News http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6648/more en The monthly MeetingsNet magazine is now available in a digital edition http://meetingsnet.com/news/monthly-meetingsnet-magazine-now-available-digital-edition <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You asked, we delivered: The monthly MeetingsNet magazine is now available in a digital edition, ready to view on your desktop, laptop, or other device. The new digital edition includes the same content as our tablet magazine app, but provides a desktop experience you’re going to love, with no special software.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/news/monthly-meetingsnet-magazine-now-available-digital-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/news/monthly-meetingsnet-magazine-now-available-digital-edition#comments News Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:10:00 +0000 46661 at http://meetingsnet.com Welcome to MeetingsNet Today http://meetingsnet.com/news/welcome-meetingsnet-today <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Welcome to our new daily newsletter! Every morning you’ll find links to stories from MeetingsNet.com and around the Web, carefully selected by us just for you, the meeting professional.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/news/welcome-meetingsnet-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/news/welcome-meetingsnet-today#comments News Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:34:00 +0000 46531 at http://meetingsnet.com MeetingsNet’s Most Popular Stories of 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetingsnet-s-most-popular-stories-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Take a fascinating look back at our most-visited stories from 2014. Our signature CMI 25 and Changemaker lists made the cut, but so did stories offering meeting planning best practices and galleries from top meeting planning events.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetingsnet-s-most-popular-stories-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetingsnet-s-most-popular-stories-2014#comments Association Meetings Resources Motivational Travel Sponsorships News Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:13:00 +0000 46261 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><strong>Felix Finkbeiner, a top speaker chosen by MeetingsNet&#39;s editors</strong></p> Kimpton and IHG: What Side Are You On? http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/kimpton-and-ihg-what-side-are-you <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Loyalists of boutique brand Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants wonder if changes are in store after the company was purchased by hospitality giant IHG, owner of the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, and Crowne Plaza brands. (Pictured, Kimpton's Eventi hotel in New York City.)</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/site-selectionrfps/kimpton-and-ihg-what-side-are-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/kimpton-and-ihg-what-side-are-you#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Site Selection/RFPs News Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:25:00 +0000 46151 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Incentive Travel Trends: IRF Calls it the Recession Rebound http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/10-incentive-travel-trends-irf-calls-it-recession-rebound <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Incentive planners: Use programs to attract and retain high-performing employees in preparation for the coming talent shortage. Venues: Scrap your wellness window dressing and invest in real programs that improve how customers meet and travel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/10-incentive-travel-trends-irf-calls-it-recession-rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/10-incentive-travel-trends-irf-calls-it-recession-rebound#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management News Premium Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:27:00 +0000 45741 at http://meetingsnet.com The Future of U.S. Airports: “Thanksgiving Every Day” http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/future-us-airports-thanksgiving-every-day <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Unless U.S. airport infrastructure and air traffic control systems are modernized, we’re going to start experiencing Thanksgiving-like congestion more often, according to a report commissioned by U.S. Travel. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/future-us-airports-thanksgiving-every-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/future-us-airports-thanksgiving-every-day#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:02:00 +0000 45301 at http://meetingsnet.com The Lifestyle Hotel Brand Quiz http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/lifestyle-hotel-brand-quiz <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hotel companies continue to launch lifestyle brands, many aimed at younger business travelers. Do you know whose is whose? Try our quiz: Match the brand with its hotel company—and its pitch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/lifestyle-hotel-brand-quiz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/lifestyle-hotel-brand-quiz#comments Site Selection/RFPs News Premium Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:30:00 +0000 45281 at http://meetingsnet.com Forecasts and Outlooks: Global Growth, More Meetings in 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/forecasts-and-outlooks-global-growth-more-meetings-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There's some old news: Lead times are STILL too short. But there's new news, too: Hiring is gaining steam, sparking meeting increases, especially in training; and cost-cutting may drive exploration of a broader range of hotels and venues for meetings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/forecasts-and-outlooks-global-growth-more-meetings-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/forecasts-and-outlooks-global-growth-more-meetings-2015#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Global Events Medical Meetings News Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:55:00 +0000 45261 at http://meetingsnet.com Marriott Offers Free Wi-Fi at 3,800 Hotels http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/marriott-offers-free-wi-fi-3800-hotels <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Conditions: You need to be a Marriott Rewards member, and you need to book your stay through a Marriott channel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/marriott-offers-free-wi-fi-3800-hotels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/marriott-offers-free-wi-fi-3800-hotels#comments Business Travel Tips Tech News/Trends News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:39:00 +0000 44981 at http://meetingsnet.com New Software Creates Quick and Easy Manifests for Ground Transfers http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/new-software-creates-quick-and-easy-manifests-ground-transfers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Want a clean, accurate, and flight-validated arrival/departure manifest in less than one minute? 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