Cvent CONNECT 2017: Top 5 Takeaways

With 3,400+ people attending, Cvent CONNECT 2017 was our biggest ever! Our conference included some great news about how we’re improving our platform to maximize the impact of your events,...

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


Hotel Checklist

Top 7 LinkedIn Groups All Event Professionals Should Join

Today, there’s a whole world of event resources available online. You can find information on everything from how to negotiate venue rates to ideas for event swag to give away. But one place you might not think about looking for the latest and greatest industry news and tips is LinkedIn, the go-to social network for


How I Saved the Day: Tornado Turnaround

Cvent Advocates is a fun and bustling VIP community of enthusiastic meeting and event planners. In addition to building relationships with like-minded individuals, advocates also have access to top industry content and resources in the Cvent Advocates Hub. We love hearing about our advocates’ experiences, that is why we created the mini-blog series, How I Saved the Day.


How I Saved the Day: A Parking Predicament

Cvent Advocates is a fun and bustling VIP community of enthusiastic meeting and event planners. In addition to building relationships with like-minded individuals, advocates also have access to top industry content and resources in the Cvent Advocates Hub. We love hearing about our advocates’ experiences, that is why we created the mini-blog series, How I Saved the Day.


10 Resources Every Event Professional Should Bookmark

The school year is approaching, and as an event professional, you’re past the boring lectures and all-nighters (on second thought, nevermind). Your days have evolved into anything but the typical 9-5 schedule, so professional development can be difficult to incorporate on a regular basis. But even with your packed calendar, you’re expected to continually stay


Jillian Michaels at Cvent CONNECT

Cvent CONNECT Welcomes Jillian Michaels

CONNECT Day continued by welcoming Cvent CONNECT’s headlining keynote, Jillian Michaels, to the stage. “I don’t know anything about your business,” Jillian admitted to a room packed with hotel professionals and planners. “But,” she continued, “I do know how to build a better life, which means a better business.” Everyone in the audience is custom


Blogger Community

Tuesday Tip: Reach Out to Your Blogger Community

Bloggers and big industry players should be a key part of your event marketing strategy. Reaching out to influential professionals in the event industry will broaden your event’s reach and spark social media activity. Well known guests give your event credibility and lead to extra promotion by word-of-mouth — which is consumers’ most trusted form