The Best of Both Worlds in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the perfect destination for those wanting to get some business done – as well as enjoying a tropical vacation. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San...

5th Annual Plannies Winners Announced at #cventCONNECT

The 5th Annual Plannie Awards, celebrating the perseverance, creativity, and innovative spirit of our customers, were held today at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas as part of the Cvent CONNECT conference. Here’s a list of this year’s winners. Congratulations to you all! SMM Star Winner: Amazon This is the First Plannie


Cvent CONNECT Trade Show Brings Industry Together

Empowered By Face-to-Face Interaction 300 exhibitors, including DryBar, Maui Jim, and VisitDallas  gave event professionals attending Cvent CONNECT the  chance to attend 20 minute, pre-scheduled appointments, providing the opportunity to meet with and source Cvent’s extensive network of hospitality, destination and other key event industry partners. Here’s a photo journey of the day.


How the Right Conference Venue Can Make All The Difference

From keynote speakers to coffee breaks, meeting planners know that every detail matters when creating a corporate event. Aside from the program’s agenda, no detail may be as important than the venue you choose. Whether you are planning a retreat for board members or a week-long international conference, where you host your next meeting can


Austin on the Move

Think you know Austin? Think again. With so many new hotels and meeting spaces opening, you may not recognize the cityscape. Add in new restaurants, nightlife spots, shopping destinations and cultural happenings, and you’re going to find it hard to keep up with us. No worries, though. We’ve provided a hit list to help you


How to Create a VR Experience, Not Just Another VR Video

Virtual reality videos are transforming the travel and events industries. From site selectors exploring a potential venue, to meeting planners promoting their events to attendees; 360-degree video has become a useful and practical tool in the industry. But virtual reality doesn’t only mean watching a 360-degree video. Virtual reality is about the experience. By immersing


The Hippest Southern City You Have Yet to Discover

With several distinct shopping districts and a recently revitalized downtown, tons of new shops, restaurants and other thriving businesses mixed in amidst old favorites like The Nickelodeon, Mast General Store and King’s Jewelers. The best part? Columbia SC grants you front row access to all of this with affordable prices, manageable traffic, lots of parking and


4 Reasons To Plan Your Event Near Washington, D.C.

There are plenty of factors to consider when choosing the next destination to host your meeting or event. You’ll think about room capacity, price flexibility, staff to sales service, and participant experience; but most importantly “Location, location, location!”  Have you thought about hosting your next meeting or event in Washington, D.C.? Here are 4 reasons


Event Security is Now More Important than Ever

Safety and security is not an unfamiliar topic to be discussed in the business event industry. For many years host cities, venues and planners alike have improved their measurements and established best practices, technologies and innovations to secure a smooth and safe execution. However, after recent worldwide events, the issue of event security has become


Lancaster Bangkok: A Haven of Hospitality and Rejuvenation

Situated near the intersection of Phetchburi and Asoke, in the heart of the blossoming Makkasan District, Lancaster Bangkok is easily accessible from both of Bangkok’s airports. The hotel is also close to the Airport Rail Link and the underground station at Phetchburi. Its convenient location is one of the main reasons why Lancaster Bangkok is