International Partners http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en A Common Ground for Cultural Understanding http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/common-ground-cultural-understanding <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><em>How was Rotterdam?</em> I&rsquo;ve been asked that question quite a few times since the SITE Global Conference 2014 concluded in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in mid-November.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/common-ground-cultural-understanding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/common-ground-cultural-understanding#comments Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel International Partners Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:19:00 +0000 46061 at http://meetingsnet.com Tourism Organizations: What Difference Can They Make for the Meetings Industry? http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/tourism-organizations-what-difference-can-they-make-meetings-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Let's consider the value of convention bureaus and tourist boards for sales, marketing, and education efforts on behalf of their destinations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/tourism-organizations-what-difference-can-they-make-meetings-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/tourism-organizations-what-difference-can-they-make-meetings-industry#comments International Partners Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:38:00 +0000 45951 at http://meetingsnet.com Trending 2015: Ideas on the Innovative Edge of Meetings & Events http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/trending-2015-ideas-innovative-edge-meetings-events <div class="field-byline"> By the MeetingsNet Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our year-end look at what's trending for 2015 includes new twists (selfies as promotional tools), major shifts (have you considered downscaling hotels?), little wows (smartphones as room keys), and big impressions (a wall of Instagram photos). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/trending-2015-ideas-innovative-edge-meetings-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/trending-2015-ideas-innovative-edge-meetings-events#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings International Partners Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings Tech Premium Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:24:00 +0000 45721 at http://meetingsnet.com Editors Nominate World’s Best PR Campaigns http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/editors-nominate-world-s-best-pr-campaigns <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As editors in the meetings media, we get press releases every day from destinations and hotels all over the world. Those press releases often turn into news pieces or stories that we deliver to you.</p> <p>Some stories and PR campaigns resonate more than others; they might deal with a crisis, give attention to something other than a new convention center addition, or shine the spotlight on a new&mdash;and fun&mdash;initiative.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/editors-nominate-world-s-best-pr-campaigns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/editors-nominate-world-s-best-pr-campaigns#comments International Partners Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:52:00 +0000 44901 at http://meetingsnet.com IMEX America Breaks Records, Boosts Confidence http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/imex-america-breaks-records-boosts-confidence <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Walking the aisles of the Sands Expo during IMEX America October 14–16, you heard one phrase repeated by exhibitors: "We're busy!" More exhibitors, more buyers, more appointments—it was a story of increases at IMEX America 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/imex-america-breaks-records-boosts-confidence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/imex-america-breaks-records-boosts-confidence#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Education/Certification Global Site Research International Partners Medical Meetings Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:49:00 +0000 44741 at http://meetingsnet.com Maritz and Experient Launch New Global Network http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/maritz-and-experient-launch-new-global-network <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Maritz Travel Co. has selected and partnered with meeting planning companies and professional congress organizers in 19 countries (soon to be 40) to help its clients hold <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events" title="" target="_blank">global events</a></span>.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/maritz-and-experient-launch-new-global-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/maritz-and-experient-launch-new-global-network#comments Association Meetings International Partners Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:02:00 +0000 44601 at http://meetingsnet.com Marketing Success in the Meetings Business: It’s Not About the Price Tag*! http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/marketing-success-meetings-business-it-s-not-about-price-tag <div class="field-deck"> Our Xpert gives venues advice on how to market to meeting pros </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our Xpert gives venues advice on how to market to meeting pros</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/marketing-success-meetings-business-it-s-not-about-price-tag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/marketing-success-meetings-business-it-s-not-about-price-tag#comments International Partners Site Selection/RFPs Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:03:00 +0000 44471 at http://meetingsnet.com ICCA Loves a Good Contest http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/icca-loves-good-contest <div class="field-deck"> A new president will be elected and best in marketing and PR efforts will be recognized at annual congress in Turkey </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Nearly one-quarter of the members of the International Congress and Convention Association are in meetings management. Many of them attend, with their supplier colleagues, ICCA&rsquo;s four-day congress each year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/icca-loves-good-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/icca-loves-good-contest#comments International Partners Trade Shows Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:19:00 +0000 44461 at http://meetingsnet.com ALHI Global Luxury Alliance Unites Venues, DMCs, and DMOs http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alhi-global-luxury-alliance-unites-venues-dmcs-and-dmos <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Associated Luxury Hotels International has announced an alliance with <span class='keyword_link'><a href=" http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/whats-behind-dmc-pricing" title="" target="_blank">DMC</a></span> consortium Global DMC Partners and the Bermuda Tourism Authority along with plans to expand its hotel and resort portfolio to include properties outside North America and the Caribbean.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alhi-global-luxury-alliance-unites-venues-dmcs-and-dmos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alhi-global-luxury-alliance-unites-venues-dmcs-and-dmos#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Global Site Research International Partners Medical Meetings Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:09:00 +0000 44451 at http://meetingsnet.com Dubai Makes it Easy for Associations to Expand Their Global Footprint http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/dubai-makes-it-easy-associations-expand-their-global-footprint <div class="field-deck"> A new law enables associations to incorporate in Dubai </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Associations that are interested in expanding globally, reaching into the Middle East, Africa, and India markets, can now take advantage of the new Dubai Association Centre, an entity set up by the Dubai government. It is designed to make it easy for international and regional associations to set up chapters or offices in the Middle East.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/dubai-makes-it-easy-associations-expand-their-global-footprint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/dubai-makes-it-easy-associations-expand-their-global-footprint#comments Association Meetings Resources International Partners Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:59:00 +0000 43521 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Dubai Creek at night</p> <p>Burj Dubai</p>