Technology

Why HYPE Might Not Be Great For Your Event and Attendees

I'm sitting here on the East Coast and looking out of my window. What was projected to be a historic snowstorm turned out to be nothing more than a few inches on the ground. I woke up a little bitter (since I'm one of those crazies who loves a good snowstorm); and it got me thinking about the hype...read more

3 Things You Need to Know About the End of the Glass Explorer Program

You may have seen the news - the Google Glass Explorer program is coming to a halt. If you're not familiar with it, the Explorer program was the public's chance to buy Google Glass and test it out. Since the announcement is new, you may not be familiar with all the details. Many people thought...read more

An Event Planner’s Guide to Event Tech Trends in 2015

Welcome to 2015. Another year filled with promise and potential. An opportunity to re-organize your life and get back on top of the game before the year takes over. Like many event planners, you’ve probably resolved to figure out this “technology” thing that everyone seems to be talking about, so...read more

7 Simple Secrets to Successful Social Media Marketing

Reaching as many niche audience members as possible, is an important goal for any digital marketer. After all, what good does your high quality content do if no one sees it? Thankfully, you don't have to hire an SEO specialist to see noticeable gains in your reach. Getting into the habit of applying...read more

5 New Tools Your Business Needs in 2015

Looking to start your new year with a new set of internal systems to make your life easier? I'm on the same mission and over the past few weeks, I've been vetting a few new tools that I wanted to share with you. Whether you're looking to track expenses, manage you to-do list or automate your every...read more

3 Things I Learned About Myself and My Event Business in 2014

Tis the time of year for reflection and I've been doing my fair share of that lately - looking back at the ups and downs of the year and figuring out my plan for 2015. I still consider myself a newbie in our industry. I started my company 4 years ago, but only went full-time two years ago. So - I...read more

10 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Event Planners

It's less than a week before Christmas and you still have a few gifts to pick up for an event or a client who has been really good to you. It's been almost a year to the day since I did a blog post with gift ideas. Not to worry, I have been saving the hottest gifts I've seen at tradeshows or just...read more

Best of 2014: Top 5 Event Planning Articles by Liz King

As we near the end of 2014, I realize how much content we have produced over the course of the year. As I know you have been busy keeping up with your work and many other things in life, I thought I would curate my favorite posts from the year in case you've missed them. Here, in no particular...read more

Book Shelf: Advice & Strategy from Cvent

Cvent bloggers have often shared their favorite reference and business books to help planners with their overarching strategies, as well as with everyday dilemmas.  At Cvent, we're alwaying adding to our ebook library; recently, however, we issued several new ebooks across our product lines: ...read more

Giving Thanks: 4 Things I'm Grateful For In The Event Industry

It's that time of year - time to reflect on all the wonderful things that we have to be grateful for. A time to remember our successes and think about all the things we love about our lives and careers. We'll get focused on resolutions in another month or so, but for now, we are all about...read more
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