Tech News/Trends http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6668/more en The Meetings App Gap http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-app-gap <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>According to a new study from American Express, planners and attendees aren't on the same wavelength when it comes to the importance of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> and meeting apps.</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/meetings-app-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-app-gap#comments Mobile/Apps Social Media Tech News/Trends face2face Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:55:00 +0000 44371 at http://meetingsnet.com Demystifying the Big Data Buzz http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/demystifying-big-data-buzz <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Everyone’s talking about big data, but here’s what it really means for meeting and event planners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/demystifying-big-data-buzz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/demystifying-big-data-buzz#comments Tech News/Trends Strategic Meetings Management Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:23:00 +0000 44331 at http://meetingsnet.com To Hawaii and London, via Teleporter in Cambridge, Mass. http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hawaii-and-london-teleporter-cambridge-mass <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It may not be quite a "beam me up, Scotty" experience, but Marriott's new Teleporter that's making the rounds is still pretty cool, if not a game-changer for meetings.</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/hawaii-and-london-teleporter-cambridge-mass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hawaii-and-london-teleporter-cambridge-mass#comments Tech News/Trends Site News face2face Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:39:00 +0000 44151 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Commandments for User-Friendly Event Web Sites http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-commandments-user-friendly-event-web-sites <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>How to improve your potential attendees’ experience on your site—and drive more registrations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-commandments-user-friendly-event-web-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/10-commandments-user-friendly-event-web-sites#comments Attendee Management Marketing Tech News/Trends Event Planning Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:09:00 +0000 44141 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>How to make your event&#39;s Web site drive registration in 10 easy steps.</p> Inspiration in a Ketchup Bottle http://meetingsnet.com/blog/inspiration-ketchup-bottle <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This condiment at brunch yesterday got me thinking hmm, I bet we could do something fun with this idea for meetings.</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/inspiration-ketchup-bottle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/inspiration-ketchup-bottle#comments Audience Engagement Tech News/Trends Event Planning face2face Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:39:00 +0000 44041 at http://meetingsnet.com Marriott Hotels Looking to Transport Guests—Virtually http://meetingsnet.com/blog/marriott-hotels-looking-transport-guests-virtually <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I have to check out the Marriott Teleporter when it comes to Boston next week!</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/marriott-hotels-looking-transport-guests-virtually" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/marriott-hotels-looking-transport-guests-virtually#comments Tech News/Trends Site News face2face Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:10:00 +0000 43941 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Person donning Oculus Rift as part of the Marriott Hotels&#39; Transporter 4-D immersive virtual travel experience.</p> How Twitter Going All Facebooky Could Affect Event Marketing http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Twitter recently unveiled some platform design tweaks that make it look and feel more like Facebook—and that potentially could make it a better tool for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/marketing" title="" target="_blank">event marketing</a></span>.</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/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/how-twitter-going-all-facebooky-could-affect-event-marketing#comments Marketing Social Media Tech News/Trends face2face Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:08:00 +0000 43871 at http://meetingsnet.com Gallery: Scenes from Cvent's Corporate and Association Meetings Summits http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/gallery-scenes-cvents-corporate-and-association-meetings-summits <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A thousand people gathered at The Venetian in Las Vegas in June to learn how technology is transforming meetings and events—and to network like there's no tomorrow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/gallery-scenes-cvents-corporate-and-association-meetings-summits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/gallery-scenes-cvents-corporate-and-association-meetings-summits#comments Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:29:00 +0000 42351 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Left to right: Cathie Myers and Shelly Sichta with Best Friends Animal Society share a moment with opening general session speaker, artist, and author Eric Wahl.</p> 7 Cool High- and Low-Tech Ideas for Meetings and Incentives http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are three interesting/intriguing/downright great ideas I've seen in action at recent meetings and events.</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/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives#comments Audience Engagement Tech News/Trends face2face Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:17:00 +0000 42271 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings in the World of Oculus Rift, Robots, and Augmented Reality http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-world-oculus-rift-robots-and-augmented-reality <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How will new immersive technologies affect meetings? Think fast, because they're (almost) here.</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/meetings-world-oculus-rift-robots-and-augmented-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-world-oculus-rift-robots-and-augmented-reality#comments Tech News/Trends Virtual/Hybrid face2face Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:05:00 +0000 41841 at http://meetingsnet.com