Global Events http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6634/more en MeetingsNet Webinar: Room Blocks and Red Flags How Hoteliers Think http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/meetingsnet-webinar-room-blocks-and-red-flags-how-hoteliers-think <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After this webinar, you'll learn new strategies for dealing with a booking challenges</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/meetingsnet-webinar-room-blocks-and-red-flags-how-hoteliers-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/webinars/meetingsnet-webinar-room-blocks-and-red-flags-how-hoteliers-think#comments Global Events Webinars Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:00:00 +0000 45291 at http://meetingsnet.com Forecasts and Outlooks: Global Growth, More Meetings in 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/forecasts-and-outlooks-global-growth-more-meetings-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There's some old news: Lead times are STILL too short. But there's new news, too: Hiring is gaining steam, sparking meeting increases, especially in training; and cost-cutting may drive exploration of a broader range of hotels and venues for meetings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/forecasts-and-outlooks-global-growth-more-meetings-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/forecasts-and-outlooks-global-growth-more-meetings-2015#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Global Events Medical Meetings News Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:55:00 +0000 45261 at http://meetingsnet.com Being Social on the Road: Madrid Edition http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/being-social-road-madrid-edition <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When attendees go home and the last box is shipped, meeting planners often find a little empty time to fill. Luann Edwards has resolved to use that time to explore her surroundings, and she thinks you should, too! Here's what she found in Spain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/being-social-road-madrid-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/being-social-road-madrid-edition#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Career Global Events Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:05:00 +0000 45241 at http://meetingsnet.com ICCA Elects its First African, and Third Woman, President http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/icca-elects-its-first-african-and-third-woman-president <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Members of the International Congress and Convention Association are convening in Antalya, Turkey, for their 53rd annual congress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/icca-elects-its-first-african-and-third-woman-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/icca-elects-its-first-african-and-third-woman-president#comments Association Meetings Global Events Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:30:00 +0000 45041 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Nina Freysen-Pretorius, founder and CEO of The Conference Company, South Africa, is the new president of ICCA.</p> My Tips for Stress-Free Packing http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/my-tips-stress-free-packing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Do you consider packing one of the worst parts of a trip? What if it could be stress-free? Timothy Arnold lays it all out for you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/my-tips-stress-free-packing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/my-tips-stress-free-packing#comments Business Travel Tips Global Events Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:42:00 +0000 44971 at http://meetingsnet.com Editors Nominate World’s Best PR Campaigns http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/editors-nominate-world-s-best-pr-campaigns <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As editors in the meetings media, we get press releases every day from destinations and hotels all over the world. Those press releases often turn into news pieces or stories that we deliver to you.</p> <p>Some stories and PR campaigns resonate more than others; they might deal with a crisis, give attention to something other than a new convention center addition, or shine the spotlight on a new&mdash;and fun&mdash;initiative.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/editors-nominate-world-s-best-pr-campaigns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/editors-nominate-world-s-best-pr-campaigns#comments International Partners Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:52:00 +0000 44901 at http://meetingsnet.com IMEX America Breaks Records, Boosts Confidence http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/imex-america-breaks-records-boosts-confidence <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Walking the aisles of the Sands Expo during IMEX America October 14–16, you heard one phrase repeated by exhibitors: "We're busy!" More exhibitors, more buyers, more appointments—it was a story of increases at IMEX America 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/imex-america-breaks-records-boosts-confidence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/imex-america-breaks-records-boosts-confidence#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Education/Certification Global Site Research International Partners Medical Meetings Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:49:00 +0000 44741 at http://meetingsnet.com Quick and Easy ROI in New Dashboard from American Express and DoubleDutch http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/quick-and-easy-roi-new-dashboard-american-express-and-doubledutch <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With IMEX America under way in Las Vegas, American Express Meetings & Events released its 2015 Global Meetings & Events Forecast and announced a new <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/objectivesroi" title="" target="_blank">ROI</a></span> measurement tool with DoubleDutch, whose event app is now available directly through American Express.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/quick-and-easy-roi-new-dashboard-american-express-and-doubledutch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/quick-and-easy-roi-new-dashboard-american-express-and-doubledutch#comments Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:58:00 +0000 44651 at http://meetingsnet.com Maritz and Experient Launch New Global Network http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/maritz-and-experient-launch-new-global-network <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Maritz Travel Co. has selected and partnered with meeting planning companies and professional congress organizers in 19 countries (soon to be 40) to help its clients hold <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events" title="" target="_blank">global events</a></span>.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/maritz-and-experient-launch-new-global-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/maritz-and-experient-launch-new-global-network#comments Association Meetings International Partners Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:02:00 +0000 44601 at http://meetingsnet.com Marketing Success in the Meetings Business: It’s Not About the Price Tag*! http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/marketing-success-meetings-business-it-s-not-about-price-tag <div class="field-deck"> Our Xpert gives venues advice on how to market to meeting pros </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our Xpert gives venues advice on how to market to meeting pros</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/marketing-success-meetings-business-it-s-not-about-price-tag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/marketing-success-meetings-business-it-s-not-about-price-tag#comments International Partners Site Selection/RFPs Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:03:00 +0000 44471 at http://meetingsnet.com