The ABC’s of Event Planning

Planning an event may seem overwhelming, but we’re here to tell you that, if you take a deep breath, you’ll see it may actually be as easy as ABC....

Social Media

5 Innovative Ways to use Social Media at Your Next Event

Social media is integrated into every aspect of our day-to-day lives. It’s no longer a question whether or not to use it at events. The question now is how to use it to its best advantage.  From a digital conversation to free event marketing from your attendees, social media can provide enormous benefits for your event.


Need an Awesome Event Speaker? The Answer Might Be Closer than You Think  

Influencers play an essential role in the planning and execution of great events. For one, an industry influencer can make an awesome event speaker. They develop engaging content for our general and breakout sessions, and some can draw crowds of new registrants simply by showing up. Identifying the right influencers for an event – and then getting the most value from


Making Your Event’s #hashtag Go VIRAL

As a company that hosts an annual conference for meeting and hospitality professionals, we’re familiar with the power of the #hashtag when it comes to live events. This year, we’ll be hosting Cvent CONNECT at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, June 12-16. Our event is just days away, but our hashtag


10 Ways to Incorporate Social Media into Your Events

Planners and marketers alike want attendees actively posting to social media and using the mobile event app. At our upcoming user conference, Cvent CONNECT, we’re encouraging our attendees to share experiences, engage with each other, and help this event live beyond the walls of the amazing Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Mobile and social are


Market Your Event Like an Expert

The right marketing can ensure you get the largest and most relevant audience for your event. But your marketing efforts shouldn’t stop there — you want to build a buzz around your event and get your registrants engaged and talking before, during and after the event. Here’s how event planners can achieve just that, regardless


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What the Connection Economy Means for Hotel Marketing

In today’s competitive hospitality market, it can be difficult to have your brand’s voice heard above the noise. Whether at the property or the chain level, marketing and sales professionals struggle to get the most ROI out of their outreach, including hospitality social media marketing. And with so many available channels (digital, email, social media,


Social Media at Cvent

3 Tips to Up Your Hotel’s Social Media Game

Social media can be a fun and effective way to build and expand a loyal customer base for your hotel at little to no cost. But a social media strategy requires more than simply posting about your hotel to Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Social media platforms offer a lot of technological firepower, but it’s only half


Your New Year’s Resolution: Know Your Snap-Face-Insta-Tweets!

It’s a New Year, and if you’re like me, you’re already regretting that resolution you made in the wee hours of January 1. You know the one I’m talking about. For me, it’s to run that marathon I’ve been talking about for years – and to stop finding new uses for gravy. So allow me


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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