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

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.

March 27, 2018: Hotel Industry Hopes New Tax Law Will Bring Back Corporate Meetings, YouTube TV Is the First-Ever Presenting Sponsor for N.B.A. Finals, President of Oscars Board Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations

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HOTEL INDUSTRY HOPES NEW TAX LAW WILL BRING BACK CORPORATE MEETINGS: In recent years, hotels have seen a drop

7 Expert Tips to Designing a Safe In-Person Meeting

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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?

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?”

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.

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 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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

*?#! 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 *?#!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Ways to Integrate Social Media into Your Communication Plan

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Medical MeetingsBy Kelsey Dixon, davies + dixon. Whether you’re dealing with a small glitch or a major crisis, social media should be an integral part of your strategic communication plan. 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.

Eagle, Parrot, Owl, Dove: What’s Your Communication Style?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Speakers Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Negotiation InsightsMerrick Rosenberg urged Pharma Forum attendees to understand their own communication style, recognize the styles of others, and use that knowledge to create better relationships. read more.

Fighting Climate Change: Industry Investment in Sustainability

MeetingsNet

The meetings and hospitality industry is leading the way on efforts to reduce greenhouse gases with measures that help the planet and the bottom line. Sustainability Corporate Meetings & EventsBy Hannah Kinnersley. read more.

Transform Your Meetings with These 10 Productivity Hacks

MeetingsNet

We all go to meetings—a lot of meetings. But even meeting planning meetings can be less productive than everyone would like. Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event PlanningHere are 10 ways to fix that. read more.

Are Your Attendees in Danger of Being Hacked?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Risk Management Corporate MeetingsA company set up bogus hot spots to see how easy it would be to hack Republican National Convention attendees. Spoiler alert: It was really, really easy. read more.

New Planner Workshops Launching in 2017

MeetingsNet

The new series is designed to teach how to improve learning, connection, engagement, and action outcomes at meetings. Event Design & Ideas Professional Development Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Eventsread more.

Keeping a Global Meeting Secure

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate MeetingsCarina Bauer, CEO, IMEX Group, talks about how her organization balances security concerns with the benefits of bring people together face to face. read more.