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2012 Meetings Market Trends
With a recovery in the meetings industry most likely gaining steam, now is the time to really strategize for 2012. Arm yourself with results from the annual Meetings Market Trends Survey to make your case for an increased budget. Get both a recap and a forecast from star hospitality industry consultants, as well as a sneak preview of as-yet-unpublished poll results. This free one-hour webinar will set you on the right path to create a successful 2012. When: On Demand.
Global Meetings With Multinational Attendees: 10 Steps to Success
Managing global meetings and events requires additional expertise on the part of a U.S.-based meeting planner. And when the audience is coming from multiple countries, that complexity increases even more. We invite you to join three expert panelists with decades of worldwide experience as they share all they’ve learned about making global events successful both for organizers and for multinational attendees. This one-hour webinar will cover all the critical considerations. When: On Demand.
App Happy: How to Create a Mobile Meeting Strategy
Your organization wants a mobile guide for your next meeting and you’re the person who needs to make it happen. Join our panel of experts for a far reaching discussion of when mobile apps make sense (and when they don’t), the costs of implementation and the opportunities for sponsorship, and all the cool features that can be incorporated into a mobile meeting guide. Also learn from an experienced association executive successful strategies for encouraging attendees to download and use the new app. When: On Demand.
Event Marketing 2.0: Expert Advice on Using Social Media
Remember when event marketing just meant designating a contact for media requests, crafting engaging press releases, and getting coverage in local newspapers? That’s all still important, but it’s no longer enough. Today, event planners need social media to reach potential attendees where they live online as well as in real life. Here, a panel of social media experts in the event planning community helps you navigate Event Marketing 2.0. When: On Demand.
Risky Business: Managing Large Meetings in Uncertain Times
In this era of unknowns, association and specialty market meeting managers must mitigate risk. When you’re booking sites two, five, even ten years out, how do you know what the meeting destination will look like when you get there? How can you prevent your attendees from booking outside the block? Join for a one-hour, free webinar featuring a meeting manager who dealt with major attrition issues because of the rough economy, another who had to move a 5,000-person meeting due to a natural disaster, a housing expert who tells how to avoid paying attrition penalties, and legal columnist James Goldberg, who will offer advice about managing risk at your meetings. When: On Demand.
Medical Meetings Compliance: It Doesn't Have to Hurt
Overwhelmed by state and federal rules about what pharmaceutical meeting planners can—and can’t—do with meetings that involve healthcare practitioners? We’ll help you take it one step at a time. Join us today to learn how to produce effective meetings and achieve compliance with state and federal pharmaceutical marketing regulations, industry ethical codes, and internal corporate policies. It’s not as complicated as it seems. When: On Demand.
All Aboard: Getting Buy-In for Strategic Meetings Management
You know the critical importance of having a strategic meetings management program. But C-level executives? Often clueless. And without executive backing, your SMMP may never get off the ground. Join for a free, one-hour webinar during which SMM experts will show you how to make the case for your program, win senior-level support, and get compliance across the company. When: On Demand.
Got a Tough Contract Question?
Attrition, force majeure addenda, room block reviews, cancellation insurance, the difference between damages and fees — these are some of the most challenging contract issues that will be covered in our conversation with legal columnist, James M. Goldberg, principal, Goldberg & Associates PLLC. Join this one-hour webinar, which will address the thorniest contract issues of association and specialty market meeting planners. When: On Demand.