Why Following Your Attendee’s Digital Breadcrumbs is a Good Idea

Your Attendees Leave a Trail Everywhere They Go – Don’t Let It Go To Waste Pretend that your attendees are Hansel and Gretel. Just like the brother and sister duo, your attendees drop breadcrumbs throughout the event life cycle that give valuable insight into their attendee journey. Once upon a time, this trail was invisible


Cvent 2018 Planner Sourcing Report

[Infographic] 2018 Global Planner Sourcing Report

We just went global! Cvent and its hotel counterparts love to pick the brains of our event planner audience, who make up a network of over 200,000 across our planner sourcing platforms and managed a total of 650,000 events in 2016 alone. For our 2018 Global Planner Sourcing Report, we went right to the source



2017 Event Tech Trends – Where Are They Now? (Live Q&A and Polling)

Welcome back! So far, we have covered four of the seven predicted trends (Catch up or re-visit them here). As a reminder, here was our list of the 7 Must-See Event Tech Trends for 2017: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect event venue, from the comfort of your desk Google Cardboard: transport attendees anywhere in the


A Week in the Life of an Event Planner

Ever wanted to know what a week as a meeting and event planner looks like? Here is some insight into the life of one. “What did you do this week at work?” someone once asked me. If you are an event planner, you know that person opened up a can of worms. Being an event planner


Why it’s Time to Double Down on the Social Strategy at Your Events

Event marketers and planners are stepping up their social media game now more than ever. Why should you join them? Because, with the right social media strategy in place, you’ll not only get more people to register for your event, you’ll see sharp spikes in social media engagement during the event. And as you grow


2017 Event Tech Trends Predictions – Where Are They Now? (Beacons)

Hi again! So far, we have covered the first 3 predicted trends –catch up or re-visit them here and here. We’re going to pick up where we left off and talk about the next trend, beacons. Beacons have been around for awhile, but that doesn’t mean they’re any less cool! But have they reached their



Spook-tacularly Easy Halloween Ideas

Fall is here – the leaves are changing colors, the temperature is dropping, and Halloween is right around the corner! Whether you’re a professional event planner needing to incorporate a few spooky elements into your event or just having a few friends over for a Halloween-themed party, let us help you out with a few