Next Cvent Elite Meetings Alliance at Harrah's Atlantic City

Discover New Experiences, Connections at Next Cvent Elite Meetings Alliance

Summer hasn’t even officially begun, but here at Cvent, we’re already looking ahead to fall. You should be, too. Hotels will be knee-deep in 2019 budgets and calendars, and planners will be sourcing venues for next year’s conferences — which means it’s the perfect time for some networking. The Cvent Elite Meetings Alliance is a


Why Hotels Should Pay Special Attention to Pinterest

While Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter continue to be hospitality brand priorities in 2018, Pinterest in hotel marketing often gets overlooked. It’s a shame, because the platform is far more than a place for DIY project ideas and home décor photos. In fact, when used correctly, it can drive traffic more easily than other social media


Get a Brooklyn Experience With Luxury Service at The William Vale

The William Vale is the newest independent boutique hotel in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. The hotel has 183 contemporary luxury guest rooms —including 25 beautiful suites — that offer spectacular views of Manhattan and the East River. Award-winning chef Andrew Carmellini and NoHo Hospitality Group curate the Southern Italian restaurant Leuca onsite, as well as rooftop


Cvent trade show

Trade Show Booth Bait: How to Attract More Leads

Drawing attendees to trade show booths is a must for hotels, destinations, and venues to ensure a steady stream of group business leads, year after year. But not all attendees are created equal, and not all activities or “booth bait” solutions are successful. What works and what doesn’t? Here’s a look at some best practices


Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville

Top Meeting Hotels: Smaller Nashville Hotel Holds Its Own

It’s no surprise that Cvent’s 2018 list of the Top Meeting Hotels in the U.S. is dominated by huge convention resorts. Many offer thousands of sleeping rooms and meeting facilities with hundreds of thousands of square feet. But what about smaller properties? How can they compete? To find out, we went to the experts at


Top Meeting Hotel Gaylord Opryland

Cvent’s Top Meeting Hotel: How Do They Do It?

The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Conference Center is obviously doing something right. The Nashville property has landed atop Cvent’s list of Top Meeting Hotels in the U.S. for the second year running. We asked Randy Miller, the Gaylord Opryland’s director of sales and marketing, about the strategies, processes, and tools that his team uses to


Gaylord Opryland Resort

Top Meeting Hotels: Who Made Cvent’s List?

Cvent released its 2018 lists for the Top Meeting Hotels, and the U.S. rankings have a familiar name at No. 1: The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville tops the list for the second consecutive year. “Being recognized as the highest-ranking hotel two years in a row is a testament to our incredibly


Pasadena’s New Hotel Renovations Offer More Meeting Spaces and Enhanced Amenities

Selecting a destination for meetings is never an easy choice. With so many options available, meeting planners desire locations that are convenient, tech-savvy, and travel-friendly. These factors and many others have made Pasadena an ideal destination to host meetings and events of various sizes, while also offering the best hotel accommodations outside of Los Angeles.


Cvent - Hotel Guest Feedback

How to Gather Valuable Hotel Guest Feedback

Today’s hotel guests have a wide range of tools to share information about their experiences, good and bad. Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google, Facebook, and other channels now offer consumers a public platform to share hotel guest feedback, whether it’s kudos and grievances. These channels also provide hotel operators a means of gathering input. Unfortunately, that input