International Partners http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en AlliedPRA Partners with Venuesworld.com http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alliedpra-partners-venuesworldcom <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After announcing a shift to a strategic partnership model for working with clients traveling to Europe, AlliedPRA finds its partner in venuesworld.com, which covers 25 locations in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alliedpra-partners-venuesworldcom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/alliedpra-partners-venuesworldcom#comments International Partners Recreation/Entertainment Site Selection/RFPs Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:53:00 +0000 57301 at http://meetingsnet.com 16 Ways to Make Your International Events Less Risky and More Effective http://meetingsnet.com/blog/16-ways-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/16-ways-make-your-international-events-less-risky-and-more-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/16-ways-make-your-international-events-less-risky-and-more-effective#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Contracts/Communication Global Site Research International Partners face2face Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:30:00 +0000 53461 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Planning meetings outside the U.S.</p> How to Stop the Productivity Killers that Plague Virtual Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/how-stop-productivity-killers-plague-virtual-meetings <div class="field-byline"> By Beth Knuppel, VP of talent management at Ericsson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Five tips for videoconferences that span continents and cultures</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/how-stop-productivity-killers-plague-virtual-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/how-stop-productivity-killers-plague-virtual-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources CME Design Tips from the Top International Partners Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports Event Planning Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:15:00 +0000 52891 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Tips for more productive international videoconferences.</p> Kamaga on Thinkstock by Getty Images Are DMCs Still Relevant? http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/are-dmcs-still-relevant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new study from the Incentive Research Foundation explores the value proposition of destination management companies in today’s changing marketplace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/are-dmcs-still-relevant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/are-dmcs-still-relevant#comments Association Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel International Partners Pharma Meeting Planning Recreation/Entertainment Risk Management Premium Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:30:00 +0000 50921 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>IRF Chief Research Officer Rodger Stotz filled in attendees on the foundation&#39;s recent DMC research at the IRF Invitational.</p> IMEX Frankfurt Features Passionate Meeting Advocate, Honors Outstanding Events http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Racking up some impressive numbers, Ray Bloom, IMEX Group chairman, was ebullient about another successful IMEX Frankfurt on the closing day in late May. IMEX honored a number of worthy meeting industry recipients at its gala.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events#comments Green Meetings/CSR International Partners Trade Shows Premium Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:32:00 +0000 50531 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Manage Risk, and a Whole Lot More, When Taking Meetings Beyond U.S. Borders http://meetingsnet.com/contractscommunication/how-manage-risk-and-whole-lot-more-when-taking-meetings-beyond-us-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/contractscommunication/how-manage-risk-and-whole-lot-more-when-taking-meetings-beyond-us-borders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/contractscommunication/how-manage-risk-and-whole-lot-more-when-taking-meetings-beyond-us-borders#comments Contracts/Communication International Partners Premium Tue, 26 May 2015 19:44:00 +0000 50331 at http://meetingsnet.com 12 Drivers of Meeting Site Decisions http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/12-drivers-meeting-site-decisions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The head of Pacific World consults the company's database of more than 60,000 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events" title="" target="_blank">global events</a></span> to identify drivers of destination decisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/12-drivers-meeting-site-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/12-drivers-meeting-site-decisions#comments Global Site Research International Partners Site Selection/RFPs Premium Mon, 18 May 2015 13:02:00 +0000 50061 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Must-Ask Questions When Choosing Local Suppliers for International Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/international/tips/Choosing-International-Meeting-Vendors-0414 <div class="field-byline"> Carol Krugman, MEd, CMP, CMM </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>No matter how expert you may be, you should not attempt to plan and execute a meeting overseas without help from local supplier partners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international/tips/Choosing-International-Meeting-Vendors-0414" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international/tips/Choosing-International-Meeting-Vendors-0414#comments International Partners Premium Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:19:00 +0000 5702 at http://meetingsnet.com Bogotá Joins BestCities Alliance http://meetingsnet.com/southcentral-america/bogot-joins-bestcities-alliance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Up-and-coming meeting site Bogotá, Colombia, was named a preliminary member of the BestCities Alliance. Full membership for the city will be realized in 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southcentral-america/bogot-joins-bestcities-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southcentral-america/bogot-joins-bestcities-alliance#comments Global Site Research International Partners South/Central America Global Events Premium Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:38:00 +0000 46431 at http://meetingsnet.com 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 Premium Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:19:00 +0000 46061 at http://meetingsnet.com