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Event Planning Software Features

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    Event Planning & Management Features

    As an innovative force in the meetings industry, Cvent strives to be the leading event management platform by offering our clients an unparalleled suite of tools and capabilities. Our online event planning software gives users the ability to manage events quickly and affordably. The streamlined interface is designed to make building an event with speed and precision easy, and for complex events, the necessary features are never more than a click or two away.

Event Planning Features

Online & Mobile Event Registration

Set up dynamic, online registration that's easy for registrants to use and easy for you to monitor.

Event Payment Process

Enjoy fast and secure event registration fee processing via desktop or mobile device.

Event Reporting

Analyze event success with standard or custom reports in real time and export into common formats.

Housing and Travel Management

Manage room bookings, transportation itineraries and roommate requests. Integrate with top travel tools.

Agenda & Session Management

Allow registrants to build a customized agenda that caters to their interests in an easy to understand format.

Event Surveying

Leverage pre and post event surveys to collect and tabulate attendee preferences and feedback.

Appointment Scheduler

Enable attendees to arrange meetings with peers or pre-arrange meetings on their behalf.

Multi-Language Functionality

Host event websites and registration forms in multiple languages. Cvent automatically checks invitee browser settings to determine which language to display.

Credit Tracking

Assign credits to events or specific sessions and automatically award credits based on participation.

Event Marketing Features

Event Websites

Create branded event websites with no HTML knowledge and ensure your event's website is optimized for smartphones and tablets.

Event Email Marketing

Drive response rates with automated, personalized and targeted email campaigns.

Database Management

Import, export, manage and view activity history of your contacts in one easy-to-access database.

Event Calendars

Share internal or external-facing event calendars. Choose from multiple calendar views, layouts and styles.

Social Media Integration

Maximize reach by making it easy to promote and share your event on social networks.

Marketing Analytics

Understand which marketing avenues are driving bottom line results with reporting that allows you to be confident in your decision making.

Website Widgets

Web widgets are interactive components strategically leveraged to promote your event on a website, be it yours or a partner's.

Onsite Management Features


Event Mobile Apps

Create a native mobile app to foster increased engagement by providing all key event information in the palm of your attendee's hand.


Mobile Check In App

Modernize your event and session level check-in process. Check-in registrants, collect fees and print badges wirelessly onsite while seamlessly integrating with Cvent's Event Management Platform.


Social Engagement Tool

Leverage the power of attendee generated content by aggregating your attendee's posts from social media and displaying it live on a wall or screen at the event, on your website, or in the mobile app.

Onsite Registration Functionality

Set up any computer or iPad as a kiosk to manage new registrations onsite.

Onsite Equipment

Buy or rent printers, iPads, or laser scanners from a Cvent approved partner.

Event Administration Features

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Complimentary Venue Selection Tool

Search our worldwide database of hotels and event venue, send out event requirements, and receive side-by-side bids.

Budget Management

Get away from manually tracking data in spreadsheets. Build event budgets, track expenses, calculate variable costs and assess meeting spend for one event or across multiple events.

Name Badge & Certificate Creation

Easily generate simple or custom formatted name badges and certificates that mirror your event's branding.

Meeting Request Forms

Collect event details via Meeting Request Forms, set up automated approval processes, and create a simple or complex meetings management workflow.

Seating Management

Assign tables and individual seating assignments at an event or a session within a particular event.

Speaker Management

Track all of your speakers, create speaker profiles, and showcase your speakers on the event website.

Membership Management

Manage all your members, their member status, and their activity with your organization, rather than needing to synchronize data with another solution.

Task Lists

Delegate and manage specific tasks by assigning them to staff and send automated task reminder emails to those involved.

Resource Management

Define resources (like equipment or rooms), maintain an inventory of those resources, and reserve them for events or specific sessions.

Meeting Estimator

Choose several viable cities for your event and the platform can estimate what venue and travel costs will be on your event date.

Integrations Integration

Integrate with to bring event contacts and activities into sync with your CRM operations.

Concur Integration

Gain total visibility into attendee travel plans and total event expenses by integrating with Concur Travel and/or Concur Expense.

Application Programming Interface (API)

Transfer data to and from virtually any system your organization already uses via Cvent's Application Programming Interface

Marketo Integration

Leverage event and registrant data to market more intelligently and strategically.

Eloqua Integration

Include event participation in your Eloqua lead scoring and nurturing programs.

WebEx Integration

Synchronize Webex and Cvent data to more easily plan and market online events.

Google Analytics Integration

Track the activities and impressions on your event website using Google analytics.

Security & Support

Support & Training

Talk to the experts: Cvent's award winning support team is available 24/7 with short wait times.

Data Security

Protect your data. Cvent is PCI Level 1 Compliant and hosts all client data in a top-tier, world class data center.

Professional Services

Leverage our professional services for strategic needs such as website design or database management.

508 Compliance

Build accessible, Section 508 compliant event websites and registration processes with ease.