Medical Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6641/more en Meet the Top CMP Influencers http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/meet-top-cmp-influencers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Convention Industry Council releases its list of the most influential people who hold the Certified Meeting Professional designation, as chosen by their peers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/meet-top-cmp-influencers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/meet-top-cmp-influencers#comments Association Meetings Education/Certification Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:00:00 +0000 51901 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Meetings Management Policies Are Typically Not Mandated http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/why-meetings-management-policies-are-typically-not-mandated <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>I recently had an epiphany on why something I can’t imagine wouldn’t be required—the SMMP—often is not. Do you agree with my conclusions?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/why-meetings-management-policies-are-typically-not-mandated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/why-meetings-management-policies-are-typically-not-mandated#comments Pharma Meeting Planning Strategic Meetings Management Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:20:00 +0000 51891 at http://meetingsnet.com aleksei-veprev on Thinkstock by Getty Images Smarts and Creativity on View at Hosts Global Alliance Forum http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/smarts-and-creativity-view-hosts-global-alliance-forum <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>When destination management companies get together to plan a meeting, creativity reigns. (Bonus: Vegas headliner Terry Fator was there!)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/smarts-and-creativity-view-hosts-global-alliance-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/smarts-and-creativity-view-hosts-global-alliance-forum#comments Incentive Planning/Management Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:25:00 +0000 51851 at http://meetingsnet.com The Value of DMCs and More Hot Topics at the 2015 HGA Forum http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/value-dmcs-and-more-hot-topics-2015-hga-forum <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>About 225 attendees at the Third Annual Hosts Global Alliance Forum enjoyed a solid education program along with plenty of the creativity that destination management companies offer meeting planners. Here's an on-site sampling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/value-dmcs-and-more-hot-topics-2015-hga-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/value-dmcs-and-more-hot-topics-2015-hga-forum#comments Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:42:00 +0000 51871 at http://meetingsnet.com MPI Academy and More Announced at WEC 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/mpi-academy-and-more-announced-wec-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the major new education initiatives Meeting Professionals International President and CEO Paul Van Deventer announced at the start of MPI’s World Education Congress in San Francisco August 2 is MPI Academy, meant to include all of the education MPI creates as well as education from partners. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/mpi-academy-and-more-announced-wec-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/mpi-academy-and-more-announced-wec-2015#comments Association Meetings Education/Certification Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:46:00 +0000 51861 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>MPI Chairman&#39;s Award winner Janet Sperstad, CMP, flanked by fellow educators Carol Krugman and Dianne Devitt</p> In Global Business Travel, What’s a Dollar of Prevention Worth? http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/global-business-travel-what-s-dollar-prevention-worth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A recent study funded by the International SOS Foundation has calculated an answer to that question. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/global-business-travel-what-s-dollar-prevention-worth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/global-business-travel-what-s-dollar-prevention-worth#comments Association Meetings Business Travel Tips Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:13:00 +0000 51821 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Tips for a Successful Corporate Retreat http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/5-tips-successful-corporate-retreat <div class="field-byline"> By Chuck Paton, Larsmont Cottages &amp; Larsmont Center for Strategy and Team Development </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The old model corporate retreat doesn't work anymore. What really inspires and motivates employees are active, adventurous programs—if they're done right.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/5-tips-successful-corporate-retreat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/5-tips-successful-corporate-retreat#comments Teambuilding Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:13:00 +0000 51801 at http://meetingsnet.com Why You Need to Start Thinking Outside the Contracted Hotel Room Block http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to a new study, an average of one out of every three group room nights in the U.S. is booked outside of the official room block, so your room-block history only tells a partial story about your event’s value. It’s time for a new metric: Event room demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-you-need-start-thinking-outside-contracted-hotel-room-block#comments Housing/Attrition Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:49:00 +0000 51771 at http://meetingsnet.com How CME Providers Can Become Change Agents http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/how-cme-providers-can-become-change-agents <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Trends in continuing medical education offer opportunities for providers to positively affect the healthcare system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/how-cme-providers-can-become-change-agents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/how-cme-providers-can-become-change-agents#comments CME Design Career Resources Medical Meetings Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:54:00 +0000 51751 at http://meetingsnet.com New Research Reveals What Matters Most to Medical Meeting Managers http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/new-research-reveals-what-matters-most-medical-meeting-managers <div class="field-byline"> By Rob Carey </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Results of an exclusive survey reveal what medical meeting planners value in sites, venues, and destinations, what their meeting and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> budgets look like, the number and size of the meetings they plan, and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/new-research-reveals-what-matters-most-medical-meeting-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/new-research-reveals-what-matters-most-medical-meeting-managers#comments Association Meetings CME Design Medical Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning Corporate Meetings Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:36:00 +0000 51721 at http://meetingsnet.com