Contracts/Communication en Planning Meetings Abroad? Learn a Bit of Local Language <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Create a vocab cheat sheet for yourself and your on-site staff. Knowing the basics can make planning easier, shows respect, and can even be important in keeping attendees safe. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Contracts/Communication Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Premium Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:11:00 +0000 58791 at Infographic: How to Do Business Around the World <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If you plan meetings outside the U.S., you've likely noticed that business etiquette—from handshaking to dress codes to dining and body language—differs from country to country. This infographic provides a guide to some cultural norms around the world.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contracts/Communication face2face Fri, 19 Feb 2016 17:27:00 +0000 57711 at <p>Business etiquette around the world</p> 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> Association Meetings Contracts/Communication Corporate Meetings Negotiation Insights Premium Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:45:00 +0000 42661 at 16 Ways to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Budget/Currency/VAT Contracts/Communication Global Site Research International Partners face2face Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:30:00 +0000 53461 at <p>Planning meetings outside the U.S.</p> Crisis and Communication Planning for Global Meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Expert advice for managing risk at meetings outside the U.S.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Resources CME Design Contracts/Communication Incentive Planning/Management Pharma Meeting Planning Risk Management Premium Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:52:00 +0000 51281 at Rawpixel Ltd on Thinkstock by Getty Images 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contracts/Communication International Partners Premium Tue, 26 May 2015 19:44:00 +0000 50331 at Business Etiquette Around the World <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This infographic from CT Travel offers practical tips on how to approach business meetings globally, from handshakes to dress code to agenda-setting. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contracts/Communication face2face Wed, 13 May 2015 18:27:00 +0000 49961 at Aligning HCP Interactions on a Global Level <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s not easy to standardize how a pharma company deals with healthcare professionals across the globe, but it can be done.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contracts/Communication Pharma Meeting Planning Pharma/Device Regs Premium Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:07:00 +0000 42891 at International Congress in Turkey Canceled Due to Travel Advisories <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Warnings about travel to Turkey caused Montreal-based International Design Alliance to cancel its 2013 congress, which was scheduled to take place November 16–17 in Istanbul. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Resources Contracts/Communication Risk Management Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:56:00 +0000 35631 at <p> Istanbul.</p> Keys to Global Meetings Success: Local Knowledge and Communication <div class="field-deck"> Lessons learned from global event planning veterans. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When you’re working in different time zones, different languages, different business hours, and, often, with different perceptions of what deadlines mean, communication emerges as the biggest hurdle to overcome with international meetings. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contracts/Communication Housing/Attrition Global Meetings Resources Global Events Premium Sun, 05 Aug 2012 17:26:00 +0000 25311 at