How To Boost Corporate Meeting Engagement: Be Authentic, Ask Questions, Interact

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For many, a corporate meeting is a necessary evil. Instead of removing meetings, why not improve them? People enjoy coming together and working on things that matter and that’s essentially what a meeting is. The Secret to Engaging Gen Z in Meetings.

5 Tips for Scripting a Captivating Event

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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.

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20 Global Meeting FAQs

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Two Simple Secrets to Happy, Engaged Attendees

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Nearly half of attendees in a recent survey said they fell asleep or felt drowsy during a meeting. Hilton’s Meet with Purpose program gives planners plug-and-play menu and activity ideas designed to wake them right up.

Transform Your Meetings with These 10 Productivity Hacks

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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 Planning

5 Ways to Integrate Social Media into Your Communication Plan

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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

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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.

How to Work with Eccentric, Disorganized Creatives

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Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event PlanningBy Devin Tani. Let’s face it, designers can be wacky. But if you want your event to be a success, you need their talents. Here's one designer's advice on building a successful relationship with the creative set. read more.

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The 2016 CMI 25

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MeetingsNet's 10th annual listing of the largest meeting and incentive companies working with corporations in the U.S. MeetingsNet's 10th annual listing of the largest meeting and incentive companies working with corporations in the U.S. Outsourcing Corporate Meetings Event Planning Premiumread more.

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5 Steps to Better Cross-Cultural Negotiation

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Cross-Cultural Business Association Conventions and Expos Negotiating & Contracts Corporate Meetings & EventsGlobal experts share advice for effective communications. What's your negotiating style—truth before diplomacy or diplomacy before truth?

Technology for Measuring Event ROI – #EventIcons Episode 27

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10 Insights for Improving the RFP Process

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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.

16 Things to Know About DMOs and DMCs

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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.

Plan to Play: Science-Based Engagement Techniques

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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. By Hannah Kinnersley.

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New Planner Workshops Launching in 2017

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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 & Events

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The Top 8 Conferences Event Professionals Have to Attend

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The chance to go somewhere, meet like-minded people, and learn new things is so thrilling, especially if the lineup of speakers is stacked with interesting figures. GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference. I just love to travel, even if it’s for events or business trips.

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

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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.

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

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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 Meetings

Listen Up: What You Need to Know About Sound Checks

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How meeting planners, AV pros, and speakers can make their next sound check their most productive yet. How meeting planners, AV pros, and speakers can make their next sound check their most productive yet. Audiovisual/Production Association Meetings Corporate Meetingsread more.

Are You Minding These 5 Risk Management Gaps?

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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 Meetings

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

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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.

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

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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.

5 Steps to Signing the Right Keynoter

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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.

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Unique Meeting Space by the Hour in NYC—Believe It

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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 Tech

Are You Prepared for Gun-Toting Attendees?

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Now that many states allow guns in public spaces, pistol-packing participant could be coming to your next meeting. Now that many states allow guns in public spaces, pistol-packing participant could be coming to your next meeting. Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate MeetingsAre you prepared? Are you prepared? read more.

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

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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.

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Real-Time ROI Dashboard Launched by Etouches

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Etouches is aiming to make measurement of a meeting’s return on investment both more simple and more powerful, through continuous measurement and ways to get flagging metrics back on track. Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Objectives/ROI Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings

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New Platform Aims to Help Planners Crowdsource Content

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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.

Let’s Talk Trends: How Are You Doing More with Less?

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Meetings are up, and so are demands for cutting costs, according to a session livestreamed from PCMA's Education Conference. Association Meetings Resources Budgeting/Cost Savings Corporate Meetings

Want Attendees to Learn More? Dial It Back

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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.

Are Your Attendees in Danger of Being Hacked?

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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.

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An Essential CSR Tool for Meeting Planners Expands Online

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The GivingGood.com project portal is a gift for meeting professionals, use it to plan your projects and help others plan theirs. The GivingGood.com project portal is a gift for meeting professionals, use it to plan your projects and help others plan theirs. Sustainability Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & EventsHannah Kinnersley.

Tackling the Eternal Question: In-House or Third-Party AV Company?

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Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event PlanningDuring a recent Blab chat, AV and production pros talked about the plusses and minuses of using in-house versus third-party AV companies. read more.

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

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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 Meetings

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

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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.

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

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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.

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Keeping a Global Meeting Secure

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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.

9 Ways Your Negotiation Personality Can Undermine Your Success

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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.

What’s The ROI Of Events? – #EventIcons Episode 28

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This week we are focusing on the ROI of events: Aligning internal stakeholders to achieve organizational goals through events. We’ve put together an awesome panel of industry leaders!

Meet The Man Behind #EventIcons & Endless Entertainment – #EventIcons Episode 29

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Meet the Man Behind #EventIcons – Will Curran, President and Event Guru of Endless Entertainment! The post Meet The Man Behind #EventIcons & Endless Entertainment – #EventIcons Episode 29 appeared first on Endless Entertainment.