Global Meetings Resources http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6637/more en 12 Trends in International Association Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/12-trends-international-association-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two-thirds of international <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings" title="" target="_blank">association meetings</a></span> are organized by national members from the host country, while far fewer are run by in-house staff or third-party professional congress organizers, according to the 2013 Union of International Associations Meetings Survey. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/12-trends-international-association-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/12-trends-international-association-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Global Meetings Resources Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:27:00 +0000 38881 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings Mean Business Coalition Hires PR Firm to Create Messaging Campaign http://meetingsnet.com/news/meetings-mean-business-coalition-hires-pr-firm-create-messaging-campaign <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A coalition of meetings industry leaders has hired a public relations firm to launch a messaging campaign to communicate the value of meetings to policymakers, corporate America, and the general public, and, perhaps more critically, to change perceptions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/news/meetings-mean-business-coalition-hires-pr-firm-create-messaging-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/news/meetings-mean-business-coalition-hires-pr-firm-create-messaging-campaign#comments Global Meetings Resources Marketing Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports News Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:46:00 +0000 38001 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> The Meetings Mean Business Coalition at IMEX America in Las Vegas.</p> Carolyn Clark State Department Official Explains How Improved Visa Process Means More Meeting Attendees http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/state-department-official-explains-how-improved-visa-process-means-more-me <div class="field-deck"> In an exclusive interview, Don Heflin, managing director, Visa Office, U.S. Department of State, talks about how wait times are down and visas are up </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you’ve seen an uptick in international attendees and exhibitors at your meetings, it’s no coincidence. Thanks to improvements to the visa entry process, the number of visas issued last year jumped 19 percent. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/state-department-official-explains-how-improved-visa-process-means-more-me" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/state-department-official-explains-how-improved-visa-process-means-more-me#comments Association Meetings Resources Global Meetings Resources Marketing Trade Shows Premium Mon, 19 Aug 2013 18:04:00 +0000 35641 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Don Heflin. managing director, Visa Office, U.S. Department of State.</p> Brand USA Looking for Board Members http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/brand-usa-looking-board-members <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. Department of Commerce is looking for travel and tourism leaders to serve on Brand USA’s Board of Directors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/brand-usa-looking-board-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/brand-usa-looking-board-members#comments Global Meetings Resources Marketing News Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:05:00 +0000 35371 at http://meetingsnet.com Politicians Sign Declaration of Support for Meetings at IMEX http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/politicians-sign-declaration-support-meetings-imex <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Twenty-seven political leaders from around the world signed a “Declaration of Support for the Meetings and Events Industry” at the Politicians Forum during IMEX Frankfurt in Frankfurt, Germany, May 20–22, recognizing the importance of meetings to the world’s economies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/politicians-sign-declaration-support-meetings-imex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/politicians-sign-declaration-support-meetings-imex#comments Global Meetings Resources Trade Shows Fri, 24 May 2013 20:34:00 +0000 34061 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Politicians from around the world came to IMEX Frankfurt to discuss and learn more about meetings.</p> Infographic: Global Planning Resources http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/infographic-global-planning-resources <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Apps and URLs for information, research, assistance - and Wi-Fi.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/infographic-global-planning-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-meetings-resources/infographic-global-planning-resources#comments Global Meetings Resources Fri, 24 May 2013 18:41:00 +0000 34041 at http://meetingsnet.com ASAE’s Springtime Expo Co-Locates with Association International Conference http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/asae-s-springtime-expo-co-locates-association-international-conference <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>May is a busy month for the American Society of Association Executives, which has three events scheduled back-to-back-to-back—the Association International Conference, Springtime Expo, and the Springtime DC Golf and Tennis Invitational.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/asae-s-springtime-expo-co-locates-association-international-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/asae-s-springtime-expo-co-locates-association-international-conference#comments Global Meetings Resources Trade Shows Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:12:00 +0000 33261 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Springtime in DC means it&#39;s time for ASAE&#39;s Springtime EXPO.</p> 11 Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy Overseas http://meetingsnet.com/checklists/11-tips-staying-safe-and-healthy-overseas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Make this checklist part of your pre-meeting mailing to attendees for international trips.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/checklists/11-tips-staying-safe-and-healthy-overseas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/checklists/11-tips-staying-safe-and-healthy-overseas#comments Checklists Global Meetings Resources Expert Advice Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:49:00 +0000 32381 at http://meetingsnet.com SWME Releases Guide to Global Pharma, CME Regs http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/swme-releases-guide-global-pharma-cme-regs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New country-by-country guide to pharmaceutical codes and continuing medical education regulations </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/swme-releases-guide-global-pharma-cme-regs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/swme-releases-guide-global-pharma-cme-regs#comments CME Regs Global Meetings Resources Medical Meetings Resources Pharma/Device Regs Medical Meetings Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:56:00 +0000 30941 at http://meetingsnet.com Infographic: Global Meetings Snapshot http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/infographic-global-meetings-snapshot <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This infographic outlines some of the latest trends in global meetings and events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/infographic-global-meetings-snapshot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/infographic-global-meetings-snapshot#comments Global Meetings Resources Global Events Fri, 30 Nov 2012 16:58:00 +0000 29991 at http://meetingsnet.com