Articles tagged “meetings”

Eventbrite’s Struggles Deepen as a Public Company

Eventbrite’s Struggles Deepen as a Public Company

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

One has to wonder whether Eventbrite's struggles as a public company will make the event-tech sector less attractive to investors in the future.

5 days ago

Eventbrite Makes Much-Needed Progress on Ticketfly Integration

Eventbrite Makes Much-Needed Progress on Ticketfly Integration

Isaac Carey, Skift

Investors will be able to breathe a sigh of relief once the event and ticketing platform finally absorbs all of Ticketfly's clients.

2 weeks ago

Companies Have Started Tracking Meetings. What Changed?

Companies Have Started Tracking Meetings. What Changed?

Isaac Carey, Skift

While this shift is well under way, it's still early days. Many companies are trying to figure out basic information, like how many meetings they have in a year.

2 weeks ago

The Era of Ignoring Simple Meetings Is Over

The Era of Ignoring Simple Meetings Is Over

Isaac Carey, Skift

Beyond savings, companies can get rich data from tracking these meetings, which is key for improving their events going forward.

2 weeks ago

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New eBook: The Comprehensive Guide to Generating More Meeting and Event Leads

New eBook: The Comprehensive Guide to Generating More Meeting and Event Leads

Social Tables + Skift

Event venues aiming to generate more meetings and events business need to step up their digital marketing game and leverage new technologies that help them boost their visibility.

2 weeks ago

Instant Booking Is Long Overdue for Small Meetings

Instant Booking Is Long Overdue for Small Meetings

Isaac Carey, Skift

Industry players are saying that the booking process is finally starting to shift. Still, there are significant challenges when it comes to finding a solution that works for all parties.

3 weeks ago

Is the Events Industry Finally Ready for Instant Booking?

Is the Events Industry Finally Ready for Instant Booking?

Isaac Carey, Skift

This isn't the industry's first attempt to change the booking system. So what makes this time any different?

3 weeks ago

When Will the Events Industry Embrace Airbnb?

When Will the Events Industry Embrace Airbnb?

Isaac Carey, Skift

Meeting planners often stick with traditional hotel room blocks for event housing, meaning they miss out on all the flexibility offered by Airbnb.

4 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Hilton’s Tech Innovations Drive Brand Growth

Skift Global Forum Preview: Hilton’s Tech Innovations Drive Brand Growth

Danni Santana, Skift

Hilton understands the true conundrum of running a hotel business: Customer preferences will always change faster than the market can react. That is why the company has invested throughout the customer experience, from booking to loyalty partnerships, to keep guests happy.

1 month ago

Cvent Struggles to Streamline Its Thousands of Tech Features

Cvent Struggles to Streamline Its Thousands of Tech Features

Isaac Carey, Skift

Cvent continues to stay on the forefront of new digital technology for meetings and events, but it still faces difficulties in user experience. At Cvent Connect last week, the company spoke about how it can use its new features to improve usability, as well as more long-term plans to get at the heart of the issue.

1 month ago

Destinations Find Ways to Make Bleisure a Reality

Destinations Find Ways to Make Bleisure a Reality

Isaac Carey, Skift

The concept of bleisure has gained increasing popularity over the past few years, but time remains an issue for travelers. Attendees want to do more than pass through a destination, and event hosts can go a long way in making that happen.

1 month ago

A Better Venue Layout Makes for Greener Events

A Better Venue Layout Makes for Greener Events

Isaac Carey, Skift

Event attendees need places to work, decompress, and put their food down. As obvious as it sounds, these spaces can be hard to find at conferences due to poor venue design. Not only does this have a negative impact on guest mood, it can also lead to more food waste.

2 months ago