3 Ways to Make Large Meetings Feel Intimate

Larger meetings can sometimes feel like generic, lackluster attempts to create networking opportunities for attendees. Here are a few creative ways to give bigger events the boutique treatment with...

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Upcoming Webinar: Your Key Cvent Account Resources

It’s no secret Cvent offers award-winning customer resources. Whether you have questions for your Account Manager, Client Success Consultant, or our Customer Support team, someone is available to help 24/7. How do you know which resource is right for different questions about your Cvent account? Our free webinar explains every single resource available to you.


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


The Themed Event: How to Ensure Memorable, Impactful Experiences for Attendees

If you want your event or meeting to be memorable, then get busy theming it. Whether you’re hosting an exclusive corporate retreat or an industry-wide training, Erin Medina, director of events at Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, finds that the most important element of any event is what attendees actually take away and


4 Team Building Ideas for Corporate Events

I don’t know about you, but I really like team building exercises. My experiences with them have run the gamut from heart pounding (an escape room ‘heist’ that involved real motion sensors and alarms), to delicious (an Iron Chef cooking challenge) to kind of unfortunate (beachside handball… barnacles are sharp). I haven’t yet done the same


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Building Live Event Programs that Drive Value

Live event programs offer event marketers a unique opportunity to create valuable and personalized experiences to further company business objectives. During a recent webinar, “Building a Live Event Program that Drives and Proves Value,” GE’s Amanda Young, Frost & Sullivan’s Adam Khan and Cvent’s Brad Gillespie discussed how to create successful event marketing strategies. What


4 Steps to Compromising With Co-Planners

Every event planner knows that the job title entails working with a variety of people. This can be an amazing thing when the people you work with have the same ideas that you do and everything goes smoothly. Unfortunately, this is not often the case. More often than not,  a wrench gets thrown in your


5 Reasons Event Planners Should Use Real Time Response Technology

It’s time to up the ante and make your events even better and more valuable than ever. A great way to do this is by adding real-time response technology to your events. When you use live polling for your audiences, you’ll find that your attendees become more attentive, interactive, and invested in the proceedings. Keep


History Comes Alive at the Iconic Westin St. Francis in San Francisco

Fresh off an extensive $45 million renovation, the 115-year-old Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square is looking better than ever. Originally constructed in 1904 and designed to evoke the sophistication and allure of Paris, the landmark hotel stands proudly in the heart of San Francisco. The newly renovated guest rooms in the Landmark Building


Meet and Eat on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Meet The Mississippi Gulf Coast has meeting venues to suit any event. The Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center offers over 400,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space and can comfortably house groups of up to 6,000 people. Food and beverage provider Levy serves up delicious, local ingredients and inspiration, such as fresh Gulf shrimp