Cvent 2016 Planner Sourcing Report

Cvent 2016 Planner Sourcing Report

From budgeting to the entire online sourcing process, we polled more than 700 planners about what makes their #PlannerSourcing experience successful. In the second year of this survey, you’ll gain a side-by-side data comparison of 2015 vs. 2016 results for better insight into what planners want and how their expectations are changing. Survey participants included:


New Study: How to Improve the ROI of Event Marketing

Despite the significant power of events, almost two-thirds of CMOs don’t believe or are unsure if they are getting the data they need to fully evaluate the effectiveness of their event marketing programs. This creates challenges at budget time when the funding decisions are being made about events. While events are deemed critically important, they


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What is a Hotel Success Group?

Hoteliers have been coming to us for years asking how they can be more competitive. What is the most effective way to use our channel? How can we understand the planner journey? With Cvent’s network of more than 74,000 meeting and event professionals, we are happy to provide insights on what builds planner loyalty, how


For an “Unconventional” Experience, Meet in Newport, Rhode Island

Newport may be best known for its legendary mansions and quaint, coastal New England vibe, but this 378-year-old city is constantly reinventing—and reinvigorating—it’s world-class appeal. The new year has brought new changes to the City by the Sea. The Newport Marriott kicks off 2017 with newly designed meeting and event spaces that are not only


Afraid to Take a Walk on the Wild Side? Your CVB Can Help

It’s easy to take a walk on the wild side at your next meeting with the help of your local CVB. Many times, you’re at a loss of what to do to keep your delegates and meeting goers engaged throughout an offsite or you want them to have a great outdoor experience to refresh them


Find Event Venues – Mexico

The story began 25 years ago with the construction of Velas Vallarta- it wasn’t meant to be a hotel. Initially, it suites were built to be used as condominiums, and where mainly sold to the American and Canadian markets, since that was the trend in Las Marinas at that exact moment. TRANSITION & VELAS VALLARTA


Barceló Continues to Expand by Incorporating New Hotels

Barceló Hotel Group has announced its intention to reach 40 establishments in Mexico and incorporate some 100 hotels in China, along with other destinations. The hotel group continues to expand, not only at international level, but also within Spain, where it has recently added new hotels in Madrid, Bilbao, Granada and Murcia to its portfolio.


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Why Tech Integrations are Critical to Your Event Success

Your event data shouldn’t live in a silo, separate from your other marketing data. Your event data should be utilized, and synced with your other marketing data–and there’s a great way to make it work for you if you have the right tools in place. From your CRM system to your expense tracking software, to


5 Tips for Successful Business Travel via Detroit Metro Airport

Here are a few tips on how to make the most of your business trip to Detroit: Prepare on the Plane Your flight to Detroit is the perfect time to catch up on business that needs to be taken care of when you arrive. Before you board, download your voicemail messages and important work files