8 Ways to Avoid the Dreaded Event No-Shows

In this hyper-connected world, while we’re never more than a ping, ring, tweet or beep away from conveying a new piece of event-related information, why do planners still suffer...

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10 Green Event Ideas That Can Make a Huge Difference

The ever-growing concern about the environment and climate change, led by high-profile campaigners like Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion, has accelerated demand for conscious consumerism and sustainable initiatives. More millennials and consumers are choosing to buy and support brands that are committed to the cause of sustainability. This desire to invest in green projects has


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Are Your Internal Meetings a Waste of Everyone’s Time?

Ever been stuck in an internal meeting where the discussion about organising another follow-up meeting has been going on for at least ten minutes and you’re beginning to lose the will to live? Or how about the hour-long briefing you’ve been asked to attend but when you arrive, you realise the subject is much broader



Why You Are Not Achieving Event Success

Why You Are Not Achieving Event Success? – 7 Symptoms and Causes

You have put a lot of time, money and effort in organising your event, but the result doesn’t turn out as expected. From a lacklustre audience response and low engagement to poor-quality leads and below-par ROI, your event can underperform on several counts. This can significantly impact your case to execute live events such as


The Attendee Journey in Five Steps

During Cvent Connect 2019, Gaby Proctor, Cvent’s Business Development Executive outlined the attendee journey in five steps, suggesting ways to deliver and capitalise on the delegate experience along the way.  Step One: Registration More often, the point at which an attendee registers for a particular event is the very first interaction point between delegate and


Are you milking it? Using Knowledge to Generate Success

Following the success of Lara Morgan’s keynote speech at Cvent CONNECT Europe 2019, I caught up with Lara to thank her and find out how she found the event. True to her style, she was keen to express how much she merely wanted people to take something useful away from her talk. Completely humble about



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13 Cool Event Promotion Ideas You Need to Try

Have you ever attended a football match, live concert or any major live sporting event? Silly question, I suppose. Maybe you’ve even been lucky enough to attend one of the competitions at the Olympics? Remember what it felt like to be part of that crowd? I’m sure you’d agree that the sheer number of people


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How a Social Media Wall Makes Your Event Infinitely Better!

Over the past decade, social media has transformed the way we live. From being merely a platform to share pics of breakfasts, pets and our latest vacation trip, it has now become a juggernaut that powers the global engine of business and growth. According to the Global Digital Report 2019, the total number of social