchu is something every traveler should experience, and a memory that will stay with him forever.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Site Research South/Central America Wed, 27 May 2015 13:29:00 +0000 50261 at Worth the Risk: How to Plan Safe and Secure Meetings Outside the U.S. <div class="field-deck"> REGISTER NOW </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Taking programs outside the U.S. poses additional safety and security challenges. Learn how to manage risk while reaping the benefits of giving participants an amazing international experience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Events Webinars Wed, 27 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 50361 at How to Manage Risk, and a Whole Lot More, When Taking Meetings Beyond U.S. Borders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Just announced! Well-known meeting and hospitality industry attorney Joshua Grimes will open MeetingsNet&rsquo;s second annual Beyond Borders Summit, set for July 13 at the New York Marriott Eastside in New York City. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contracts/Communication International Partners Tue, 26 May 2015 19:44:00 +0000 50331 at The Meeting Planner's Guide to Strategic Social Media Marketing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How can you do more with less? Be strategic. Not every <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> platform makes sense for every organization or brand. Here are tips on how to best use the top six social media channels to market your events.</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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marketing Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events Medical Meetings face2face Tue, 26 May 2015 18:16:00 +0000 50311 at