Upcoming Webinar: Cvent’s Top Time-Saving Tools

As an event professional, you’re used to balancing a dozen different tasks at once. Whether you are looking to streamline your registration process, better manage your onsite experience for...

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Event Planning Tips

There are so many things to think about when you plan an event. Depending on how long you’ve been planning events, you have different concerns. But, whether you just got thrown into planning or have been planning events your entire life, there will always be unexpected moments. Events, as well as you script them, are unruly.


A 3-Step Plan for Results Driven Event Strategy

There’s more to planning meetings than ordering food or putting up signage—we all know that. The easiest way to keep an eye on your goals is to make sure that your event strategy stays results-driven. And one of the easiest ways to stay on track is to use event tech. Right alongside negotiating with multiple


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Top 5 Security Risks Planners Can’t Ignore

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to security in today’s fast-growing, interconnected world of event technology. Today’s all-too-frequent media reports about data breaches involving the personal data of millions of people underscore this point. So, it’s important to recognize that today’s security risks could cause major problems, not only to your meetings and


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Upcoming Webinar: The Best of Cvent’s Solutions

It’s the day of your event, and your attendees are lining up to check-in. Every event planner has the recurring nightmare where check-in takes forever, attendees are grumbling, and badges aren’t matching the registration data. Cvent’s OnArrival solution has revolutionized the check-in experience for millions of attendees around the world. Check out our free webinar


A Day in the Life of an Event Planner [Survey Results]

Event planning is one of the rare jobs where no two days are the same. Each event an event planner organizes can be vastly different. This is what makes event planning one of the world’s most stressful jobs. But this got us thinking, how could we best describe a ‘typical’ day in an event planner’s


Meeting and Event Industry Trends for 2019

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and American Express Meetings and Events recently released their annual outlook on global meeting and event industry trends. As we look to 2019, the industry looks strong. While each organization’s report highlights unique insights, there are some notable industry trends that surfaced in both reports. Meeting and event industry growth The


5 Creative Ways to Engage Attendees at Your Next Event

Events are all about attendee engagement, and planners are constantly trying to come up with new ideas to engage attendees. You can add in-app polling or a social wall, but as the planner, you know it goes much further than that. If you want to really engage attendees and get them talking to each other,


How to Choose an Event Hashtag that Sticks

Choosing an event hashtag seems simple, but is it? When it comes to events, hashtags are a necessity. They’re easy to track and they work, when done successfully. Social media is the perfect place to market your event, but if you don’t know what you’re doing then you could deter connections and end up losing followers. In


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Upcoming Webinar: Top Ways to Leverage the Cvent Platform for Your Next Event

It’s no secret that the Cvent platform is robust. Whether you are managing registrations, creating an incredible onsite experience, or collecting post-event data, Cvent has the products and features you need for your next event. Our free webinar offers a high-level overview of the entire Cvent suite of products, with best practices, tips, and tricks