Power of Personalization

There’s no denying that today, it’s all about the individual. We want everything to be made for us or with us in mind. From the rise in popularity of...

Conference Software

How to Make Conferences Less Stressful

Conferences are wonderful events meant to educate and inspire attendees, but they’re also stressful. Regardless of the how well planned the conference is, there are a million factors that can lead to stressed-out attendees. They’ve done the hard part, registering and getting to the event, make their onsite experience a smooth one. I’ve outlined a

Phone at Concert

How Phones Can Improve and Ruin an Experience

In older movies, the plot often builds to a moment where the male lead is running to his female costar to reveal a big piece of news (sometimes known as the “RomCom Run”). The result is a dramatic grand gesture that leads to the woman swooning and an incredibly tightlipped kiss. Nowadays, the scene is

There's Tech for That

Introducing: There’s Tech for That

“Event planner.” It’s a broad term that can be used to describe someone who plans a small birthday party for ten or someone who plans a multi-day conference for 350,000. The job, one of the top 5 most stressful jobs in 2017 according to Forbes, requires an intense eye for detail and organizational skills. It

Event Basics: Choose the Best Service Style for Your Next Event

Often the style of service will influence the types and varieties of foods the caterer can offer. For instance, foods that will be passed on trays by servers during an afternoon reception must be easy to handle. They also must be able to hold up well. Sauced items, which could drip, should not be served,

Something New is Happening at Cvent CONNECT 2018

Registration is open for Cvent CONNECT, the world’s premier event technology conference. Join over 3,500 meeting and event professionals in Las Vegas to advance your career and strengthen the industry through innovation. Last year, 90% of attendees said they would return in 2018. What’s new in 2018? Training Camp We’ve added 8+ hours of classroom-style training

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Why Session Tracking Makes Better Meetings and Events: For Everyone

Every event planning checklist needs to include session tracking.  Why? Because your attendees are giving you instant feedback at every meeting and event you hold, literally voting with their feet on-site, and if you’re not capturing the data they’re providing, then you’re essentially being “ghosted” by your event attendees. Today’s most successful events are driven

Experience Training Camp at Cvent CONNECT 2018!

Are you ready for Cvent CONNECT 2018, taking place at The Venetian | Palazzo in Las Vegas, July 23-26, 2018? Registration is open, and here’s some great news for Cvent users: we’ve added an all-new hands-on educational experience for this year’s conference: Training Camp. Receive Dedicated Attention from Cvent’s Coaches Training Camp is 8+ hours


Prepare for Your Event like a Professional Athlete: Your Team

Now that you’ve learned how to stay consistent like a professional athlete, it’s time to learn about your team. Having the right people on your team can be make or break. The right people can help you stay organized and achieve your event goals, but the wrong people have the potential to derail you and your event.

Consistent Plan

Prepare for Your Event Like a Professional Athlete: Be Consistent

Now that you’ve learned how to warm up for your event like a professional athlete, it’s time for the second leg of our series. Warming up is important, but so is staying consistent. Do you expect a professional athlete to only work out on days when they feel great? No way. One of the reasons athletes are