Simple Steps for Event Success: Packing

Packing may seem like an afterthought, but don’t let it become one any longer. For planners, it is vital to have a game plan in place, or you are bound to forget things. After all, nothing  is more important than your event valuables being on time, intact, and easily accessible. So how do you ensure


Cvent CONNECT 2017: Top 5 Takeaways

With 3,400+ people attending, Cvent CONNECT 2017 was our biggest ever! Our conference included some great news about how we’re improving our platform to maximize the impact of your events, regardless of their size, key industry trends, and how to further leverage the power of your events. Here’s a quick peek at our Top 5 Takeaways.


How Event Technology Makes Sustainable Planning Simple

As concern for climate change becomes more pressing, event planners will be forced to manage resources more efficiently. And since a plurality of event attendees are now millennials, it’s increasingly demanded. Of course, event planning can seem costly and complex enough without having to calculate your carbon footprint, but streamlining just a few processes with


New eBook – The Anatomy of a Superstar Event Experience

As an event planner, you spend long hours trying to ensure your event goes off without a hitch and leaves a lasting impression on your attendees. So what is it that makes your event a success? At CrowdCompass by Cvent, we’ve been looking into this for you and recently released a new eBook – The Anatomy


Cvent CONNECT Content Now Available for Viewing and DL

If you attended Cvent CONNECT this year, you witnessed the unveiling of new Cvent technology, with five major product announcements and countless feature enhancements to our platform. These improvements show our commitment to satisfying our customers in three key areas: better end-to-end user experiences, integrated technology for the total events program, and deeper insights and


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Presenting Your Business Case For a Meetings Management Program

Building Your Business Case While your company may not have a culture of writing a formal business case, putting your thoughts in writing can help you to consolidate your thoughts, data, and ideas into a single location. When putting together business cases, some areas to think about: Current Situation/Business Need Objectives Risks Proposed Strategy Justifications


PODCAST: Captivating Events with Cirque du Soleil

No one puts on a show quite like Cirque du Soleil. And on the latest episode of Don’t Forget Your Name Badge, I sit down with Jay Guilford from Cirque du Soleil SPARK Sessions to talk about bringing the magic of Cirque to the world of corporate events. Help us grow Don’t Forget Your Name Badge!  Share the show


PODCAST: Attract More VIP Attendees

Want to learn how to get more VIP attendees to show up for your next event? Then check out the latest episode of Don’t Forget Your Name Badge, a podcast about events, marketing, and the business of bringing people together. It’s the debut podcast from the Cvent Podcast Studio. Subscribe to Don’t Forget Your Name Badge! Apple