Tech News/Trends http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6668/more en 6 Reasons Why You Should Use Snapchat to Power up Your Event http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-reasons-why-you-should-use-snapchat-power-your-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It may just be time to add in some ephemeral event engagement via the now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t social app Snapchat.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-reasons-why-you-should-use-snapchat-power-your-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/6-reasons-why-you-should-use-snapchat-power-your-event#comments Audience Engagement Marketing Social Media Pharma Meeting Planning Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports face2face Mon, 09 May 2016 14:55:00 +0000 60851 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>hands holding smartphone</p> Message from digitalNow: Don’t Let Fear Paralyze You http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/message-digitalnow-don-t-let-fear-paralyze-you <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“The pace of change can lead to paralyzing fear,” said futurist and innovation expert Jim Carroll, in a keynote speech at digitalNow.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/message-digitalnow-don-t-let-fear-paralyze-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/message-digitalnow-don-t-let-fear-paralyze-you#comments Association Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends Medical Meetings Thu, 21 Apr 2016 21:35:00 +0000 59911 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Futurist and innovation expert Jim Carroll speaking at digitalNow</p> Vista Equity Partners to Buy Cvent for $1.65 Billion http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/vista-equity-partners-buy-cvent-165-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Private equity firm inks agreement to acquire all outstanding Cvent common stock.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/vista-equity-partners-buy-cvent-165-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/vista-equity-partners-buy-cvent-165-billion#comments Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:47:00 +0000 59691 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cvent logo</p> Is Tweeting for Meetings a Thing of the Past? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tweeting-meetings-thing-past <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Now that Twitter is falling to the bottom of the user engagement heap when it comes to the top <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> channels, is it time to reconsider Twitter as a go-to social media channel to support meetings?</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tweeting-meetings-thing-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tweeting-meetings-thing-past#comments Social Media Tech News/Trends face2face Wed, 13 Apr 2016 20:18:00 +0000 59541 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Statista chart of social media engagement metrics</p> Meetings Podcast: Why Stefanie Chow Says to Focus on What’s Important Now http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetings-podcast-why-stefanie-chow-says-focus-what-s-important-now <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meet "double agent" Stefanie Chow, an event consultant with BidPal who also produces the Growth Marketing Conference for Startup Socials, where entrepreneurs and marketers learn tactics to grow their companies.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetings-podcast-why-stefanie-chow-says-focus-what-s-important-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/meetings-podcast-why-stefanie-chow-says-focus-what-s-important-now#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports Thu, 07 Apr 2016 12:53:00 +0000 59351 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Quote: The brick walls aren&#39;t there to keep us out; the brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.</p> How Cybersecure Is Your Meeting? http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/how-cybersecure-your-meeting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cybersecurity is one of the many things pharma buyers and hoteliers need to be discussing—but all too often are not. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/how-cybersecure-your-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/how-cybersecure-your-meeting#comments Association Meetings Resources Pharma Meeting Planning Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports Risk Management Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:44:00 +0000 58681 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Locked and unlocked locks on screen</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Meetings Podcast: Tom Brandt, Sticking With Routine http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/meetings-podcast-tom-brandt-sticking-routine <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mike McAllen talks with etech founder Tom Brandt about how sometimes it's better for a company to be great than big.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/meetings-podcast-tom-brandt-sticking-routine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/meetings-podcast-tom-brandt-sticking-routine#comments Tech News/Trends Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:25:00 +0000 57541 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Poster from Despair.com: It could be that the purpose of your life is only to serve as a warning to others.</p> despair.com Meetings Podcast: Why Brandt Krueger Says There Is No Work-Life Balance http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/meetings-podcast-why-brandt-krueger-says-there-no-work-life-balance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In this week's Meetings Podcast Event Technology Consulting's Brandt Krueger and Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen discuss the challenges and benefits of starting your own company, and a whole lot more.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/meetings-podcast-why-brandt-krueger-says-there-no-work-life-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audiovisualproduction/meetings-podcast-why-brandt-krueger-says-there-no-work-life-balance#comments Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Medical Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:02:00 +0000 57331 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings Podcast: Meet John Federico, Gadgetboy http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/meetings-podcast-meet-john-federico-gadgetboy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In this week's Meetings Podcast, Grass Shack Event and Media's Mike McAllen talks with John Federico about EventHero and the bootstrap journey he has been on in the meeting and events business.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/meetings-podcast-meet-john-federico-gadgetboy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/meetings-podcast-meet-john-federico-gadgetboy#comments Association Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports Mon, 18 Jan 2016 22:16:00 +0000 56081 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Marcus Aurelius quote: You have power over your mind, not outside events.</p> What Does the Internet of Things Mean for Meetings? http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/what-does-internet-things-mean-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>If you and your organization aren&rsquo;t talking about the Internet of Things yet, you will soon enough.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/what-does-internet-things-mean-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/what-does-internet-things-mean-meetings#comments Tech News/Trends Trade Shows Tue, 22 Dec 2015 21:30:00 +0000 55521 at http://meetingsnet.com