#CventCONNECT Recap: Planner Panel Session

Unforgettable events are created through a series of smart decisions by an event planner. Hoteliers alike were treated to tips from four top-notch planners during Cvent CONNECT 2017’s breakout session, “From the Planners: Client Success Stories.” Ashley Stewart, the session’s moderator, former planner, and now executive event producer, led the panelists’ in-depth discussion on their


Engage Hotel Guests with Mobile

3 Ways to Engage Hotel Guests with Mobile

As the world goes mobile, more industries are communicating with clients through their preferred device. Hotels who include mobile strategies in their guest communication can enhance their guest services and increase loyalty. Engaging customers through a digital strategy can result in 40% higher guest loyalty rate and increase ROI by 564% A study done by


Event Planner

Have You Considered These Hotel Tech Trends?

As technology evolves, the number of communication solutions also continues to grow. With so many options, some of these services and products may be exactly what your hotel needs to gain a valuable edge on the competition. Below are some of the latest hotel communication trends and how they can upgrade and operationalize your property


Cvent Hotel Space for Events

Modernizing Hotel Space for Events

The hospitality business is a competitive and growing space. No venue, regardless of how trendy and in demand it once was can ever rest on its laurels. New properties are continually emerging, and existing properties work tirelessly to keep their venues up-to-date and attractive to event planners and their guests. They judge you based on


Cvent HSGs

HSGs Boost Group Business Performance

Hoteliers around the world constantly face the nagging question of how to increase group business. With uncertainty over politics pulling industries of all sorts in different directions, hospitality is sure to take a blow (unless of course you’re prepared). Hoteliers and event planners are bracing for an impact from these global changes – is your



Cvent Hotel Marketing

Marketing Venues to Millennial Event Planners

Your event planner clients are filled with the passion, creativity, and exceptional organizational skills it takes to excel in this field. That’s exactly what the millennial generation brings to the mix. They’ve entered the business with passion and innovation, but they’re not likely to be influenced by the same factors their GenY and Baby Boomer


Cvent CONNECT Sessions are Now Available! Build Your Agenda Today

Cvent CONNECT Sessions are now available! Hospitality professionals can choose from over 20 sessions this year. If you’ve already registered, click here to start building your own personalized schedule. As a reminder, Cvent CONNECT is taking place Monday-Wednesday, June 12-14 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Attend educational sessions, receive hands-on Cvent training, and learn


Cvent Hospitality Cloud

Use Seasonality to Help Planners Create Great Meetings

Seasonality. You know it when you see it — but you may not know that there are two sides to the story. Understand this and you’ll locate the sweet spot that results in happy participants on all sides. (For a crash course, register for our 3-part webinar series here.) For many hoteliers, “seasonality” is just