Site News http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6651/more en A New Magnet for Medical Meetings: Vancouver http://meetingsnet.com/canada/new-magnet-medical-meetings-vancouver <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the healthcare congresses heading to Vancouver in 2015 is the 15,000-attendee World Congress of Dermatology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/canada/new-magnet-medical-meetings-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/canada/new-magnet-medical-meetings-vancouver#comments Association Meetings Canada Medical Meetings Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:04:00 +0000 47891 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The Vancouver Convention Centre becoming a big draw for medical conventions in 2015.</p> Top Destinations for High-End Programs http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/top-destinations-high-end-programs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pacific World’s first Annual Destination Index Special Report gives meeting planners the view from the ground in some worldwide hotspots, including South Korea (pictured).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/top-destinations-high-end-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/top-destinations-high-end-programs#comments Asia/Pacific Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Global Events Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:01:00 +0000 47851 at http://meetingsnet.com Starwood Partners with Uber, Launches Meeting Services App http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-partners-uber-launches-meeting-services-app <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide now offers SPG points for Uber riders and a new way to manage event requests on site.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-partners-uber-launches-meeting-services-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-partners-uber-launches-meeting-services-app#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events Medical Meetings Site News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:44:00 +0000 47831 at http://meetingsnet.com Image by Gustavo da Cunha Pimenta via Flickr Starwood’s Innovation Studio Debuts in New York http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-s-innovation-studio-debuts-new-york <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Starlab aims to bring a startup spirit to the mega-hospitality brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-s-innovation-studio-debuts-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/starwood-s-innovation-studio-debuts-new-york#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Site News Tech Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:27:00 +0000 47721 at http://meetingsnet.com Courtesy of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Going to Bot: Robot-staffed Hotel to Open in Japan this Summer http://meetingsnet.com/blog/going-bot-robot-staffed-hotel-open-japan-summer <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The robots are coming! And, In case you wondered, yes, robots just may be out to take your job—at least if you work in a hotel.</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/going-bot-robot-staffed-hotel-open-japan-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/going-bot-robot-staffed-hotel-open-japan-summer#comments Asia/Pacific face2face Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:23:00 +0000 47561 at http://meetingsnet.com Site Selection Tool Now Available on MPI Site http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/site-selection-tool-now-available-mpi-site <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting Professionals International now offers Destination Finder, powered by DMAI’s empowerMINT.com.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/site-selection-tool-now-available-mpi-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/site-selection-tool-now-available-mpi-site#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Site News Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:14:00 +0000 47551 at http://meetingsnet.com Waving the White Weather Flag in the Northeast http://meetingsnet.com/blog/waving-white-weather-flag-northeast <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Baby it's cold outside, and we in the Northeast aren't even trying to fight it anymore. Just ask Ithaca, N.Y., which is sending people to Key West instead. Uh huh.</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/waving-white-weather-flag-northeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/waving-white-weather-flag-northeast#comments Association Meetings Northeast U.S. Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:38:00 +0000 47481 at http://meetingsnet.com Tip du Jour: Where to Find Free Online Space Calculators http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tip-du-jour-where-find-free-online-space-calculators <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are a couple of online space calculators that could come in handy!</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/tip-du-jour-where-find-free-online-space-calculators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tip-du-jour-where-find-free-online-space-calculators#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings Site News face2face Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:23:00 +0000 47461 at http://meetingsnet.com Democratic Convention Returns to Philadelphia for 2016 http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/democratic-convention-returns-philadelphia-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s official: The 2016 Democratic National Convention will take place in Philadelphia for the first time since 1948.</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/northeast-us/democratic-convention-returns-philadelphia-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/democratic-convention-returns-philadelphia-2016#comments Association Meetings Northeast U.S. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:29:00 +0000 47401 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Philadelphia&rsquo;s iconic Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were debated and signed. Photo by Paul Loftland for PHLCVB</p> Photo by Paul Loftland for PHLCVB Where In the World Is the Best Hotel Wi-Fi? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/where-world-best-hotel-wi-fi <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This infographic details where you can find the highest quality hotel Wi-Fi around the world. Some of the answers may surprise you.</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/where-world-best-hotel-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/where-world-best-hotel-wi-fi#comments Association Meetings Global Site Research Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Site News face2face Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:37:00 +0000 47391 at http://meetingsnet.com