Tech http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6663/more en Passkey Launches New Single-Hotel Housing Portal for Meeting Planners http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/passkey-launches-new-single-hotel-housing-portal-meeting-planners <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Passkey, a hotel booking technology for meetings and events, offers new accommodation management tools.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/passkey-launches-new-single-hotel-housing-portal-meeting-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/passkey-launches-new-single-hotel-housing-portal-meeting-planners#comments Attendee Management Event Management Housing/Attrition Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:09:00 +0000 40911 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 Top Hotels for Tweeters (and Other Social Networking Mavens) http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-hotels-tweeters-and-other-social-networking-mavens <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Are your attendees insane over Instagram? Tantalized by Twitter? Fanatic about Facebook? These hotels aim to please.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/top-hotels-tweeters-and-other-social-networking-mavens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-hotels-tweeters-and-other-social-networking-mavens#comments Tech News/Trends Site News face2face Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:06:00 +0000 40421 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Real-Life Webcast Nightmares, and 5 Sure-Fire Tips http://meetingsnet.com/virtualhybrid/5-real-life-webcast-nightmares-and-5-sure-fire-tips <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Eric Vidal, director of product marketing with InterCall, has spent 15 years developing and implementing virtual marketing and learning strategies for global companies. We invited him to share some of his webinar war stories—and a few best practices, so you can keep your virtual meeting room running smoothly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/virtualhybrid/5-real-life-webcast-nightmares-and-5-sure-fire-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/virtualhybrid/5-real-life-webcast-nightmares-and-5-sure-fire-tips#comments Virtual/Hybrid Premium Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:35:00 +0000 40411 at http://meetingsnet.com Go Get getplanning http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/go-get-getplanning <div class="field-deck"> A tool that helps planners communicate more efficiently </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Getplanning, a tool that helps meeting planners communicate and collaborate with meeting properties, has landed a key hotel client that is moving it into mainstream use.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/go-get-getplanning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/go-get-getplanning#comments Event Management Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:54:00 +0000 40071 at http://meetingsnet.com Active’s Meeting Tools Merge With Lanyon http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/active-s-meeting-tools-merge-lanyon <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Active Network Business Solutions, the division of Active Network that provides event management and registration software, has split from its parent company and merged with Lanyon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/active-s-meeting-tools-merge-lanyon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/event-management/active-s-meeting-tools-merge-lanyon#comments Event Management Strategic Meetings Management Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:51:00 +0000 40041 at http://meetingsnet.com Social Media Influencers: Richard Branson Tops Our List of Online Stars http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/social-media-influencers-richard-branson-tops-our-list-online-stars <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>It wasn&rsquo;t easy, narrowing the field of online personalities in meetings and travel to the 11 most influential. What we learned is that people don&rsquo;t rise to the top in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> because of a certain number of tweets or fans or followers, but because of the enthusiasm, insight, introspection&mdash;and sometimes, insanity&mdash;they share with the rest of us.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/social-media-influencers-richard-branson-tops-our-list-online-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/social-media-influencers-richard-branson-tops-our-list-online-stars#comments Social Media Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:12:00 +0000 39961 at http://meetingsnet.com Our Editors' Favorite Follows http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/our-editors-favorite-follows <div class="field-deck"> Who do MeetingsNet's editors follow for fun? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Who do MeetingsNet's editors follow for fun?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/our-editors-favorite-follows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/our-editors-favorite-follows#comments Social Media Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:08:00 +0000 39931 at http://meetingsnet.com Hashtags to Follow http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/hashtags-follow <div class="field-deck"> Our top social media stars for 2014—Stephen Barth, Richard Branson, Midori Connolly, Tahira Endean, Jeff Hurt, Jessica Levin, Shawna McKinley, Sherrie Mersdorf (for Cvent), Dan Parks, Sue Pelletier, and Adrian Segar—share their favorite hashtags </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our top <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> stars for 2014—Stephen Barth, Richard Branson, Midori Connolly, Tahira Endean, Jeff Hurt, Jessica Levin, Shawna McKinley, Sherrie Mersdorf (for Cvent), Dan Parks, Sue Pelletier, and Adrian Segar—share their favorite hashtags</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/hashtags-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/hashtags-follow#comments Social Media Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:27:00 +0000 39921 at http://meetingsnet.com Source: iconsETC (icons.mysitemyway.com) How to Avoid Death by Webinar http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/how-avoid-death-webinar <div class="field-byline"> By Amy Osterholm, MPH, MSW, and Karen Olivar Mariano </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Webinars are great tools for time- and cost-efficient training—but they can be boring. Here are some tips to keep your learners focused on learning, not checking e-mail.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/how-avoid-death-webinar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/how-avoid-death-webinar#comments CME Design Virtual/Hybrid Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:53:00 +0000 39741 at http://meetingsnet.com