Why This Financial Summit Had Its Own Roller Coaster

BizBash

A daylong conference about financial volatility doesn’t typically feel like a day at the beach. But that’s exactly the atmosphere

How Blockchain Can Disrupt Financial Services

BizBash

This table below highlights how blockchain can disrupt various aspects of the financial services industry. Compiling and maintaining these databases is expensive for financial services; this can lead to duplication of effort and can delay transactions. All financial services firms, payment card networks, regulators. Clearing & Settlement Centralized clearing and settlement for all financial instruments.

NEC Group strategy drives significant financial growth

Event Industry News

The NEC Group (“the group”), the Birmingham-based operator of five of the UK’s leading live events venues, has filed its second set of financial results since being acquired by LDC on 1 May 2015.

5 tips for presenting financial information to company executives

Plan Your Meetings

And even more specifically, how to present at a financial meeting with executives. This one might go without saying,but going into a financial meeting with executives unprepared is a big no-no (regardless of how good you might be at speaking off the cuff).

Ashfield Meetings & Events announces 2016 financial results

Event Industry News

Ashfield Meetings & Events, a full-service global event management company that specialises in serving the healthcare sector and part of UDG Healthcare PLC, has announced its results for the financial year ending September 2016. The post Ashfield Meetings & Events announces 2016 financial results appeared first on Event Industry News.

Organizers Created a Custom Space for a Growing Financial Summit—and Then Fully Transformed It

BizBash

How to Verify Financial Need for Campers

Regpack

Most camps these days offer some sort of scholarship or financial aid for campers who can’t afford your full fee to attend. What isn’t awesome, is the process you as the camp has to go through to verify financial need for campers.

Tax season is right around the corner—check out our tips for planning out your refund and savings

BizBash

Info for consumers Financial educationFree tax filing resources can reduce the cost of filing and give you more money to save.

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Quiz: Are You Ready to Add CMP to Your Name?

Smart Meetings

Meeting Planning certification cmp conference Events exam financial management hospitality meetings music licence agreement pcma Planners planning practice professional quiz test triviaMore: How to Prepare for the CMP Conclave. The post Quiz: Are You Ready to Add CMP to Your Name? appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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May 23, 2017: Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert Kills 22, New Start-Up Offers Street-Food-Inspired Catering for Events, New York's Financial District Sees Influx of Movie Theaters

BizBash

BOMBING AT ARIANA GRANDE CONCERT KILLS 22: An explosion at the entrance hall of the Manchester Arena has killed

#FICP Just Pulled Off a Masterclass in Creating Meaningful Connections

Smart Meetings

When 50 first-time attendees showed up, the conference design team, chaired by Joe Scully, senior director of meeting and event management at John Hancock Financial Services, made sure they were given ribbons to alert others of their status.

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7 Smart Moves—at HelmsBriscoe, The Resort at Pelican Hill and More

Smart Meetings

HelmsBriscoe Lisa Ray The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California, welcomed Ray as director of financial and insurance sales. More : 7 Smart Moves—at Hotel Crescent Court and More.

Preparation is the Key to Risk Management

Smart Meetings

Financial Risks. A contract is an allocation of who assumes the financial risk of things happening,” she said. Risk management is a dedicated preparedness rather than simply a mental exercise, according to Lisa Sommer Devlin, the most recent Smart Meetings webinar host.

Together Women Achieve: Harnessing the Power of Sharpie and Sticky with a Crowdsourced Agenda

Smart Meetings

As attendees filed into The Village in the Financial District of San Francisco on Thursday, they were welcomed warmly and ushered to a swag buffet, where they picked their own gift bag items, just as they would soon be choosing their own agenda and action items.

Simple Expense Reporting with Integrations

MeetingPool

Apps business Expenses Financial TravelIf you’re an events professional, you no doubt have a mountain of receipts and expenses to track. From large expenses like space rental and travel to smaller details like décor and linen, this quickly rises into an overwhelming mountain of numbers. Fortunately, there are several SaaS companies that have recognized the need for tools that […].

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#FICP Just Pulled Off a Masterclass in Creating Meaningful Connections

Smart Meetings

When 50 first-time attendees showed up, the conference design team, chaired by Joe Scully, senior director of meeting and event management at John Hancock Financial Services, made sure they were given ribbons to alert others of their status.

Grant and program funding processes

Plan Your Meetings

As project manager, ensure that all financial transactions as they relate to the spending of grant monies is accurately documented and ties directly to deliverables as described in the accepted proposal. Financial management fundraising grants program funding

When clients don’t get strategic meetings management: A rant

Plan Your Meetings

RELATED STORY: 5 tips for presenting financial information to company executives. Financial management Proving your worth smm stakeholders strategic meetings managementSo, strategic meetings management…disclaimer: This is a rant.

A Catering Director’s Advice to Planners

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage CareerDiane Tighe (pictured, reviewing details with event planners), director of catering and conference services at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, shares what she wants to know from planners and why more is not always better, it’s just…more.

13 Ideas for Better Attendee Transportation

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Event PlanningHow to get attendees to register their travel information, keep them happy during long transfers, and more. read more.

3 Ways to Better Engage Audiences

PCMA Convene

Like most member-based organizations, the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) unites its audience face-to-face at one big gathering each year. Engagement + Marketing Magazine Tips Construction Financial Management AssociationPhoto Credit: Adobe Stock.

3 Ways to Better Engage Audiences

PCMA Convene

Like most member-based organizations, the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) unites its audience face-to-face at one big gathering each year. Also In This Issue Engagement + Marketing Magazine Construction Financial Management AssociationPhoto Credit: Adobe Stock.

Two Planners Share the Love With Back-of-House Staff

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Event PlanningYour meeting success is totally dependent on them, but when’s the last time you stopped to thank (let alone celebrate) your meeting hotel’s back-of-house staff? read more.

5 Ways to Increase Your Advance Ticket Sales

Eventbrite

Advance ticket sales mean financial security, so you can focus on creating a great experience for your attendees. Event Promotion Featured March Marketing Ticket Sales advance ticket sales financial security sales strategies sell moreHere's how to sell more tickets earlier. The post 5 Ways to Increase Your Advance Ticket Sales appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Simple Expense Reporting with Integrations

MeetingPool

Apps business Expenses Financial TravelIf you’re an events professional, you no doubt have a mountain of receipts and expenses to track. From large accounts like space rental and travel to smaller miscellany for details like décor and linen, organizing everything quickly rises into an overwhelming mountain of numbers. Fortunately, there are several SaaS companies that have recognized the need […].

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9 Meeting Breaks You've Got to Try

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Food & Beverage Medical MeetingsCheck out these creative ideas for getting attendees past the mid-afternoon slump and through a long meeting day with energy and good humor. read more.

New Brands Emerge from Benchmark/Gemstone Combo

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Medical MeetingsBenchmark Hospitality International and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts have merged to become BENCHMARK, a global hospitality company with a new corporate identity and three distinct hotel collections. read more.

The service charge vs. tip controversy

Plan Your Meetings

Advice and best practices Budgets and contracts Communication strategies Financial management service charges tipsDetermining best practices for service charges, gratuities and tips continues to be an area of confusion in the event and meeting industry. What does the service charge cover?

Simple Expense Reporting with Integrations

MeetingPool

Apps business Expenses Financial TravelIf you’re an events professional, you no doubt have a mountain of receipts and expenses to track. From large accounts like space rental and travel to smaller miscellany for details like décor and linen, organizing everything quickly rises into an overwhelming mountain of numbers. Fortunately, there are several SaaS companies that have recognized the need […].

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Should planners engage speakers for free?

Plan Your Meetings

Advice and best practices Budgets and contracts Ethics Financial management ethics speaker feesIt’s a very controversial topic that is generating a number of heated discussions in LinkedIn Groups. Some common threads are emerging, but it is clear that the industry is divided on this issue.

Do Meeting Planners Provide a False Sense of Security?

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Risk Management Global Events Medical MeetingsDuty of care practices are well established for individual employees traveling the world for their companies. Two presenters at the recent Global Business Travel Association Convention say the same focus has not been turned on meeting attendees. read more.

United CEO Charms GBTA Audience

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events Medical MeetingsOscar Munoz understands that by the time you step on board an airplane, “you’re frankly pissed.” He’s determined to make it better.

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How One Association Is Combatting the High Rate of Suicides Among Construction Workers

PCMA Convene

You add all that up together, and unfortunately it’s a terrible recipe for potential harm to self,” said Stuart Binstock, president and CEO of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), which has 95 chapters and nearly 8,000 members across the United States and Canada.

Real-Time ROI Dashboard Launched by Etouches

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Objectives/ROI Corporate Meetings Medical MeetingsEtouches 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.

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Simplified tax deduction available for planners with a home office

Plan Your Meetings

Financial management home office deduction taxesAs meeting planners or suppliers, some of you probably have a home office like I do. The IRS now offers a simplified method to give you a tax deduction for it. You might have heard something about the home office deduction in the past.

Commentary: Don’t Cancel Your Overseas Travel

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Global EventsThe only way to know what it's like on the ground in your destination is to be on the ground. Don't let attendees' perceptions keep you from giving them the opportunity to enrich their lives through international travel. read more.

Incentive Attendees Meet and Eat With Locals

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Food & BeverageCorporate groups can dip their forks into the collaborative economy by planning meals in local homes. Read how one group will remember their Dublin dinners forever. read more.

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When association leadership loses its way

Conferences that Work

Why the SfN lost its way Bishop’s article gives the financial details, also available from the association’s 2016 (latest) IRS Form 990. Is it OK for a U.S.

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When association leadership loses its way

Conferences that Work

Bishop’s article has the financial details, also available from the association’s 2016 (latest) IRS Form 990. Is it OK for a U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit association to make large profits, pay its four top executives well over $1M per year, and yet do little for its members?

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How a Conference Transformed a Parking Lot for Three Back-to-Back Parties

BizBash

For a financial-sector event, the annual Roth Conference brings big-name talent and production values not so far off scale from

Top 25 Destination Management Companies for 2016

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Corporate Meetings Event Design Event PlanningBy Special Events. We've got this year's ranking from our sister magazine, Special Events. See who made the list, and read about the trends DMCs are watching, including longer booking windows and higher customer expectations. read more.

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Event Survey Infographic

GEVME

While it’s easy to measure the financial impact, event planners don’t always manage to analyse the experiences. Analytics is a gold mine of valuable insights about an event.

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The Events Expert Interview Series #22: Tara Thomas

G2 Planet

She has experience including marketing technology applications and online services to B2B, enterprise, financial services, publishing, real estate and automotive markets, with expertise ranging from product strategy to digital advertising