Outsourcing http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en MCI Group and Coulter Join Forces to Become a Global Powerhouse http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/mci-group-and-coulter-join-forces-become-global-powerhouse <div class="field-deck"> First step in MCI’s strategic plan to acquire and grow its U.S. presence in next three to five years </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Two leading independent meeting and association management companies have joined forces to become a global powerhouse in the event world: The MCI Group and Coulter Companies.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/mci-group-and-coulter-join-forces-become-global-powerhouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/mci-group-and-coulter-join-forces-become-global-powerhouse#comments Marketing Outsourcing Sun, 08 Mar 2015 20:21:00 +0000 48091 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Robin Lokerman, MCI Group, and Tom Coulter Gibson, Coulter Companies</p> Meeting and Event Planners Honored at The Special Event as Gala Award Winners http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><em>Special Events</em> magazine, a sister of MeetingsNet, honored top events and event planners from around the world in January at The Special Event 2015 convention and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> in Anaheim, Calif., at the<em> Special Events</em> Gala Awards.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners#comments Food & Beverage Outsourcing Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:59:00 +0000 47781 at http://meetingsnet.com The Power of Global Partnerships http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/power-global-partnerships <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As we settle into 2015, I&rsquo;m excited about many things on the horizon for our industry. Business is back in full force for meetings and incentives, and we&rsquo;ve made great strides over the past few years to prove the value of our industry. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/power-global-partnerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/power-global-partnerships#comments Outsourcing Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:20:00 +0000 46951 at http://meetingsnet.com Swanky Swans and Prize Planners: The 2014 CMI 25 Reception http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/swanky-swans-and-prize-planners-2014-cmi-25-reception <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A Who’s Who of Top Planners—MeetingsNet's eighth annual reception honoring the CMI 25 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/swanky-swans-and-prize-planners-2014-cmi-25-reception" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/swanky-swans-and-prize-planners-2014-cmi-25-reception#comments Outsourcing Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:23:00 +0000 44681 at http://meetingsnet.com Event Gallery: 2014 CMI 25 http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/event-gallery-2014-cmi-25 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Event photos from many of the 2014 CMI 25, MeetingsNet's list of the top meeting and incentive companies focused on the North American corporate market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/event-gallery-2014-cmi-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/event-gallery-2014-cmi-25#comments Outsourcing Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:40:00 +0000 43921 at http://meetingsnet.com The 2014 CMI 25 http://meetingsnet.com/cmi25/2014-cmi-25 <div class="field-deck"> Congratulations to the 25 largest meeting and incentive companies working with corporations in the U.S. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Congratulations to the 25 largest meeting and incentive companies working with corporations in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cmi25/2014-cmi-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cmi25/2014-cmi-25#comments Outsourcing Premium Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:00:00 +0000 43051 at http://meetingsnet.com Paying Your Meeting Vendor: 7 Models http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/paying-your-meeting-vendor-7-models <div class="field-deck"> Brian Meyer, president of Meeting Expectations, described how his company sets pricing for its clients and which models make the most sense for which types of programs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Brian Meyer, president of Meeting Expectations, described how his company sets pricing for its clients and which models make the most sense for which types of programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/paying-your-meeting-vendor-7-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/paying-your-meeting-vendor-7-models#comments Budgeting/Cost Savings Outsourcing Premium Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:31:00 +0000 43771 at http://meetingsnet.com BCD M&I Acquires Universal Meeting Management http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/bcd-mi-acquires-universal-meeting-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One the industry's largest independent meeting planning companies gets even bigger</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/bcd-mi-acquires-universal-meeting-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/bcd-mi-acquires-universal-meeting-management#comments Outsourcing Medical Meetings Premium Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000 42801 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>BCD M&amp;I&nbsp;Global President Scott Graf&nbsp;</p> The DMC Evolution: From Ground Operator to Global Partner http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner <div class="field-byline"> By Chris Lee, DMCP, ACCESS Destination Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The story of destination management companies, from the man whose dad coined the term back in the 1970s! Enjoy this contribution from our Xpert Chris Lee of ACCESS Destination Services, part of our ideaXchange series, and then share your own memories and comments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/dmc-evolution-ground-operator-global-partner#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Outsourcing Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings News Premium Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:47:00 +0000 42061 at http://meetingsnet.com Inside Story of Lanyon's Passkey Acquisition http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/inside-story-lanyons-passkey-acquisition <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In the midst of incorporating event management tools from its merger with Active Network Business Solutions (including the former StarCite), Lanyon adds room-block management leader Passkey to its portfolio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/inside-story-lanyons-passkey-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/inside-story-lanyons-passkey-acquisition#comments Association Meetings Attendee Management Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Management Outsourcing Strategic Meetings Management Medical Meetings News Thu, 01 May 2014 21:20:00 +0000 41181 at http://meetingsnet.com