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...

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


Finding Venues in a Post-Coronavirus World and RFP Tips

Finding a venue that can accommodate safe meetings or events will be a priority in the coming future. While your organisation may be focussed on virtual events at this moment in time, hospitality, including venues and hotels, is in the process of reopening across the world. Will in-person events resume? It’s unlikely that events will immediately transition


Collaborate & Communicate Better with the Cvent Community

With the recent push towards virtual, the Cvent Community forum has been updated with more content, resources, and training to help support you during this challenging time. The Community now provides even more scalable solutions, delivering exponential value through networking opportunities, expert-led sessions, tips and tricks, and live meet-ups. Constructing a sense of community and


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


Challenging Times for Event Planners

Industry Speak: How Are Event Planners Impacted?

Challenging Times for Event Planners These are challenging times in the meetings and events industry. With the pandemic forcing millions into isolation, and in-person events being cancelled left, right and centre, there’s no doubt that event planners are one of the hardest hit. What probably makes this all worse is the uncertainty floating around that


Leading B2B Marketing in Times of Adversity

If you are like most of us, you are likely spending significant energy thinking about how to adapt to the effects of a global pandemic.  If you are in a leadership role, that has likely been compounded by your responsibilities for your team and numerous other stakeholders. If you are a CMO or marketing leader,


18 Ways to Engage Attendees at Virtual Meetings and Events

Unlike in-person meetings and events, virtual events provide attendees with more opportunities to “zone out” as attendees are already on the computer and distraction is only a click away. When attention comes at a premium, how do you keep attendees engaged during virtual meetings and events? With the help of event management technology and a little creativity,


How to Create Valuable Virtual Event Sponsorships

Creating an event sponsorship package and finding event sponsors is a key part of meeting and event planning. Increasing your sponsorship dollars is the quickest way to impact your bottom line. But, how does sponsorship change for virtual events? While in-person events have sponsorship down to a science, virtual events cannot rely on the same