Medical Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6641/more en 5 Things You Need to Know About Music Licensing and Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Skip music licensing at your peril: “The chances of getting caught are slim, but the consequences if you do are substantial.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/5-things-you-need-know-about-music-licensing-and-meetings#comments Association Meetings Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:05:00 +0000 52681 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Music licensing</p> ThinkStock PCMA Announces Proposed Slate of 2016 Board Officers and Directors http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/pcma-announces-proposed-slate-2016-board-officers-and-directors <div class="field-deck"> For the first time, a supplier can hold office </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Professional Convention Management Association Nominating Committee met in August in Chicago to review nominee applications for the 2016 open board officers and directions positions. The committee has released the names of five new directors and four new board leaders to be considered by the membership</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/pcma-announces-proposed-slate-2016-board-officers-and-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings-resources/pcma-announces-proposed-slate-2016-board-officers-and-directors#comments Medical Meetings Resources Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:32:00 +0000 52661 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><strong>William F. Reed, FASAE, CMP</strong>, Senior Director of Meetings and Community Engagement with the American Society of Hematology is the proposed PCMA chairman for the 2016 term.<br /> &nbsp;</p> CIC's APEX Committee Gains Three New Leaders http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bondurant, Dominguez, Peacy: New leaders join efforts to create meetings industry standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/cics-apex-committee-gains-three-new-leaders#comments Association Meetings Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:08:00 +0000 52651 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Convention Industry Council&rsquo;s Accepted Practice Exchange Standards Committee adds new leaders to help it take on trade issues and develop industry resources.</p> Reed Travel Exhibitions Rebrands ICOMEX as ibtm latin america http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/reed-travel-exhibitions-rebrands-icomex-ibtm-latin-america#comments Association Meetings Resources Canada Education/Certification Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports South/Central America Site Selection/RFPs Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:36:00 +0000 52631 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>ICOMEX addition expands the ibtm global portfolio into Mexico and Latin America.</p> Secrets of a Successful Investigator Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/secrets-successful-investigator-meeting <div class="field-byline"> By Loretta Jurnak </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Investigator meetings are notorious for being boring, PowerPoint-heavy events. Here’s how you can make them more effective with better engagement techniques.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/secrets-successful-investigator-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/secrets-successful-investigator-meeting#comments Pharma Meeting Planning Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:54:00 +0000 52611 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The importance of investigator meetings cannot be overstated. The success&mdash;or failure&mdash;of these meetings directly affects a pharmaceutical company&rsquo;s ability to collect accurate data that clearly indicate the safety and efficacy of a drug. They also tend to be pretty boring. Here are some ways you can make them more engaging&mdash;and more effective.</p> Medioimages/Photodisc on Thinkstock by Getty Images What the Rise of the Freelance Economy Might Mean for Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-rise-freelance-economy-might-mean-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new report outlining the potential effects of a growing freelance economy on the U.S. economy and workforce may have by 2040 should be of particular interest to meetings professionals.</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/what-rise-freelance-economy-might-mean-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/what-rise-freelance-economy-might-mean-meetings#comments Association Meetings Career Resources Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:12:00 +0000 52591 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>A report published by the Roosevelt Institute and the Kauffman Foundation, outlines five changes we can expect to see over the next 25 years. Here&rsquo;s how I believe each could affect meetings&mdash;and meeting planners.</p> Imagining the Attendee Journey of the Future http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/imagining-attendee-journey-future <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In a nutshell, “the attendee experience will be personal, digital, mobile, and hyperconnected.” And there will be napping pods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/imagining-attendee-journey-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/imagining-attendee-journey-future#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Medical Meetings Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:05:00 +0000 52581 at http://meetingsnet.com Certain and Zentila Pair Meeting Management and Sourcing Tools http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/certain-and-zentila-pair-meeting-management-and-sourcing-tools <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Event management software company Certain Inc. and strategic sourcing platform Zentila have joined forces to give planners a complete tech tool for their <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/strategic-meetings-management" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span> process. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/certain-and-zentila-pair-meeting-management-and-sourcing-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/certain-and-zentila-pair-meeting-management-and-sourcing-tools#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Management Tech News/Trends Strategic Meetings Management Medical Meetings Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:23:00 +0000 52571 at http://meetingsnet.com Productivity Power Tools: Hacks to Get Your Life Back http://meetingsnet.com/blog/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>These tools will help you regain control over your e-mail in-box, your schedule, your workload—and your life.</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/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/productivity-power-tools-hacks-get-your-life-back#comments Association Meetings Resources Career Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Event Planning face2face Fri, 21 Aug 2015 22:26:00 +0000 52551 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Meeting planners tend to be busy people. Make that very busy&mdash;but are you busier than you need to be? If so, the American Society for Association Executives&rsquo; Annual Conference, held in August in Detroit, had a learning lab for you: &ldquo;Power Tools: Hacking Your Way to Productivity.&rdquo;<br /> &nbsp;</p> Are Smartphones Killing Our Ability to Empathize? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-smartphones-killing-our-ability-empathize <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Psychologist and researcher Sherry Turkle thinks the ubiquity of mobile devices—and our dependence on them—is causing a "crisis in empathy" that can only be cured with conversation. What do you think?</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/are-smartphones-killing-our-ability-empathize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-smartphones-killing-our-ability-empathize#comments Association Meetings Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Career face2face Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:35:00 +0000 52421 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Researcher, professor, author, and psychologist Sherry Turkle at the ASAE closing general session. Photo by Jason Keen</p>