Here Are 3 Technologies That Transform Events

How many times have you been asked to provide a “wow” factor for a group — especially with all the new event technology available? Technology has completely revolutionized the...

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Create a Shinier Image for Your Hotel With Virtual Reality

As event planners become more selective and competition increases for group event business, many hotels are embracing new technology to help them break through the clutter. One of those tools is virtual reality for hotel marketing, an almost magical solution that gives decision-makers the ability to get a feel for a property — before they


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Best Practice Tips and Trends: Own Your Group Business

Hotels and venues looking to capitalize on the thriving group travel market should look for specific ways to spotlight the unique character of their property, the local area, and the overall event experience. To make that happen, be sure to tap into the wants and needs of planners and craft packages that work for their


Flex: Handing the Controls Back to You

Now that 2019 is in full swing, the Cvent tech team is hard at work building new Event functionality coming soon to Registration Reimagined tools powered by Flex. We hope you’re already using the new Standard Registration builder and finding success. If you are still waiting to get started, we’ve got new tools to help


Got a Cvent Story? We Want It…On Video

For 20 years, the hospitality business has gone through a transformation. The evolution of digital marketing, the adoption of technology-driven operations…the very nature of group business has changed. Just about the only thing that isn’t different is the mission at the core of it all: to help planners and corporate managers create amazing event experiences


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Technology Helps Consolidate Meetings and Business Travel Programs

At many companies, different departments oversee the planning of small offsite meetings and the procurement and booking processes for corporate business travel. In addition, small events are often charged on corporate credit cards, and the expensing is categorized under general travel and entertainment, rather than business development. That discrepancy causes inefficiencies, including a lack of


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New Hotel Technology on the Horizon in 2019 and Beyond

Innovation can revolutionize an industry, and hospitality organizations have experienced many waves of new hotel technology. After adapting to key cards, onsite audiovisual equipment, online reservations, event management tools, robots, and much more, hotels are continuing to incorporate cutting-edge technology. Here are four innovations that are on the horizon or are available but not widely


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How Hotels Can Use Technology to Reach Luxury Planners

With the luxury hotel market estimated to reach $115.8 billion by 2025*, it’s safe to assume that high-end meeting and event planners are driving at least some of that growth. Yet as the market gets increasingly sophisticated, reaching luxury planners requires an effective, targeted marketing campaign, smart relationship building, and advanced digital solutions. “Technology has advanced


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Now What? How to Prioritize Group Leads After You Get the RFP

For hotels and venues, it’s of course important to optimize marketing strategies to take advantage of the digital channels used by meeting planners. But that’s only the first step. As those marketing tactics deliver and the RFPs come in, venues need to learn how to prioritize group leads. Culling through the sheer volume of RFPs


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Upcoming Webinar: Top Ways to Leverage the Cvent Platform for Your Next Event

It’s no secret that the Cvent platform is robust. Whether you are managing registrations, creating an incredible onsite experience, or collecting post-event data, Cvent has the products and features you need for your next event. Our free webinar offers a high-level overview of the entire Cvent suite of products, with best practices, tips, and tricks