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President and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post will deliver powerful speech on redefining success
Tysons Corner, Va., April 24, 2015 –Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, today announced Arianna Huffington as its featured keynote speaker at its fourth annual conference, Cvent CONNECT. The five day event will take place in Las Vegas from June 14-18 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Huffington is scheduled to deliver her keynote on Tuesday, June 16.
"Arianna Huffington has become one of the world’s most influential and powerful people because of her entrepreneurial spirit and career accomplishments to date," said Eric Eden, senior vice president of marketing for Cvent. “The theme for this year’s conference is achieving success with meetings and events. We are confident that our attendees will be able to get actionable ideas from her inspirational speech on what it takes to be successful and apply it to their own careers and personal lives.”
In May 2005, Arianna launched The Huffington Post, a news blog and site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, online publications. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. Huffington is also the author of 14 books including, “Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder.”
Cvent has also confirmed a number of other motivational keynote speakers that will present throughout the entire conference, including Juliet Funt, founder of WhiteSpace ® at Work, a custom training and consulting firm, and former meeting and event planner.
This year, Cvent CONNECT is expecting to bring together over 2,000 power users from both sides of the event ecosystem, planners and hoteliers, to participate in over 100 forward leaning educational discussions, share best practices and network with like-minded professionals.
For more information on Cvent CONNECT or to register please visit cventconnect.com.
For behind-the-scenes, exclusive content and real-time updates on all the exciting things happening leading up to and during the conference, please follow #CventCONNECT @CventConnect on Twitter.
Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 14,000 customers worldwide. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing and web surveys. Cvent provides hoteliers with an integrated platform, enabling properties to increase group business demand through targeted advertising and improve conversion through proprietary demand management and business intelligence solutions. Cvent solutions optimize the entire event management value chain and have enabled clients around the world to manage hundreds of thousands of meetings and events. For more information, please visit www.cvent.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
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