Let’s feel better about GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation is a big deal for all businesses. If you’re responsible for marketing a hotel chain, individual property or any  event venue, it’s critical. For you, a data breach would damage your revenue and your reputation. When people walk through your doors and hand over their personal details, passports and payment

Cvent CONNECT Europe 2018: Agenda Now Available!

Cvent CONNECT Europe agenda is now live. As you probably already know, Cvent CONNECT Europe — Europe’s newest event technology conference — is taking place from 1–2 October 2018 at The Business Design Centre in London. And this year, the conference is offering 60+ engaging sessions designed to train, educate, motivate and inspire attendees. The

When the dust settles on GDPR

If you’re still looking for loopholes in GDPR, you’re missing the point, says Patrick Smith, CMO at Cvent. He urges marketing leaders and event professionals to look for the value instead. “Maybe not now, maybe not next year, but one day, when the dust has settled on GDPR, when most businesses have absorbed it, a

Cvent CONNECT Europe 2018: Registration is Live!

Cvent CONNECT Europe, Europe’s newest, innovative event technology conference, is returning to London at The Business Design Centre on 1 & 2 October 2018. Over 700+ meeting and event professionals gather at Cvent CONNECT Europe to advance their career, grow their professional network and strengthen the industry through innovation. EVENT OVERVIEW Education Exchange best practices

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[Webinar] How Cvent can drive your GDPR compliance

GDPR will have a profound effect on the meetings and events landscape, as the processing of personal data is critical to the entire event lifecycle. Which is why, here at Cvent, we’re taking GDPR very seriously and have been working for the past 12 months to prepare for the regulation. At Cvent, we follow the

Social media matters

10 Reasons Social Media Matters for Today’s Event Organiser

In the event industry, people have always been social by nature – whether establishing personal connections at live events, understanding a client’s meeting objectives, or negotiating business deals with vendors. It’s an innate part of what they do. Which is why it’s becoming necessary for event organisers to have a social media strategy in place for their

It’s Time to Double Down on the Social Strategy at Your Events

Your delegates are on a wild ride, scrambling from one session or activity to the next, trying to network and capture as much value as they can. They’re sitting in ballrooms, managing disruptions coming from as many as four screens: smartphone, tablet, laptop as well as audio visual at the event. Delegates move about from

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