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LONDON, UK.–July 30, 2014 Reggie Aggarwal, founder and CEO of Cvent (NYSE:CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, has been named one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry by Successful Meetings Magazine. Mr. Aggarwal was recognised, for the third consecutive year, for his significant contribution to the meetings industry, particularly for raising awareness of the return on investment that meetings provide and for making it easier for meeting professionals to do their jobs.
The editorial staff of Successful Meetings magazine selected the 25 influencers based on their achievements, which will have a lasting impact on the meetings industry. In addition to Mr. Aggarwal, executives from global brands Marriott, Starwood, MGM Resorts, HelmsBriscoe and IMEX were also named to the list.
Mr. Aggarwal grew Cvent from a two-person start up offering a single product to a global company with six product lines, more than 1,700+ employees and over a $1 billion (approximately £5.8 billion) in market capitalisation. Mr. Aggarwal successfully navigated Cvent through two recessions and led the company through a successful IPO in August 2013, which raised $135 million. Under Mr. Aggarwal’s leadership, Cvent has averaged 33% revenue growth over the past 7 years. In May 2013, the company launched a London-based office that now employs 21 people to cement its European presence.
"I am honoured to be named one of the Top 25 Influencers for the third year running,” said Reggie Aggarwal. “This award highlights the outstanding work and expertise of the entire Cvent team, and we are pleased about this recognition."
Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 1,700+ employees and over 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 hotels with a targeted advertising platform designed to reach event planners looking for suitable venues. Cvent solutions optimise 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.co.uk, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
Flo Levy or Xanthe Vaughan Williams
Fourth Day Public Relations
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Flo@fourthday.co.uk , Xanthe@fourthday.co.uk