The Future of Group Business Technology

Pete Floros, Cvent’s Senior VP of Product Management, welcomed hotel professionals to day two of Cvent CONNECT 2016. Pete explained how group business is evolving faster today than any...

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The Biggest Threat To Your Business Isn’t Other Hotels

The condos next door, the apartment complex downtown, the warehouse down the street — hotels’ biggest competition is no longer limited to other hotels. Patrick Mayock, Senior Director of STR Research and Development, welcomed hotel professionals at Cvent CONNECT to his breakout session, “Why the Biggest Threat to Your Business Isn’t Other Hotels.” He opened


Cvent CONNECT Welcomes Airbnb’s Chip Conley

On day two of Cvent CONNECT, Kevin Fliess, VP of Product Marketing, stood in front of a full room of hotel professionals to introduce Chip Conley, Head of Global Hospitality and Strategy at Airbnb. Chip has spent over 25 years orchestrating the success of boutique hotels and has shared his marketing strategies with hosts in


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Your Cvent CONNECT Preparation Checklist

We are only a few days away from the start of the Cvent CONNECT! We can’t wait to have close to 3,000 event and hospitality professionals, partners, and Cvent experts descend upon The Venetian | The Palazzo in Las Vegas! Our hospitality professionals will arrive Sunday, June 26th and will be joined by our event


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What the Innovation Pavilion Means for You

From interactive demos with product experts to lounge areas designed for networking, the Innovation Pavilion is a vibrant hub where attendees can connect, get inspired, and learn new techniques for success. Directly across from the registration desk, this dynamic, multi-faceted space is the perfect place to start your Cvent CONNECT experience. Let’s take a closer


5 Unique Meeting and Event Spaces in Vegas

When planning an event in Las Vegas – ranked top 3 most sought after convention destination– planners have a lot of options, and it can be challenging to keep attendees focused. Ultimately, meeting planners need to select a venue that has traditional conference space as well as unique spaces in order to capture attendees’ attention


5 Perks of Being a Cvent Advocate

There’s a bustling VIP community of enthusiastic meeting and event planners sharing their experiences and connecting with each other. Don’t be left out! Seize the opportunity to engage with these expert planners, marketers, and Cvent customer success agents. Not convinced? Here are five advantages to becoming a Cvent Advocate: 1. Network with like-minded individuals By


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The Cvent CONNECT Mobile App is LIVE!

At CrowdCompass by Cvent, they’ve been busy finalizing and making the mobile event app for Cvent CONNECT 2016 better than ever! You’ll have everything you need to fully experience the conference, make lasting connections with your industry peers, and enjoy all that Las Vegas has to offer. Here are the three things you need to


Maui Jim: Create Meaningful Connections through Experiences

Have you ever been given a gift that’s been wrapped in its plastic shopping bag with the tag still on it? We aim to give gifts that make others feel good, appreciated, and valued. But regardless of what’s inside, sometimes the careless delivery devalues the impact and meaning behind the gift. When talking about corporate


Networking at The Exchange

Gearing Up for The Exchange

While The Exchange makes booking appointments super simple, it has much more in store for this year’s Cvent CONNECT attendees. Cvent CONNECT’s premier tradeshow will be held on Tuesday, June 28th, the first day for Event Professionals attending the week-long conference. We’re thrilled to announce that there will be a 10:1 ratio of planners to