Cvent 2018 Planner Sourcing Report

[Infographic] 2018 Global Planner Sourcing Report

We just went global! Cvent and its hotel counterparts love to pick the brains of our event planner audience, who make up a network of over 200,000 across our planner sourcing platforms and managed a total of 650,000 events in 2016 alone. For our 2018 Global Planner Sourcing Report, we went right to the source


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


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Event Feedback Basics–Part 2: Strategic Feedback vs. Ad-hoc Feedback

It’s understandable why meeting and event feedback often gets neglected by marketers and event planners. After all, there’s a lot that goes into planning and executing a successful event. Most notably, you need to pick the venue, plan the sessions, coordinate speakers, book sponsors, and develop experiences that deliver memorable value. As a result, even if an event planner understands that collecting feedback


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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


New Study: How to Harness the Power of Live Event Data

Live event data is a goldmine of critical information left largely undiscovered by most meeting planners, event producers and marketers–which means many in the meeting and event industry are ignoring valuable insights that could vastly improve their entire event experience, and lead to more event ROI. Our new study, developed in partnership with Event Marketer,


5th Annual Plannies Winners Announced at #cventCONNECT

The 5th Annual Plannie Awards, celebrating the perseverance, creativity, and innovative spirit of our customers, were held today at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas as part of the Cvent CONNECT conference. Here’s a list of this year’s winners. Congratulations to you all! SMM Star Winner: Amazon This is the First Plannie



What the Biggest Political Polling Mistakes in History can Teach us about Surveys

Polls have been used to try and predict the outcome of important political races for centuries. The first poll was a modest straw poll conducted by the Harrisburg Pennsylvanian newspaper in attempt to determine the 1824 presidential election. Today, as we approach the 2014 mid-term elections, our national attention has turned the ever-increasing number of


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Dreamforce Recap: Survey Says…It Was a Hit!

What do surveys, tie dye and Salesforce have in common? Well, we’re here to answer that for you today. The Inquisium team was in San Francisco October 4-7 at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s annual user and industry conference. We were the crew in purple tie dye, spreading the word about our new Salesforce Integration. The shirts and