CSN Overview

Cvent Hospitality Cloud is proud to announce the most significant update to the Cvent Supplier Network since it was introduced eight years ago. We have been diligently working on a complete rebuild of the network to simplify venue sourcing. Planners who are delighted by the group-specific hotel content and functionality will love the renewed focus on simplicity.

But we didn't do this just for planners - we've ensured these changes also benefit our venue partners. You'll soon see gorgeous new profiles with bigger images and more opportunities to market your venue. We are committed to helping you target more qualified business, and this redesign will help deliver on that goal.

Overall Benefits

This redesign is going to benefit the Supplier Network ecosystem in a number of ways:

Overall Increased Traffic

Thanks to our focus on SEO best practices, we've ensured that search engines like Google will easily find the Supplier Network, increasing our organic planner reach.

Expected Higher Conversions

With our energy on simplifying the search process and serving more content that planners want from venues upfront, the number of planners sending RFPs is projected to increase.

Better Qualified Leads for Hotels

Our new search functionality can now match planners with venues based on new search criteria, like need dates.

Greater Planner Mix

Our designs were developed to drive more occasional, SMERF, and international planners to complement our strong corporate, association, and TPP presence.

New Features For Venues

Updated Venue Profiles

Venue profiles now allow for bigger images and improved gallery navigation to show off the beauty of your venue to planners.

New Search Criteria Options

Venues can ensure they reach planners whose needs match their hotel by inputting new meta search data.

New Content Options

Planners continue to request larger floor plans and menus from venues, so we're adding these content options to venue profiles.

Map-Based Research

Venues now appear on map search alongside the points of interests (landmarks, restaurants, etc.) to help them stand out to planners.

Promotions

We are integrating the Promotions Hub with targeted offers to planners looking for event dates that match deals venues have available.

New Profile Redesign Highlights

New Planner Features that Benefit You Too

Now planners can search based on neighborhoods, places of interest, zip codes, and more from a single search bar.

Planners can now search geographically through the use of our new map search powered by Google.

Mobile enhanced

The Cvent Supplier Network now works across all devices to keep pace with planners' mobile-friendly search needs.

Date handling for deeper searches

Now planners can input event dates and attendee numbers into the search, enabling us to serve more specific hotel matches and relevant promotions.

Venue List functionality

Now planners can use the Supplier Network like an e-commerce platform with a venue list that appears throughout their search, allowing us to provide planners with venue recommendations based on which venues they already have in their cart.

Quick view functionality

For faster searches, planners now have the option to use Quick View on the search results, which gives them an overview of the hotel without clicking into a profile.

Promotions

We are further integrating the Promotions Hub with targeted promotions to planners looking for event dates that match deals venues have available.

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