Taking the Mystery Out of Venue Sourcing

How do you typically find a venue? Like a lot of planners, you may start with a Google search. From there, you create a spreadsheet, start to identify criteria,...

Cvent CONNECT Exposé: An Inside Look at Training Camps

You’ve seen the emails. It’s all the buzz around town: Cvent CONNECT. Cvent CONNECT 2018 will be taking over Las Vegas, at The Venetian | The Palazzo, July 23-26, 2018. Maybe you went last year and are already registered. Maybe you’ve attended before, but haven’t quite committed to coming this year. Or maybe, this is


Event Invites

There’s Tech for That: Event Invites

To print or not to print? While printed invitations are beautiful, they’re also costly, easy to lose, and hard to track. Today, the pros of using online email marketing tools often outweigh the cost and challenges that come with mailing printed invitations. Technology has improved drastically. If you haven’t thought about sending email invitations or


Website

Branding Your Event Website: 6 Things To Remember

These days, it’s pretty likely that if you’re throwing an event, you’re going to create an event website. It’s important to remember that your event website should be an extension of the brand the event is for – not a completely separate entity. You want potential attendees to recognize the site as belonging to the


Budgeting Tools

Meeting and Event Budgeting Made Easier

After the actual event, the budget is one of the most highly scrutinized aspects of any planning process. Not everyone understands what a successful event looks like or how to determine ROI, but they do understand money. Whether your budget is small or large, it’s important to know where each dollar is going. If you


Conference Software

How to Make Conferences Less Stressful

Conferences are wonderful events meant to educate and inspire attendees, but they’re also stressful. Regardless of the how well planned the conference is, there are a million factors that can lead to stressed-out attendees. They’ve done the hard part, registering and getting to the event, make their onsite experience a smooth one. I’ve outlined a


Cvent CONNECT Sessions are LIVE: Build Your Agenda Today

Cvent CONNECT sessions are now available. Grab a notepad, block off a little time on your calendar, and start building your agenda now! With 100+ sessions, there’s something for everyone. If you’ve already registered, click here to start building your own personalized schedule. Session Organization Sessions are organized by type: Industry Trends, Solution Sessions, Best Practices, Connection


Mobile event app marketing

Upcoming Webinar: Achieve More in Less Time–Register Now!

Did you know that it’s easy to tap into the power platform? Join us for an upcoming webinar where you’ll hear how you can use Cvent technology to help you save time and gain efficiency. Plus, learn how a mobile event app can help you create a more engaging experience for your attendees. Webinar: Achieve More


There's Tech for That

Introducing: There’s Tech for That

“Event planner.” It’s a broad term that can be used to describe someone who plans a small birthday party for ten or someone who plans a multi-day conference for 350,000. The job, one of the top 5 most stressful jobs in 2017 according to Forbes, requires an intense eye for detail and organizational skills. It


Cvent Visual Refresh

Cvent Visual Refresh: What You Need To Know

Over the years, Cvent has expanded its product offerings, entered new markets, and acquired new tools and technologies. This resulted in a somewhat visually fragmented family of products. Now, it’s time to bring a consistent look and feel to our suite of products. We’ve created a video to explain what the visual refresh is and