Koloa Landing - Newest Addition to Autograph Collection + Expansion Completion

Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu is proud to announce the expected completion of their remarkable $100 million dollar expansion in fall of 2016. Managed by Azul Hospitality Group, the property’s expansion will position the resort to compete for group and meeting business with amenities and more

Jillian Michaels to Deliver Cvent CONNECT Keynote

We are incredibly excited to announce that Jillian Michaels will deliver the keynote speech at this year’s Cvent CONNECT conference. Jillian Michaels is a bestselling author, daytime Emmy nominated television personality, entrepreneur and one the nation’s leading health and wellness experts.  She more

Behind-the-Scenes: The Cvent CONNECT Site Visit

Almost two months before Cvent CONNECT, Rachel Andrews, Senior Manager of Meetings and Events, and her Cvent CONNECT production and event team flew to Las Vegas for their final site visit at The Venetian | The Palazzo. Below you’ll find a brief Q&A with Rachel, in which she discusses the ins more

Coming Soon: CrowdPlanner App Push Notification Management

If you’ve ever used push notifications onsite, you know how valuable they can be. Immediate, customizable alerts sent straight to your attendees’ phones? Yes, please. But what about when you’re juggling a million other onsite tasks, someone asks you to reschedule a push notification, and your more

New CrowdCompass Feature: Activity Feed Launch Icon

The Activity Feed is like the heartbeat of the app – it’s where your attendees go to find out what’s happening, what their peers are thinking, and share their experience of the event. It offers attendees three streams of content – an inclusive look at all event activity, a personalized feed based more

Keys To A Better Understanding of The Changes in The Events Industry

It appears that the economy is recovering from the recession and therefore companies are beginning to invest more in organizing events and meetings. Just last year, 2015, throughout the over 100 hotels that Barceló has in 19 different countries, over 6,500 events have taken place, generating more

The Top 5 Questions You Aren’t Asking at a Site Visit but Should Be

Site visits mean asking questions and getting answers. But sometimes it’s hard to know which questions will allow you to plan the best conference possible. Without the right answers, you could be missing out on crucial event details that impact the delegate experience, and your bottom line. We more

Grand Traverse Renovations and Skilled Staff Create Amazing Experiences

The recent $7 million interior renovation of all 186 guest rooms in Grand Traverse Resort and Spa’s iconic 17-story glass Tower, just outside of Traverse City, Michigan, gave the rooms a completely new look with design elements that were greatly influenced by the Resort’s guests. As Director more

7 Tips for Bleisure Seekers

Whoever said don’t mix business with pleasure hasn’t heard of “bleisure” trips. This new travel trend—a combo of “business” and “leisure”—has biz travelers extending their work trips by tacking on vacay days on either end. And really, why not?  Think about it: you’re already investing the more

Road to Cvent CONNECT: Produce Better Events with New Attendee Research

How well do you really know your event attendees? If you want to produce better events, you need to get inside the mind of your attendees. What motivates attendees to attend events? How do attendees find value at events? Understanding your event attendees is crucial to your event success. more
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