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  • 1.  Flex Agenda Hack

    Posted 10-07-2021 16:23
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    For anyone else frustrated by the lack of a well-designed agenda page in Flex, here's a hack that works for me. 

    Create your agenda in MS Word - looking however makes the most sense for your event.  Saving your file a certain way generates code you can copy and paste into a code widget. I've attached what it can look like.  It's important to note that it is a static page - BUT you can put hyperlinks into your word document (to speaker bios, etc) and they do work when the page is published.  When the agenda changes - just update your word document - and follow the steps below again.

    Instructions - I used Chrome as the browser

    Create your agenda in Word
    Click Save As and give the file a name  - THEN in the "Save as Type" dropdown, select "Web Page, Filtered (*.htm,*html)" 
    Save
    Open the file you just created (it opens in a browser because it's now an html).
    Right click on the page, and select "View Page Source"
    Select all the code that appears
    Copy and paste that code into a code widget on your agenda page.


    #Flex-Creating/ManagingEvents

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    Heather Payne
    Director, Conference & Event Marketing
    RBC Dominion Securities, Inc.
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  • 2.  RE: Flex Agenda Hack

    Posted 10-08-2021 12:39
    This is a great idea! Thank you!

    I followed all your steps but I am stuck on the code widget. I can't find how to create one, is it in the event designer or in the Admin section?

    Thanks again,

    Emily

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    Emily Brown
    Associate Director
    Rx Worldwide Meetings, Inc.
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  • 3.  RE: Flex Agenda Hack

    Posted 10-09-2021 15:31
    I think you have to ask CVENT to add access to it in FLEX.

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    Sean Daniel
    Member Services Manager
    Telecom & Autotech Council
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  • 4.  RE: Flex Agenda Hack

    Posted 10-12-2021 10:49
    It's in the site designer within the event.  I can see it under page elements.


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    Heather Payne
    Director, Conference & Event Marketing
    RBC Dominion Securities, Inc.
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  • 5.  RE: Flex Agenda Hack

    Posted 10-12-2021 11:08
    I had to ask Cvent to add access to it for me but I have it now!

    Thanks!

    Emily

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    Emily Brown
    Associate Director
    Rx Worldwide Meetings, Inc.
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  • 6.  RE: Flex Agenda Hack

    Community MVP
    Posted 10-11-2021 08:32
    Just to share more options - we also use a code widget to embed our agendas as pdfs that they can scroll through on the site/download/print if they want. We save the .pdf to the document library in cvent, then copy/paste the weblink, over the weblink in the code below. 

    <iframe src="https://custom.cvent.com/yourdocumentsweblinkhere.pdf" width="800" height="900"></iframe>

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    Kelly Ohlert
    Manager of Operations, Groups
    Stryker
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