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2017 Event Tech Trends – Where Are They Now? (Live Q&A and Polling)

Welcome back! So far, we have covered four of the seven predicted trends (Catch up or re-visit them here). As a reminder, here was our list of the 7 Must-See Event Tech Trends for 2017: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect event venue, from the comfort of your desk Google Cardboard: transport attendees anywhere in the

2017 Event Tech Trends Predictions – Where Are They Now? (Beacons)

Hi again! So far, we have covered the first 3 predicted trends –catch up or re-visit them here and here. We’re going to pick up where we left off and talk about the next trend, beacons. Beacons have been around for awhile, but that doesn’t mean they’re any less cool! But have they reached their

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This Thanksgiving, Give Thanks for Less Stress

It’s already November. Personally, I can’t believe it. Despite that, I am eagerly looking forward to the holidays, first of which is Thanksgiving! As great as Thanksgiving is, it can also be pretty stressful- from traveling to cooking to family, there is a lot going on. At CrowdCompass by Cvent, our job is about making

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2017 Event Tech Trends: Where Are They Now? (AR/VR)

Back in 2016, we released our predicted tech trends for 2017. We were super excited about those trends back then, and it is amazing how much has already happened. We’re now looking into tech trends for 2018, and that made us think – as much as we need to be constantly looking forward, we should

Cvent CONNECT Europe 2017: Key Takeaways

With 490+ people attending, our first-ever Cvent CONNECT Europe was an amazing success, filled with inspiration, education, and insights! Our conference included some great news about how we’re improving our platform to maximize the impact of your events, regardless of their size, key industry trends, and how to further leverage the power of your events. Here’s

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Minimize App Clutter with CrowdCompass, Your 8-in-1 Mobile Event App

As a busy professional, you probably have quite the collection of apps that are supposed to help you “organize your life” and “increase productivity.” All of these apps take up valuable storage on your device and require you to switch in and out of each individual app whenever you want to use them. Before your next

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7 Apps You Need To Download Before Your Next Event

Walk into any conference, trade show, meeting, etc. today and you’ll probably see people on their phones. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, our smart phones help us stay connected with family and friends, and have greatly enhanced the event experience for attendees. In the age of digital, event attendees are relying more and more