Tech News/Trends http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6668/more en 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 Google Glass and Medical Meetings: On the Inside Looking In http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/google-glass-and-medical-meetings-inside-looking <div class="field-byline"> By Tristan Gorrindo, MD, and Glenn L. Laudenslager IV, MBA </div> <div class="field-deck"> How Google Glass changes the live CME learning environment </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With healthcare professionals currently using or evaluating Google Glass in the clinical environment, medical educators need to understand the technology’s potential pros and cons, and develop best practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/google-glass-and-medical-meetings-inside-looking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/google-glass-and-medical-meetings-inside-looking#comments CME Design Tech News/Trends Wed, 21 May 2014 17:42:00 +0000 41621 at http://meetingsnet.com <div class="galleria-info-description" style="display: block;"> Sony Salzman and <a href="https://medstro.com/profiles/1341" style="" target="_blank">Rafael Grossmann, MD, </a>at the MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge (Photo courtesy of MedTech Boston)</div> Mobile Devices: Friend or Foe at Your Events? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/mobile-devices-friend-or-foe-your-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Nowadays everyone's on their smartphones—even at your meetings. But is that really such a bad thing?</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/mobile-devices-friend-or-foe-your-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/mobile-devices-friend-or-foe-your-events#comments Mobile/Apps Tech News/Trends face2face Thu, 01 May 2014 15:20:00 +0000 41161 at http://meetingsnet.com Tuesday Tech Treats http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tuesday-tech-treats <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A roundup of some cool sort-of-meetings-related technology from around the Web.</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/tuesday-tech-treats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tuesday-tech-treats#comments Tech News/Trends face2face Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:42:00 +0000 41041 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 Survey Finds Demand Increasing for Online CME and Virtual Courses http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/survey-finds-demand-increasing-online-cme-and-virtual-courses <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recent data collected by Elsevier, AcademicCME, and ArcheMedX shows nearly all clinicians will either increase or maintain participation in online CE programs in the next year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/survey-finds-demand-increasing-online-cme-and-virtual-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/survey-finds-demand-increasing-online-cme-and-virtual-courses#comments CME Design Tech News/Trends Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:51:00 +0000 39081 at http://meetingsnet.com