3 Principles for Event Gaming Success

With Cvent CONNECT on the horizon, the attendee experience onsite is first and foremost on our minds. Gamification is a topic that comes up often. Chances are, some variation...

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7 Tips For Evaluating Mobile Event App Providers

Mobile event apps are changing the way we experience live events. People are using smartphones and tablets day and night, at work and at home – and you can be sure they’re expecting to be able to use them at your event. But, as a planner, how do you choose the right mobile event app?


8 Tips for Room Block Management

Room block management may not be the most fun step in event planning, but it doesn’t have to be the most dreaded either. Our planning team knows that with some clever maneuvering and proactive thinking, you can turn this task into a more automated undertaking. And as we gear up for Cvent CONNECT, time is


Cvent CONNECT 2016

Build Your Agenda at Cvent CONNECT Today!

Cvent CONNECT Sessions are now available! Meeting and event professionals can choose from over 130 inspiring sessions this year. If you’ve already registered, click here to start setting up your own personalized schedule. As a reminder, Cvent CONNECT is taking place Tuesday-Friday, June 13-16 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Attend educational sessions, receive



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7 Ways Event Tech Can Improve the Onsite Experience

Event and meeting planners are hyper-focused on making sure their event check-in process goes smoothly, since it’s the attendee’s first experience onsite. More and more often, planners are turning to technology to automate aspects of their events — freeing up their time to focus on creating an impactful experience. Imagine your worst nightmare, come event


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Name Tag Leader Rallies Her Team of Consultative Experts

Even though her name sounds like she could be a nightclub singer or a master sleuth in a best-selling crime novel series, Cat Caruso calls herself “head cheerleader” of pc/nametag, the world’s leading source of customized name badges and registration supplies. In more formal terms, she is pc/nametag’s general manager. As captain of the team,


New Study: How to Improve the ROI of Event Marketing

Despite the significant power of events, almost two-thirds of CMOs don’t believe or are unsure if they are getting the data they need to fully evaluate the effectiveness of their event marketing programs. This creates challenges at budget time when the funding decisions are being made about events. While events are deemed critically important, they


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Planning for More Time During the Holidays

As a meetings and events professional, you know full well that being strapped for time goes with the territory. During the holidays? Well, turn everything up to “11” and act accordingly. Not only do the days seem to fly by in the blink of an eye (wait, it’s December what what already?!), you also have


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Stuffing Badge Holders takes Speed, Precision and the VIP Treatment

As a meeting planner, you probably recognize this scenario: Your event begins at 9 A.M. After 3 ½ hours of sleep, you awake at 5:00 A.M. to finish stuffing name tags. “Woohoo…,” you mumble faintly to yourself as you perf another tag from a 6-up sheet. “Only 400 to go…” As event registration experts for