New Study: How to Harness the Power of Live Event Data

Live event data is a goldmine of critical information left largely undiscovered by most meeting planners, event producers and marketers–which means many in the meeting and event industry are...

Need an Awesome Event Speaker? The Answer Might Be Closer than You Think  

Influencers play an essential role in the planning and execution of great events. For one, an industry influencer can make an awesome event speaker. They develop engaging content for our general and breakout sessions, and some can draw crowds of new registrants simply by showing up. Identifying the right influencers for an event – and then getting the most value from


CrowdCompass is Here to Support You – Apple Policy Change and All

As much as Apple celebrated when their millionth app became available on the app store, they are now realizing a large percentage of their store is full of duplicate and spam apps, along with many apps that haven’t been downloaded in years. Due to this, Apple is updating their policy on uniqueness to cut-down on


[Infographic] Event Professional Highlights from Cvent CONNECT 2017

2,000+ planner attendees and 800+ hospitality professionals attended Cvent CONNECT this year, making it our biggest one yet. From the Trade Show to the keynote presentations and breakout sessions, there were plenty of activities and networking opportunities throughout the week. Check out our new infographic for highlights from the Event Professional portion of Cvent CONNECT 2017


Simple Steps for Event Success: Happy Hours

Who has been excited for an office happy hour until you realized you had to plan it? Me (and I bet I’m not the only one out there). Everyone knows that company happy hours are essential for morale, but they can be tough to plan–and they can get thrown at almost anyone–so, if you aren’t a professional planner,


3 Tips for Better Networking (without looking like a stalker).

Whether you produce events – or just attend a bunch of them – understanding the ins and outs of networking can be a huge asset to your career. I’m not a naturally networker myself – I often find it a chore to make small talk with people I’m meeting for the first time – and for that reason I really enjoyed my recent interview


Simple Steps for Event Success: Packing

Packing may seem like an afterthought, but don’t let it become one any longer. For planners, it is vital to have a game plan in place, or you are bound to forget things. After all, nothing  is more important than your event valuables being on time, intact, and easily accessible. So how do you ensure


Why Going Outdoors Changed Everything at Cvent CONNECT

Have you ever spent eight days straight inside a convention center just dying to see the sunlight? Okay, maybe not eight days, but if you are a planner there is a good chance you have experienced the feeling.  Solution: Go outdoors! Cvent’s Planning Team decided to take a stab at this. We worked with Mandalay


Cvent CONNECT 2017: Top 5 Takeaways

With 3,400+ people attending, Cvent CONNECT 2017 was our biggest ever! Our conference included some great news about how we’re improving our platform to maximize the impact of your events, regardless of their size, key industry trends, and how to further leverage the power of your events. Here’s a quick peek at our Top 5 Takeaways.


Upcoming Webinar: How to Properly Evaluate Mobile Event App Providers

Ready to go mobile, but not sure where to start? Or, already gone mobile, and need to find the right provider that will cater to your unique needs? Either way, you’ve found the right webinar. Join us for this free webcast: Ask and You Shall Receive: How to Properly Evaluate Mobile Event App Providers. Date: