Event Planning Tips: The Best Ways to Get Organized

Planners have to be organized. It’s a non-negotiable. There are vendors to juggle, payments to make, stakeholders to answer to. With nonstop schedules, it’s easy to lose control of...

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A Whole New Mobile World: CrowdCompass Dynamic Event Guide

Have you ever had one of your attendees say, “I didn’t take the feedback survey because I couldn’t find the button in the app”, or “I wanted to participate in the live polling questions, but I couldn’t locate the link in time”? Well, CrowdCompass recently got a major facelift to help deliver your most valuable


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The Road to Flex: Understanding Timelines and Milestones

As we leap into spring, our product developers are hard at work gearing up New Standard Registration (Flex) with new feature functionality. They’re constantly building and improving upon the tool to make sure it’s the best event management software out there. Keeping Up With Flex Feature Releases Our team recently released a fresh, sleek site


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What’s Hot: Sizzling New Event Venue Trends in 2019

When it comes to your events, you have to find the perfect venue. After all, the event venue can be one of the reasons attendees choose to register for your event. From unique locations, to cool spaces, 2019 brings new venue trends. When picking a venue, there’s a neverending list of logistical and budgetary concerns


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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