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    Five Challenges Planners Face Today

      I have been an event producer for three and a half decades. I have lived through many recessions in the event industry and survived. And through all of these years, I have seen all kinds of challenges, but the new challenges we are facing today in the event industry are affecting our ability to do our job effectively. It is a known fact that planning events is stressful; in fact, event planning ranks up there with careers such as…

    Event Operations

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    Cvent Launches Vendor Marketplace

      Cvent has launched its Vendor Marketplace, a new sourcing solution. The Vendor Marketplace is built directly within Cvent’s industry-leading online venue sourcing platform the Cvent Supplier Network (CSN). It offers users access to a trusted network of approved vendors and suppliers that provide services for in-person, virtual and hybrid events. Event organizers who provide a few details about their event can browse matching vendors, send requests for information (RFIs), and track and compare responses. ​With its robust search functionality, users can…

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  • Steps to Protect Yourself if an Event is Cancelled

    Many events have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in cancellations. Some vendors have returned deposits while others have agreed to hold them as a credit toward rescheduled events. Then there are those who have refused refunds or credits altogether. Why the difference? It often comes down to the terms included in your contract. With uncertainty around the outbreak and, consequently, when in-person events may take place, it’s important to review the cancellation policy to avoid a penalty. Also,…

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