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 to incorporate hybrid events as in-person events return, the meetings and events industry has adapted swiftly. As the dust clears a bit and we look to


Cvent Flex

The Solution Evolution: What to Expect with Cvent Flex

Cvent is always adding new features and enhancing existing products to help event organizers plan and manage their events with ease. Arguably the largest example of this evolution is the migration from Classic to Flex events. Flex is the next-generation event type in the event management tool that completely reimagines the way you build and


Flex Event Websites

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


Cvent Flex Editor

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


Cvent Flex

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


How Venues Can Prepare for a Future of Hybrid Events

As planners are postponing, pivoting to virtual and hybrid events, or sourcing for events later in the year or in 2021, venues will need to take a lot into consideration. In this post, we take a look at some of the steps needed to ensure a successful hybrid event. We also break down things to know about the future


The Business of Events

Role of a CVB or DMO in Restarting Hotel Business

Considering today’s challenging times and the industry’s competitive landscape, hotels and venues should welcome all the help they can get. The assistance of partner organisations like CVBs and DMOs become even more vital in unprecedented times such as these. However, most hoteliers misunderstand these organisations as their competition. However, in reality, they are one of


How Hotels Can Craft a COVID-19 Communications Plan

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented solutions. In the current downturn, hoteliers are having to deal with contingencies on a scale they’ve never encountered before. With a constantly shifting environment as the situation evolves, it can be hard to stay ahead of the game and on top of the details. During a crisis or emergency situation, how you respond