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...


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

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2017 Event Tech Trends: Where Are They Now? (AR/VR)

Back in 2016, we released our predicted tech trends for 2017. We were super excited about those trends back then, and it is amazing how much has already happened. We’re now looking into tech trends for 2018, and that made us think – as much as we need to be constantly looking forward, we should

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Are You an Onsite All-Star? Take Our Quiz and Find Out

Meeting and event planners (and marketers!) know better than anyone the incredible impact that events can have on their organizations. From bringing in critical ROI to helping attendees build critical business relationships and key industry connections, the power of face-to-face interactions and human connections cannot be measured—or so you might think. Your conferences, trade shows,

Cvent CONNECT Europe 2017: Key Takeaways

With 490+ people attending, our first-ever Cvent CONNECT Europe was an amazing success, filled with inspiration, education, and insights! Our conference included some great news about how we’re improving our platform to maximize the impact of your events, regardless of their size, key industry trends, and how to further leverage the power of your events. Here’s

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Getting it Right When You’re Onsite

Meeting planning is stressful enough without leaving onsite check-in to chance on the first day of your event. For many meeting and event planners, the arrival of attendees is a nerve-wracking experience–this after the months it takes to organize trade shows, conferences, board meetings and so on. Research even shows that attendees themselves find the

Event Feedback Basics–Pt. 3: Building a Feedback Lifecycle

In our previous two posts, we discussed the benefits of gathering more comprehensive feedback  throughout an event’s lifecycle. Now, we’ll take a look at how you can gather feedback at each stage of your event, and take full advantage of the intelligence that feedback creates. Gathering Feedback Before Your Event At this stage, there’s one question you