Added new Admin features: Contact websites, event feeds, and meeting request approval are now available to the New Admin framework. Event approval emails will also appear based in the recipient's preferred language.
Enhanced new reporting: You can now filter your report by date range rather than individually selecting events. When searching columns, groups with zero search results will not appear. To ensure Excel reports that exceed the data limit do not fail, the data will be truncated. Color coded reports will also be color coded in Excel, summary tables will be available, and summary widgets will be included in the export file. Automated approval import, Concur Expense integration, custom event RSVPs, questions from the Question Library, response sets, and survey certificates will all appear in the appropriate reports. Advanced filters can now be added and saved to a report, and then published to a portal. And finally, we added a number of event and cross-event reports.
Implemented Marketo Session syncing: You can now sync your event's session information to Marketo as custom objects. This data can only be synced automatically, not manually.Enhanced CrowdCompass and Marketo integration: You can now choose which sessions will integrate with Marketo all at once.
Inquisium Enhanced your Inquisium survey reports: In the Answer Summary report, you can now filter and group data based on multi-select fields. In the cross-survey version, you can now filter and group data based on single-answer rating, matrix rating, and net promoter score. Advanced filters are now available in this report as well. We also added two new Inquisium reports: Respondent Consent Status and Answer Details by Respondent. Appointments
Added custom Appointment questions: You can now add custom questions for certain appointment types that requesters will answer prior to sending their invitations. These questions and answers will only be visible to you and the requesters.
Implemented customizable, printer-friendly calendars: Attendees and exhibitor admins can now choose what details to show on their calendar printouts. Exhibitor admins can choose which onsite staff schedules to include as well.
Enhanced Exhibitor Admin views of event sessions: On the calendar, exhibitor admins can now see their staff’s event sessions and appointments side by side. The calendar also lets admins toggle between showing no sessions, all sessions, or just sessions during which staff members are considered busy. In addition, sessions will now appear as potential conflicts for newly created and inbound appointments that admins respond to on behalf of staff members.
Added an Attendee Information page for planners: With this new page, you can now see a comprehensive set of information for any attendee in their appointment event. This includes standard fields like the attendee’s name, title, company, as well as custom contact fields. If there’s an associated registration event, you can also see registration questions and the attendee's answers.
Added Test Mode: With Test Mode, you can submit and review test submissions yourself, previewing the exact same workflows that your authors and reviewers will go through. Then, open submissions for your project with the confidence that everything will work just the way you designed it.
Implemented the ability to save reviews as drafts: Reviewers can now save their progress on a review and return to it later. Once saved, the review will be available in "Draft" status on the My Reviews page.
Enhanced author visibility of accepted and rejected submissions: Authors can now view details about their accepted and rejected submissions on the attendee website and download any attachments for them as well.
Made “Biography” field editable: You can now rename the “Biography” field for authors as needed.
Allowed for multiple topics for submissions: You can now set a topic limit for authors under your project's Submission Stage. You can also enable automatic review assignment for submissions with multiple topics.
Added interactive filters to “Submissions” report: You can now use interactive filters such as “Topic,” “Submission Status,” and various author details to filter the data displayed in this report.
Implemented retroactively assigning submissions to reviewers: When new reviewers are added to a project, existing submissions will now be automatically assigned to them based on topic. In addition, when topics for reviewers are updated, submissions for them can be assigned and unassigned accordingly.
Added Topics of Expertise in reviewer creation: You can now add a reviewer’s topics of expertise when you’re initially creating them in your project.
Added a "Submission Change History” report: Use this new report to track who updated submission info and when. For each change, the report displays the following details: Change Date, Field, Old Value, New Value, Changed By, and Change Method.
OnsiteEnhanced Onsite Support reports: We've added a number of new reports to help you ensure that key aspects of attendee participation work properly during RFID events under Reporting > Reports (New) > Onsite Support Reports. These reports provide insight into the usage of badges and actual attendance as well as highlight potential issues during setup of RFID badges, session locations, and more.
Updated the Overview screen: There is a new overview screen for OnArrival, improving navigation. Onsite staff can scan directly from the Overview, checkout mode has been moved to the top-right overflow menu, and settings, attendee filters, and stats are located in the left-hand menu.
Enhanced RFID activation: When RFID Attendance is turned on for an event, you or your onsite staff can access this new mode by opening the dropdown menu and tapping Activate Badges. Scan a barcode off a badge or search for the attendee and then activate the badge, if connected to an asReader.
Added GDPR support: During an RFID event, you can ask attendees, in either Admin or Kiosk Mode, whether they consent to their badge being tracked. Once an attendee has responded to the consent question, you can't update the question text, but you can view and update an attendee's responses from the attendee's profile within the app.
Improved user experience: When you open an event in OnArrival, you can see the actual progress for the initial sync, including the total number of attendees downloaded. On the attendee list or photo verify screen, you can select up to 4 fields that you would like to display, which is an increase from 2.
Enhanced localization support: OnArrival now supports 13 languages. New languages include Finnish, Greek, Korean, Russian, and Brazilian Portuguese.
Added custom check-in questions: You can now create check-in questions in addition to the current custom registration questions. Select which questions you want attendees to answer during event check-in, view answers within an attendee's profile, and add custom check-in questions to badges.
Improved badge activation: When you activate an attendee's badge, you'll see a confirmation showing the attendee's name.
Enhanced the UX: FAQs and contacting support are now in the side menu, which allows for easier access when there is an issue onsite. There are also minor updates for consent questions as well as the check-in success notification that appears during session scanning.
Improved LeadCapture appointments: Now you can accept or decline appointments as an invitee or cancel as the original requester of that appointment. You can also refresh appointments data right from the screen by slightly pulling down. This enhancement allows onsite staff to accept and decline appointments without having to leave the LeadCapture app.
Added Session Management in OnArrival Android: Navigate through sessions within the app and check in attendees either manually or using an NFC badge. You can also view and filter the session list by location and configure access control rules for Admin and Kiosk Mode.
Implemented Zebra Utilities in OnArrival Android: Connect to a Zebra printer and update your printer configuration within the app. If there is an error while setting up the printer, it will be described from within the printer settings. You can also calibrate the printer, reset to default settings, and restart the printer if needed.
CrowdCompassAdded notification banner for hidden attendees: This new banner lets attendees know if they're hidden on the attendee list. The banner's quick-join button gives attendees an easy way to become visible on the list and start networking.
Updated beacon notifications: To ensure attendees are receiving your messages, attendees now need to have the app open to view beacon alerts. Attendees will no longer receive beacon alerts when the app goes to the background, though the notifications will still appear the next time the attendee opens their app.
Added guidance on custom app colors: While you are choosing your app colors on the Custom Colors page in the EventCenter, you can now preview them in real-time and the new accessibility checker warns you when your color combinations don't meet accessibility guidelines.
Added offline notification to the Event Feed: Attendees viewing the Event Feed will now see a notification when they're offline, encouraging them to reconnect to a network. Once connected, the Event Feed auto-scrolls to the most recent comments and allows attendees to see updates or post a new comment.
Made searching for events easier: With the refreshed event directory, attendees can search for an event by the event password, whether or not the event is hidden.
Added status indicator for schedule updates: When an attendee registers or unregisters for a session in the AttendeeHub, a loading spinner lets the attendee know that their schedule update is processing.
Supplier Network Created new Business Intelligence reports: You can now define your own regions to filter data in the "Performance by Region" report, and in the "Enterprise Performance by Region" report now has 11 grouping options to improve filtering. A new custom date range was added to enterprise reports. Enhanced the auto complete suggestions: When using the search on the homepage, the suggestions will be based on the last location you searched.Displayed a user's CSN credentials on Lead Scoring: You can now display a users name and email address from their CSN credentials on the Contact Help and Support form and the Leads List page.
Incorporated the ability lock budget policies: You can now prevent edits to certain budget columns and high level estimates using lock budget policies.
Created a new reporting framework: You can now run newly created reports that provide extensive flexibility when building reports from scratch, have improved performance, and more interactivity and data visualization.
Improved email functionality in Lead Scoring: You can now use your email client to send Lead Scoring scenario details to internal stakeholders.
Added new navigation options in Lead Scoring: You can now access the Lead Scoring List from the CSN navigation menu, and access the lead directly from the CSN Manager RFPs page or the CSN RFP Details page.
Improved timeout challenge for Lead Scoring: You will now receive a timeout challenge when you have been idle in Lead Scoring for 60 minutes.
Enhanced new reporting: You can now view the country in the "Planner Location" field if the state or province is left blank on the RFP, but the country is populated. When the RFP name is clicked within the report, you will be taken to the RFP Details page.
Improved the competitive rate calculation in Lead Scoring: You can now view a range of comparable competitive rates that have been proposed by your hotel's competitive set in Cvent.
Updated search venue tags: Search tags in the search results are now completely grey for Cvent specific tags and blue for preferred venues instead of only being outlined in a color. This makes it easier to differentiate the search results.
Added new affiliation in the Document Library: You can now associate a document at the chain, brand, venue, or country-level so the document will automatically be added to an RFP with that affiliation.
Updated the chain, brand, venue, and country attachments for RFPs: You can now view the attachment within an RFP before sending it.