Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal Honored with Corporate Achievement Award from Asian Caucus
Business Leader Recognized For Exceptional Community Contributions by the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies
MCLEAN, VA – May 25, 2010 – Cvent, the world's largest provider of online event management, meeting site selection and web survey solutions, is pleased to announce that its founder and CEO, Reggie Aggarwal, was recently honored by the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) with the 2010 APAICS Distinguished Corporate Achievement Award. Selected by the APAICS Board of Directors for extraordinary leadership and community contributions, Reggie was recognized at the black-tie APAICS 16th Annual Gala Awards Dinner, attended by more than 400 people, on May 11, 2010 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.
APAICS, founded by Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta, holds its annual Gala Awards Dinner to help increase government officials' understanding of the needs of the Asian American community. Members of the organization include more than 45 United States senators and congressmen, including U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka and Congressman Mike Honda. This year's banquet was well-attended by members of Congress, political appointees, and dignitaries from local, state and federal levels of government, and featured a video address from President Barack Obama.
"Each year, APAICS honors those special individuals who have paved the way for our community and made a significant impact on the fabric of our Nation," said Jim J. Park, Chairman of APAICS and CEO of New Vista Asset Management. "A business visionary and influential leader, Reggie has gone above and beyond to create jobs, give back to the community and advance the APAICS' mission, making him a natural choice for this award."
In addition to founding and leading Cvent, Reggie is the founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Indian CEO High Tech Council, now the DC chapter of The Innovative Ecosystem (TiE-DC).
APAICS also honored the recipients of its Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award, Rear Admiral Ming Chang (USN-Ret.), the highest ranking Asian in the Navy and former Inspector General, and its Distinguished Community Award, M. Farook Sait, at this year's banquet.
Founded in 1999, Cvent is the world's largest meetings and event management technology company and has 1,200 employees worldwide. Cvent offers web-based software for online event registration, meeting site selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing and web surveys, and helps more than 10,000 clients in 90 countries manage hundreds of thousands of events, surveys and e-mail campaigns. Cvent's client base includes corporations from every major industry, associations, universities, and non-profit organizations. For more information, please visit www.cvent.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
About the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies:
APAICS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization that seeks to increase Asian American and Pacific Islander participation and representation in government. APAICS is dedicated to building a political pipeline for AAPIs to enter and advance into elected office, and serves as a resource to Congress about the AAPI community.