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Tips on How to Manage Stress Throughout Your Events

The meetings and events industry – especially during event season – is unrelenting. As a planner, you bounce from meeting to trade show, working nonstop to make each event perfect. What gets neglected? Quite often it’s your mental and physical health. When it’s that time of year when “to-do” lists and timelines overtake your life,


Event Ground Transportation: Cvent and miMeetings Team Together

Ground transportation accounts for just five percent of a meeting planner’s budget, but it represents 30 percent of the aggravation they experience in planning and managing an event. Event ground pain points include time spent sourcing ground transportation providers, managing numerous changes, staying current on flight manifests, and navigating complex invoicing processes. To address these


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Event Tech Trends 2019

The new year has begun, which can only mean one thing – time to round up the biggest event tech trends of 2019! While some trends change over time (virtual reality for one), it’s always surprising how many of trends stay the same, evolving over the years in sometimes very subtle ways. When it comes


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The Future of Flex

We closed out 2018 on a high note with the growing adoption of our new Registration Reimagined with Project Flex event creation tools, launched in October. We have already seen over 7,500 events created, including our own 2019 Cvent CONNECT! We’re not done yet, though. There are still some Flex features that our product team


4 Team Building Ideas for Corporate Events

I don’t know about you, but I really like team building exercises. My experiences with them have run the gamut from heart pounding (an escape room ‘heist’ that involved real motion sensors and alarms), to delicious (an Iron Chef cooking challenge) to kind of unfortunate (beachside handball… barnacles are sharp). I haven’t yet done the same


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Women in Leadership: Karen Mangia

Did you know that women make up 72% of the meetings and events industry? It’s not surprising then, that at Cvent CONNECT Europe, our Women Leaders in the Events Industry panel was the 2nd most attended session at the conference! We want to continue providing content that inspires, so we’re kicking off the inspiration with


Motivational Quotes for Stressed Planners

Do you ever get stressed? When I say stressed, I mean head banging against the wall, questioning your ability to do your job type of stressed. If you do, you’re not alone. The event industry tends to induce a lot of stress. I mean a lot. This is no surprise considering event planning is ranked


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Reggie Was Named the No. 1 CEO on the SaaS Report’s List of the Top 50 CEOs of 2018–What This Says About Cvent and the Booming Event Industry

The Award This year, approaching Cvent’s 20th anniversary, Reggie Aggarwal was named the No. 1 CEO on The SaaS Report’s list of the Top 50 CEOs of 2018. The list offers a look into the top industries in the business world and has featured CEOs from world-renowned companies including Salesforce, Slack, Workday, Marketo, HubSpot, Intuit,


Easy Ways to Donate Your Leftover Event Food

Almost every event involves food, but have you ever thought about what happens to the leftovers when the event ends? Where does everything go? If you’re lucky, then all the food that you spent hours ordering for your event perfectly matched the number of attendees you had. Does this happen? Sure, but a lot of