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ICE launches annual report 2021

Ensuring the sustainability of events has risen to become the key challenge corporate organisers are looking to tackle between now and 2024, according to this year’s ICE Annual Benchmarking Research Report, sponsored by Cvent. The sustainable events objective was shared by 77% of the respondents of the annual survey and sat ahead of ‘the ability to deliver hybrid events’ (73%) and ‘educating inter...

Reggie Aggarwal defines ‘new events landscape’ in keynote at Cvent CONNECT® Europe

Global meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, Cvent, kicked off its annual Cvent CONNECT® Europe conference at the InterContinental London – The O2, 5 October, with a keynote from CEO and founder Reggie Aggarwal. In his address on Day 1 of the hybrid event, Aggarwal reflected on the past 18 months and offered an insightful look at the accelerated transformation of the meeting...

Higher education institutions are embracing digital transformation, says Cvent

The higher education sector in the UK and Europe is embracing digital transformation in order to support their recruitment drives, increase reach and engagement and enhance student and alumni event experiences, according to global meetings and events technology provider, Cvent. Cvent has various higher education clients in the UK and Europe including: Imperial College London and the London School ...

Cvent launches new production solution, Cvent Studio

Global meetings, events and hospitality technology provider Cvent announced, 2 August, the launch of Cvent Studio, a new video capture and production solution built for virtual and hybrid events. Cvent Studio is intended to enable event planners to create professional-quality video content for their webinars, virtual events, and hybrid events, and help them more deeply engage their online audience...

Cvent’s SPAC deal with Dragoneer values company at $5.3bn

Global event management software and technology provider Cvent is returning to the public markets with a Special Merger Acquisition Company (SPAC) deal announced 23 July. Cvent’s SPAC merger is with Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp. II (NASDAQ:DGNS) and values the company at USD$5.3bn. Cvent, founded in 1999, expects to use $801m of the capital raised by the transaction to accelerate innovation...

Cvent merger on the cards, reports WSJ

Cvent has reportedly agreed a merger with a ‘special-purpose’ acquisition company in a deal that would take the event technology company public. According to the Wall Street Journal, Cvent is slated to merge with Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp. II in a transaction that values the private-equity-owned company at more than $5 billion including debt. Cvent, founded by Reggie Aggarwal (pictured) ...

Cvent releases 2021 Travel Managers Report

Event technology company Cvent has released its 2021 Travel Managers Report. The report was completed by independent research company Censuswide, and was based on more than 500 survey responses from corporate travel managers (CTMs) in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Netherlands. The report found that the hospitality industry will need to adapt and evolve its practices to support the chan...

Cvent releases ‘Virtual Event Strategy for Dummies’

Cvent has launched a new e-book, Virtual Event Strategy for Dummies, in partnership with publishing brand Wiley. The book provides organisations with strategies and advice for developing virtual events and hybrid experiences. Cvent unveiled its virtual meeting solution, the Cvent Virtual Attendee Hub, in August 2020. It also recently expanded its Cvent Certification programme to include virtual ev...

Cvent signs multi-year tech partnership with Radisson Hotel Group

Event technology provider Cvent and Radisson Hotel Group (RHG) have announced a multi-year agreement for Cvent Transient Business Intelligence. Under the agreement, Radisson Hotel Group will use Cvent’s business intelligence software to evaluate and enhance property-level transient performance for 85 of its properties across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Gianni Di Fede, RHG EMEA VP o...