Global Site Research http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6638/more en EIBTM Starts a Week Earlier in 2013; Show Focus is Innovation http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/eibtm-starts-week-earlier-2013-show-focus-innovation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Some 15,000 meetings industry professionals will attend global meetings and events expo EIBTM November 19–21 in Barcelona. They will be exposed to innovative event ideas. Care to try oxygen therapy for a show-floor energy boost? A bracelet that changes color when you’re near a like-minded peer?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/eibtm-starts-week-earlier-2013-show-focus-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/eibtm-starts-week-earlier-2013-show-focus-innovation#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Site Research Medical Meetings News Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:43:00 +0000 38151 at http://meetingsnet.com Global Alliance Appoints First Chair; Launches New Web Site http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/global-alliance-appoints-first-chair-launches-new-web-site <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Julie-May Ellingson, CEO of Durban International Convention Centre, is the first chair of Global Alliance, a group of five convention centers that work with international associations and event organizers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/global-alliance-appoints-first-chair-launches-new-web-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/global-alliance-appoints-first-chair-launches-new-web-site#comments Association Meetings Global Site Research Religious/SMERF Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:45:00 +0000 37402 at http://meetingsnet.com BestCities Hosts Workshop; Launches Online Toolkit http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/bestcities-hosts-workshop-launches-online-toolkit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The BestCities alliance, a group of worldwide destinations that host international congresses, has launched a Web site with information on working with professional congress organizers, convention and visitor bureaus, and other global meeting suppliers, plus tips and articles on many other facets of global event planning.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/bestcities-hosts-workshop-launches-online-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/bestcities-hosts-workshop-launches-online-toolkit#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Site Research Medical Meetings News Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:07:00 +0000 37382 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Tips for Great International Site Selection http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/5-tips-great-international-site-selection <div class="field-byline"> By Walter Stugger </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Go for cultural immersion and creativity when it comes to global site selection, advises a veteran of international meetings and incentive programs. Pictured, a dancer entertains during an event held in a palace in Istanbul, Turkey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/5-tips-great-international-site-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/5-tips-great-international-site-selection#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Site Research Medical Meetings Tips From Top Fri, 11 Oct 2013 23:22:00 +0000 37302 at http://meetingsnet.com Hotel Rep Firms ALHI, Krisam See Leadership Changes http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/hotel-rep-firms-alhi-krisam-see-leadership-changes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Krisam's Jim Schultenover has been named president at Associated Luxury Hotels International.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/hotel-rep-firms-alhi-krisam-see-leadership-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/hotel-rep-firms-alhi-krisam-see-leadership-changes#comments Association Meetings Global Site Research Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:59:00 +0000 36701 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Jim Schultenover has been named president at Associated Luxury Hotels International.</p> Global Association Meetings: A Force for Progress for 50 Years http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/global-association-meetings-force-progress-50-years <div class="field-deck"> ICCA publication traces the incredible growth and influence of international association meetings over five decades. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tracing the past half-century of international <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings" title="" target="_blank">association meetings</a></span>, a new report from International Congress & Convention Association emphasizes not their economic impact on host cities—which is significant—but rather their roles as drivers of societal change and of progress, particularly in the fields of science, healthcare, and technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/global-association-meetings-force-progress-50-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/global-association-meetings-force-progress-50-years#comments Association Meetings Global Site Research Global Events Medical Meetings News Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:19:00 +0000 36661 at http://meetingsnet.com IMEX America: More than a Trade Show http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/imex-america-more-trade-show <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You can meet the world at IMEX America in Las Vegas. Here's what else you can do on the show floor to boost your <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/objectivesroi" title="" target="_blank">ROI</a></span> from attending this year's event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/imex-america-more-trade-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/imex-america-more-trade-show#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Site Research Global Events Medical Meetings News Wed, 21 Aug 2013 03:12:00 +0000 35671 at http://meetingsnet.com Not In My Hotel http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/not-my-hotel <div class="field-deck"> If you travel on planes and stay in hotels, it’s likely you’ve encountered victims of human trafficking. You just didn’t realize it. Here’s what to look for and how you can make a difference. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you travel on planes and stay in hotels, it’s likely you’ve encountered victims of human trafficking. You just didn’t realize it. Here’s what to look for and how you can make a difference. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/not-my-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/not-my-hotel#comments Incentive Planning/Management Green Meetings/CSR Global Site Research Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings News Tue, 23 Jul 2013 20:04:00 +0000 35221 at http://meetingsnet.com Not For Sale, photo by Ira Gelb Sydney Bets Big on Darling Harbour http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/sydney-bets-big-darling-harbour <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Construction begins on Sydney's new $1 billion convention, exhibition, and entertainment center</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/sydney-bets-big-darling-harbour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/sydney-bets-big-darling-harbour#comments Asia/Pacific Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Site Research Medical Meetings Thu, 16 May 2013 18:12:00 +0000 33831 at http://meetingsnet.com ICCA Ranks More Meetings Than Ever; Copenhagen Is Big Mover http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/icca-ranks-more-meetings-ever-copenhagen-big-mover <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>No surprises at the top of the International Congress & Convention Association city and country rankings for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings" title="" target="_blank">association meetings</a></span> held in 2012. The U.S. remains the top country; Vienna is still the top city. Elsewhere in the lists, Copenhagen moves up and China slips. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/icca-ranks-more-meetings-ever-copenhagen-big-mover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/icca-ranks-more-meetings-ever-copenhagen-big-mover#comments Association Meetings Global Site Research Medical Meetings News Mon, 13 May 2013 14:45:00 +0000 33551 at http://meetingsnet.com