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Top 25 European Destinations: Barcelona

Stunning settings and versatile MICE venues are some of the reasons why Barcelona ran a very close second to London in Cvent’s Top 25 European Meeting Destinations list for 2015. This timeless Mediterranean city boasts more than 400 hotels (with 40,000 sleeping rooms) and has numerous more

Cvent's Top 25 European Meeting Destinations: Countdown

And the winner is… Cvent congratulates London for ranking first in its inaugural “Top 25 European Meeting Destinations” list, which consists of the top MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions) locations across Europe. With more than 750 hotels and approximately 1,950 unique more

2nd Annual Event Horror Story Fest: New Nightmares

It’s all starts like an eerie dream that quickly turns dark, then a relentless feeling of fear and dread overcomes you. That’s right, it’s that time of year again, a time to share our frightening tales of events gone horribly wrong. So turn out the lights, cuddle up with your laptop and more

Q&A from the Express Sneak Peek Webinar

Before the launch of Cvent Express, we let our Advocates take a sneak peek at this new, simplified event style, which yielded a great Q&A discussion at the end! I’m sure some of our readers have similar questions, so we’ve shared the Q&A below. If you have any questions about Cvent Express more

Top 50 Destinations: What Gives the Meetings Industry Wings?

Cvent just released its 2015 list of the Top 50 U.S. Meeting Destinations, with Orlando, Vegas, and Chicago once again jockeying for meeting supremacy. (This year belongs to Orlando, which regained the top spot it lost in 2013.) Cvent's list is based on activity that was tracked from July 2014 more

Cvent Hosts Hackathon for DC High School Students

On August 1, Cvent hosted DCHacks, the Capital area's premier high school hackathon and the largest of its kind on the east coast. For those not in the know, a hackathon is an event in which groups involved in soft- and hardware development collaborate intensively. There are many such events more

Simple Steps for Social Media Success: FAQs on Boosting Onsite Attendee Engagement

Social media is one of those marketing strategies that you know is important, but it probably hasn’t made it off your “nice-to-have” list just yet. If it has, I sincerely applaud you and encourage the #humblebrag.  However, if you’re just getting started with social media, don’t get overwhelmed more

Cvent CONNECT Dine Around Venues in Las Vegas

Dine-arounds. It's a concept that significantly boosts interaction between participants. Dine-arounds can take a variety of formats: small group dining for where groups of 6 - 8 attendees can bond over a full course meal progressive dinners at which attendees switch venues with each course pick more

Special Event Inspiration from Cvent CONNECT #cventconnect

At Cvent CONNECT, event planners, as well as participants from associations and hotels, worked hard to take in a lot of valuable content that will help improve their meetings and events. They've also been picking up great ideas for their own events, entertainment, decor, and catering at more

Cvent Connect Chronicles: Tech Innovation @cventconnect

Conferences and tradeshows are some of the best places to keep abreast of technology trends and discover emerging technology. Attendees can pick up ideas not only from exhibitors but also from examples used by keynote speakers and in breakout sessions. Since Sunday, attendees from hotels, resorts, more
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