News http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6648/more en New Data Will Help Long, Slow Return of Government Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/new-data-will-help-long-slow-return-government-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Meetings Mean Business coalition and the U.S. Travel Association have a new batch of data to bring to Capitol Hill on behalf of government meetings, which remain stuck in a trough. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/new-data-will-help-long-slow-return-government-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/new-data-will-help-long-slow-return-government-meetings#comments Association Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings News Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:32:00 +0000 48511 at http://meetingsnet.com Government Meetings Still in Freefall http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/government-meetings-still-freefall <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three years after harsh restrictions were imposed on government meetings and meeting attendance following outrage over a mismanaged conference, the segment continues to lose ground, even as other meeting segments are flush with activity.</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/budgetingcost-savings/government-meetings-still-freefall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetingcost-savings/government-meetings-still-freefall#comments Association Meetings Budgeting/Cost Savings Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings News Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:04:00 +0000 47991 at http://meetingsnet.com Fully Packaged Corporate Events, Ready to Book Online http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/fully-packaged-corporate-events-ready-book-online <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kapow Events creates unique, off-the-shelf corporate events with per-person pricing that can be booked with a click. See if you think the new Web site is “a true digital solution to a cumbersome, archaic process.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/fully-packaged-corporate-events-ready-book-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/fully-packaged-corporate-events-ready-book-online#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage Site Selection/RFPs Event Design Event Planning Medical Meetings News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:43:00 +0000 47931 at http://meetingsnet.com Big Changes Ahead for Incentive Research Foundation http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/big-changes-ahead-incentive-research-foundation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Aiming to be the go-to resource for incentive industry research globally, IRF hires a management company and makes plans for growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/big-changes-ahead-incentive-research-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/big-changes-ahead-incentive-research-foundation#comments Incentive Planning/Management News Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:19:00 +0000 47371 at http://meetingsnet.com Murder of Meeting Planner Novack Made into a Lifetime Movie http://meetingsnet.com/news/murder-meeting-planner-novack-made-lifetime-movie <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The 2009 murder of the owner of Convention Concepts Unlimited is now a feature film on lifetime.com. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/news/murder-meeting-planner-novack-made-lifetime-movie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/news/murder-meeting-planner-novack-made-lifetime-movie#comments News Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:29:00 +0000 47101 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Screen shot from the Lifetime channel movie, &ldquo;The Beautiful and Twisted,&rdquo; about the murder of Ben Novack Jr.</p> Lifetime.com Wyndham Takes Over Dolce Hotels and Resorts Portfolio http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/wyndham-takes-over-dolce-hotels-and-resorts-portfolio <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Wyndham Hotel Group has acquired Dolce Hotels and Resorts, which manages group accommodations in a portfolio of 24 properties across seven countries in Europe and North America. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/wyndham-takes-over-dolce-hotels-and-resorts-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/wyndham-takes-over-dolce-hotels-and-resorts-portfolio#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings News Site News Mon, 02 Feb 2015 17:06:00 +0000 47041 at http://meetingsnet.com Mindful Meeting, Mindful Eating: Hilton Helps You Get There http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/mindful-meeting-mindful-eating-hilton-helps-you-get-there <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hilton's Meet with Purpose program focuses on healthy choices not just for meeting planners and their attendess, but for the environment as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/mindful-meeting-mindful-eating-hilton-helps-you-get-there" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/mindful-meeting-mindful-eating-hilton-helps-you-get-there#comments Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Site Selection/RFPs Event Planning News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:09:00 +0000 46911 at http://meetingsnet.com Only You Can Protect Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/only-you-can-protect-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Like Smokey the Bear imploring each of us to take care of the forests, advocate Roger Rickard recently implored a group of meeting professionals to protect the future of the meetings industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/only-you-can-protect-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/career-resources/only-you-can-protect-meetings#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Career Resources Medical Meetings News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:03:00 +0000 46851 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Roger Rickard, Voices in Advocacy</p> 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