Deadline Extended: Speak at Cvent CONNECT 2017!

Cvent CONNECT is looking for motivating and inspiring industry professionals to help shape the content of this year’s conference. Share your ideas, solutions, innovations, issues or challenges. An audience...

Hospitality Professionals: Registration for Cvent CONNECT is Now Open!

Registration for Cvent CONNECT 2017 is open! Join us Monday-Wednesday, June 12-14, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Resort in Las Vegas for learning, engaging, and connecting with your industry peers. This is your chance to attend educational sessions, receive hands-on Cvent training, and learn the latest meeting and event industry trends. Conduct business with


Cvent CONNECT 2017 Registration is Now Open!

Registration for Cvent CONNECT 2017 is now live! Join us in June at MGM’s Mandalay Bay Convention Resort in Las Vegas. Bring home a playbook of strategies, insights and connections that will take your events to the next level. When Tuesday-Friday June 13-16, 2017 Where Mandalay Bay Convention Resort Register Now Listen Boost your industry


Green Meetings

Green Meetings: The New Sustainable Business Standard

Sustainability and environmental responsibility are not  new ideas but have recently gained momentum in the meeting and events industry. With a growing amount of companies looking to holistically incorporate their organizational values into their business model, meeting and event planners are turning to Green Meetings to help reinforce the importance of environmental consciousness. The Sands ECO360°


CrowdCompass’ Mobile App Q&A (Part 1)

Welcome to part one of a three-part Mobile App Q&A series. We carefully selected  several attendee questions that were asked in our mobile event app sessions at Cvent CONNECT this year and passed them along to our expert to answer. Brooke Gracey is CrowdCompass’ Senior Mobile Events App Strategist and the force behind the Cvent


Cvent CONNECT 2016

Top 10 Moments at Cvent CONNECT 2016

At Cvent CONNECT 2016 this June, hundreds of meeting and event planners flocked to Las Vegas in search of new content, better connections, and greater insight from experts in the industry. Below you’ll find a list of the top 10 most exciting moments attendees experienced onsite. 1. Keynote – Reggie Aggarwal and Jillian Michaels On


Want to Improve Your Events? Follow the Plannie Winners

2016 marked the fourth year for the Plannie Awards, where nine best-in-class practitioners were honored at a sumptuous Cvent CONNECT luncheon. No award ceremony would be complete without pageantry, especially when you’re at The Venetian | The Palazzo Las Vegas. Awards Ceremony guests were treated to a Dean Martin-esque performance of the classic tune, That’s


Cvent CONNECT: Planner Welcome and Product Roadmap

After an exciting CONNECT Day on Tuesday, we officially kicked off our Event Professionals conference by welcoming Chuck Ghoorah, Co-Founder & President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, to the stage. He greeted the crowd before bringing Cvent’s Product Management team up to announce their plans for the future of the Cvent solution. The need to


Beyond the Hashtag: Social Media and the Event Experience

Social media is one of those marketing strategies that you know is important, but all you really need is an event hashtag, right? Wrong! It’s time to go beyond the hashtag and utilize social media to take your event to the next level. Emily Vera, Social Media Manager at Cvent, and Emma Bica from PeopleNet


The Future of Meetings, Events & Technology

The attendee experience has changed dramatically and will continue to evolve – are your events ready?  Attendees are beginning to expect an elevated experience, such as eliminated registration lines, highly personalized content, enriched speaker/audience interaction, superior networking, etc.  Brian Ludwig, VP of Sales at Cvent, and Roger Lewis of AllianceTech took the stage at Cvent