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Partnership strengthens CWT Meetings & Events’ global offer
AMSTERDAM, September 2, 2014 CWT Meetings & Events, the award-winning meetings and events agency, today announced it has strengthened its overall client technology offering by signing an agreement with Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform.
CWT Meetings & Events will introduce Cvent’s dedicated event management system in a phased approach over the coming months, including activation for clients in North America, Asia Pacific and across Europe. The new program will work in parallel with existing CWT Meetings & Events technology systems, offering a wider technology portfolio for clients and strengthening CWT Meetings & Events global strategic meetings management services, delivering significant ROI for event programs.
The Cvent technology will enable CWT Meetings & Events customers to use a range of meetings and events management software, including the latest in meeting planning, venue sourcing, event management mobile apps, payment processing and travel management.
Commenting on the agreement, Floyd Widener, senior vice president, CWT Meetings & Events global, said, "This relationship with Cvent strengthens our global proposition, using technology to improve the event experience for attendees and organizers as well as providing valuable management information for procurement professionals."
"We’re delighted to be working with CWT Meetings & Events” added Anil Punyapu, vice president of enterprise sales, Cvent. “Both companies are focused on delivering the best results for clients. Cvent has a track record for partnering with industry leaders and we believe this new agreement represents a great combination, bringing together CWT Meetings & Events’ expertise and our innovative technology."
For more information on CWT Meetings & Events or to arrange an interview with one of the team please contact Chloe Couchman or Carrie-Ann Cooper.
CWT Meetings & Events is the meetings & events division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel business portfolio, the world’s leading business travel and meetings management company.
CWT Meetings & Events is where ideas meet results. We are a global, full-service meetings and events agency with unparalleled experience, providing innovative, effective end-to-end strategic meetings and event management. With over 1,400 event specialists across over 75 countries, our expert local knowledge is backed up by our global resources.
We are driving industry-leading innovation in strategic meetings management and delivering over 35,000 creative, high-quality events for customers from all industry sectors each year. Our creative know-how helps us to deliver events with creative and innovative venue sourcing, while with our logistics expertise, we help clients with group travel, compliance, logistics, and at the same time save them money.
For more information about CWT Meetings & Events, please visit our website or follow us on Twitter.
Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 1,700+ employees and 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 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.
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