Articles tagged “cvent”

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Video: Cvent Talks Challenges for Hotels and the Future of Meeting and Event Tech

Video: Cvent Talks Challenges for Hotels and the Future of Meeting and Event Tech

Cvent’s senior vice president, hospitality cloud shares what the company is all about and its view of what’s in store for both live meeting inventory and industry tech tools.

3 weeks ago

Planners Pressured by Uncertain Future as Meeting Sector Booms

Planners Pressured by Uncertain Future as Meeting Sector Booms

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Boom times for the meeting and events sector are disrupting the status quo, putting pressure on planners to do more with less. We are entering a period of unprecedented change for the industry.

1 month ago

Cvent Buys Social Tables as Event Tech Consolidation Escalates

Cvent Buys Social Tables as Event Tech Consolidation Escalates

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Cvent is working methodically to expand its offerings in the small meeting space by acquiring Kapow and now Social Tables. Social Tables found success streamlining obvious pain points for planners, which is something Cvent can learn from.

1 month ago

Group Booking Pace Slows in Tight Market for Meetings

Group Booking Pace Slows in Tight Market for Meetings

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

New research from Cvent shows that group business is declining for U.S. hotels, and planners are booking room blocks closer to the date of their event than before. This is bad news for hotels, which rely on group bookings to boost business.

1 month ago

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Skift Trend Report: How Technology is Disrupting the Multibillion Dollar Meetings Industry

Skift Trend Report: How Technology is Disrupting the Multibillion Dollar Meetings Industry

Cvent + Skift

Our latest report dives into how hoteliers are embracing digital transformation to create direct relationships with meeting planners, optimize the group sales and marketing process, and lower the overall cost of group acquisition. Download the report to learn more!

2 months ago

Inside Cvent’s Technology Strategy

Inside Cvent’s Technology Strategy

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

There's a lot of buzz around emerging technologies like augmented reality and facial recognition. Realistically, though, it's too early for these things to really catch on, but companies like Cvent want to be ready to deploy new products when and if they do.

3 months ago

How Cvent Searches for the Event Technology Tipping Point

How Cvent Searches for the Event Technology Tipping Point

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Cvent wants to be opportunistic about adding emerging technologies like augmented reality to its broad stable of products for event professionals. For the time being, the focus is on making its products easier to use and reducing the fragmentation that can make life more complicated for its customers.

3 months ago

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SkiftX Webinar: How Technology Is Disrupting the $565 Billion Meetings & Events Industry

SkiftX Webinar: How Technology Is Disrupting the $565 Billion Meetings & Events Industry

Cvent + Skift

During our recent webinar, we discussed disruptions within the meetings and events industry that are forcing hoteliers to rethink how they attract planners. Register to get the recording!

3 months ago

Cvent Predicts a Tech Shakeup Looms

Cvent Predicts a Tech Shakeup Looms

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Where Cvent leads, the rest of the event technology sector follows. That said, no one has yet to win out when it comes to emerging technologies like augmented reality and better solutions for sourcing small events.

4 months ago

Cvent’s CEO on the Future of Event Experience

Cvent’s CEO on the Future of Event Experience

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Cvent wants to make it easier for customers to use a variety of its tools, in order to leverage the wide spectrum of data it collects on attendee behavior. Owing to the complexity of its platform, this remains a work in progress.

4 months ago

Meeting Planners Turn to Mobile Tools for Event Sourcing

Meeting Planners Turn to Mobile Tools for Event Sourcing

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Corporate confidence is high, so more meetings are taking place offsite. This is putting pressure on planners to source and plan events more efficiently, so many are turning to mobile tools to help.

4 months ago

Interview: HotelPlanner CEO Defends His Company’s NRA Ties

Interview: HotelPlanner CEO Defends His Company’s NRA Ties

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Stopping people under 21 years old from being able to effortlessly buy assault rifles is a societal decision. But it remains open for debate on how travel companies should treat a gun lobby that opposes such a move.

9 months ago