Meetings and Events Trends for 2021

This past year has changed the way we look at events. From the rapid shift from in-person events to virtual as the pandemic took hold to the forward-looking move...

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Catch What You Missed: 2020 Flex Updates

Let’s take a moment to walk through New Standard Registration (Flex) highlights you may have missed over the past few months. Latest Hot Feature Releases Our product teams are continuously hard at work building additional functionality in Flex to not only make it match the features in Classic, but to take Cvent Event Management to

What The Last Eight Months Have Taught Us About Events

2020 has been an interesting year. From bushfires, to floods, and now a pandemic, these cataclysmic events have changed and affected many Aussies, especially those in the events and hospitality industry. If you had told me at the start of the year that I would have to throw away my event plans for 2020 and

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15 Awesome Things You Can Only Do in Flex Events

New Standard Registration (Flex) is a complete re-envisioning of the way you build and design your websites and registration processes compared to Classic. There are a lot of cool features, tools, and tricks in Flex you may not already know. Check them out below. 1. Easily use the WYSIWYG Site Designer WYSIWYG stands for What You

Hybrid Events: What You Need to Know

To say that 2020 has been a whirlwind would be an understatement. In the last six months, we saw live events and conferences that had been planned much in advance were suddenly postponed or cancelled. Virtual events became the new normal, and we had to learn how to create effective programs. We navigated through the

Free Event Planner Certification and Training with Cvent Academy

It’s no secret that event professionals have been among the hardest hit during the global health crisis. As the industry adjusts to the new normal, they continue to inspire with their resilience, ingenuity and resolve. Whether you are pivoting to virtual events, using mobile event apps for employee engagement, or working on your event planner

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Why You Should Choose Flex When Going Virtual

The meetings and events industry has seen a quick pivot to virtual events, and your event website and registration process are now more valuable components than ever! No matter how you may be leveraging New Standard Registration (Flex) events when going virtual, there are multiple reasons why you’ll want to make sure you’re launching in Flex

Cvent Community ‘Ask the Expert’ Session

In a world gone digital, people are building connections through online forums and virtual meetups. The Cvent Community is providing more scalable solutions than ever by introducing expert-led online sessions, new virtual tips and tricks, and live networking meetups with industry peers. The sessions provide an opportunity to connect, interact, engage, and ask thought-provoking questions

Virtual Meeting Guide: Tips on Going Remote

Many of us attend meetings every day, sometimes, a lot more than we would like. Meetings are often blocked out into our schedules a week in advance or are thrown onto that one free block of time on our calendars an hour before they begin. While we’re used to meeting with our teams or clients

8 Ways to Use Venue Sourcing Technology to Plan for the Unexpected

Event planners are no strangers to planning for the unexpected. Crises happen when you least expect them. Budgets change. Venues close. Natural disasters, political unrest, health scares, or any unimaginable act can happen anywhere in the world, causing panic and event cancellations or postponements. Event planners need to be prepared and able to act fast, understand their venue