Online meeting management software is essential to any company or corporation that handles meetings. As organizations strive to tighten spend across the enterprise, purchasing and travel departments seek to consolidate the meeting management process to gain more visibility into meeting spend. Meeting planners must reach these budget goals while still trying to improve their meetings. A world-class meetings management tool like Cvent can help them achieve that.
Cvent offers a comprehensive solution that allows companies to implement enterprise-wide Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) programs. The Cvent Strategic Meetings Management solution streamlines the corporate meetings and event process from the planning and sourcing phases through registration and travel booking. With over 100 customizable reports, Cvent aids the planner in measuring meeting spend. Planners maintain complete creative control over their events; procurement departments can view the costs incurred and implement controls to rein in meeting spend.
Cvent's SMM Software Helps You Plan, Source, Manage, Measure Your Organization's Business Meetings and Events
Plan/Budget: Strategic Meetings Management can require complex and intricate financial planning. Streamline the meeting planning process with workflow and policy management, system integration, department calendars and budgeting tools.
Source/Buy: With another Cvent online meeting management software feature, planners can research cities on the Cvent Destination Guide. Compare venues and service providers on the Cvent Supplier Network, and send them RFPs to receive bids on your event requirements. Having the worlds largest directory of event-specific venues coupled with a quick and easy-to-use RFP submission process is a huge benefit to strategic meetings management professionals.
Measure/Report: Use the meeting management software to create reports and measure all aspects of your meetings program, and share key meetings metrics across departments to evaluate meetings ROI.
Corporate and Enterprise-Level Meeting Planners
Cvent's enterprise software for strategic meetings management is feature-rich, but is also easy-to-use. Planners can create events on the Cvent system after a single 90 minute online training session.
- Exercise extensive creative control without knowledge of HTML
- Negotiate better deals and evaluate ROI by viewing historical event data
- Request bids from multiple suppliers at once
Corporate Travel Management
In many corporations, meetings travel is managed separately from other corporate travel, which can make it difficult to manage spend. Cvents online meeting management software makes meetings travel a part of the larger travel process.
- Travel can review the meetings process, but still give creative control to meeting planners
Corporate Procurement Departments
Cvent's Strategic Meetings Management Program focuses on providing corporate management with a snapshot of spend across every facet of the meeting planning process.
- Bring site selection, budgeting, registration, payment processing, travel, housing and reporting functionality into one system
- Allow managers to see the big picture, enabling them to streamline the process and identify unnecessary costs