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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...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 it. Live events are a great way to keep people engaged, but sometimes they aren’t enough to hold everyone’s...read more

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...read more

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...read more

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 Lunchroomscampaign against childhood obesity is testing this theory out. Newly designed...read more

#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...read more

Laying the Foundation for Your Event Social Media Strategy

Incorporating social media into your event involves the consideration of many details that, amid the hustle-and-bustle of planning, are often left to the last minute. This problem occurs when the importance of social media is overlooked and developing a strategy for using it at your event isn't even...read more

Revealed for 2014: Most popular meeting resorts in North America and the Caribbean

Planners take note: Cvent has revealed its annual list of the 100 most popular meeting resorts in North America and the Caribbean.  “Resorts remain a popular and desirable choice among meeting planners for group business because of their all-in-one capabilities that are attractive for planners...read more

Corporate Event Venues with Speciality Dining Concepts

Some venues make one or two specific foods the star and create a menu to showcase them fully. Here are 2 very venues that have successfully executed this concept. Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres Two months ago, this innovative dining concept opened at SLS Hotels, Las Vegas' newest resort and casino. Meat...read more

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Property for Your Business Conference

A successful business conference can be just the boost your organization needs to improve employee morale, unveil a new product line, or strategize ways to bring in more clients or members. The first step in orchestrating such a conference is finding the right property to accommodate you and your...read more
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