The Power of Proximity: Using Beacons at Your Event

2013 marked the year that event planners gained access to a new instrument in their technology stack. That was the year Apple first introduced iBeacon technology into mobile devices,...

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Upcoming Webinar: Insider Tips for Using the Cvent Platform

The Cvent platform is evolving to better meet the needs of our clients. The Cvent team has been hard at work on Project Flex, and it’s no exaggeration to say we’re incredibly excited for General Availability in October. With Flex on the horizon, we’re not forgetting the foundation our platform is built on. Our free


4 Elements of Successful Event Gamification

Event gamification is a relatively new concept that’s taking the event industry by storm. With attendees wanting to feel like an active participant in an event, it’s making meeting and event planners jobs even more difficult. However, gamification is a fantastic, and simple way to make attendees feel completely immersed in an event. That is,


4 Ways Mobile Apps Have Changed The World

Mobile apps have shaped the way we live our lives today. From banking on the go to ordering groceries online, there is literally an app for everything. Because of the speed at which we can get things done now, the world has significantly changed thanks to mobile apps. Whether it’s changed for the better or


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Upcoming Webinar: Make the Most of Your Time with Cvent

As an Event professionals, you know time is the most valuable resource you have. Fighting against the clock can add stress, expenses, and manual labor to your workload. Check out our free webinar to learn easy time-saving tips. Use Internal Calendars to Organize Your Events The Internal Calendar feature on the Cvent platform allows you


How to Implement Crowdsourcing at Your Events

The idea that a group of people can combine their knowledge and come to more accurate conclusions than an individual is not a new one. The ‘wisdom of crowds’ concept was first discovered in 1906 by Francis Galton, a British statistician when 800 people at a fair engaged in a competition to guess the weight


Mobile Event Apps

Great Events Don’t Just Happen: Mobile Event Apps

When an attendee arrives at your event, they’re there for two main reasons: networking and content. But as the planner, you aren’t just responsible for creating networking opportunities and providing great content. You also need to help attendees get where they need to go and communicate with them onsite. Remember those clunky event guides and


Onsite Solutions

Great Events Don’t Just Happen: Onsite Solutions

Nothing can stop your attendees in their tracks quite like a long check-in line. They may have just spent the day traveling, waiting in line after line at the airport and their hotel. Now another line? Talk about a buzzkill – and a not-so-great first impression for your event. And when it’s finally their turn,


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What IS the Power of Live Events?

You might have noticed that we think the Power of Live Events is a pretty big deal. But what is it? And why is it important? In today’s busy world, it can feel like technology has taken over. But really, the value of face-to-face interactions is greater than ever. The Power of Live Events happens when


Appointments

Powering Cvent CONNECT: Appointments

Face-to-face interaction and one-on-one meetings are essential when it comes to attendee engagement at events. We aim to help this need. That’s why we’ll have a Cvent’s Appointments module & our application of it at Cvent CONNECT. We will utilize the module to schedule Account Team Meetings with our customers, to increase exhibitor engagement, to