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Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

  • 1.  Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Cvent Staff
    Posted 07-26-2021 10:56

    Hello all! With Cvent CONNECT coming up next week, we are doing a lot of reflecting here at Cvent. Reflecting on past Cvent CONNECTs, on how our industry has transformed in the last year and a half, and how you as planners and suppliers have stepped up in an incredible way to continue to support our industry.

    One way many of you were able to able to position your organization for success and grow your own career was through the Cvent Certification offerings. Since many of you completed your certifications in the spring and summer of 2020, you are likely coming up on your one-year certification anniversary. As a reminder, your certification lasts for 2 years, and after that time you will want to expand your expertise by getting re-certified.

    With these special reflections in mind, let's discuss more about Cvent Certification and what it's done for you:

    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified?
    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification?

    Let us know below! #HuddleoftheWeek #VoiceIt

     

    P.S. – If you haven't gotten certified yet, the exams are free through September 30th. Sign up today!​


    #CventCONNECT
    #Miscellaneous

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    Danni Czark
    Senior Associate, Online Community Marketing
    Cvent
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  • 2.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Community MVP
    Posted 07-27-2021 13:26
    Hello Danni! 
    I am a huge fan of the Cvent certifications 

    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified? I am certified in Supplier/Hybrid/Diagramming all very important as it tells the planners that I am certified in using the tools they need!                                                                                             
    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification? I learned the  most in the Diagramming platform, as a Director of Sales I hadn't used the program pre -covid as it was a tool that was used primarily by our CSM department.   We started using the program to assist in building our RFP's and presenting the planners with more detail at the RFP stage.  Myself and the sales managers on the team all were certified and use the program almost with every RFP. 


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    Colleen Beck
    Director of Sales & Marketing
    The Westin Tampa Bay
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  • 3.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Posted 07-27-2021 13:30
    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified? Event Management were all very helpful in refreshing my knowledge on the platform. It hhas helped provide legitimacy at work to my knowledge of the platform and positioned me as the go-to person for questions
    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification? I was interested in the venue sourcing and diagramming which I learned for the certifications. With all the new protocol rules in effect it's helpful to understand the tool that'll help us locate valid venues without having to visit every one.


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    Rachel
    NJ
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  • 4.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Posted 07-27-2021 15:12
    I have taken and passed the Event Marketing Strategy Certification, Hybrid Events Certification, Virtual Events Certification, Mobile Event App Certification, and Event Management Advanced Certification.

    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified? My employer requested that we take the programs as they were free of charge. This showed our leadership teams we were taking the time to continue to stay up to date on the technology of the platform.
    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification? I learned that there were a lot of areas I hadn't used yet and gain more confidence with using the Cvent knowledge base for resources.





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    Katie Dreifus
    Employee Experience Manager
    loanDepot
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  • 5.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Community MVP
    Posted 07-28-2021 09:10
    While I was hoping to take advantage of free certification... I sadly could not find the time (professionally or personally) to get certified. Certification is important just from a training perspective - it forces you to really learn all about the software - which will help you leverage it and use it better. It's also great to have if you are in the job market - to prove your knowledge.

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    Lori Wildman
    Senior Marketing Manager
    DuCharme, McMillen & Associates, Inc.
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  • 6.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Posted 07-28-2021 09:53
    Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified?
    As the primary CrowdCompass admin for my company's events, getting Cvent certified was a huge value add in fine tuning my skills and knowledge, went a long way in helping me create better, more engaging app content easily. Looking to continue certifications, especially with hybrid and virtual events

    What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification?
    I love the Training section and the way it's organized to make it easy to find and complete training

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    Bouran Qaddumi
    SR MANAGER, NATIONAL FIELD TRAINING
    Cajun Operating Company d/b/a Church's Chicken
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  • 7.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Community MVP
    Posted 07-28-2021 11:21
    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified? it puts our clients minds at ease and helps them trust that we know the tool well
    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification? Just in general, seeing the full picture, and some of the areas we don't regularly use to know what all is out there, because even if it doesn't apply to us now it might down the road. 


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    Kelly Ohlert
    Manager of Operations Groups
    Stryker
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  • 8.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Posted 07-28-2021 13:09
    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified?
    Learning different solutions from Cvent and how those solutions make your event planning life easier and more detailed.
    I used the 18 months downtime from COVID to earn certificates in:
    Virtual Events
    Event Diagraming
    Diagramming and Seating
    Venue Sourcing
    Event Marketing Strategy
    Account Administrator
    Hybrid Events
    Mobile Event App 
    Event Management

    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification?        Studying for the certifications opened my eyes to what the Cvent program can actually DO and how I can implement that into programs we are building. I learned the most effective way of getting around in all of those programs, and I learned that the program knowledge feed directily into one another.


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    Mary Ann Hall
    Event Specialist
    Federal Reserve System
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  • 9.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Posted 07-28-2021 15:59
    I thought it was very important for our team to get certified so we could become more familiar with Cvent.  Prior to becoming certified, we were all very basic users of the system.  The Supplier Network training has really allowed us to step up our game.

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    Amy Zientek
    Director of Sales
    Visit Lubbock The Convention and Visitors Bureau
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  • 10.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Posted 07-29-2021 11:23
    Hi Danielle,

    I have enjoyed many of your certifications over the past  year or so.
    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified? 
      • It was important to me to spend the time to get up-to-date with Cvent.  I don't use it too often in my new role.  It helped refresh a lot of my knowledge plus learned some new things along the way. 
    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification?
      • The Hybrid part was the most interesting to me as we are planning a head and looking at how our hybrid model would be structured.  We are not there yet but it will come in handy when it does. 
    Thank you!  Looking forward to signing up for a few more certifications. 

    Julie

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    Julie Lee
    Senior Corporate Event Planner
    Opentext
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  • 11.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Community MVP
    Posted 08-02-2021 12:20
    Hello Danni, 

    Getting certified is a good way to check on my Cvent knowledge and show I'm up to date. 
    I wasn't super familiar with the Access Portals since we had been using parked reports still. It was great learning about the feature and then digging in.

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    Béline FALZON
    Conference Program Specialist II
    California Teachers Association
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  • 12.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Posted 08-02-2021 12:28
    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified?
      • Got 5 ppl on my team certified to bring them up to speed and help get them to be more independent and learn the setup areas of cvent which they hadnt really gotten to see. 
    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification?
      • the broader capabilities of the sessions module and its interaction with the reg form 


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    Christine Ricci
    Event Technology Specialist
    Franklin Templeton Companies, LLC
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  • 13.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Posted 08-02-2021 13:25
    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified?
      • As the sole user of Cvent in my company, I felt like I needed to know all things about the product to prove it's value and my credibility. 
    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification?
      • While studying for my certification (what feels like forever ago!) learning about the custom reports was the most valuable piece.


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    Rebecca Quinn
    Corporate Events Manager
    Transplace Texas, LP
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  • 14.  RE: Celebrating your Cvent Certification anniversaries

    Posted 08-02-2021 13:44
    • Why did you find it important to get certified, and what value has it provided since being certified?
    Event Management certification, it was great for resume building and gaining credibility in the tool.
    • What is the most interesting part of the Cvent platform that you learned about while preparing for your certification?
    I learned a few things regarding Hotel and Air Management and most helpful was using internal information to convey important information to attendees seamlessly.

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    Amy Lum
    Senior System and Tools Specialist
    Boston Scientific Corporation
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