A Classic Reimagined – Cvent Event Management

“You don’t change a classic” – that’s what they say. Because there are some things that are perfect just the way they are. While this may be true of...

5 Things to Expect From Your Banquet Event Order

A Banquet Event Order, commonly referred to as a “BEO”, is a document that outlines the details of your event. It serves as a guideline for the hotel to execute and communicate logistics to all necessary hotel departments. The onsite Event or Catering Manager builds the BEO and will typically send it to you for


Top 10 Best Planner Tips: What You Shouldn’t Leave to Luck

As event planners, we could all use a little extra luck every day. Though we would love to plant you a garden of four-leaf clovers, luck happens when you’re prepared. Being prepared and organised is the only way to create your own luck. We’ve spoken to our top event and meeting planners and they’ve given


Cvent CONNECT Europe

4 Ways to Get Social at #CventCONNECTEurope

Our annual user conference, Cvent CONNECT Europe, is right around the corner! In less than a month, over 700 event and hospitality professionals will spend two days networking in the famous city of London. We can’t wait to see what magic this year brings and to see this event come to life. With every event comes countless


Attendee Questions

The Best Ways to Answer Attendee Questions

No matter how much information you put up on your event website, your attendees will still have some queries. Your website might even have an extensive FAQ section, but that isn’t always enough. Even in today’s digital world, your attendees aren’t afraid to pick up the phone to get their questions answered. Attendee support can


How to Use FOMO to Increase Event Attendance

It’s Sunday morning and you’re checking your News Feed on Facebook. While you just wanted a quick peek into your friends’ social lives, you find yourself suddenly inundated with pictures and video streams from parties and events you didn’t attend. You immediately feel a dip in your mood. Even if you’ve never heard of FOMO,


The 7 Types of Event Crashers (and How to Catch Them)

Yes, even though conferences, expos, annual meetings and tradeshows are business events, they still come with enticements that attract unwelcome guests. You know what I’m talking about — the free buffet, receptions with complimentary cocktails, fun entertainers, and even nights out on the town. What’s an event planner to do? The first step toward warding


Cvent CONNECT Europe

Announcing Cvent CONNECT Europe 2018’s Keynote Speaker: Kate Ancketill

With Cvent CONNECT Europe right around the corner, we bring to you some exciting news! We are pleased to announce that Kate Ancketill will be a keynote speaker at this year’s event. Known as one of the world’s top trend forecasters and innovation expert, Kate is the Founder and CEO of GDR Creative Intelligence — a global consultancy with a


Registration Forms Attendees Want to Fill Out

The registration form is the place where one gets to collect all the important attendee info. But registration forms can be clunky, cumbersome, and long. Though, to be fair, they’re only that way because event organisers want to utilise the interaction for all it’s worth. If set up the right way, the form you create


Power of Personalisation

There’s no denying that today it’s all about the individual. We want everything to be made for us or with us in mind. From the rise in popularity of monogrammed necklaces to custom drink orders, we want things to be done the way we like. Technology has made personalisation easier. Starbucks can send individualised offers