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Upcoming Webinar: Top Time-Saving Tips from Cvent Experts

Being an event professional has been named one of the ten most stressful jobs for the last four years by Forbes. It’s no secret that event planners leverage every tactic in the book to get the most out of their day (and, let’s be honest, many of their nights). How do you gain back this valuable


[NEW EBOOK] Event Management Technology for Dummies

Over the years, it’s become more and more apparent that the meeting and events industry is changing. Now, technology is everywhere. From mobile event apps to registration websites, venue sourcing sites to increased data and analytics, there’s no part of the event lifecycle that doesn’t use event management technology in some way. Technology is vital


GDPR

When the Dust Settles on GDPR

If you’re still looking for loopholes in GDPR, you’re missing the point, says Patrick Smith, CMO at Cvent. He urges marketing leaders and event professionals to look for the value instead. “Maybe not now, maybe not next year, but one day, when the dust has settled on GDPR, when most businesses have absorbed it, a


ABC's of Event Planning

The ABC’s of Event Planning

Planning an event may seem overwhelming, but we’re here to tell you that, if you take a deep breath, you’ll see it may actually be as easy as ABC. Learn the ABC’s of event planning today. A. Audience When planning your event, before you can begin marketing and sending invites to potential attendees, you need


There's Tech for That Website

Event Websites 101: Tips for a Great Site

Building a website used to be impossible if you didn’t know how to code. Today, things are much easier. Even if you have no knowledge of HTML, you can build a great website. Which is great news because nowadays, everyone expects there to be a website for everything. Emailed invitations are a thing of the


Mobile Event App Benchmark Report: How do you measure up? Strategies from our top performers

Brooke Gracey Talks About The New Mobile Event App Benchmarking Report

CrowdCompass recently released a brand new, never before done, benchmark report on mobile event apps. The report compiles data from 2,000+ events held in 2017 that used a CrowdCompass mobile event app. This report highlights key industry averages and statistics. In addition, the collected information provides actionable ways you can improve your metrics. “This report


Event Promotion

The Best Ways to Promote Your Events

Promotion is a critical part of any event and requires creativity and some advanced planning.  To create the perfect promotion plan, there are a few things to keep in mind. When deciding on how to promote your event, the main factors are time and money. Luckily, with technology that allows automation, it’s easier than ever


Satisfy Your Craving for High App Adoption

Satisfy Your Craving For High App Adoption

Building your mobile event app may seem like a big effort, but it’s actually pretty easy. We know as an event professional you’re super busy, and you want all your work to be worthwhile. For that reason, the fear of a poorly adopted mobile event app may outweigh the need for an app altogether. That


Power of Personalization Emails

Emails That Won’t Cause an Unsubscribe

Open rates, click-through, unsubscribes – oh my! There are so many different pieces of data to pay attention to when using email marketing. The one that can cause the most harm? Unsubscribes. If you lose your audience, you miss out on the opportunity to personalize and interact. Emails are one of the number one ways to