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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...

Safety First! Best Practices for Duty of Care in Meetings and Events

One of the topics covered on the final day of Cvent CONNECT was safety surrounding the events industry, and Duty of Care. While most corporate travel programs have established comprehensive Duty of Care programs — generally centered around using a centralized travel management company (TMC) and security expert firms that offer corporate services, such as International


Make Meetings and Events More Environment Friendly

As we know from planning thousands of meetings and events, gathering large numbers of people in a single place can create a great deal of waste and contribute to carbon emissions, thereby adversely impacting the environment. However, professionals in the meetings, events, and travel industries can make conscious decisions every day, at every event, to


Reggie Aggarwal Keynotes at Cvent CONNECT

Reggie Aggarwal, Founder & CEO of Cvent, Steve Lucas, CEO of Marketo, and  legendary comedian Jay Leno delivered exciting keynotes at Cvent CONNECT. Reggie kicked things off by speaking about the reason why we’re all here: to experience the power of human connection. Specifically, on a day he calls “convergence day” at CONNECT. Convergence day,


Chuck Ghoorah Introduces Cvent Product Roadmap

Big things are in store for Cvent in the very near, and not-so-distant future. Chuck Ghoorah, Co-Founder & President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Cvent introduced the 2017-2018 product roadmap for attendees at Cvent CONNECT, taking place at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Expanding on Cvent Founder & CEO Reggie Aggarwal’s


5th Annual Plannies Winners Announced at #cventCONNECT

The 5th Annual Plannie Awards, celebrating the perseverance, creativity, and innovative spirit of our customers, were held today at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas as part of the Cvent CONNECT conference. Here’s a list of this year’s winners. Congratulations to you all! SMM Star Winner: Amazon This is the First Plannie


Cvent CONNECT Trade Show Brings Industry Together

Empowered By Face-to-Face Interaction 300 exhibitors, including DryBar, Maui Jim, and VisitDallas  gave event professionals attending Cvent CONNECT the  chance to attend 20 minute, pre-scheduled appointments, providing the opportunity to meet with and source Cvent’s extensive network of hospitality, destination and other key event industry partners. Here’s a photo journey of the day.


#CventCONNECT Recap: Building Brand Ambassadors Step by Step Session

Have we done a good job of making sure everyone understands the mission and communication goals of our venue? Think about the power of having a guest hear a consistent message no matter who they meet at your venue. At the Cvent CONNECT 2017 breakout session entitled Building Brand Ambassadors Step by Step, attendees got


#CventCONNECT Recap: Addressing the Generation Gap Session

Customers born at different points of time have distinct preferences in what they value, how they spend their time and money, and what marketing they’ll respond to. Francesca Vereb, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Cvent, has over 20 years of strategic marketing and hospitality background, and she’s been in the trenches creating campaigns to


#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