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Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

  • 1.  Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    Cvent Staff
    Posted 27 days ago
    Edited by Megha Jetley 27 days ago

    Happy Monday to all! Let's kickstart our huddle of the week discussion with what industry skills you think are most important to successfully manage your hospitality business in 2022. 

     We know you are all busy preparing for the expected 'business as usual' demand of meetings and events this year, however, are you ready to meet this demand and return to your pre-pandemic capacity? Hospitality professionals are still adapting to disruptions caused in the last two years and navigating challenges like staff shortages while trying to innovate and upskill for better operational efficiency.  

     We would like to be your support at every step possible in this journey, and therefore, highly recommend you join us for the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022, scheduled from June 14 – 16, 2022. This 3-day virtual event will give you access to the most in-demand training and data-driven insights directly from Cvent product experts and leaders. You will have the opportunity to embrace new technology and solutions by Cvent to create memorable experiences for attendees and achieve your business goals. Whether you're an expert user or new to Cvent solutions, we have you covered. Register Now 

    We'd also love to know your thoughts around: 

    • What tools do you think you need to enhance your operational efficiency and sales productivity? 


    Learn
    , Engage, and Inspire with us! 

    Let your thoughts pour in the comment section below! #HuddleoftheWeek

     #CventHospitality #UserSummit

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    #Miscellaneous

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    Megha Jetley
    Assistant Manager
    Cvent Marketing Department
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  • 2.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    Community MVP
    Posted 25 days ago

    • What tools do you think you need to enhance your operational efficiency and sales productivity?   A great tool for us is Cvent Diagraming this program helps the operational team to set the banquet rooms to the clients request and eliminates the guessing of the room set.  We often use CVent Diagraming in the sales process to demonstrate how the meeting room will look should the hotel win the bid.  We have won many bids because we have included diagrams. 


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    Colleen Beck
    Director of Sales & Marketing
    The Westin Tampa Bay
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  • 3.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    User Group Member
    Posted 25 days ago
    Not a hospitality professional but an end user... Id love to see whether its through cvent diagramming or something in the solution where we can take the floor plan and assign names / locations to each room (i.e. this room is our war room, this room is storage, this is meal room) and be able to export and save as jpgs or pdfs.  Right now we're photoshopping over things but it'd be way easier if it all lived within cvent and as part of the agenda we could pop out the image of the floorplan for people!

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    Rachel
    NJ
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  • 4.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    Cvent Staff
    Posted 11 days ago

    Hi Rachel,

    That's a great suggestion! To do this through #CventEventDiagramming , simply add your floorplan to an event, use the "Text" tool from the task bar on the left and annotate the rooms (help article linked here). Once complete, you can export the room as a pdf by going to File --> Export Diagrams --> Current Diagram. If you included text outside of your diagram, make sure "Prefunction Perimeter" is selected so that the area outside your floorplan but within the grey perimeter will be included (help article linked here).



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    Alaina Del Real
    Sr. Client Success Advisor
    Cvent
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  • 5.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    Community MVP
    Posted 25 days ago
    • What tools do you think you need to enhance your operational efficiency and sales productivity? 
    I'm in agreement with the answers so far (although I am an end-user, not a hospitality professional) regarding diagramming. Having the ability to EASILY manipulate and set a room plan is invaluable and really lessens the stress of the "unknown". I also really appreciate virtual tours, video, photos, etc. to get me as comfortable with the space as possible.

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    Lori Wildman
    Senior Marketing Manager
    DuCharme, McMillen & Associates, Inc.United States
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  • 6.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    User Group Member
    Posted 23 days ago
    I agree with previous responses. If we could add name assignments to rooms, along with color cording the diagram and creating a key, the diagramming tool would be invaluable!

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    Gina Allega, CMP
    Senior Program Manager
    BCD M&E
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  • 7.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    User Group Member
    Posted 21 days ago
    I totally agree with previous responses. If my team could add name assignments to rooms, along with adding color coding and a key, then Cvent's diagramming tool would be an exceptional tool when communicating across the team, with the client and the hotelier.

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    Jacqueline C. Ward, CMP
    Director, Continuing Legal Education & Special Events, UNC-Chapel Hill
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  • 8.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    User Group Member
    Posted 16 days ago
    • What tools do you think you need to enhance your operational efficiency and sales productivity?  Beyond diagramming, having a repository of who to contact for which service at the hotel would be a simple yet great added value. Some hotels share a printour version of that, or just exchange cellphone number during the pre-con, but it's not always exhaustive. 


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    Béline Falzon
    Event Planner
    Stanford UniversityUnited States
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  • 9.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    User Group Member
    Posted 12 days ago
    What tools do you think you need to enhance your operational efficiency and sales productivity?
    Bulk actions. One big piece of efficiency is doing things in bulk. One amazing product enhancement is bulk actions in more Cvent components.


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    Beth Vriesen
    Events Registration Admin
    Associated Bank Corporation
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  • 10.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    User Group Member
    Posted 11 days ago
    Hello! 

    I am not a hospitality professional currently but when I was I would say Social Tables was one of my favorite tools as well. I would agree with all the comments below.

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    Katie Dreifus
    Registration Manager
    PwC Management Services LPUnited States
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  • 11.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    User Group Member
    Posted 11 days ago
    • What tools do you think you need to enhance your operational efficiency and sales productivity?  I need a project management tool that can easily feed into my event management. I would love it if fields pulled in from event management to create tasks beyond event creation.


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    Rebecca Quinn
    Corporate Events Manager
    Transplace Texas, LPUnited States
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  • 12.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    Posted 7 days ago
    • What tools do you think you need to enhance your operational efficiency and sales productivity? 

    how to use cvent the most effectively. We know how to use cvent, but we use it the same way for each event. There might be other ways to use it better. 

    also how to utilize Salesforce with cvent for sales productivity. 



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    Justina Hulen
    Events Director
    RSLC
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  • 13.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    User Group Member
    Posted 6 days ago
    I have not used Cvent Diagramming yet, but will do a dive into it based on the positive comments. We are a small internal event team, so any way to drive efficiency and boost productivity is a plus! But for me, data is the superstar... having access to key data points and robust reporting helps us make the right decisions to drive performance, and Cvent has some great built-in reporting that has been helpful with events.

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    Bouran Qaddumi
    Sr. Manager, Training
    Church's Chicken
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  • 14.  RE: Master the most in-demand industry skills at the Cvent Hospitality User Summit 2022

    User Group Member
    Posted 6 days ago
    I think a skill that is a must to hone to be successful in hospitality is your elevator pitch. This is a 30 second speech about your business or product, called this because it should be short enough for an elevator ride. But you want it to be engaging and not just the facts. This is something so simple but sometimes is not practiced enough. Being able to make small talk is great, but how you deliver your 30 second pitch of your venue, event, product or services are what people may or may not remember. This speech could be the difference between someone wanting to find you and talk more and them not being interested. Be confident and practice it, in the mirror with a friend or co-worker.

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    Teresa James
    Director of Sales and Marketing
    DoubleTree Gainesville
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