Deadline Extended: Speak at Cvent CONNECT 2017!

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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


Hotel Video Marketing

3 Ways To Add Instagramable Moments To Your Event

In an earlier post, we looked at the social media platforms currently being used by our next generation of attendees. Knowing about these platforms is valuable to the event organizer. Knowing how people are using these platforms is equally important. Few event organizers have the resources to jump on every new app that comes out.


Social Media Marketing

7 Tips for Encouraging Social Media Engagement During Your Event

Your event has begun and your attendees can’t seem to share enough about it on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and even Vine. They are posting pictures, conference tweeting, conversing and even arranging their own meet-ups with the help of your event hashtag. Brand advocates are also there, taking the lead in the social media sharing


What You Can Expect From the New Cvent Blog

We are incredibly excited about the launch of our new blog. We’ve spent months of research and work determinedly to create valuable content in a place that’s attractive and easy to navigate. This new Cvent blog will serve as a resource to the entire meetings and events ecosystem, where both event and hospitality professionals will



GBTA Meetings Education program

3 Things That Keep Hoteliers Up at Night

As your property prepares to wrap up its 2016 business, make sure you’re ready to take on 2017. Are you prepared to improve your lead generation, attract planners that are more likely to convert, and claim your fair share of the market? In our FREE upcoming webinar series, 3 Things That Keep Hoteliers Up at


meetings management technology

10 Ways to Incorporate Social Media into Your Events

You want your attendees actively posting to social media and using the mobile event app. These two besties can do wonders for your event marketing efforts and your onsite attendee engagement! However, finding new and creative ways to incorporate social media into your events can be challenging. As Cvent’s social media manager, I’m constantly researching


Inside the Marriott-Starwood Merger

Set to be the first hotel group with over one million rooms, Marriott International is on track to merge with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. The acquisition of the company on September 23 for $13.3 billion will complete before end of the year. The merger will join more than 5,700 properties and 30 brands across