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How MICE Industry Technology Could Revolutionise Your Business

Queuing event attendees fill your lobby waiting their turn to peer into a small camera on a 5-foot stand. While your attendees chat and joke with each other, this little camera uses facial recognition to sign them into your event and switch on badge access. This is one way in which MICE industry technology could


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Getting Found: Optimise Content to Reach Event Organisers Online

Sure, it’s easy to understand that content plays a key role in any successful marketing plan for a hotel or destination. But a large part of that is making sure that your content is discoverable, because if no one is reading it, what purpose can it serve? Most hospitality professionals understand that they need to


Technology Helps Consolidate Meetings and Business Travel Programmes

At many companies, different departments oversee the planning of small offsite meetings and the procurement and booking processes for corporate business travel. In addition, small events are often charged on corporate credit cards, and the expensing is categorised under general travel and entertainment, rather than business development. That discrepancy causes inefficiencies, including a lack of


Now What? How to Prioritise MICE Leads After You Get the RFP

For hotels and venues, it’s of course important to optimise marketing strategies to take advantage of the digital channels used by meeting planners. But that’s only the first step. As those marketing tactics deliver and the RFPs come in, venues need to learn how to prioritise MICE leads. Culling through the sheer volume of RFPs


Cvent Connect Europe 2018: Hospitality Cloud Agenda is now LIVE!

The Hospitality Cloud agenda for Cvent CONNECT Europe 2018 is now  ! The second Cvent CONNECT Europe is all set to be held on 1st and 2nd October 2018 at The Business Design Centre in London. And this year, the conference sessions are categorised into five different types: Industry Trends, Solution Sessions, Best Practices, Connection Round Tables and Road-map Talks. If you’ve


Tips for Room Block Management

8 Tips for Room Block Management

Room block management may not be the most fun step in event planning, but it doesn’t have to be the most dreaded either. Our planning team knows that with some clever manoeuvring and proactive thinking, you can turn this task into a more automated undertaking. Make Registration and Hotel Reservation the New “It” Couple When