International Partners http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en 4 Tips for Training Event Staff http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/4-tips-training-event-staff <div class="field-byline"> By Drew D’Agostino </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It's your event staffers, whether <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/7-strategies-effective-site-volunteers-your-meetings" title="7 Strategies for Effective On-Site Volunteers at Your Meetings" target="_blank">volunteer</a></span> or contracted, who ensure that guests experience the event as you've envisioned it. Are they up to the task? Try these four training best practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/4-tips-training-event-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/4-tips-training-event-staff#comments Association Meetings Resources Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Checklists International Partners Outsourcing Medical Meetings Tips From Top Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:01:00 +0000 39911 at http://meetingsnet.com 7 Tips for Meeting in China http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/7-tips-meeting-china <div class="field-byline"> </div> <div class="field-deck"> A local partner is highly recommended, said Shanghai Tourism's Patrick Chen at PCMA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Planning a meeting in China? It&rsquo;s essential to find strong local partners who can communicate your requirements to vendors on the ground, said Shanghai Tourism's Patrick Chen at PCMA.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/7-tips-meeting-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/7-tips-meeting-china#comments International Partners Tips From Top Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:23:00 +0000 39681 at http://meetingsnet.com GEP and Krisam for Sale; ALHI Hires Five Former Krisam Sales Execs http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/gep-and-krisam-sale-alhi-hires-five-former-krisam-sales-execs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global Events Partners, a partnership of destination management companies worldwide, and its sister company, Krisam Group, are up for sale, according to Chris White, chairman and owner of the Washington, D.C., companies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/gep-and-krisam-sale-alhi-hires-five-former-krisam-sales-execs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/gep-and-krisam-sale-alhi-hires-five-former-krisam-sales-execs#comments International Partners Outsourcing Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:41:00 +0000 38611 at http://meetingsnet.com At ICCA Annual Congress: Attendance High, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Recognized http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/icca-annual-congress-attendance-high-kuala-lumpur-convention-centre-recognize <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The International Congress and Convention Association meeting this week in Shanghai, China, is enjoying the highest attendance at its annual congress held outside of Europe. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/icca-annual-congress-attendance-high-kuala-lumpur-convention-centre-recognize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/icca-annual-congress-attendance-high-kuala-lumpur-convention-centre-recognize#comments International Partners Mon, 04 Nov 2013 21:07:00 +0000 38201 at http://meetingsnet.com Global Events Partners Announces Immediate Closing of 7 DMCs http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/global-events-partners-announces-immediate-closing-7-dmcs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global Events Partners, a leading partnership of destination management companies worldwide, has announced that it is closing its seven company-owned DMCs, which are GEP Washington (D.C.), GEP Philly, GEP Baltimore, GEP Bahamas, GEP South Florida, GEP Utah, and GEP Atlanta. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/global-events-partners-announces-immediate-closing-7-dmcs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/global-events-partners-announces-immediate-closing-7-dmcs#comments International Partners Outsourcing Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:59:00 +0000 37622 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Chris White</p> Can an Online Guide Replace Your DMC? http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/can-online-guide-replace-your-dmc <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>VIP access, customized itineraries, local insight: That's what you expect from your destination management company partner. But could you—or your attendees—get the same thing from an online guide site? It's got one <span class='keyword_link'><a href=" http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/whats-behind-dmc-pricing" title="" target="_blank">DMC</a></span> veteran wondering.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/can-online-guide-replace-your-dmc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/can-online-guide-replace-your-dmc#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings International Partners Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:34:00 +0000 35211 at http://meetingsnet.com Patrick and Padraic Depart DMC They Founded http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/patrick-and-padraic-depart-dmc-they-founded <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After growing the company from a two-man operation into a global destination management network, Patrick Delaney and Padraic Gilligan are leaving Ovation Global <span class='keyword_link'><a href=" http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/whats-behind-dmc-pricing" title="" target="_blank">DMC</a></span> at the end of the year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/patrick-and-padraic-depart-dmc-they-founded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/patrick-and-padraic-depart-dmc-they-founded#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings International Partners Outsourcing News Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:28:00 +0000 34911 at http://meetingsnet.com AIBTM Debuts in Chicago, Planner Attendance Up http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/aibtm-debuts-chicago-planner-attendance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Education, dialogue, pre-scheduled appointments highlight the third AIBTM.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/aibtm-debuts-chicago-planner-attendance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/aibtm-debuts-chicago-planner-attendance#comments International Partners News Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:47:00 +0000 34611 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Craig Moyes, portfolio director, Reed Travel Exhibitions; Don Welsh, president and CEO of Choose Chicago; and Michael J. Lyons, exhibition director, AIBTM, cut the ribbon to open the third AIBTM trade show.</p> Global Meetings, Technology, and Brain Food Highlight AIBTM’s Education http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/global-meetings-technology-and-brain-food-highlight-aibtm-s-education <div class="field-deck"> 15,000 prescheduled appointments, 50 new exhibitors on tap for AIBTM 2013 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Learn about hybrid meetings, the brain science behind productive conferences, working with global partners, and much more at AIBTM, June 11-13 in Chicago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/global-meetings-technology-and-brain-food-highlight-aibtm-s-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/global-meetings-technology-and-brain-food-highlight-aibtm-s-education#comments Audience Engagement International Partners Virtual/Hybrid Event Planning Fri, 17 May 2013 16:58:00 +0000 33861 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Seth Mattison, keynote speaker</p> Tourist Boards: Some Good Advice From Planners http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/tourist-boards-some-good-advice-planners <div class="field-deck"> Highlights from our Beyond Borders roundtable </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>International tourist boards and CVBs might be "missing the boat” by not finding ways to become the go-to contacts for companies with SMMPs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/tourist-boards-some-good-advice-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/tourist-boards-some-good-advice-planners#comments International Partners Thu, 02 May 2013 12:34:00 +0000 33341 at http://meetingsnet.com