News http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6648/more en Know Your Employees, Communicate Accordingly http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/know-your-employees-communicate-accordingly <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Iwamoto, GLP &amp; GTP, vice president of industry strategy, Lanyon </div> <div class="field-deck"> The way you’ve been engaging Boomers just won’t work for Millennials. What are you doing to change that? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Whenever I speak, I always challenge my audience and their thought processes.&nbsp; I do my best to get them to shake off the cobwebs of &ldquo;business as usual&rdquo; and to take a look around to see if what they are doing today is relevant.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/know-your-employees-communicate-accordingly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/know-your-employees-communicate-accordingly#comments Strategic Meetings Management News Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 42341 at http://meetingsnet.com Site Review: Savannah, Georgia http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/site-review-savannah-georgia <div class="field-byline"> By Timothy Arnold, CMP, CMM </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What's two parts New Orleans, one part Key West, three parts sweet tea, with a garnish of Spanish moss? Savannah. Timothy Arnold reports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/site-review-savannah-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/site-review-savannah-georgia#comments Southeast News Fri, 04 Jul 2014 19:25:00 +0000 42301 at http://meetingsnet.com Room Block too Conservative? Don’t Get Stuck Buying Rooms at a Premium http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/room-block-too-conservative-don-t-get-stuck-buying-rooms-premium <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Everyone is blowing through their room blocks,” said MGM's Mike Dominguez during a talk at the recent Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Education Forum. Check your existing <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating_contracts/mistakes-made-new-meeting-planners" title="3 Common Mistakes Made by New Meeting Planners" target="_blank">contracts</a></span>: If you were too conservative with your numbers, you may find there's no more room at the inn—or it'll come at a price.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/room-block-too-conservative-don-t-get-stuck-buying-rooms-premium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/room-block-too-conservative-don-t-get-stuck-buying-rooms-premium#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Housing/Attrition Medical Meetings News Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:44:00 +0000 42071 at http://meetingsnet.com 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 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:47:00 +0000 42061 at http://meetingsnet.com FICP Forum Wraps Up with Homestate Hero Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/ficp-forum-wraps-homestate-hero-lt-gen-russel-honor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré so impressed attendees at the Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Education Forum that one asked if he might run for President of the United States. (Photo by Specialty Imaging)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/ficp-forum-wraps-homestate-hero-lt-gen-russel-honor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/ficp-forum-wraps-homestate-hero-lt-gen-russel-honor#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings News Sat, 21 Jun 2014 13:34:00 +0000 42051 at http://meetingsnet.com FICP Education Forum Breaks Record http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/ficp-education-forum-breaks-record <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Education Forum Chair Jeff Leggett, Co-operators Insurance, welcomed 74 planners and more than 200 total attendees to The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, for a record-breaking event. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/ficp-education-forum-breaks-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/ficp-education-forum-breaks-record#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings News Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:53:00 +0000 42031 at http://meetingsnet.com 2014 Changemakers: The Final Cut http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/2014-changemakers-final-cut <div class="field-byline"> Staff Report </div> <div class="field-deck"> This year industry experts and suppliers are included among the honorees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To compile this year’s list, our editors reached out to their most respected advisers to create a pool of nominees (all of them very deserving!), then carefully selected the final cut. And the winners are... </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/2014-changemakers-final-cut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/2014-changemakers-final-cut#comments Career/Salary News Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:31:00 +0000 42011 at http://meetingsnet.com First Asian Partner Joins BestCities http://meetingsnet.com/news/first-asian-partner-joins-bestcities <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The BestCities Global Alliance of CVBs has 10 members and one affiliate member—its new partner, Tokyo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/news/first-asian-partner-joins-bestcities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/news/first-asian-partner-joins-bestcities#comments Global Site Research News Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:49:00 +0000 41951 at http://meetingsnet.com Meet MeetingsNet's 2014 Changemakers http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/meet-meetingsnets-2014-changemakers <div class="field-byline"> Staff Report </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>This year&rsquo;s Changemakers are not afraid to question existing norms and to forge a new path. They are always challenging themselves and others around them to think differently. They are the innovators, educators, mentors, and leaders of the meetings industry.<br /> To choose this year&rsquo;s winners (which includes the addition of industry experts and suppliers), our editors reached out to their most respected advisers and compiled a list of nominees, then agonized over the final cut to come up with our top choices. And the winners are...</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/meet-meetingsnets-2014-changemakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/careersalary/meet-meetingsnets-2014-changemakers#comments Career/Salary News Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:14:00 +0000 41921 at http://meetingsnet.com U.S. and Canadian Firms McVeigh and PRIME Team Up http://meetingsnet.com/news/us-and-canadian-firms-mcveigh-and-prime-team <div class="field-deck"> New partnership is known as MVP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>New York&ndash;based <a href="http://www.mcveigh.com/">McVeigh Associates</a> and Vancouver&ndash;based <a href="http://www.pr1me.ca/en/">PRIME Strategies</a> have created a strategic joint venture, MVP Global Event Management. MVP refers to &ldquo;most valuable partner,&rdquo; the principals say.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/news/us-and-canadian-firms-mcveigh-and-prime-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/news/us-and-canadian-firms-mcveigh-and-prime-team#comments News Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:01:00 +0000 41901 at http://meetingsnet.com