Cvent Partners: Optimizing CONNECT Experience

As the world’s premier event technology conference, Cvent CONNECT brings together meetings, event and hospitality professionals to share best practices, learn from peers, and take their meetings and events...

Warner Theater

Finding the Perfect Venue for Your Meetings and Events

Before filling out your RFP to hotels and venues that will not meet your requirements, do your homework to save time for both you and the potential venue partner. Remember, while it may not take much effort to send out an eRFP, it does take a lot of time for the hotel to respond and


gauging event ROI

Event ROI: Understanding the Basics and the Details

As you think about how to demonstrate your event ROI, it’s necessary to understand the full range of costs and benefits. Most planners just look at the basics – direct costs and direct revenue, which are straightforward and well understood. But to get a complete picture of ROI, it’s important to go beyond these basics


email notification

Rule of Thumb: Keep Attendees Engaged, Not Annoyed

When communicating with attendees, you have to err on the side of caution. Too much communication and they’ll stop paying attention or unsubscribe. Too little communication and they’ll be stressed about the event. There is a delicate balance you have to strike when preparing attendees for the event and onsite at the event. So, how


Cayman Cookout at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Hosted by Eric Ripert

The Cayman Cookout event at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is a wonderful opportunity to book an incentive trip for small groups. Meeting planners interested in participating in this unforgettable celebration of food and wine can book the “Cayman Cookout” exclusive incentive package, starting at $1,536 per night for two guests (with a four-night minimum stay


Cvent CONNECT Registration

Event Check-In Tips: Tuning Up Registration

The registration desk is the first thing attendees see at your event. It’s your first impression onsite. When attendees check-in, the event starts. That’s why you have to make sure that your registration desk is the best it can be. That means using the best technology, thinking about flow, and providing assistance. Are you thinking


Destination planning

Choosing the Perfect Destination for You and Your Attendees

You have fallen in love with a destination and want to hold your next meeting there. But will attendees love it too? Are there other cities or regions that can suit everyone’s needs even better? With so many wonderful countries, cities and venues to choose from, this selection process can seem like fetching a needle


Discover Florida’s Most Treasured Meetings

If you’re searching for the perfect city to host your meeting, we have good news. The hidden gem you’re looking for isn’t actually hidden at all. It’s Tampa Bay, Florida. And it offers a treasure trove of savings, resources, and reasons that attendees will love coming to your meeting. Abundant Accommodations, Just Paces Away At


Capturing Buying Signals at Live Events

More than any other channel, live events offer the perfect opportunity to learn about clients and prospects. Event attendees send buying signals through the digital breadcrumbs they express at your event . By attending sessions, product solution areas, and scheduling meetings, attendees provide insights into their challenges, aspirations and buying preferences. Despite the time and resources spent


Organization

Event Planning Tips: The Best Ways to Get Organized

Planners have to be organized. It’s a non-negotiable. There are vendors to juggle, payments to make, stakeholders to answer to. With nonstop schedules, it’s easy to lose control of organization and do what you have to do to get everything done. There’s no better time to hit the reset button and get organized. But how