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Successful entrepreneurs from NBC’s The Biggest Loser and Airbnb to deliver inspirational speeches
Tysons Corner, Va. – May 16, 2016 – Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, today announced Jillian Michaels and Chip Conley as its featured keynote speakers for Cvent CONNECT. The five-day event will take place at The Venetian® and The Palazzo® in Las Vegas, Nevada from June 26 – 30. Chip Conley will address hospitality professionals attending the conference on Monday, June 27. Jillian Michaels is slated to address both event and hospitality professionals on Tuesday, June 28.
"The goal of our conference this year is about enabling our attendees to connect for education and inspiration,” said Chuck Ghoorah, co-founder and president of worldwide sales and marketing at Cvent. "We are thrilled to have two impactful speakers that have not only inspired others, but know what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and achieve overall success in their personal and professional lives. Cvent is excited to welcome close to 3,000 attendees and is confident both speakers will deliver inspirational and motivating speeches."
Jillian Michaels is a bestselling author, daytime Emmy nominated television personality, entrepreneur and one of the nation’s leading health and wellness experts. She is also considered one of the most inspiring people on television through her role as trainer, wellness expert and life coach on her hit TV shows and regular TV appearances. Every week she motivates millions in every form of media from TV to publishing to the 1.6 million monthly visitors to her website.
Chip Conley is an entrepreneur, hotel expert, author and professional speaker. As founder and former CEO of Joie de Vivre (JDV), no one has had a bigger impact on the boutique hotel segment than him. During his tenure as CEO at JDV he successfully grew it to become the second largest boutique hotel company in the world. In 2012, Chip was honored with the hospitality industry’s highest accolade, The 2012 Pioneer Award and was named the most innovative CEO by The San Francisco Business Times. In 2013, Chip joined Airbnb as its head of global hospitality and strategy and has been sharing his proven methods with hundreds of thousands of hosts in over 190 countries around the world.
In addition to the two compelling keynotes, event and hospitality professionals will have the opportunity to attend more than 100 breakout sessions that will be focused on success at every stage of the event and meeting lifecycle. More than 60 Cvent customers will be sharing their success stories.
For more information about Cvent CONNECT 2016 and to register, please visit our website. Also, follow @CventCONNECT on Twitter, CventSnaps on Snapchat and #CventCONNECT on Instagram for behind-the-scenes and exclusive content.
Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, with approximately 16,000 customers and 2,000 employees worldwide. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email 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 cvent.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
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