Motivational Quotes for Stressed Planners

Do you ever get stressed? When I say stressed, I mean head banging against the wall, questioning your ability to do your job type of stressed. If you do, you’re not alone. The event industry tends to induce a lot of stress. I mean a lot. This is no surprise considering event planning is ranked


Big Question: What’s a Meaningful Experience?

There’s talk around the water cooler about the importance of meaningful engagement for creating an event experience that wows audiences. But what exactly does that mean? And how does it translate into actionable strategies? We’ve given this question a lot of thought. The goal of every event planner is for attendees to fully participate in


El Mangroove: Come Back Home With a Story to Tell

If your clients are looking for a sexy and modern beachfront boutique hotel that is surrounded by lush tropical jungle and mangroves, you should look no further than El Mangroove Hotel in Costa Rica. Within a 20-minute trip from touchdown to sand, El Mangroove is located on the coast of the Gulf of Papagayo and is


Budgeting: How to Estimate Coffee Consumption

One of the most common conversations you’ll hear in the event planning industry is about coffee consumption. How is my company charged? Per gallon or per cup? Can I put a cap on how much is consumed, so I don’t exceed my budget? What quantities of consumption should I expect with a group of my


5 Ways to Incorporate Wellness and Create Mindful Meetings

Attendees expect more from meetings and conventions than ever before, with health and wellness becoming an essential component of any event. We’ve compiled these five pointers to elevate your event to the status of a mindful meeting. Location, Location, Location An inspiring environment prompts physical activity, so the choice of host venue is more than


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Reggie Was Named the No. 1 CEO on the SaaS Report’s List of the Top 50 CEOs of 2018–What This Says About Cvent and the Booming Event Industry

The Award This year, approaching Cvent’s 20th anniversary, Reggie Aggarwal was named the No. 1 CEO on The SaaS Report’s list of the Top 50 CEOs of 2018. The list offers a look into the top industries in the business world and has featured CEOs from world-renowned companies including Salesforce, Slack, Workday, Marketo, HubSpot, Intuit,


The Right Prescription for HCPs to Attend Medical Meetings

For life sciences companies, attracting Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) to their events is a key to success. When choosing the events to attend, HCPs are looking to stay up to date on the latest trends for their specialties, meet with experts or key opinion leaders, and network with colleagues. At Cvent CONNECT, Ashfield Meetings and Event’s


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


Unique Boutique Hotels in Detroit

In Detroit, it’s revival time, with a revitalized downtown and restored vibrancy. Home to one of the largest theater districts in the country, four pro sports teams just blocks from one another, and world-class cultural attractions, the city is on the move. It’s no wonder Detroit and its surrounding suburbs are experiencing a boom in