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New Cvent Podcast: How Great Events Happen

Got a spare 20 minutes or so? We know that’s a loaded question for meetings and events professionals. In fact, our mission at Cvent is to help you get those 15 minutes (and more) back in your day! So, when we decided to launch our new podcast, How Great Events Happen, the plan was to keep these


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How to Master Social Media During Your Event

Your event is almost here, the question is, are you ready with a social media plan? Like all things, social media is better executed when there’s a clear plan to follow. Your event will be crazy. You’ll end up running all over the place and getting pulled every which way. But, the event is the


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11 Types of Emails to Send Before Your Event

Your event is a reality. It’s time to start kicking your event marketing into high gear. An email marketing campaign is an effective and inexpensive tool that can increase interest, drive registrations, and share information. It’s hardly a one-and-done endeavor–it’s an actual campaign, and you’ll need a clear plan to execute to the best of


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Incredible Event Websites: Examples and Inspiration

You want to build an incredible event website. One that looks great, has all of the information attendees need and drives registrations. But it can be hard to find inspiration. We’ve rounded up some examples of amazing event websites for inspiration. These templates are available for use if you’re building a website with Cvent, but


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Hashtags for Event Planners: A Source of Inspiration

Finding your “tribe” is easier than ever with technology. One great way to use social media is to source inspiration for future events. Twitter and Instagram can be used as a resource for event planners. Regardless of what kind of inspiration you’re looking for, it’s likely you can find it. We’ve rounded up the most


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Rule of Thumb: Keep Attendees Engaged, Not Annoyed

When communicating with attendees, you have to err on the side of caution. Too much communication and they’ll stop paying attention or unsubscribe. Too little communication and they’ll be stressed about the event. There is a delicate balance you have to strike when preparing attendees for the event and onsite at the event. So, how


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Event Planning Guide 2019

What is event planning? How do you do it? What tools should you use to make your life easier? Event Planning Guide In this guide, we talk through a basic event planning template, what it means to be a planner, and how event management software can simplify your processes. What is Event Planning? It is


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How Paragon Events Reinvented the Global Tourism Summit

In 2018, the Events team at Paragon Events took over the newly rebranded Global Tourism Summit from a previous organization. With a complete revamp of the summit in mind, they needed a strategic rollout plan to increase attendance by at least 33%. “When we took over, they were using multi-products on a different platform,” explains Manager


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Event Reg Site 101–The Wireframe

As you begin to plan your event website, it’s important not to miss an important step. Creating a wireframe. Just as you wouldn’t sit down and write a book without creating an outline or you wouldn’t start a painting a sign without a rough sketch of what it will look like, you shouldn’t begin to