Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal named top SaaS CEO for second year

Reggie Agarwal, CEO and Founder of Cvent, has been named SaaS (software as a service) CEO for the second year in a row, by The Software Report.

Have your say as the events industry heads to the UN Sustainability Summit

Event industry professionals across the globe are being urged to take part in a vital initiative this month – 'Engaging the global event industry with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals' – ahead of the UN Sustainable Development Summit on 25-27 September in New York.

London heads Cvent’s new Top 25 Meeting Destinations in Europe

London leads the new list in meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider Cvent’s annual Top 25 Meeting Destinations for meetings and events in Europe.

Cvent launches interactive floorplans

Hotels and venues featured on the Cvent Supplier Network now have the ability to feature an interactive floor plan for any space at their property.

Baroness Karren Brady CBE to deliver keynote at Cvent CONNECT Europe

Business leader and star of The Apprentice, Baroness Karren Brady, CBE, will take the main stage as keynote speaker at this year’s Cvent CONNECT Europe. The event technology conference, hosted by Cvent, will take place 14-16 October, in London. Brady will offer insights on how to foster entrepreneurial spirit and deliver impactful, world-class events. Known for her resilience and focus, she will d...

Cvent acquires DoubleDutch

Meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider Cvent has announced that it has acquired event management software provider DoubleDutch, based in San Francisco. The acquisition of DoubleDutch highlights Cvent’s investment in the mobile technology space and will complement and grow the company’s signature mobile event app and onsite solution capabilities. Mobile event apps are an integral par...

Hilton Prague named Europe’s best hotel for meetings and events for 2nd year

Hilton Prague was named the best from top hotels for meetings and events in Europe by event management technology company, Cvent, Inc. It is the second year in a row Hilton Prague is being recognised as No.1 amongst Top 50 meeting hotels in Europe. The annual list was compiled by analysing MICE booking activity through its Cvent Supplier Network, which sourced more than $16bn and more than 42 mill...

Cvent aims to hire 1,000 new staff

Event technology organisation Cvent has announced plans to expand its European footprint as it aims to hire nearly 1,000 employees around the world in 2019. The company will double the office headcount in Frankfurt and will continue to increase hiring efforts for its other regional offices in London and Dubai. The news comes just one year after Cvent announced it is opening a Frankfurt office whic...

Event attendees missing out on sales, says research

Millions of business professionals who attend and exhibit at trade fairs, conferences and other major networking events around the world each year could be failing to convert business opportunities made onsite due to poor sales and marketing tactics and careless post-event follow-up, according to research published  by Cvent at IMEX Frankfurt. More than 2,000 UK business executives took part in th...

Cvent Unveils 2019 List of Top 50 Meeting Hotels in Europe

Event technology supplier Cvent has released its annual list of the Top 50 Meeting Hotels in Europe. The list was compiled by analysing meeting and event booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network (CSN), one of the world’s largest venue sourcing platforms. More than USD$16bn and more than 42m room nights were sourced through the CSN in 2018. Cvent’s Top Meeting Hotels lists rank venues ba...

Corporate travel budgets expected to rise, says new Cvent research

Seven in ten European corporate travel decision makers (CTDMs) anticipate their travel budget will increase in 2019, with 16 percent saying they expect their budget to significantly increase, according to a recent study by Cvent entitled “The European Travel Manager in 2019.” 25 percent of CTDMs said their budget would remain unchanged, while only 6 percent foresee a year-over-year decline. German...

Cvent takes its Event Evolution Model Down Under

Event technology specialist Cvent is to showcase its new events analysis tool at AIME, the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event show in Melbourne, 18-20 February. The company claims that, based on an analysis of more than 10,000 events, APAC event planners will now be able to compare and re-invent their events programme using Cvent’s Event Evolution Model. The tool, Cvent says, helps planner...

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