Countdown to CONNECT: Featured Hospitality Speakers

Cvent CONNECT is coming up fast! In addition to all the networking, keynotes, and parties, the Cvent Hospitality Cloud team is very excited to welcome so many talented, knowledgeable speakers to our breakout sessions. (Haven’t decided which sessions are right for you? Use this short quiz to help you pick!) All hospitality professionals will find


How Architecture is Matching Modern Business Needs at the LINE Austin

Business best practice changes as quickly as one thought leads to another, but the spaces where business takes place tend to lag behind — built in the ways of times past. It’s often costly to change, or venues are unwilling. Because of this, infrastructure has long been a frustration for those working at the smart


Scottsdale’s JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa Debuts New Ballroom

Nestled on 125 acres in Paradise Valley, Arizona, the legendary JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa is celebrating the opening of its new 15,000-square-foot Paradise Ballroom, which includes an additional 17,000-square-foot scenic outdoor terrace. This brings the award-winning resort’s total meeting and event space to 95,000 square feet, according to the announcement by General


Cvent Supplier Certification

Hospitality Professionals: Get Cvent Certified at CONNECT for 50% off

Cvent’s sourcing platforms, marketing options, and software solutions offer countless benefits for hotels, destinations, and event venues. Are you capitalizing on all of them? Get even more out of your investment by signing up for Cvent Supplier Certification or our brand-new Passkey Hotelier Certification! Both programs are available at this year’s Cvent CONNECT in Las


Data on computers

How Hotels Can Get the Most Out of Technology’s Data Insights

Just because technology exists doesn’t mean that those tools and data insights are being used wisely, efficiently, or cost-effectively. In fact, so much technology exists today that it can be difficult for hospitality professionals not to be distracted by “the next shiny thing” and instead stay up-to-date on the tools that could best serve their



New and Notable Developments in Austin

Think you know Austin, Texas? 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


New Convention Center Transforms Los Cabos Into Meetings Powerhouse

Los Cabos has long been known for its otherworldly landscapes and unique experiences. Now, it can add “world-class meeting and convention destination” to its list of benefits, thanks to the grand reopening of the Los Cabos International Convention Center (ICC). After a significant renovation, the new ICC boasts more than 72,000 square feet of functional meeting space,


Business Retreats Double as Family Time in the Southeast

America’s progressive yet always-on work culture can sometimes make it challenging for working professionals to strike a balance between work and play. In 2016, U.S. travelers took 458.9 million domestic business trips yet left more than 662 million vacation days unused. As meeting planners, you have a unique opportunity to inspire a more balanced lifestyle