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BBYO: Rookie of the Year to Industry Trailblazer
The Jewish youth organization BBYO shined brightly at last year’s Cvent CONNECT after winning Cvent's 2015 Rookie of the Year Plannie Award. Prior to implementing Cvent, the team operated with...Read More >
5 Ways to Connect at Cvent CONNECT
What word comes to mind when you think of Cvent CONNECT? If “networking” was among the mix, you’re in good company. Like its name implies, Cvent CONNECT presents numerous opportunities for event and...Read More >

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Going Live: 5 Things Planners Need to Know about Periscope
The Periscope app has been leading the way for live streaming, and 2016 is the time to get on board. Periscope allows users to instantly broadcast and view livestreams via smartphones and...Read More >
Why Your Attendees are No Longer "Just" Attendees
How would you describe your average attendee? While your answer can vary depending on the type of event or conference you’re planning, there’s one big thing that has changed over the last several...Read More >

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BBYO: Rookie of the Year to Industry Trailblazer
The Jewish youth organization BBYO shined brightly at last year’s Cvent CONNECT after winning Cvent's 2015 Rookie of the Year Plannie Award. Prior to implementing Cvent, the team operated with a crash-prone registration system, a multitude of spreadsheets, a separate survey tool, and manual check-in and badge printing. Sean Lynch, Digital Strategy and Operations Associate notes his frustration, “A lot of our partners and the...
5 Ways to Connect at Cvent CONNECT
What word comes to mind when you think of Cvent CONNECT? If “networking” was among the mix, you’re in good company. Like its name implies, Cvent CONNECT presents numerous opportunities for event and hospitality professionals to connect and collaborate. However, Cvent CONNECT is much more than a networking event. On the hospitality side, it’s a chance for leaders in group business to become Cvent Certified, attend...
The Planner’s Guide to Measuring Event Success (The Right Way)
If you walk up to someone in your organization and ask what makes for a successful event, chances are you’ll get very different answers. While revenue is an obvious (and important!) goal, tracking and forecasting event expenses is typically a planner’s nightmare. Thankfully, when you have the right metrics available, measuring success becomes easier, quicker, and incredibly rewarding. In fact, when organizations have the right...
BBYO: Rookie of the Year to Industry Trailblazer
The Jewish youth organization BBYO shined brightly at last year’s Cvent CONNECT after winning Cvent's 2015 Rookie of the Year Plannie Award. Prior to implementing Cvent, the team operated with a crash-prone registration system, a multitude of spreadsheets, a separate survey tool, and manual check-in and badge printing. Sean Lynch, Digital Strategy and Operations Associate notes his frustration, “A lot of our partners and the...
5 Ways to Connect at Cvent CONNECT
What word comes to mind when you think of Cvent CONNECT? If “networking” was among the mix, you’re in good company. Like its name implies, Cvent CONNECT presents numerous opportunities for event and hospitality professionals to connect and collaborate. However, Cvent CONNECT is much more than a networking event. On the hospitality side, it’s a chance for leaders in group business to become Cvent Certified, attend...
The Planner’s Guide to Measuring Event Success (The Right Way)
If you walk up to someone in your organization and ask what makes for a successful event, chances are you’ll get very different answers. While revenue is an obvious (and important!) goal, tracking and forecasting event expenses is typically a planner’s nightmare. Thankfully, when you have the right metrics available, measuring success becomes easier, quicker, and incredibly rewarding. In fact, when organizations have the right...
5 Reasons You Need To Host Your Next Meeting On Florida’s Paradise Coast
Even the most experienced planner will admit that it can be challenging to constantly organize creative and memorable meetings. That’s why choosing the perfect destination is so important, it sets the stage for any great meeting. But planning doesn’t have to be all hard work. See why more and more people are choosing Florida’s Paradise Coast as their go-to meetings and events destination. 1. It’s a beach paradise. There’s a...
Pump Up Your Next Event at Breathless Resorts & Spas
The Breathless brand by AMResorts features a new kind of all-adult travel experience for your clients. A place for them to meet new people from around the world —and reconnect with those who already mean the world to them. Set on the sea, the ultra-contemporary rooms and suites all have private and scenic terraces. The aesthetics are upscale, modernist and chic. The amenities and activities focus on entertainment, relaxation...
The 7 Types of Event Crashers (and How to Catch Them)
Can you believe that Cvent CONNECT is less than two months away? This week we’re in Las Vegas for our onsite visit, which we’ll talk more about in an upcoming post. Since Las Vegas is a major party city, we always want to be on the lookout for uninvited guests. Even though “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”, we’ve worked too hard for our event to be interrupted. So we want to pay homage to a particular breed of jokester...

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Going Live: 5 Things Planners Need to Know about Periscope
The Periscope app has been leading the way for live streaming, and 2016 is the time to get on board. Periscope allows users to instantly broadcast and view livestreams via smartphones and...
Why Your Attendees are No Longer "Just" Attendees
How would you describe your average attendee? While your answer can vary depending on the type of event or conference you’re planning, there’s one big thing that has changed over the last several...
How iBeacons Can Improve Your Event
Meetings tech expert Corbin Ball recently described iBeacons as having a major impact on events. But, why? (And what are iBeacons again?) iBeacons are another way for you to use mobile technology to...

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