Top 3 Strategies for Next-Level Meeting Experiences

Planners know that event success is not just about the meeting, it’s about the meeting experience. This goes well beyond the gathering itself to include every detail the attendee...

Key Updates to the CrowdCompass Activity Feed are Here!

For many planners and attendees, successful events are all about connection, which is why we are excited to announce a series of improvements to the CrowdCompass by Cvent Activity Feed. The improvements happened in three phases: Phase 1 Releasing a few months ago, the initial phase was all about performance improvements. The activity feed now


A Tradition of Excellence Continues at the Renowned Sea Pines Resort

The Legacy Continues The development of all-new facilities marks a new era for The Sea Pines Resort, continuing a tradition of excellence. For decades, The Sea Pines Resort has set the standard for Lowcountry hospitality. The amenities and attractions in this iconic locale are world-renowned for not only their elegance but for the unique, casually


Houston: An Elevated Meeting Experience

Once construction is complete in early 2017, the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB), 1,200-room Hilton Americas-Houston, the new, 1,000-room Marriott Marquis Houston, 12-acre Discovery Green park, along with various dining options will make up “Avenida Houston”. The two hotels will be connected to the convention center via skybridge, while north, south and central parking


Cvent CONNECT 2017 Registration is Now Open!

Registration for Cvent CONNECT 2017 is now live! Join us in June at MGM’s Mandalay Bay Convention Resort in Las Vegas. Bring home a playbook of strategies, insights and connections that will take your events to the next level. When Tuesday-Friday June 13-16, 2017 Where Mandalay Bay Convention Resort Register Now Listen Boost your industry


Clearwater Beach, a Clear Winner for Group Meetings

It’s no secret that meeting attendees love a beachside event. The allure of the ocean, pure sunshine and resort accommodations boost signup and all but ensure attendees stay through to finish. If a beachside event is a relatively easy win, imagine the success of an event at America’s #1 beach, Clearwater Beach, Florida. This laid-back


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3 Things this Event Planner Wishes Venues Would Change

The following post by Liz King from the Meet Well blog outlines planners’ wishes concerning meeting and event venues. Read on for the true planner perspective. Event planners and venues. Venues and event planners. The two go hand-in-hand. Venues are one of the first things that event planners look to secure when hosting an event.


Plan Your Next Event in Vibrant Rio de Janeiro

There are several ways to describe the Rio de Janeiro: stunning beaches, carnival celebrations, pulsating nightlife, iconic mountains, relaxed culture, beautiful sunsets, and samba ’til dawn! All these wonderful reasons attract not only the travelers but also meeting and event organizers from all over the world. The amazing city of Rio de Janeiro remains in


Why Manchester is an Obvious Choice for Meeting Planners

The sophisticated city of Manchester is not a new player in the world of international meetings business. With direct flights available from around 200 destinations worldwide, including scheduled non-stop flights to major cities in the US, Manchester is witnessing significant growth in tourism and international business. With a proven track record of staging world-class conferences


Cape Town’s Blushing Beauty: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Set in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, this iconic hotel opened its doors in 1899. This opulent property enjoys a superb location at the foot of Table Mountain, providing easy access to all that’s happening in this dynamic city. The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is settled on the edge of downtown Cape Town, and is