Budget/Currency/VAT http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6635/more en A VAT Case Study: What Gets Refunded, and How http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/vat-case-study-what-gets-refunded-and-how <div class="field-deck"> How to recover the value-added tax, or VAT, paid on international meetings </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Everything you need to know about value-added tax, or VAT, paid on international meetings—plus a case study that walks you through the process of getting a refund.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/vat-case-study-what-gets-refunded-and-how" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/vat-case-study-what-gets-refunded-and-how#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Premium Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:23:00 +0000 42641 at http://meetingsnet.com 16 Ways to Make Your International Events Less Risky and More Effective http://meetingsnet.com/blog/16-ways-make-your-international-events-less-risky-and-more-effective <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Expert planners shared some of their top tips and strategies for the always-interesting job of planning meetings outside of the U.S. comfort zone.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/16-ways-make-your-international-events-less-risky-and-more-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/16-ways-make-your-international-events-less-risky-and-more-effective#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Contracts/Communication Global Site Research International Partners face2face Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:30:00 +0000 53461 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Planning meetings outside the U.S.</p> Budgeting for Global Events: 3 Essential Elements http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/budgeting-global-events-3-essential-elements <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Currency, VAT, and visas—oh, my!</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/budgeting-global-events-3-essential-elements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/budgeting-global-events-3-essential-elements#comments Budget/Currency/VAT CME Design Association Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Incentive Planning/Management Pharma Meeting Planning Premium Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:41:00 +0000 51271 at http://meetingsnet.com Kenishirotie on Thinkstock by Getty Images Global Economic Troubles and the Meetings Industry http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/global-economic-troubles-and-meetings-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In addition to having to manage the unknown from increased health and security risks, meeting and event planners have to manage the volatility of the global economy, which often translates into much higher volatility in our own businesses. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/global-economic-troubles-and-meetings-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/global-economic-troubles-and-meetings-industry#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Premium Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:54:00 +0000 51251 at http://meetingsnet.com Risk Management Runs the Gamut for Global Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“The whole area of risk mitigation, keeping up with those geopolitical trends, is the single biggest shift in our jobs over the past 20 years,” said Gregg Talley, president and CEO, Talley Management Group. Read his tips.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Meetings Resources Risk Management Medical Meetings Premium Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:58:00 +0000 43001 at http://meetingsnet.com Cost of Meetings: Big Hikes Ahead in the U.S. and Latin America http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/cost-meetings-big-hikes-ahead-us-and-latin-america <div class="field-deck"> But if you booked Europe for 2015, you won the value lottery. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Planners who booked Europe for 2015 are looking pretty smart, budget-wise.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/cost-meetings-big-hikes-ahead-us-and-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/cost-meetings-big-hikes-ahead-us-and-latin-america#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Financial/Insurance Meetings Medical Meetings News Premium Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:22:00 +0000 42901 at http://meetingsnet.com How To Get Your VAT Back from Global Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/how-get-your-vat-back-global-meetings <div class="field-byline"> Alison Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Most countries have a value-added tax, or VAT (sometimes with a different acronym) that boosts your meetings costs. In many cases you can get this money back. But you need experts in your corner.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/how-get-your-vat-back-global-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/how-get-your-vat-back-global-meetings#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Global Events Premium Mon, 30 Jul 2012 19:24:00 +0000 8734 at http://meetingsnet.com Global Meetings and Money: From VAT to Exchange Rates http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/global-meetings-and-money-vat-exchange-rates <div class="field-byline"> Leigh Wintz </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Include a line item for currency fluctuation, wire transfer fees, and bank fees of about 10 percent of overall expenses. You probably won’t need to use all of it, but what you don’t spend will fall to your bottom line.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/global-meetings-and-money-vat-exchange-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/global-meetings-and-money-vat-exchange-rates#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Global Events Premium Wed, 06 Jun 2012 21:24:00 +0000 24373 at http://meetingsnet.com Going Global: FAQs for Meeting Management http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/going-global-faqs-meeting-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our panel of experts fields questions on currency, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts/mistakes-made-new-meeting-planners" title="3 Common Mistakes Made by New Meeting Planners" target="_blank">contracts</a></span>, site inspections, and more.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/going-global-faqs-meeting-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/going-global-faqs-meeting-management#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Contracts/Communication Global Site Research Premium Sat, 14 Apr 2012 19:02:00 +0000 16010 at http://meetingsnet.com Do New VAT Rules Amount to a “Net Plus” or “Not Much” for U.S. Meeting Planners? http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/do-new-vat-rules-amount-net-plus-or-not-much-us-meeting-planners <div class="field-byline"> Alison Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The bottom line: VAT reclaim is still too complex for you to go it alone.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/do-new-vat-rules-amount-net-plus-or-not-much-us-meeting-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/do-new-vat-rules-amount-net-plus-or-not-much-us-meeting-planners#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Premium Tue, 20 Dec 2011 22:10:00 +0000 8237 at http://meetingsnet.com