What will the Meeting Room of the Future look like?

IACC releases the findings of its annual future-facing survey into planner predictions   ‘The meeting room of the future will need to place greater emphasis on sustainable practices as...

Here’s How Hospitality Professionals Can Get Cvent Supplier Professional Certification at 50% off!

Cvent’s sourcing platforms, marketing tools, and software solutions offer countless benefits to hotels, destinations, and event venues. Are you capitalising on all of them? Get even more out of your investment by signing up for Cvent Supplier Professional Certification. The programme is available at the 2019 Cvent CONNECT Europe, and — even better — it


Top 5 Reasons to Get Cvent Certified

Learning something new is beneficial in multiple ways. It rewires our brain and stimulates our intellectual juices! Cvent Supplier Professional Certification is one such programme that can rejig the minds of those hospitality professionals who are looking for avenues to garner more MICE business for their property. This professional certification helps venue sales and marketing


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Cvent CONNECT Europe 2019: Announcing Keynote Speaker Baroness Karren Brady CBE

We are so pleased to announce Baroness Karren Brady, CBE, recognised as one of the most influential, respected business leaders and inspirational speakers across Europe, will take the main stage as a keynote speaker at this year’s Cvent CONNECT Europe. Our industry-leading event technology conference will take place on 14-16 Oct, in London. Karren’s keynote


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Advanced Social Media for Events: Building a Content Strategy

Most events these days require a social media presence. Channels like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn help planners to build excitement during the run-up to a major conference or exhibition, bolster engagement among event attendees. They drive FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) for anyone not planning to attend while helping to communicate programme details, promote


5 Strategies for Attracting International Planners

Hoteliers looking to increase their MICE business shouldn’t limit themselves to attracting events domestically. There are ample opportunities to reach out to international planners in ways that will resonate with them and build business from abroad. Here’s a look at five top ideas. 1. Market in Similar Destinations Outside Your Country Identify the international locations


4 Ways to Reach Millennial Planners

A lot has been studied and said about the millennial generation — but how can you use those insights to attract millennial planners to your hotel or venue? They’ve entered the business with passion and innovation, but they’re not likely to be influenced by the same factors as their Generation X and baby boomer colleagues.


Best Practice Tips and Trends: Grow into Technology

It’s getting to the point where technology is a part of just about everything. In fact, it’s practically a required part of facilitating and managing events — whether through improved communication with attendees, by streamlining operations, or through a digitally connected and immersive experience. For hoteliers and venue managers, change driven by tech innovation is


Best Practice Tips and Trends: Own Your MICE Business

Hotels and venues looking to capitalise on the thriving MICE travel market should look for specific ways to spotlight the unique character of their property, the local area, and the overall event experience. To make that happen, be sure to tap into the wants and needs of planners and craft packages that work for their


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4 Social Media Trends To Master

Getting the hang of social media is hard enough, let alone figuring out how to keep up with social media trends, but it’s important to stay on top of your game in order to engage your followers. You don’t want to be forgotten or unfollowed because your followers aren’t paying attention to what you have