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Make the Ultimate Connection at Barceló Hotels & Resorts
Imagine a destination where you could host a tailor-made event, the convention that you have always dreamed of, or the most satisfying committee meeting - Introducing the Barceló Maya Beach Resort...Read More >
What You Need to Know if You Missed Cvent CONNECT
By Richard Steinau, Executive Vice President, AV Concepts   This year, AV Concepts had the pleasure of being the new official audio-visual sponsor of Cvent CONNECT. For the conference, we designed an...Read More >

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3 Ways to Increase Event App Download Rates
Average download rates of event apps may surprise you. A recent CrowdCompass and Event Marketing Institute survey showed that by 2016, the average app adoption (download) rate will be around 56%. With...Read More >
Cvent CONNECT Chronicles: 4 Big Benefits of Downloading the App
Cvent CONNECT is here and if you plan on attending there is one thing you absolutely must do before you arrive. Download the app! The app is your easiest way to navigate the conference,...Read More >

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Make the Ultimate Connection at Barceló Hotels & Resorts
Imagine a destination where you could host a tailor-made event, the convention that you have always dreamed of, or the most satisfying committee meeting - Introducing the Barceló Maya Beach Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico and Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  Each destination features state-of-the-art facilities with the latest audiovisual equipment situated in unique beach setting. Culture and...
What You Need to Know if You Missed Cvent CONNECT
By Richard Steinau, Executive Vice President, AV Concepts   This year, AV Concepts had the pleasure of being the new official audio-visual sponsor of Cvent CONNECT. For the conference, we designed an immersive general session experience that featured a 250-foot curved screen. It garnered rave reviews from presenters Randi Zuckerberg and Ivanka Trump and ignited a social media frenzy from attendees who were blown away by the...
Unpacking the Wealth of WOW Moments at Cvent CONNECT
Cvent CONNECT was such an off-the-charts, rewarding experience, it took me a week to unpack and reflect on all the gems. RELATED: 10 Reasons Why I Can't Wait to Attend Cvent CONNECT. As I scan the hashtag feed (#CventCONNECT), there's one category that's getting called out over and over: Networking. Or as @JuliaRivka so aptly captured in a tweet:  "Meeting smart, savvy planners from around the U.S. & learning from their...
Make the Ultimate Connection at Barceló Hotels & Resorts
Imagine a destination where you could host a tailor-made event, the convention that you have always dreamed of, or the most satisfying committee meeting - Introducing the Barceló Maya Beach Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico and Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  Each destination features state-of-the-art facilities with the latest audiovisual equipment situated in unique beach setting. Culture and...
What You Need to Know if You Missed Cvent CONNECT
By Richard Steinau, Executive Vice President, AV Concepts   This year, AV Concepts had the pleasure of being the new official audio-visual sponsor of Cvent CONNECT. For the conference, we designed an immersive general session experience that featured a 250-foot curved screen. It garnered rave reviews from presenters Randi Zuckerberg and Ivanka Trump and ignited a social media frenzy from attendees who were blown away by the...
Unpacking the Wealth of WOW Moments at Cvent CONNECT
Cvent CONNECT was such an off-the-charts, rewarding experience, it took me a week to unpack and reflect on all the gems. RELATED: 10 Reasons Why I Can't Wait to Attend Cvent CONNECT. As I scan the hashtag feed (#CventCONNECT), there's one category that's getting called out over and over: Networking. Or as @JuliaRivka so aptly captured in a tweet:  "Meeting smart, savvy planners from around the U.S. & learning from their...
The Millennials Are Here...What are you doing about it?
The time for saying "the Millennials are coming" is past. The Millennials, representing 25% of the U.S. workforce...and climbing, are here. By 2020, they will make up 46% of the labour force. Associations and organizations need to dramatically transform their approach to marketing and re-engineer their conferences and to attract this demographic. Here are a few tips for spotting what's hot with Millennials and making the...
3 Ways to Increase Event App Download Rates
Average download rates of event apps may surprise you. A recent CrowdCompass and Event Marketing Institute survey showed that by 2016, the average app adoption (download) rate will be around 56%. With everyone having a cell phone, and the expectation of having an event app, why isn't the download rate better?   What's in a name: The name of your app is important, since your attendee needs to find it in the Apple App Store or...
Cvent CONNECT Dine Around Venues in Las Vegas
Dine-arounds. It's a concept that significantly boosts interaction between participants. Dine-arounds can take a variety of formats: small group dining for where groups of 6 - 8 attendees can bond over a full course meal progressive dinners at which attendees switch venues with each course pick your own where attendees are given a list of the venues participating in the dine-around and given the opportunity to reserve a spot...

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3 Ways to Increase Event App Download Rates
Average download rates of event apps may surprise you. A recent CrowdCompass and Event Marketing Institute survey showed that by 2016, the average app adoption (download) rate will be around 56%. With...
Cvent CONNECT Chronicles: 4 Big Benefits of Downloading the App
Cvent CONNECT is here and if you plan on attending there is one thing you absolutely must do before you arrive. Download the app! The app is your easiest way to navigate the conference,...
Find Out How Event & Meeting Planners Use Mobile Apps at Events
Nowadays, there’s a mobile app for just about everything. Personally, I don’t even bother with looking up a website. If I’m on my iPhone—which I always am—it’s much easier to use a mobile app versus a...

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