Cvent CONNECT 2017

Success Story – Cvent Passkey at Cvent CONNECT 2017

As an industry leader in the meeting and event software space, Cvent has over 300,000 users worldwide — and that’s before you count the event planners under our own roof. Events are at the center of everything we do; our team is built on the idea that face-to-face interaction creates meaningful connections. Our team, led


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2017 Event Tech Trends – Where Are They Now? (Live Streaming)

Welcome back to our series of event tech trends to watch in 2017. As a reminder, here’s a peek at all of the top trends we were keeping a close eye on for 2017: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect event venue, from the comfort of your desk Google Cardboard: transport attendees anywhere in the world


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Build Excitement Before Your Event Starts with a Mobile Event App

A mobile event app is a great tool to add to your event toolkit and it isn’t just for when attendees are onsite. Apps have many pre-event features that can help to build hype and increase attendee engagement. How does one do this, you ask? It’s actually pretty easy! Read on to discover how you can


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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


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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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(Fund) Raising the Bar: The Value of Event Tech for Nonprofits

Limited budgets, fluctuating staff sizes, lack of time–if you’re a professional working for a nonprofit organization, you’re likely faced with a myriad of challenges, most of which are centered around reaching fundraising goals year after year. One of the tried-and-true ways meeting and event planners in the nonprofit world reach these goals is by holding


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Event Feedback Basics–Part 1: Learning How to Listen

Despite working in a digital age that’s made it easier than ever to meet with people and conduct business virtually, face-to-face interactions win the day. For proof, just look at the growth and investment in the event marketing industry. And because of this growth,  it’s become increasingly critical for marketers, meeting and event planners, and business decision makers to


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Need Some Event Marketing Tips? Here are the Essentials

Live events are powerful.  And they don’t have to be budget drainers–they can actually be big money-makers for your organization. In fact, recent Forrester research shows that successful organizations allocate nearly 25% of their B2B budgets on events, noting that these in-person events are the second most effective marketing tactic. With all this money being earmarked, it makes sense for planners and marketers to