4 Ways to Gather Meaningful Insights from Your Event

It is well known that face-to-face events provide your attendees with an unparalleled opportunity for collaboration, education, and networking. What is often overlooked (and is becoming more vital with...

Lights, Camera, Action! Meet in Newport, Hollywood-Style

Newport, Rhode Island, is no stranger to the excitement of Hollywood. Take a cue from these movies, which were filmed in this spectacular seaside destination, for your next meeting or event. ‘The Great Gatsby’ It’s one of the most captivating scenes in the legendary 1974 film adaptation of The Great Gatsby — when scores of


Award-Winning MICE Hotel and City Landmark in the Heart of Beijing

As the first Kempinski property in China, Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center boasts timeless European style with rich Chinese cultural history. Strategically located in the heart of Beijing’s central diplomatic and business district in the third ring road, the hotel offers 480 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites and over five signature restaurants. The award-winning


Aruba: The Destination Where Everyone Can Find Their Happy

Happiness is contagious! On the “One Happy Island,” unending sunshine, award-winning beaches, and warm island hospitality set the stage for a full dose of bliss. We recognize the challenges that meeting and event planners face. Juggling itineraries and finding the right activities to suit your group, as well as meeting the needs of individual preferences


Opinion: What Makes a Memorable Event Experience?

About a year ago, I attended a conference in my hometown, Vancouver. I’ve attended several conferences, but this one really stood out and has stuck with me ever since. I think this is due, in part, to it being a local conference that showcased what makes Vancouver unique. From the local Vancouver flare to the


Spectacular New Convention Center Set to Debut in Allen, Texas

Allen, Texas, has always been a great place to hold a meeting or event, and over the years, it has welcomed thousands of groups seeking its small-town charm and metropolitan choices. With a convenient location, great shopping, and more than 250 wonderful restaurants, Allen delivers an exceptional experience for business and leisure travelers alike. Allen’s


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Upcoming Webinar: Take Back Your Time with Cvent

It’s the holidays, and at Cvent we know what that means. While we enjoy the festive activities, parties, and delicious treats, it also means added end-of-the-year stress. You might see your jam-packed schedule get a little tighter this time of year. Luckily, Cvent’s tools are filled with time-saving features. Take advantage of expert tips in


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


Visit Burbank: A Better Way to Meet In L.A.

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 Co., 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,


7 Things Attendees Complain About Most

If you’ve ever been an attendee or hosted attendees, then you understand you can never fully satisfy everyone. There’s always something that could’ve been better, but you can do your best to avoid these common complaints. Put yourself in your attendees‘ shoes for a second and think back to the events you’ve attended. Have you