Simple Steps for Event Success: Packing

Packing may seem like an afterthought, but don’t let it become one any longer. For planners, it is vital to have a game plan in place, or you are bound to forget things. After all, nothing  is more important than your event valuables being on time, intact, and easily accessible. So how do you ensure


Cvent CONNECT 2017: Top 5 Takeaways

With 3,400+ people attending, Cvent CONNECT 2017 was our biggest ever! 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 a quick peek at our Top 5 Takeaways.


New Technologies and Gadgets

We know by now, that technology is a must for meetings and events: before, during, and after. But, you might be asking yourself, what’s right for my particular event? Here are a few things to consider. What’s will resonate with my attendees? Event apps are a must-have for today’s attendees. This is a no-brainer. But, consider


How Event Technology Makes Sustainable Planning Simple

As concern for climate change becomes more pressing, event planners will be forced to manage resources more efficiently. And since a plurality of event attendees are now millennials, it’s increasingly demanded. Of course, event planning can seem costly and complex enough without having to calculate your carbon footprint, but streamlining just a few processes with


Radisson Blu Launches Blu Planet for Meetings

Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, is launching Blu Planet for Meetings, making meetings carbon-free at Radisson Blu hotels worldwide by the end of the year. The selected First Climate carbon offsetting projects contribute to fighting global warming and support the UN Sustainable Development goals.    “Since the COP21 climate


New eBook – The Anatomy of a Superstar Event Experience

As an event planner, you spend long hours trying to ensure your event goes off without a hitch and leaves a lasting impression on your attendees. So what is it that makes your event a success? At CrowdCompass by Cvent, we’ve been looking into this for you and recently released a new eBook – The Anatomy



Creative Spaces Spark Inspiration & Innovation

What’s On the Inside Counts – How Meeting Space Design Impacts Creativity It’s no secret great design can elicit powerful feelings. Think about your last soothing spa visit or tantalizing dinner out. Interior spaces affect the way meeting attendees think and feel. An insightful Fast Company article explored the offices of Facebook, IDEO and Virgin


Burbank: Media Capital of the World

At the epicenter of the creative economy and 12 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles, Burbank boasts more than 1,000 media and entertainment companies such as The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, and Nickelodeon. The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Conan, and The Big Bang Theory all tape here in front of live studio audiences,