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Capture Attention By Mixing Up Your Digital Content
Salesforce.com tracked 470 volunteers for a month to see just how they were using their smartphones and tablets. According to its data, 27% of smartphone users were visiting YouTube and a whopping 73%...Read More >
Event Horror Stories: Night of the Zombie Attendees
Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! Human beings are social creatures. They yearn for engagement—in fact, they need...Read More >

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Capture Attention By Mixing Up Your Digital Content
Salesforce.com tracked 470 volunteers for a month to see just how they were using their smartphones and tablets. According to its data, 27% of smartphone users were visiting YouTube and a whopping 73%...Read More >
Event Horror Stories: Mobile Madness!
Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! We are living in the midst of the mobile era. If you’re attendees aren’t walking around...Read More >

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Capture Attention By Mixing Up Your Digital Content
Salesforce.com tracked 470 volunteers for a month to see just how they were using their smartphones and tablets. According to its data, 27% of smartphone users were visiting YouTube and a whopping 73% of tablet users were visiting that same site. In Just Media’s October article “Podcasting Is Bigger Than You Think” they write “Last year Apple reported that subscriptions of podcasts through iTunes had reached 1 billion. The...
Event Horror Stories: Night of the Zombie Attendees
Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! Human beings are social creatures. They yearn for engagement—in fact, they need it. Live events are a great way to keep people engaged, but sometimes they aren’t enough to hold everyone’s rapt attention. If attendee engagement drops to scary low levels, be afraid, for you may have triggered a zombie apocalypse at...
Top 100 Meeting Resorts: The Vegas Edge
A destination comfortable with its place in the Guinness Book of Records, Las Vegas is known for its long list of “firsts” and “mosts.” This week, 15 of the city's resorts placed in Cvent’s second annual 2014 Top 100 Meeting Resorts list, the most of any destination in the U.S.and Canada, as well as the Caribbean, Bermuda, and Mexico. Not only that, four of its best-known mega-resorts—all on the famed Las Vegas Strip—placed in...
Capture Attention By Mixing Up Your Digital Content
Salesforce.com tracked 470 volunteers for a month to see just how they were using their smartphones and tablets. According to its data, 27% of smartphone users were visiting YouTube and a whopping 73% of tablet users were visiting that same site. In Just Media’s October article “Podcasting Is Bigger Than You Think” they write “Last year Apple reported that subscriptions of podcasts through iTunes had reached 1 billion. The...
Event Horror Stories: Night of the Zombie Attendees
Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! Human beings are social creatures. They yearn for engagement—in fact, they need it. Live events are a great way to keep people engaged, but sometimes they aren’t enough to hold everyone’s rapt attention. If attendee engagement drops to scary low levels, be afraid, for you may have triggered a zombie apocalypse at...
Top 100 Meeting Resorts: The Vegas Edge
A destination comfortable with its place in the Guinness Book of Records, Las Vegas is known for its long list of “firsts” and “mosts.” This week, 15 of the city's resorts placed in Cvent’s second annual 2014 Top 100 Meeting Resorts list, the most of any destination in the U.S.and Canada, as well as the Caribbean, Bermuda, and Mexico. Not only that, four of its best-known mega-resorts—all on the famed Las Vegas Strip—placed in...
A New York Neighborhood Halloween
At its heart, a modern-day celebration of Halloween is about kids trick or treating and all the related kid-friendly activities from pumpkin painting to costume making. In this regard, hotels in residential neighborhoods where kids actually live (in large numbers, no less) are bound to be a good source of ideas for planners looking to spice up (pun intended) their Halloween events. Located on the Upper West Side, one of...
How to Engineer Compliance in 3 Easy Steps
Why are Americans so fat? Some people would argue it's because when we eat out (which is often), the portions are mammoth. Reduce the plate size, critics say, and we wouldn't be so prone to overeat. The Smarter Lunchrooms campaign against childhood obesity is testing this theory out. Newly designed school lunch trays (and lunch boxes) are structured in a way that make it easier for kids to eat well. For example, spaces for...
#IMEX14 Event Ideas II: Food and Beverage
Whether it's a conference, recreational corporate event, or business meeting, food and beverage choices require careful consideration. It's easy to fall into a rut.  Fortunately, tradeshows like IMEX America are the perfect place for event planners to pick up ideas for their own events. Fruit Infused Water Stations In desert environments and the tropical belt, it is important for guests to drink plenty of water. The City...

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Capture Attention By Mixing Up Your Digital Content
Salesforce.com tracked 470 volunteers for a month to see just how they were using their smartphones and tablets. According to its data, 27% of smartphone users were visiting YouTube and a whopping 73%...
Event Horror Stories: Mobile Madness!
Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! We are living in the midst of the mobile era. If you’re attendees aren’t walking around...
There's an App for That: Texas Book Festival, Austin
Characters and ideas on a page given imaginative expression by the author bring a book to life. When a festival convenes 285 authors to meet the book-reading public, there's true magic as...

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