When Should You Shift Your Mobile Strategy?

Sometimes when we are developing our mobile strategy, we get into a rut. This is when you should consider shifting your strategy just a little, and find new ways to use the mobile channel effectively.   Audio as important as video: You are most likely already using mobile to capture and show more

Planner Smarts: How to Save Hundreds on Ground Transportation

When traveling on business, for most planners, time is of the essence. Getting from the airport into town is all about speed, and that usually means hailing a taxi. However, with so many airport-to-hotel trips costing anywhere from $50 - $100 or more these days, this standard more

Conference Luncheon Keynotes & How Chewing Impacts Memory

Can Chewing Cause Brand Amnesia? This article by neuromarketing guru Roger Dooley sparked all kinds of thoughts for me about luncheon keynotes.I highly recommend you give this a read. In the meantime, here's one discovery that made me think hard about how we design keynotes that coincide with more

Corporate Events: Candy Factory Tours

It's just before Easter weekend. The National Confectioner’s Association estimates that means $2.1 billion worth of Easter candy and chocolates. It's the ideal time to mention that, for a unique experience for corporate events, especially those that are family friendly, event planners more

There's an App for That: Festival International de Louisiane 2014 in Lafayette, Louisiana

The name may be a mouthful, but it's only fitting for the Festival International de Louisiane - an annual five-day visual and performing arts feast in Lafayette, LA, this year on April 23-27.  The historic downtown area is transformed into an entertainment extravaganza with a half-dozen more

Yes, And! For Conference Content Marketing Success

The term "Yes, and..." is well known to improvisers but more and more business owners and content marketers are learning the value of this improv tool. Improvisers know it means that whatever someone brings to a scene, the rest of the improv team must acknowledge and build on it.  So for instance more

Beach Resorts in Freeport, The Bahamas

Today, as a follow up to my recent Cvent Event Blog post, 10 Places to Explore in Nassau and Freeport, I'll look at 4 of the beach resorts near Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort Just re-opened after extensive renovations and re-branding, Memories more

The HeartBleed Bug

As you may have heard in the recent news, the “Heartbleed bug” is a serious security flaw found in the OpenSSL software library, compromising thousands of passwords. This software library is used by many sites like Google, Yahoo, and, which were found to be vulnerable. Keeping client more

Room Block Piracy - A Fail-Fail Situation

By MaryAnne Bobrow For most people, piracy is either a quaint fiction (Pirates of the Caribbean) or a terrifying reality (Captain Phillips). But for the meetings industry, piracy - as it relates to hotel room blocks - is a seedy scam that preys on both planners and hoteliers, affecting more

1000 Islands, Ontario

​​If you can't get away to one of the exotic island destinations Cvent Event Blog has been profiling, head to 1000 Islands, the ultimate waterfront destination along the St. Lawrence River near the communities of Gananoque, Brockville, Cornwall, Prescott and Kingston, Ontario. Gananoque at the more
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