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


Updating Attendees

How to Keep Your Event Attendees in the Know

Events are stressful, and not just for the people that plan them. One of the major obstacles for attendees when deciding whether to attend an event is stress. It takes *a lot* of effort to set up travel arrangements, make a business case for their attendance, and miss out on a few days or more


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Upcoming Webinar: Who To Talk To for Cvent Platform Support

We all know the Cvent platform is designed elevate your event management experience. You may want a quick answer from your Account Manager while onsite or need help with a new feature update from your Client Success Consultant. Whatever the case, our team is here to fully support you. Cvent is as invested in ensuring


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Achieving Mobile App Success with Apple’s New App Store Guidelines

There are promising new developments on the horizon for event organizers when it comes to mobile technology. Apple’s 2017 proposed changes to the App Store Guidelines created a brief stopgap that the industry was forced to navigate. Luckily, Apple revised these changes to make them more event app-friendly. Event organizers can now create engaging mobile


There's Tech for That - Lines

Get Rid of Lines at Your Event

There are a lot of terrible things that can go wrong at events. In most cases, the problems can be resolved without attendees ever knowing about them. The one thing that’s definitely noticed? Lines. Otherwise known as bottlenecks. One of the most visible hiccups onsite, lines are the bane of a planner’s existence. Attendees hate