Cvent and CrowdTorch Win 2013 WebAwards
Company websites recognized for excellence in innovation, design and content
McLean, Va. – Sept. 19, 2013 – Cvent (NYSE : CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, announced today that two of its websites were honored with the 2013 WebAwards standard of excellence by the Web Marketing Association. The company’s corporate website, Cvent.com, won for software standard of excellence, and CrowdTorch.com, its mobile division for consumer events, won for mobile standard of excellence.
"We are pleased that the Web Marketing Association has acknowledged the care we put into the content and design of the Cvent and CrowdTorch websites," "said Eric Eden, vice president of marketing at Cvent. "Our mission is serving the event management needs of planners everywhere and the travel industry as a whole, and our websites reflect and reinforce these goals."
Judged by a team of independent Internet professionals and members of the media, WebAward entrants are evaluated on design, interactivity, technology, content, innovation, copywriting and ease of use. Other 2013 WebAward standard of excellence winners include About.com, General Motors, Gucci, Pirelli and Standard Chartered Bank.
Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform. 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 hotels with a targeted advertising platform designed to reach event planners looking for suitable venues. 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.
CrowdTorch is a leading provider of mobile applications for consumer and social events such as music festivals, sporting events, culinary events and community gatherings. Acquired by Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, in 2012, CrowdTorch has developed more than 200 mobile apps for high profile consumer events including the Kentucky Derby, the Orange Bowl, Toyota’s auto show and the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. Since 2009, their apps have been downloaded and accessed by more than 2 million users. To learn more about CrowdTorch, please visit www.crowdtorch.com.