Choose Syracuse: Four Reasons and Four Seasons

Why Syracuse, New York? Recognized for outstanding hospitality and service to a wide variety of groups, Syracuse is a convenient Northeast location in the center of New York state...

It’s Go Time, Detroit: Earn up to $15,000 in Incentives When You Meet in The D

It’s GO time, Detroit — time to book your event in the city that Meetings Today says “pulsates with positive energy.” Experience the game-changing $10 billion of new developments that have and will continue to transform metro Detroit, including two world-class conference centers, a sizzling food scene, expansive entertainment districts, and award-winning hotels. From the


Costa Rica: Naturally Inspiring Meetings

Costa Rica is a rising-star destination for meetings and incentives, offering a brand-new convention center in the capital city of San José, more than 33,480 hotel rooms throughout the country, and a variety of activities to keep delegates engaged and entertained. Internationally known as the safest country in Central America, Costa Rica provides visitors with


Are You Trendy Podcast

New Podcast – Are You Trendy? Part 1

On this episode of the How Great Events Happen podcast, Cvent Senior VP of Sales Brian Ludwig joins us to discuss 2019 event trends, his thoughts on the future of events, and how to stay ahead of the curve. This will be the first in a two-part series. In Part 1, we dive into pre-event


Invisible Workload

3 Ways to Reduce Your Invisible Workload

It’s the morning of the event. You wake up with a handwritten name badge stuck to your forehead – one out of the 800 badges you were trying to alphabetize last night in the hotel room. Then, you open your phone to see four missed calls. Your sponsor wants you to change the entire seating


Coastal Mississippi is the Best Kept Secret for Meetings

Coastal Mississippi, the Secret Coast, is a hidden gem that is often overlooked as a meeting destination. The tricounty region, recently rebranded from Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast, offers everything that meeting planners need, including a variety of meeting spaces, nearly 15,000 hotel rooms, and a destination services team to help along the way. Attendees have


Abby Wambach Cvent CONNECT

Cvent CONNECT Day 3: One for the Record Books

Incredible keynote speakers, a Trade Show like no other, hundreds of appointments and educations sessions, all capped off with an evening attendees will never forget. This was Day 3 at Cvent CONNECT 2019 in Las Vegas. Abby Wambach As her beloved USWNT was being celebrated with a ticker-tape parade in New York City, two-time Olympic


Cvent CONNECT 2019 Day 2: Inspiration and Excellence

Another day at Cvent CONNECT 2019 is in the books! Following an incredible opening performance, and with some serious screen envy thanks to our partners at Upstage, Reggie Aggarwal, Founder and CEO of Cvent, delivered the first keynote of the week, where he focused on the incredible 20-year Cvent journey – and what the lessons of


Cvent CONNECT 2019 Leadership Summit

Cvent CONNECT Recap: Day 1 at the Leadership Summit and Innovation Pavilion

Monday blues? Not at Cvent CONNECT 2019! After months of planning, Cvent CONNECT 2019 officially kicked off in Las Vegas with attendees and Cventers making new connections and rekindling those from Cvent CONNECTs of years past. We welcomed more than 2,200 event professionals and more than 750 hospitality professionals who gathered for a day of


The Venetian: How the Wellness Movement Is Improving Meetings and Events

The hospitality industry is jumping on the wellness bandwagon, creating innovative programs to help meeting attendees maintain physical and mental health. It’s paying dividends for everyone involved. Recently, Venetian Meetings partnered with Skift to produce an in-depth report titled “The Future of Wellness in Meetings and Events.” Check out this summary of some of the