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Event Horror Stories: Your Turn
If you missed any of our event horror stories, you can click the links below to view them. Event Horror Story 1 – Uninvited Guests Event Horror Story 2 – The Quest for the Acceptable Venue...Read More >
Trinkets and Treats for Movie Inspired Halloween Events
Pumpkins and ghosts and witches, oh my! These are typical Halloween party decorations. Event planners who want to kick things up a notch will find inspiration from movies for decor, sound effects, and...Read More >

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Combating Chronic Zombiosis at Your Meetings
Groooaaannnnnn. Are you ready to rid your attendees of these demonic doldrums? Don’t worry, we have some eerily effective tactics for helping you avoid this dreaded ‘zombiosis.’ Here are a few, easily...Read More >
Top 5 Reasons to Use a Native Event App
If you are curious about web apps vs. native apps, you have to look at the types of features that could make or break your event. Does overall performance matter to you? What about keeping...Read More >

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Event Horror Stories: Your Turn
If you missed any of our event horror stories, you can click the links below to view them. Event Horror Story 1 – Uninvited Guests Event Horror Story 2 – The Quest for the Acceptable Venue Event Horror Story 3 – Mobile Madness Event Horror Story 4 – Night of the Zombie Attendees We know event horror stories and the month of October are not mutually exclusive…scary stuff happens year round! If you have your own horrifying...
Trinkets and Treats for Movie Inspired Halloween Events
Pumpkins and ghosts and witches, oh my! These are typical Halloween party decorations. Event planners who want to kick things up a notch will find inspiration from movies for decor, sound effects, and Halloween treats. Many decorations can be picked up at the last minute. Be sure you get all required licenses and permission to legally use movie props, music and footage. The Haunting Footage from the movie is a must. Send out a...
Top 100 California: The Golden Promise
With 16 resorts listed in Cvent’s 2014 Top 100 Most Popular Meeting Resorts, California finished second only to Florida as the state with the most resorts represented. (Florida had 29, taking the number-one spot by a wide margin.) Like Florida, however, the California resorts named by Cvent represent a spectrum of Golden State destinations. The highest-ranking California resort (at #38), for example, was the St. Regis Resort...
Event Horror Stories: Your Turn
If you missed any of our event horror stories, you can click the links below to view them. Event Horror Story 1 – Uninvited Guests Event Horror Story 2 – The Quest for the Acceptable Venue Event Horror Story 3 – Mobile Madness Event Horror Story 4 – Night of the Zombie Attendees We know event horror stories and the month of October are not mutually exclusive…scary stuff happens year round! If you have your own horrifying...
Trinkets and Treats for Movie Inspired Halloween Events
Pumpkins and ghosts and witches, oh my! These are typical Halloween party decorations. Event planners who want to kick things up a notch will find inspiration from movies for decor, sound effects, and Halloween treats. Many decorations can be picked up at the last minute. Be sure you get all required licenses and permission to legally use movie props, music and footage. The Haunting Footage from the movie is a must. Send out a...
Top 100 California: The Golden Promise
With 16 resorts listed in Cvent’s 2014 Top 100 Most Popular Meeting Resorts, California finished second only to Florida as the state with the most resorts represented. (Florida had 29, taking the number-one spot by a wide margin.) Like Florida, however, the California resorts named by Cvent represent a spectrum of Golden State destinations. The highest-ranking California resort (at #38), for example, was the St. Regis Resort...
Combating Chronic Zombiosis at Your Meetings
Groooaaannnnnn. Are you ready to rid your attendees of these demonic doldrums? Don’t worry, we have some eerily effective tactics for helping you avoid this dreaded ‘zombiosis.’ Here are a few, easily digestible tips on how to keep your attendees spellbound, on the edge of their seats and engaged for your entire event. It’s time to say R.I.P. forever to those shuffling, stupefied hoards who glare at your speakers with blank...
Top 100: Out-of-State Experiences
The vast majority of resorts that made the cut for Cvent’s second annual 2014 Top 100 Resort Meetings listing are from the 50 U.S. states. Florida headed the list with 29, followed by California with 16, Nevada with 16 (thanks primarily to Las Vegas), Arizona with 14 (thanks primarily to Phoenix/Scottsdale) and Texas with seven. But the Cvent listing is open to resorts in Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean and Mexico as well....
12 Ways for Event Planners to Communicate DMC Value
For some conferences, tradeshows, and meetings, clients or sponsoring organizations take care of certain expenses while attendees pay for others. Perhaps a hospitality desk is provided but attendees book their own tours and offsite excursions. Attendees who extend their time at a destination may be responsible for their own airport transfers. Individual attendees tend to be highly price sensitive and may be penny wise and...

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Combating Chronic Zombiosis at Your Meetings
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