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...

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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


CONNECT Europe 2018

Cvent CONNECT Europe 2018: Recap

Last month, we wrapped up our biggest and best Cvent CONNECT Europe yet! With close to 1,000 registrants — comprising meetings, events, and hospitality professionals from across Europe — this year’s event more than doubled last year’s numbers. Here’s a high-level look at all the action: Day 1 CEO Reggie Aggarwal kicked off the event


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Set Up a Twitter Live Stream at Your Next Conference

Many of us are always plugged in, and research suggests that the average smartphone user looks at their phone over 150 times a day. That’s a staggering number! And what is a ton of that usage focused on? You guessed it right: social media. A Social World Over 500 million tweets are sent, over 60 million photos