Warm-Up

Prepare for Your Event Like a Professional Athlete: The Warm Up

A professional athlete’s job revolves around ensuring that their body is prepared for the big event by sticking to their training schedule and maintaining proper nutrition and hydration. Although you may not be a professional athlete, you can relate to the time, dedication, and effort that an athlete puts into their training. After all, it’s the


Apple

Apple Revives the Stand Alone Event App

There was a lot to celebrate at the end of 2017, especially for event planners. Six months after they announced proposed changes to the App Store Guidelines, Apple has revised their proposed changes to make them more event app friendly. What does this mean for the events industry? Apple conceded huge ground back to event


Get Organized

Out With the Old, in With the New (Event Tools)

It’s officially 2018! Now that the holiday festivities have died down, it’s time to get back to work. If the idea of diving back into your 2018 events gives you anxiety, then you probably aren’t using the right event tools. Not to worry! That’s something that’s under your control. With the start of the New Year,


mobile apps

Get Your Phone Organized in the New Year

Although it feels like 2017 just started and I still find myself writing ‘2016’, the reality is that 2018 is here. As we look forward to the new year, many use it as a time to make resolutions. According to data pulled from Google by NBC News, the most popular new year’s resolutions of 2017


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Event Planner New Year’s Resolutions: Corporate Edition

The New Year is almost here and it’s time to make some changes. Being a planner isn’t easy.  There are the constant questions from the C-suite about event budget and what the event data is saying. Then, there are the hours you spend on-site, days turning into weeks of no sleep, and you still have


Shopping Mall

What Event Planners Can Learn From The Holiday Shopping Revolution

As the end of 2017 approaches, the annual Holiday shopping spree is drawing to a close. For years now, online shopping has increased in popularity due to convenience and lack of jostling crowds. This switch from traditional shopping methods has been great for online retailers, such as Amazon and Jet!, but has made it difficult for brick-and-mortar


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Event Planner New Year’s Resolutions: Association Edition

The New Year is almost here! Time to take a few minutes of peace and quiet in between family visits, holiday parties, and work to think about how this next year will be different. The event planner life isn’t easy. Working within your budget to create an event that will further the association’s mission and


Resolutions for 2018

Event Planner New Year’s Resolutions: TPP Edition

Looking into the New Year, it’s time to make some changes. No more overtired, haggard planner barely hanging on during hour 127 of the event. No more computer vision syndrome from straining to navigate a 5,000-row excel sheet. This year will be a year with far fewer blisters, less client frustration, and more enjoyment of


Cvent CONNECT 2017

Success Story – Cvent Passkey at Cvent CONNECT 2017

As an industry leader in the meeting and event software space, Cvent has over 300,000 users worldwide — and that’s before you count the event planners under our own roof. Events are at the center of everything we do; our team is built on the idea that face-to-face interaction creates meaningful connections. Our team, led