Medical Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6641/more en Why the Meetings Industry Should Care About Airbnb http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-meetings-industry-should-care-about-airbnb <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Is Airbnb like a hotel chain? As it moves toward its goals of a consistent experience for guests across hundreds of thousands of acommodations worldwide, the startup will affect the way we think about and plan meetings and business travel.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-meetings-industry-should-care-about-airbnb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/why-meetings-industry-should-care-about-airbnb#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Housing/Attrition Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:38:00 +0000 40951 at http://meetingsnet.com Medical Meetings Across the Pond: What Doesn’t Kill Us Makes Us Stronger http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/medical-meetings-across-pond-what-doesn-t-kill-us-makes-us-stronger <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Industry sponsors, medical associations, and third parties feel uneasy but optimistic about the future of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings" title="" target="_blank">medical meetings</a></span> in Europe, according to a recent survey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/medical-meetings-across-pond-what-doesn-t-kill-us-makes-us-stronger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/medical-meetings-across-pond-what-doesn-t-kill-us-makes-us-stronger#comments CME Regs Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:37:00 +0000 40891 at http://meetingsnet.com The Brain Science Behind Meeting Breaks http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We all know we need breaks at meetings. Health and stress expert Heidi Hanna, PhD, explains how to make those breaks work with brain rhythms to help attendees assimilate new information, gain insight, and stretch their creativity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks#comments Adult Learning Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:05:00 +0000 40851 at http://meetingsnet.com Beyond “Dumb” Internet: Get Ready for the Really Cool Networked Event http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Set it and forget it" doesn't cut it anymore as a high-speed Internet access plan for meetings and events, says Christos Karmis of Mobilitie, the Internet network provider that just hooked up MGM's nine Las Vegas resorts to handle 120,000 concurrent Wi-Fi users. Here are the new questions planners must ask if they want happy logged-in attendees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Event Planning Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:34:00 +0000 40811 at http://meetingsnet.com ProPublica’s Latest Salvo Against Physician/Pharma Relationships: Fair or Foul? http://meetingsnet.com/commercial-support/propublica-s-latest-salvo-against-physicianpharma-relationships-fair-or-foul <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A Forbes editorial points out fallacies in the latest of the nonprofit’s Dollars for Docs series; ProPublica defends its reporting and its methodology.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/commercial-support/propublica-s-latest-salvo-against-physicianpharma-relationships-fair-or-foul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/commercial-support/propublica-s-latest-salvo-against-physicianpharma-relationships-fair-or-foul#comments Commercial Support Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:25:00 +0000 40791 at http://meetingsnet.com Joint Accreditation for Continuing Education in Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/joint-accreditation-continuing-education-medicine-pharmacy-and-nursing <div class="field-byline"> By Judy M. Sweetnam, M.Ed., CCMEP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What you need to know about interprofessional accreditation when it comes to educating the healthcare team </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/joint-accreditation-continuing-education-medicine-pharmacy-and-nursing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/joint-accreditation-continuing-education-medicine-pharmacy-and-nursing#comments CME Regs Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:34:00 +0000 40771 at http://meetingsnet.com Pharma Planning Meets Compliance http://meetingsnet.com/pharmadevice-regs/pharma-planning-meets-compliance <div class="field-byline"> By Marc Eigner, Partner, Polaris </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pharma meeting organizers need to get as good at planning for compliance as they are for conferences and events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/pharmadevice-regs/pharma-planning-meets-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/pharmadevice-regs/pharma-planning-meets-compliance#comments Pharma Meeting Planning Pharma/Device Regs Medical Meetings Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:54:00 +0000 40731 at http://meetingsnet.com DMCs Consolidate in Wake of GEP Bankruptcy http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The world of destination management companies was rocked last fall by the bankruptcy of well-established <span class='keyword_link'><a href=" http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/whats-behind-dmc-pricing" title="" target="_blank">DMC</a></span> consortium Global Events Partners. Since then, other DMC networks have announced changes and consolidations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/dmcs-consolidate-wake-gep-bankruptcy#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings News Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:27:00 +0000 40641 at http://meetingsnet.com Fitness at Meetings: Make it Fun http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Fitness bands, the wearable monitors that capture movement, heart rate, sleep data, and more, were among the fastest growing product categories at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. And they are catching on at meetings, too, along with other fitness ideas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/fitness-meetings-make-it-fun-0#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 40631 at http://meetingsnet.com New Workgroup to Research Poachers, Educate Planners http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/new-workgroup-research-poachers-educate-planners <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Convention Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) has formed a new workgroup focused on poaching.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/new-workgroup-research-poachers-educate-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/new-workgroup-research-poachers-educate-planners#comments Housing/Attrition Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:29:00 +0000 40611 at http://meetingsnet.com