TYSONS, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the second quarter, nearly 1,400 new customers selected Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, for their event management and group business needs. The new customers further expand Cvent’s global customer base, which includes more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500 and 80 percent of the Fortune 100. In addition to customer growth in Q2, the company acquired both Wedding Spot and DoubleDutch, and unveiled several key product enhancements during its annual user conference, Cvent CONNECT, in Las Vegas.
“This year marks our 20th year in business, and we’re growing our global customer base and enhancing our product offerings faster than we ever have before,” said Chuck Ghoorah, co-founder and president of worldwide sales and marketing. “To support this exponential growth, we’ve hired nearly 700 people in the last four months to drive product development and support our more than 300,000 users around the world. While our comprehensive platform is unmatched in the industry, our people are what make the difference. They are why we continue to elevate our service levels and solution offerings year after year, helping event planners, marketers, and hoteliers drive revenue and maximize their business impact.”
Cvent Event Cloud
For event professionals and marketers, Cvent provides easy-to-use, integrated technology solutions to maximize the impact of meetings and events of all sizes – helping organizations plan and market events, execute onsite, engage audiences and measure and analyze results and return on investment. Organizations that chose Cvent include Nike, Tableau, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Autodesk, Duke University, and Delta Airlines.
Cvent Hospitality Cloud
Event planners and corporate travel managers sourced more than $16 billion dollars in business through Cvent’s online platforms last year, and the Cvent Hospitality Cloud offers clients direct access to these buyers. By connecting hotels with buyers and providing technology for winning and servicing customers, the Cvent Hospitality Cloud helps hoteliers grow and own their group and corporate travel business. Organizations that chose Cvent include Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Meliá Hotels International, Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston, Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board, and Discover Puerto Rico.
The company also continues to win awards for outstanding performance across a broad spectrum of functions. Most notably, for the second year in a row, Cvent CEO and Founder, Reggie Aggarwal, was named the number one CEO on the Top 50 SaaS CEOs list and the company was named a 2019 Top Workplace by the Washington Post.
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Cvent is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality software company with more than 4,000 employees, 27,000 customers, and 300,000 users worldwide. The Cvent Event Cloud offers software solutions to event planners and marketers for online event registration, venue selection, event management and marketing, onsite solutions, and attendee engagement. Cvent’s suite of products automate and simplify the planning process to maximize the impact of events. The Cvent Hospitality Cloud partners with hotels and venues to help them drive group and corporate travel business. Hotels use the Cvent Hospitality Cloud’s digital marketing tools and software solutions to win business through Cvent’s sourcing platforms and to service their customers directly, efficiently and profitably – helping them grow and own their business. For more information, please visit Cvent.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.