Get Social at Cvent CONNECT Europe 2019!

This year’s Cvent CONNECT Europe will be our biggest and best event yet, and we can’t wait for you to see what we have in store for you at...

Events and Meetings spend

DDR and Meetings Spend Rises Signal Industry Positivity…

…But how price-focused are event organisers? Average spend per meeting is on the rise, alongside venue day delegate rates (DDR) according to two recently published pieces of industry research. The HBAA Meetings Barometer reveals an 8.8% increase in the average spend per meeting to £2,144 during the past 12 months. The average spend per delegate


Sustainable Events Positive Impact Survey

Creating Sustainable Events of the Future – Contribute Your Part!

Sustainability and environmental issues like climate change have risen to the forefront of challenges faced by the global economy in recent years. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is now an integral part of a company’s identity. What’s more, relationships with stakeholders and the public are infused with ethical principles based around the well-being, economic development, and


The Celebrity Experience at Cvent Connect Las Vegas 2019

Cvent CONNECT Las Vegas 2019 was bigger and better than ever, especially for Cvent Celebrities.  Over 700 Cvent Celebrities joined us at Cvent’s marquee event to come together, learn, and embrace the power of live.  We rolled out the red carpet and took the Cvent CONNECT experience a notch higher for our Celebrities. Celebrating Our


Meeting Room Report

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 planners become more conscious of their environmental and social footprint.’ This is one of the key findings from a survey of 250 meeting planners from five


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


Social planning

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