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Registration Opens for Cvent CONNECT 2017 in Las Vegas


Released : Nov 14, 2016

Sixth annual conference for event planning and hospitality professionals will unite thousands of attendees to learn and discuss industry best practices

TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cvent (NYSE: CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, today announced that registration for Cvent CONNECTTM 2017, the premier technology conference for event and hospitality professionals, is now open. The conference will take place from June 12-16, 2017 at the MGM Resorts' Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

Cvent CONNECTTM will once again be divided into three parts, with one central day connecting all attendees, including:

  • Hospitality Professionals (June 12-14) – Content presented by industry experts designed to help hoteliers win more group business
  • CONNECT Day (June 14) – Tradeshow day that brings together hospitality and event professionals enabling both sides of the ecosystem to conduct business face-to-face
  • Event Professionals (June 13-16) – Unique tracks for corporate, association, university and non-profit planners to bolster event success

"Cvent CONNECT is the industry's opportunity to focus on how to advance event program success with the latest technology," said Chuck Ghoorah, co-founder and president of worldwide sales and marketing at Cvent. "The exponential growth and success of CONNECT, which we expect will host more than 3,000 attendees in 2017, is a reflection of the increasing demand for a collaborative environment that spurs innovation in today's rapidly evolving technology landscape. Cvent CONNECT is the ultimate technology conference for networking with peers, gaining invaluable industry insights and sharing best practices, critical for professional development."

"MGM Resorts International is excited to welcome back the Cvent user community to Las Vegas and we look forward to partnering with Cvent once again for this incredible conference in 2017," said Mike Dominguez, Chief Sales Officer at MGM Resorts International. "As an entertainment company, we understand that venues play a key role in the event experience and we are excited to showcase our world-class accommodations and facilities, our high quality service, and to create a memorable Las Vegas experience for CONNECT attendees."

In the upcoming months, Cvent will provide additional details including keynote speakers and complete agendas for both hospitality and event professionals. For more information, or to register for the conference, please visit the Cvent CONNECTTM home page.

About Cvent, Inc.

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, e-mail 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 www.cvent.com, or connect with us on FacebookTwitter or LinkedIn.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements, including but not limited to statements relating to the number of anticipated attendees, the types of programs and events and other details about Cvent's annual industry conference, Cvent CONNECT. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and were based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections as well as the beliefs and assumptions of management. Words such as "expect," "anticipate," "should," "believe," "hope," "target," "project," "goals," "estimate," "potential," "predict," "may," "will," "might," "could," "intend," variations of these terms or the negative of these terms and similar expressions are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. The achievement or success of the matters covered by such forward-looking statements involves risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If any such risks or uncertainties materialize, or if any of the assumptions prove incorrect, Cvent's results could differ materially from the results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements we make. For a detailed discussion of these and other risk factors, please refer to the risks detailed in Cvent, Inc.'s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent periodic and current reports. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. We undertake no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

Cvent, Inc.
Nevin Reilly, 415-663-4060
nreilly@sloanepr.com

Source: Cvent, Inc.