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...

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

Update July 3, 2018: Cvent Advocates is now Cvent Celebrity. Click here to learn more. 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?


Social Media Marketing Team

The Making of a Perfect Hotel Social Media Team

Social media was so simple at the beginning. A Facebook page and a Twitter account were mainly used by hotels with a marketing-savvy staff or a front desk agent who liked to dabble in social media. Then came Pinterest and YouTube, which kept hoteliers pinning and filming away. Instagram and Snapchat soon swept up the


Mobile App Cvent CONNECT

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


Planner Site Visit

Site Visit Follow Up: Planner Q&A

Almost two months before Cvent CONNECT, Rachel Andrews, Senior Manager of Meetings and Events, and her CONNECT production and event team flew to Las Vegas for their final site visit at The Venetian | The Palazzo. Below you’ll find a brief Q&A with Rachel, in which she discusses the ins and outs of the planner


How to Use FOMO to Increase Event Attendance

It’s Sunday morning and you’re checking your News Feed on Facebook. What you think will just be a quick peek into your friends’ social lives, you’re suddenly inundated with pictures and video streams from parties and events you didn’t attend. You immediately feel a dip in your mood. If you’ve never heard of FOMO, I’m


Digital Marketer

Top 2016 Hotel Digital Marketing Trends

With its promised flurry of shiny new software, apps, and marketing platforms, 2016 is already an exciting year. Hotel industry giants with big budgets have already gotten a head start on the rest of us, which allows us to see the technology in action and to review their ROI. Here are some of the trends