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Create a Shinier Image for Your Hotel With Virtual Reality

Cvent Hospitality Blog 10 April 2019
As event planners become more selective and competition increases for group event business, many hotels are embracing new technology to help them break through the clutter. One of those tools is virtual reality for hotel marketing, an almost magical solution that gives decision-makers the ability to get a feel for a property — before they ever step foot onsite.

Event Technology and Business Cards: A Complex Relationship

Cvent Hospitality Blog 5 March 2019
With so much modernization, it’s easy to think that it won’t be much longer until business cards go the way of the dinosaur. However, despite being old school, they’re still incredibly valuable. Whether at a networking event, conference, or hustling on the trade show floor, business cards are necessary.

Event ROI Calculation: Top Five Questions

Cvent Hospitality Blog 15 February 2019
In our last post, we identified the costs and benefits involved in running an event. While some measures such as direct costs or direct revenue are pretty straightforward, other event ROI drivers such as opportunity costs, attributed revenue and knowledge exchange can be a bit more challenging to understand.

Cvent's Group Business Outlook Sees a Slowdown Coming for Group Bookings

Cvent Hospitality Blog 7 February 2019
According to Cvent’s latest Group Business Outlook, fewer group rooms have been booked for six of the next eight quarters — a slowdown that may be due to the start of commission change policies and other seasonal factors.

Top 5 Security Risks Planners Can't Ignore

Cvent Hospitality Blog 6 December 2018
There’s a lot to consider when it comes to security in today’s fast-growing, interconnected world of event technology. Today’s all-too-frequent media reports about data breaches involving the personal data of millions of people underscore this point. So, it’s important to recognize that today’s security risks could cause major problems, not only to your meetings and events but to your brand. Although it’s challenging to cover every angle in a single blog post, here are a handful of risks event planners shouldn’t ignore.

Cvent's Bharet Malhotra at Skift: Event Technology Is Advancing a 'Hidden' Industry

Cvent Hospitality Blog 1 November 2018
There’s no question that the meetings and events industry has been growing for many years — but now it’s worth nearly $600 billion?

5 Reasons Event Planners Should Use Real Time Response Technology

Cvent Hospitality Blog 31 October 2018
It’s time to up the ante and make your events even better and more valuable than ever. A great way to do this is by adding real-time response technology to your events. When you use live polling for your audiences, you’ll find that your attendees become more attentive, interactive, and invested in the proceedings.

Ensuring Implementation Success with Technology Migration

Cvent Hospitality Blog 2 October 2018
Companies that have chosen Cvent as their event management software provider have a number of considerations as they migrate to a new platform. Gary Southard and Christy Love with Eli Lilly and Jillian Madsen at AbbVie shared best practices for implementation success with technology migration in a Cvent CONNECT panel led by Cvent’s Allison Hamil and Kara Krueger.

Cvent + Skift Report: How Technology Is Disrupting Meetings and Events

Cvent Hospitality Blog 26 September 2018
The digital transformation has taken over nearly every industry, including meetings and events. But how are hoteliers using it to market their properties, optimize the group sales and sourcing experience, and build more personal relationships with planners?

Unlock Better Room Block Management with Cvent Passkey

Cvent Hospitality Blog 10 September 2018
Room block management is a painful part of the event planning process. It involves tedious back and forth between the planner and hotel venues. Information passed manually is insecure, posing a great deal of information risk. Human error leads to incorrect reservations and annoyed attendees. And planners cannot manage their attrition commitments.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Get Cvent Certified Today

Cvent Hospitality Blog 1 August 2018
Most people can agree that they don’t like tests. Tests are stressful and take time to study for. The moment when you pass a test, however, makes all of the stress and time put into it so worth it. Passing the Cvent Certification exam feels the same way; you are proud to be known as a certified expert in a technology software.

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