Global Events Planning en Meetings Mean Business Offers Global Platform <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The coalition’s newly created licensing agreement is designed to spread a consistent message about the economic power of meetings around the world.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Global Events Planning Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:04:00 +0000 68861 at Thinkstock by Getty Images 5 Steps to Better Cross-Cultural Negotiation <div class="field-deck"> Global experts share advice for effective communications </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What's your negotiating style—truth before diplomacy or diplomacy before truth? Understanding cross-cultural norms and behaviors improves communication at the contracting table. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cross-Cultural Business Association Conventions and Expos Negotiating & Contracts Corporate Meetings & Events Mon, 26 Dec 2016 21:45:00 +0000 42661 at It’s Time to Kill the RFP <div class="field-byline"> By Ron Shah, CEO, Bizly </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Requests for proposal no longer fit today’s needs for smaller, more last-minute meetings. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Toolbox Housing Global Sites Research Meeting Planning Toolbox Thu, 15 Dec 2016 22:11:00 +0000 67651 at Thinkstock by Getty Images Trouble Ahead for Climate Science Meetings? <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new move by the president-elect’s transition team raises potential questions about government employee participation in climate change policy conferences.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Conventions and Expos Global Events Planning face2face Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:45:00 +0000 67571 at <p>Global warming Wordle sphere</p> Real-Life Lessons from Global Meeting Warriors <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>From business insurance to visas to VAT, there's plenty to trip up a meeting professional tasked with creating an overseas conference. Here are nine top lessons from the trenches.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events Global Events Planning Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:48:00 +0000 67111 at Gallery: On the Scene at IMEX America 2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>IMEX America 2016 was a whirlwind of buyer-seller appointments, an over-the-top expo floor, an educational extravaganza, and lots of extracurricular activities. Here's a gallery of photos from the event.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Sites Research Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:00:00 +0000 66371 at <p>The crowd surges onto the show floor on opening day of IMEX America 2016</p> Holiday Party Ideas for Small Teams <div class="field-byline"> By Ofer Yatziv, Better Venues </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It may still be sunny outside, but the holiday season is just around the corner. For event professionals, now’s the time we start to look at our budgets and dive into details for year-end parties. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial/Insurance Meetings Global Sites Research Medical & Pharma Meetings Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:30:00 +0000 65631 at Airline Food: An Around-the-World Comparison <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Check out these meals served by 15 global airlines on their 2016 flights. Best bet: The dessert from Qantas!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> F&B Global Events Planning face2face Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000 65611 at Rosewood Hotels Promotes the Power of Literacy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Rosewood Hotel Group is partnering with Room to Read, a global organization that aims to transform lives in low-income countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sustainability Corporate Meetings & Events Global Events Planning Medical & Pharma Meetings Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:01:00 +0000 65541 at Create a Global Meeting Business Plan <div class="field-deck"> Your strategy comes first, then your planning. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The first step in organizing a conference outside the U.S. should be answering the simple question: Why? Here's a look inside that strategy-design process that can set you up for success.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events Global Events Planning Premium Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:52:00 +0000 64541 at