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New Mobile Event App Benchmark Report: How Do You Measure Up?

If there’s one thing we can all agree on it’s that meetings and events are not “one size fits all,” so success can be measured in many different ways. Whatever your definition for success may be, it’s still helpful to have a yardstick to measure your performance against, especially if you’re using event management technology like


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Personalize Events for Better Attendee Experiences

Power of Personalization There’s no denying that today, it’s all about the individual. We want everything to be made for us or with us in mind. From the rise in popularity of monogrammed necklaces to custom drink orders, we want things to be done the way we like them. Technology has made personalization easier. Starbucks


3 Gamification Examples to Inspire Your Next Event

At an event, the disengaged attendee is an event planner’s worst enemy. If you’re looking for a way to get attendees to pay attention and participate at your event, gamification could be the perfect way to make sure your attendees are taking part in the proceedings. While gamification isn’t new to the industry, it can


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Event Tech Trends 2019

The new year has begun, which can only mean one thing – time to round up the biggest event tech trends of 2019! While some trends change over time (virtual reality for one), it’s always surprising how many of trends stay the same, evolving over the years in sometimes very subtle ways. When it comes


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Event Website Basics

It may seem daunting to build an event website. Really, it’s easier than ever (you don’t need a web developer any more!) – if you’re using the right tool. But even before you begin to build, there are a few things you’ll need to figure out. If you’re brand new to website design this post will cover a few


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Upcoming Webinar: The Best of Cvent’s Solutions

It’s the day of your event, and your attendees are lining up to check-in. Every event planner has the recurring nightmare where check-in takes forever, attendees are grumbling, and badges aren’t matching the registration data. Cvent’s OnArrival solution has revolutionized the check-in experience for millions of attendees around the world. Check out our free webinar


The 4 Design Elements of Gamification [Free Cheat Sheet]

A hot topic right now is gamification at trade shows. It was inspired by a mobile video game app built by Hanley Wood for their annual conference and talk soon turned to what the key elements are of a successful trade show game actually are. Whether it was for mobile or in-person events, the consensus


How to Get Attendees to Download Your Mobile Event App

It’s rare nowadays to attend an event that doesn’t have some kind of mobile app. Mobile event apps aid the attendee journey by providing content, schedules, speaker info, attendee info, maps, and more. Mobile event apps are also a way for attendees to connect with each other through in-app messaging and networking opportunities and better


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Upcoming Webinar: Top Ways to Leverage the Cvent Platform for Your Next Event

It’s no secret that the Cvent platform is robust. Whether you are managing registrations, creating an incredible onsite experience, or collecting post-event data, Cvent has the products and features you need for your next event. Our free webinar offers a high-level overview of the entire Cvent suite of products, with best practices, tips, and tricks