How to Transform Corporate Meeting Check-Ins With Attendee Services

Bishop McCann

Now, with the return to in-person corporate events, attendees are expecting personal interactions with hosts and staff alike. Attendees MeetingsIf there’s been one consistent buzzword across nearly every industry (but especially in the events industry), it’s personalization.

Corporate Meeting Planners Reveal What’s Changing for Them

MeetingsNet

The third annual corporate-events research report from Germany-based meetings organization In-House Corporate Events (ICE) in conjunction with Cvent revealed several interesting trends as corporate-meeting departments coordinate events for 2022.

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Discover New Corporate Meeting Industry Trends and Statistics

Endless Events

It was Global Meetings Industry Day a while back so we peeked into the corporate meeting trends and statistics that have shaped the past year. Another highlight is that the number of event-related careers is growing due to the sheer popularity and effectiveness of meetings as both marketing tools and revenue opportunities. Here’s How the Meetings Industry Changed around the World. These niches are explored in this year’s Global Meetings Industry Day.

How to Create a Risk Management Plan for a Corporate Meeting

Brightspot Incentive Events

Does your Meeting have a Risk Management Plan? Risk Assessment for Corporate Meetings. Risk Management Plans for Meetings. Vendor emergency procedures: Make sure to meet with vendors to understand their emergency procedures and communication plans. Meeting Plannin

The 5 Best Golf Resorts in the U.S.

MTI Events

Corporate Meetings golf courses golf tournamentsThere are plenty of amazing golf resorts in the United States, but some are better than others. This blog discusses five of our favorites that golfers love.

Jurassic Meetings: Planners Will Find a Way

Smart Meetings

He could have been talking about meeting planners’ determination during 2.5 years of Covid, jumping back in with the energy of a T-Rex and making meetings happen again. The post Jurassic Meetings: Planners Will Find a Way appeared first on Smart Meetings.

The new market of quarterly in person team meetings for technology companies.

Executive Group Travel

Most are not focused on content/meetings but instead networking and team building experiences. MICE Travel Corporate MeetingsWe were shocked by the high demand from our current clients for quarterly team outings. We are finding these outings range from 2-3 nights.

Boutique Hotels Riding Mid-Size Meeting Wave

Smart Meetings

One of the long-tail effects of the pandemic could be a downsizing of average meeting attendee lists as some big events go hybrid and bring parts of their audience together in person while larger audiences access content online.

Go beyond remote work with InEvent

InEvent

InEvent Virtual events Corporate Meetings Technology for corporate eventsWith a little bit of creativity and reconfiguration, reimagining the remote workforce has never been easier.

5 Tips for Planning Franchise Conventions

Endless Events

You can gather this information before the meeting using simple survey tools. Planning a franchise convention, or even just a corporate meeting for your franchise, is no easy feat. They’re the key to creating an even better future because — if they’re a success — they’ll inspire and breathe life into your corporation, encouraging franchisees to find new ways to make the company even better. And what will the corporation do to help me grow?”

Tips for Selling Incentive Travel to Your Leadership

Peak Performance Meetings and Incentives

You might find that making corporate-level leaders experience first-hand why hitting those goals is essential could be an effective strategy. Incentive travel rewards are the best ways to show your leadership team that you appreciate their hard work and dedication to your company's success.

7 Expert Tips to Designing a Safe In-Person Meeting

Cort

By now, because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all become accustomed to meeting virtually, logging onto our laptops, and joining a video call instead of gathering in person in a conference room. Want to design a safe yet visually inspiring meeting?

New Rules for Planning a Corporate Meeting in Cuba in 2019

Smart Meetings

Rules are changing again for event professionals following in the literary footsteps of Ernest Hemingway to Cuba for a corporate meeting. Smart Meetings’ Top Webinars of 2018. 5 Meeting-Ready Havana Hotels. Meeting space: 3,725 sq. Meeting space: 5,382 sq. Meeting space: 5,920 sq. Meeting space: 7,534 sq. Meeting space: 13,000 sq. The category listed for planners and groups is “professional meetings.”

Groupize: Making Simple Meetings Truly Simple

Atlas Travel

For most businesses globally, simple meetings are unmanaged spend. While this may sound unalarming, consider this: more than half of all corporate meetings are simple meetings. By definition, simple meetings are not defined by size but by complexity.

EUROPALCO, provider of solutions for events and shows in Southern Europe, turns 25

Travel Daily News

EUROPALCO, the company that revolutionized the events industry in Southern Europe, turns 25 and consolidates Portugal as a privileged destination for the greatest corporate meetings on the continent

20 Global Meeting FAQs

MeetingsNet

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Are You Minding These 5 Risk Management Gaps?

MeetingsNet

While a new report finds meeting risk management much improved over the past three years, these areas still need attention. Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetingsread more.

5 Tips for Scripting a Captivating Event

MeetingsNet

Audiovisual/Production Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate MeetingsBy Josh Golden, Creative Director, PCI. Lights, music, action! How you can play up the drama to engage your audience. read more.

The Story Behind the Redesigned World Education Congress – #EventIcons Episode 155

Endless Events

They strive to change the way we meet and it’s working! Meetings Mean Business- Global Meetings Industry Day. Today we are diving into MPI’s World Education Congress. The World Education Congress (WEC) is a gathering where both MPI members and non-members alike come to gain education, network and more. The event has grown to about 2500 attendees and each year MPI is working to raise the bar. In 2018 MPI’s World Education Congress had a complete overhaul.

New Rules for Planning a Corporate Meeting in Cuba in 2019

Smart Meetings

Rules are changing again for event professionals following in the literary footsteps of Ernest Hemingway to Cuba for a corporate meeting. Smart Meetings’ Top Webinars of 2018. 5 Meeting-Ready Havana Hotels. Meeting space: 3,725 sq. Meeting space: 5,382 sq. Meeting space: 5,920 sq. Meeting space: 7,534 sq. Meeting space: 13,000 sq. The category listed for planners and groups is “professional meetings.”

Are You Prepared for a Cybersecurity Breach at Your Next Event?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Risk Management Corporate MeetingsTake this survey to help the CIC’s new APEX cybersecurity task force develop ways to help combat this growing threat to the events industry. read more.

Engagement: It’s Not Rocket Science (But it Is Neuroscience)

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Medical MeetingsIncorporate these neuroscience findings into your event design when your objective is learning, collaboration, or change. read more.

Plan to Play: Science-Based Engagement Techniques

MeetingsNet

Roger Haskett, owner and director of Engagement Unlimited, on how meeting planners can turn attendees into participants. Roger Haskett, owner and director of Engagement Unlimited, on how meeting planners can turn attendees into participants. Event Design & Ideas Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & EventsBy Hannah Kinnersley. read more.

GameStop – #EventIcons Episode 153

Endless Events

Together their event department raises millions of dollars in sponsorships and create an event that crosses generational boundaries, uses creative ideas to engage their audience, all while meeting stakeholder objectives. Check out the epic resources mentioned in this episode: Smart Meetings. Today we are joined with a dynamic duo Samantha Vogel and Judy Payne of GameStop.

16 Things to Know About DMOs and DMCs

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate MeetingsA couple of experts untangled the DMO/CVB/ DMC relationship during a recent webinar sponsored by empowerMINT, the online information tool from Destination Marketing Association International. read more.

Meet Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey, a Bonus Episode! – #EventIcons

Endless Events

EventIcons #eventicons #eventicons podcast attendee engagement audience engagement corporate convention corporate events corporate meeting planners creativity design event education event industry event knowledge retention event planners event sponsors event sponsorship event technology gamestop pathableToday we are introducing our newest #EventIcons host, Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey!

5 Steps to Signing the Right Keynoter

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Speakers Corporate MeetingsBy Darcy Bouzeos. Your keynote speaker: Get it right and the audience is motivated, delighted, informed, in awe. Get it wrong and everyone is bored or worse. read more.

Conference Associations Aim for National Guidelines for Conference Security

MeetingsNet

Here's what the newly formed Industry Security Council wants to do to safeguard meetings and conventions from terrorism and other risks. Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetingsread more.

10 Sweet Ideas to Reduce Food Waste and Food Miles at Your Events

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Corporate MeetingsHow much are you doing to incorporate sustainability into your F&B programs? Here's a menu of actions that can help you send a lot less good food to the landfill. read more.

New Platform Aims to Help Planners Crowdsource Content

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Event Management Tech News/Trends Speakers Corporate MeetingsSharedXP is designed to tap into the collective intelligence of peer groups to co-create event content. read more.

Unique Meeting Space by the Hour in NYC—Believe It

MeetingsNet

Spacebase, a website for finding and booking unconventional, non-hotel venues for small meetings, has expanded out of Europe, with a just-launched presence in New York. Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Techread more.

*?#! AV People Say – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

I actually reached out as part of an article I was writing for Meeting Mentor Magazine, I reached out to AV people all over the world asking them what their biggest gripes were, what they wanted their planners to know, what are the top things that you wish that your planners knew? Now, when we’ve got planners involved especially happens a lot of times with corporates where they’ve got one big annual presentation. This Whiteboard Wednesday is all about the *?#!

The Biggest Takeaways from the Global Event Forum – #EventIcons Episode 154

Endless Events

EventIcons #eventicons #eventicons podcast attendee engagement audience engagement corporate convention corporate events corporate meeting planners creativity design event education event industry event industry challenges event industry opportunities event industry problems event industry summit event knowledge retention event planners event sponsors event sponsorship event technology eventprofs gamestop global event forum global events ILEA pathable

Ritz-Carlton Upping the Ante on Custom-Crafted Meeting Options

MeetingsNet

Sixty of the luxury chain’s hotels are participating in a personalized approach to décor, wellness, and F&B called, “A Meeting of the Senses.”. Association Meetings Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Corporate Meetingsread more.

Are You Prepared for a Cyber Security Breach at Your Next Event?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Risk Management Corporate MeetingsTake this survey to help the CIC’s new APEX cyber security task force develop ways to help combat this growing threat to the events industry. read more.

Want to Sabotage Your Meeting? Easy. Just Flub the Pre-Meeting Research

MeetingsNet

Ira Kerns shares his top tips for the crucial pre-meeting research process. Association Meetings Objectives/ROI Corporate MeetingsSkipping this step can cost you time and money and damage your chances of a successful event. read more.

Ritz-Carlton Upping its Ante on Custom-Crafted Meeting Options

MeetingsNet

Sixty of the luxury chain’s hotels are participating in a personalized approach to décor, wellness, and F&B called, “A Meeting of the Senses.”. Association Meetings Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Corporate Meetingsread more.

Fresh Picks: 18 Speakers Who Belong at Your Podium in 2017

MeetingsNet

Speakers & Entertainment Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & EventsWho is apropos for your podium this year? To protect, update, and motivate your organization, the in-demand speakers for 2017 will be those who can shed light on the new administration, the changing workforce, and growing risks both online and globally. read more.

9 Ways Your Negotiation Personality Can Undermine Your Success

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Corporate MeetingsMost people's negotiating style falls into one of these nine categories. Find out what you—and your counterpart—may be doing that could help, and hinder, your ability to come to a successful conclusion. read more.

Healthy Incentives that Don’t Skimp on Luxe

MeetingsNet

Content sponsored by Meet Puerto Rico. The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Corporate MeetingsLuxe incentive programs are all about pampering and making memories. But times have changed. Today’s attendees want to stay in shape, and they don’t want to return home five pounds heavier. What they expect from a luxury incentive program is experiential health and wellness activities with a wow factor. read more.

10 Insights for Improving the RFP Process

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate MeetingsBy Wendy Laugesen, CMP. What can planners do better in the RFP process? And what do planners want from the hotel? A veteran planner and a hotel exec tell it like it is. read more.

Bold Campaign Works with the U.N. to Raise the Profile of Events

MeetingsNet

The United Nations will launch the Year of Sustainable Tourism on January 18, and Fiona Pelham, immediate past president of Meeting Professionals International, is working with the U.N.'s s World Tourism Organization to create a campaign that brings meetings and events into the picture. Sustainability Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & EventsBy Fiona Pelham. Initiatives dovetail with 2017 Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

Want Attendees to Learn More? Dial It Back

MeetingsNet

Continuing Medical Education Event Design & Ideas Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & EventsHow you can use “50 bits” to provide education that works with—instead of against—how our brains really work. read more.