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  • 1.  Be Part of the Spotlight on Innovation!

    Cvent Staff
    Posted 02-12-2024 12:34
    Edited by Megan Clark 02-12-2024 17:02

    Happy Monday everyone! Let's kick things off with our Huddle of the Week post!

    We are thrilled to announce a special project that aims to highlight the incredible work being done by event technologists like yourself! We want to showcase the innovative and inspiring ways you are leveraging event technology to revolutionize the industry.

    Are you pushing the boundaries of event technology? Are you implementing cutting-edge solutions that are transforming the event experience? We want to hear from you!

    We are inviting you to nominate yourself for our exclusive list of Event Technologists to Watch! This list will showcase individuals who are making waves in the industry, breaking new ground, and inspiring others with their innovative use of event technology. We want to uncover the remarkable ways you are leveraging event technology to create unforgettable experiences.

    To nominate yourself or someone you know, simply reply below with details about the innovative event technology initiatives you are involved in, and share how your work is making an impact.

    Don't miss this chance to showcase your groundbreaking work and be recognized as a leader in the event technology space. Nominate yourself today and be a part of our mission to celebrate and elevate the innovators shaping the future of the event industry.

    Spread the word! Share this opportunity with your event technologist colleagues and friends who are making waves in the industry. Let's shine a spotlight on the incredible work being done and inspire others to push the boundaries of event technology.

    Your innovative ideas and groundbreaking initiatives are shaping the future of events. Join us in celebrating your achievements and inspiring others to follow in your footsteps.

    Nominate yourself or someone you know today and let's showcase the power of event technology!



    Questions for you:

    1. What innovative event technology initiatives you are involved in?
    2. What remarkable ways you are leveraging event technology to create unforgettable experiences?

    #HuddleoftheWeek
    #VoiceIt
    #ManagingEvents


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    Megan Clark
    Assistant Team Lead, Online Community Marketing
    Cvent
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  • 2.  RE: Be Part of the Spotlight on Innovation!

    User Group Member
    Posted 02-14-2024 09:58
    1. What innovative event technology initiatives you are involved in?  My company utilizes a lot manual procedures.  I'm creating mail merges to use in order to cut down on much of the manual labor and reduce errors for cookie-cutter types of correspondence, such as emailing flight and ground information.  I truly believe in the "touch it once" procedure as the more times data is entered, the more opportunities for error you have.
    2. What remarkable ways you are leveraging event technology to create unforgettable experiences?  In the past, I've pushed for my previous company to drop their paper and binder collateral and utilize a mobile app.  The change saved us approximately 40 hours and over $10,000 per event for a 150 person event.  Attendees loved being able to strike up a conversation via app, save specific slides, take notes, and get up-to-date information.  As a planner who was alone in event planning, I enjoyed knowing that everything on the app would be accurate and being able to make announcements through it.  We started sending notifications for lost & found items which prevented attendees from having to go through hotel security to claim their items.  Engagement increased, and for people who get a bit stir-crazy not being on their phones/iPads, it gave them a way to better focus during lectures.


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    Julie-Michelle Davis, CMP
    Meetings Manager
    Amex GBT - USA
    Remote Location - Texas
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  • 3.  RE: Be Part of the Spotlight on Innovation!

    User Group Member
    Posted 02-15-2024 06:36
    1. What innovative event technology initiatives you are involved in?
      • My company utilizes a great deal of the Cvent platform and I'm always interested to dive into the product update emails and webinars to find out what changes are taking place and what I can use to elevate our user experience. 
    2. What remarkable ways you are leveraging event technology to create unforgettable experiences?
      • The Event App is such a great tool for enhancing the attendee experience. We're setting up discussion boards to use as a social feed, personalizing schedules, using interactive floor plans, and even using session Q&A to create a trivia contest.


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    Tori Martinez, Cvent Certified
    Event Technology Specialist
    Direct Travel
    United States
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  • 4.  RE: Be Part of the Spotlight on Innovation!

    User Group Member
    Posted 02-19-2024 11:57
    1. What innovative event technology initiatives you are involved in? Acquiring and implementing the Uber for Business connector with Cvent has been a year-long challenge that is now a ground transportation game changer! Cost avoidance, cost savings and HUGE timesaver for planners. I like the ability for our brand visibility in the Uber communications.
    2. What remarkable ways you are leveraging event technology to create unforgettable experiences? Implementing the voucher program has been an especially enhanced experience for our customers and guests. Rides on demand, no need to wait for everyone to board a shuttle :)


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    Hallie Loeb
    Event Operations Specialist
    CDW United States
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