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The CONNECT Chronicles: Sourcing a Venue in Sin City
This year, Cvent is holding one of the industry’s largest and most ambitious conferences: Cvent CONNECT. On June 14-18, we’ll be giving event professionals and hoteliers the opportunity to learn new...Read More >
14 Quick Ways to Create More Sustainable Events
Often, the initiative to design sustainable event has to come from event and meeting planners. Many clients still don't have sustainability on their radar. Designing events that are more sustainable...Read More >

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3 Things To Consider For App Development
So, you have decided to join the over 1 million apps out there, and develop a new app for your event. Great, but how do you get started? Here are a few things to consider when you are developing your...Read More >
Are You Hip Enough To Attract a Younger Audience?
Attracting a younger generation to your conferences and events is not as simple as culling through stock photo sites for a younger, fresher face to add to your event marketing. Saying your event...Read More >

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The CONNECT Chronicles: Sourcing a Venue in Sin City
This year, Cvent is holding one of the industry’s largest and most ambitious conferences: Cvent CONNECT. On June 14-18, we’ll be giving event professionals and hoteliers the opportunity to learn new insights, gather unique perspectives, and make valuable connections. The CONNECT Chronicles blog series is your source for all things Cvent CONNECT.  The series will cover our planning process (with great tips from our all-star...
14 Quick Ways to Create More Sustainable Events
Often, the initiative to design sustainable event has to come from event and meeting planners. Many clients still don't have sustainability on their radar. Designing events that are more sustainable doesn't have to be complicated. Sometimes, small, baby steps can go along way towards helping clients perceive the benefits of sustainable events. Sometimes just looking at what other destinations are doing can provide ideas and...
3 Things To Consider For App Development
So, you have decided to join the over 1 million apps out there, and develop a new app for your event. Great, but how do you get started? Here are a few things to consider when you are developing your app.   What are you trying to solve?  The app you develop should actually solve something your mobile website cannot. Whether it is having up-to-date agenda info, push notifications on relevant information, or quickly being able...
The CONNECT Chronicles: Sourcing a Venue in Sin City
This year, Cvent is holding one of the industry’s largest and most ambitious conferences: Cvent CONNECT. On June 14-18, we’ll be giving event professionals and hoteliers the opportunity to learn new insights, gather unique perspectives, and make valuable connections. The CONNECT Chronicles blog series is your source for all things Cvent CONNECT.  The series will cover our planning process (with great tips from our all-star...
14 Quick Ways to Create More Sustainable Events
Often, the initiative to design sustainable event has to come from event and meeting planners. Many clients still don't have sustainability on their radar. Designing events that are more sustainable doesn't have to be complicated. Sometimes, small, baby steps can go along way towards helping clients perceive the benefits of sustainable events. Sometimes just looking at what other destinations are doing can provide ideas and...
3 Things To Consider For App Development
So, you have decided to join the over 1 million apps out there, and develop a new app for your event. Great, but how do you get started? Here are a few things to consider when you are developing your app.   What are you trying to solve?  The app you develop should actually solve something your mobile website cannot. Whether it is having up-to-date agenda info, push notifications on relevant information, or quickly being able...
Calling An Audible Onsite to Improve the Attendee Experience
Call an audible. It's a phrase that originated in football circles. As the quarterback moves to the line of scrimmage, if he notices an unexpected defensive line-up, he would call an audible to communicate a new play to his team on the fly. Now let's consider the unexpected things that might happen at the "line of scrimmage" at our events: Long lines are forming at the registration desk A speaker presentation suddenly becomes...
15 Ways to Ensure Guest Comfort During Winter Events
This week, while New York City and New Jersey were spared the severe blizzard that had been forecasted, Long Island, New England, and Canada's Atlantic provinces were hammered. This is an important reminder to have plans in place to ensure guest comfort when snow hits your area. Today's tips focus on the event planner's challenge to ensure guests comfort after they have arrived at the venue safely. (Note: You don't have to do...
Florida Top 20: Orange Crush
With Florida’s reputation for sunny skies, miles of oceanfront and, not incidentally, attractions built around a mouse named Mickey and a Potter named Harry, it won’t come as a surprise that 20 of Cvent’s 2014 Top 100 Meeting Hotels in the U.S. should be in that state, the most of any single state, in fact. Ranking highest, in the Cvent Top 10 in act, was the 1,504-room Fontainebleau Miami Beach (pictured), which placed ninth...

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3 Things To Consider For App Development
So, you have decided to join the over 1 million apps out there, and develop a new app for your event. Great, but how do you get started? Here are a few things to consider when you are developing your...
Are You Hip Enough To Attract a Younger Audience?
Attracting a younger generation to your conferences and events is not as simple as culling through stock photo sites for a younger, fresher face to add to your event marketing. Saying your event...
3 Additions For Your Digital Strategy
You may think you know what digital elements you should add to your marketing strategy, but there may be a few you haven't thought to add. Check out these three additions for any digital strategy. ...

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