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...

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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


Opinion: What Makes a Memorable Event Experience?

About a year ago, I attended a conference in my hometown, Vancouver. I’ve attended several conferences, but this one really stood out and has stuck with me ever since. I think this is due, in part, to it being a local conference that showcased what makes Vancouver unique. From the local Vancouver flare to the


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Upcoming Webinar: Take Back Your Time with Cvent

It’s the holidays, and at Cvent we know what that means. While we enjoy the festive activities, parties, and delicious treats, it also means added end-of-the-year stress. You might see your jam-packed schedule get a little tighter this time of year. Luckily, Cvent’s tools are filled with time-saving features. Take advantage of expert tips in


7 Things Attendees Complain About Most

If you’ve ever been an attendee or hosted attendees, then you understand you can never fully satisfy everyone. There’s always something that could’ve been better, but you can do your best to avoid these common complaints. Put yourself in your attendees‘ shoes for a second and think back to the events you’ve attended. Have you