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...

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2 Ways to Estimate Potential Cost Savings of Your Meetings Management Program

My last post mentioned that, for many companies, cost savings is not enough of a driver to secure complete buy-in or get the go-ahead to implement a meetings management program, the question of financial implications will inevitably arise. Before undergoing any business case conversation with your executive team, it is important to at least have a


The Millennials, the Event, the City

Millennials.  A generation born in the early 1980’s to mid-1990’s, who are are poised to make up 75% of the world’s workforce by 2025. This means Millennials, or Generation Y, are now shaping the trends within the conference industry. Experiencing the destination Dr. Rob Davidson, a conference and business travel expert, has been studying how


Direct to Reno with Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Getting to Reno Tahoe by air has never been easier. In addition to a $26 million renovation in recent years, Reno-Tahoe International Airport is aggressively adding nonstop flights from destinations across the country. Travelers can take advantage of nonstop flights from 22 destinations on eight commercial airlines. These include regional flights to and from popular


Need an Awesome Event Speaker? The Answer Might Be Closer than You Think  

Influencers play an essential role in the planning and execution of great events. For one, an industry influencer can make an awesome event speaker. They develop engaging content for our general and breakout sessions, and some can draw crowds of new registrants simply by showing up. Identifying the right influencers for an event – and then getting the most value from


5 Steps to RFP Success for Hotels

5 Steps to RFP Success for Hotels

Competition is fierce when it comes to RFP responses. Software automation goes a long way toward streamlining the process, but there are other things you can do to up your approval odds. Following tried-and-true expert advice will help you avoid common RFP pitfalls and move your response higher on the short list. Get honest Do


Who’s Who? Meet the Cvent Client Success Team

You may have met a member of our team in-person either through an onsite training, a Customer Success Group, or maybe even at Cvent CONNECT.  But if not, the Client Success team you talk to day-in and day-out may still be somewhat of a mystery to you. If that’s the case, we want to introduce


Social Engineering

Social Engineering: What Your Guests Don’t Know Could Hurt You

If you’re not familiar with WonderHowTo.com, it’s a site worth checking out. Its tagline is “fresh hacks for a changing world” and a notable “how to” post from a few years ago is titled “Use Social Engineering to Gain Unauthorized Access to a Hotel Room.” And while it contains a caveat indicating that the information



Hilton Head Island: The No. 1 Destination for Meetings & Conventions

It’s no wonder that readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine just voted Hilton Head Island the “#1 Island in the Continental U.S.” and “#2 Island in the World.” It’s not only a haven for vacationers; the southern retreat is an idyllic spot to hold your next meeting or convention. All of the ocean-front resorts on