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HotelREZ partners with Cvent to offer members transient sourcing tool

The sales, marketing and distribution company HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has announced a new partnership with the global meetings, events and hospitably technology provider Cvent. Under the agreement, HotelREZ will aim to leverage Cvent’s transient sourcing platform to set and promote corporate hotel rates and manage RFPs. Cvent Transient (formerly Lanyon), is an all-in-one platform through whi...

Cvent report calls for event organiser and marketer collaboration 

Global meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider Cvent has unveiled the results of an independent study, conducted by Atomik Research, highlighting the opportunity for marketers and organisers to maximise the impact of event programmes in the new digital landscape. The research has suggested that there is still room for improvement in the digitalisation of the events industry. Results ...

Cvent lists on the Nasdaq as ‘CVT’

Cvent Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: CVT), meetings, events and hospitality technology provider, and Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp. II (formerly Nasdaq: DGNS) (‘Dragoneer’), have announced the completion of the business combination of Cvent and Dragoneer, a special purpose acquisition company formed by Dragoneer Investment Group (the ‘Business Combination’) on 8 December 2021. The Business Combinati...

Cvent expands supplier network platform to support 18 languages

Meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider Cvent has announced that it now supports 18 international languages within its Cvent Supplier Network (CSN). The company says its expanded language support can now provide planners with a localised venue sourcing tool, enabling them to search and book venues in their native and/or preferred language. The preferred language is carried through mu...

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...