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...

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


#CventCONNECT Recap: Building Lasting Experiences Using Customer Data Session

We should be asking ourselves daily “How can we keep this customer happy? …because if we don’t, somebody else will.” Conor Wilcock began his session with this quote from Bill Gates. Conor knows a thing or two about keeping customers happy. As Research Director at B2B International, Conor’s performed market research with hundreds of clients,


Making Your Event’s #hashtag Go VIRAL

As a company that hosts an annual conference for meeting and hospitality professionals, we’re familiar with the power of the #hashtag when it comes to live events. This year, we’ll be hosting Cvent CONNECT at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, June 12-16. Our event is just days away, but our hashtag


Download the Cvent CONNECT Mobile Event App Now!

The Cvent CONNECT mobile event app, powered by CrowdCompass by Cvent, is now available for download! Explore Cvent CONNECT through your mobile device. You can find your personalized schedule, receive real-time updates with push notifications and learn more about the event exhibitors, sponsors, and Innovation Pavilion. Want to network with fellow attendees? You can do


10 Ways to Incorporate Social Media into Your Events

Planners and marketers alike want attendees actively posting to social media and using the mobile event app. At our upcoming user conference, Cvent CONNECT, we’re encouraging our attendees to share experiences, engage with each other, and help this event live beyond the walls of the amazing Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Mobile and social are


5 Reasons Why Your Next Meeting Needs a Mobile App

It’s that time of year again: meetings season. Whether it’s an internal company meeting or a conference like Cvent CONNECT, mobile apps are an integral part of any successful event. Our CONNECT app is now available for download, and we can’t wait for our attendees to start using it. When it comes to closed company