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


The Power of Proximity: Using Beacons at Your Event

2013 marked the year that event planners gained access to a new instrument in their technology stack. That was the year Apple first introduced iBeacon technology into mobile devices, making location technology easily (and pervasively) accessible. Event planners looking to produce highly interactive events found that beacons helped introduce proximity marketing to their events. It


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Upcoming Webinar: Insider Tips for Using the Cvent Platform

The Cvent platform is evolving to better meet the needs of our clients. The Cvent team has been hard at work on Project Flex, and it’s no exaggeration to say we’re incredibly excited for General Availability in October. With Flex on the horizon, we’re not forgetting the foundation our platform is built on. Our free


4 Elements of Successful Event Gamification

Event gamification is a relatively new concept that’s taking the event industry by storm. With attendees wanting to feel like an active participant in an event, it’s making meeting and event planners jobs even more difficult. However, gamification is a fantastic, and simple way to make attendees feel completely immersed in an event. That is,


4 Ways Mobile Apps Have Changed The World

Mobile apps have shaped the way we live our lives today. From banking on the go to ordering groceries online, there is literally an app for everything. Because of the speed at which we can get things done now, the world has significantly changed thanks to mobile apps. Whether it’s changed for the better or


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Upcoming Webinar: Make the Most of Your Time with Cvent

As an Event professionals, you know time is the most valuable resource you have. Fighting against the clock can add stress, expenses, and manual labor to your workload. Check out our free webinar to learn easy time-saving tips. Use Internal Calendars to Organize Your Events The Internal Calendar feature on the Cvent platform allows you


How to Implement Crowdsourcing at Your Events

The idea that a group of people can combine their knowledge and come to more accurate conclusions than an individual is not a new one. The ‘wisdom of crowds’ concept was first discovered in 1906 by Francis Galton, a British statistician when 800 people at a fair engaged in a competition to guess the weight


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Great Events Don’t Just Happen: Mobile Event Apps

When an attendee arrives at your event, they’re there for two main reasons: networking and content. But as the planner, you aren’t just responsible for creating networking opportunities and providing great content. You also need to help attendees get where they need to go and communicate with them onsite. Remember those clunky event guides and