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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...

Cvent acquires Social Tables

Cvent has announced that it has acquired Social Tables, an event diagramming, seating, and collaboration platform. More than 5,000 organisations and hospitality brands, including Under Armour, Live Nation, Hyatt, The Venetian, ClubCorp, and Forbes, have utilised Social Tables to help them develop and plan nearly 4.5m events. Cvent acquired Social Tables to help event planners and venues better col...

In pictures: Cvent Connect Europe 2018

Cvent Connect Europe returned for its second incarnation last week, at the Business Design Centre in Islington. Senior figures in the event tech community met to network, do business and learn where the sector is going in the future. Cvent CEO Reggie Agarwal delivered a keynote on the ‘fourth industrial revolution’,which you can read more about here. There was also a charismatic keynot...

Face to face with the entrepreneurial spirit

Having charted Reggie Aggarwal’s remarkable entrepreneurial career – we now dig a little deeper. The founder and CEO of Cvent talks to Sarah-Claire Picton about digital transformation and more. According to a February 2018 report, entitled Economic Significance of Meetings to the US Economy, from Oxford Economics, every dollar spent on face-to-face meetings and events generates an additional $1.60...

Cvent launches “Event Management Technology For Dummies”

Event technology company Cvent has announced the publication of a new book, Event Management Technology for Dummies. The book, produced in partnership with Wiley and its For Dummies brand, outlines how organisations can successfully plan and run great events using event management technology. Patrick Smith, chief marketing officer at Cvent, said: “Event management technology gives event profession...

Former White House head of events headlines Cvent CONNECT Europe

UK-based meetings, events, and hospitality technology company Cvent is set to welcome hundreds of industry professionals to the second annual Cvent CONNECT Europe in October. The event will take place in the Business Design Centre in London from 1– 2 October. It has nearly doubled in size following the sell-out success of the inaugural event in 2017. Cvent has also announced that Laura Schwartz, f...