Get Ahead of Stress This Holiday Season

Holidays should be a time filled with laughter and joy, but, more often than not, the days or weeks off for break can lead to greater stress. When you...

How to Draw VIPs to Your Event

Getting VIPs to attend your event has its perks all right, but getting them to tick ‘Yes’ on your invite can be quite a task in itself. And even if they attend your event once, there’s no telling if they would come again. Here are a few tips to attract VIP attendees to your events


Why Small Means Big

Small doesn’t always mean easy. Take events, for example. A small event does not necessarily translate to a simple event. No matter what the size, event organisers have to work round-the-clock to ensure all elements of their events are executed smoothly. They work hard to achieve even the simplest of outcomes. Which is why, for


Cvent CONNECT Europe 2017 Event Cloud Highlights

With 490+ people in attendance, our first-ever Cvent CONNECT Europe was an amazing success, filled with inspiration, education, and insights! Our conference included some great news about improvements to our platform that’ll maximise the impact of events, as well as informative sessions on key industry trends and how to further leverage the power of events.


10 Ways to Incorporate Social Media into Your Events

10 Ways to Incorporate Social Media into Your Events

Planners and marketers alike want delegates actively posting to social media and using the mobile event app. At our ongoing user conference, Cvent CONNECT Europe, we’re encouraging our delegates to share experiences, engage with each other, and help this event live beyond the walls of the amazing Pullman London St Pancras. Mobile and social are


Ways Event Tech Can Improve the Onsite Experience

7 Ways Event Tech Can Improve the Onsite Experience

Event and meeting organisers are hyper-focussed on making sure their event check-in process goes smoothly, since it’s the delegate’s first experience onsite. More and more often, planners are turning to technology to automate aspects of their events — freeing up their time to focus on creating an impactful experience. Imagine your worst nightmare, come event


Tips for Evaluating Mobile Event App Providers

7 Tips For Evaluating Mobile Event App Providers

Mobile event apps are changing the way we experience live events. People are using smartphones and tablets day and night, at work and at home – and you can be sure they’re expecting to be able to use them at your event. But, as a planner, how do you choose the right mobile event app?


MAKING YOUR EVENT’S #HASHTAG GO VIRAL

Making Your Event’s #hashtag Go VIRAL

Hashtags are used to catalogue content on all social platforms and help users discover content that is relevant to them. So, you should be using a social hashtag (or two!) at your next event. If you’re wondering – How do I pick a hashtag? Or, how do I get buy-in from my delegates? – we’ve


HOW TO USE TWITTER TO MARKET YOUR EVENT

All Hail the Mighty #Hashtag: How to use Twitter to Market Your Event

Want to get people talking about your event? Twitter may be the closest thing to electronic word-of-mouth in the world of social media. And the great thing about Twitter is that you can start the conversation, but others will take it and run. And, if you can involve some Twitter super users in the conversation,


LinkedIn Groups All Event Professionals Should Join

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