Meetings & Events

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.

4 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

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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

Corporate Group Bookings Decline for 2020: Cvent Data

Corporate Group Bookings Decline for 2020: Cvent Data

Isaac Carey, Skift

This report is worrying, especially since other industry players are starting to say the same thing.

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

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

Why Is Airbnb Still Missing the Mark With Corporate Event Planners?

Why Is Airbnb Still Missing the Mark With Corporate Event Planners?

Isaac Carey, Skift

Airbnb keeps on improving its business travel platform. So when will the events industry finally take advantage of it?

4 weeks 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

Cvent Makes Progress on Improving User Experience

Cvent Makes Progress on Improving User Experience

Isaac Carey, Skift

The company has developed in a fractured and decentralized way. Going back in time to change the underlying foundation will not be easy, especially if Cvent keeps acquiring new businesses.

1 month ago