Our history

Building a comprehensive timeline of milestones and key turning points in our 20-year history was not an easy task. We perused old photo albums, interviewed long-time employees, and spent a lot of time digging through old files, only to come to one conclusion: So many people, places, and events had an impact on our company trajectory, and we're thankful for each and every one of them.

20th Anniversary Timeline

Explore the rise of Cvent

Who doesn't love a good infographic? We've created a fun, interactive version of our 20-year timeline.

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Our clients and partners around the world are using our technology in ways that we never thought possible. They are driving results, increasing revenue, elevating their position within their organizations, and earning their seat at the boardroom table.

Our 20-year anniversary is a celebration of all our customers have accomplished, and highlights all they have done to help shape our products, drive our strategy, and support our growth.


Reflecting on 20 years of meetings and events

Hear from some of our long-time customers about how they've grown with Cvent. 

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Morningstar's success story

See how Morningstar expanded the boundaries of event technology for unparalleled experiences.

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Trimble's success story

See how Trimble leveraged the power of the platform for industry-leading success.

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San Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau's success story

See how implementing Passkey to manage group bookings across multiple properties, helped the San Jose CVB become a more valuable and effective partner for the region's hotels.

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We're proud to be among the few companies who have been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post and Washington Business Journal multiple years in a row, in addition to being recognized as a certified Great Place to Work in both the U.S. and India. 

Cvent employees worldwide are encouraged to think and act like entrepreneurs (we call them intrapreneurs) to drive business. Our employees are our most valuable assets and their passion has allowed Cvent to become the industry leader we are today.


Our employee experience

Get a first-hand account of what it's like to be a Cventer. 

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We are Cvent

While Cvent is not a startup anymore, we embrace the unique talents and entrepreneurial ideas of each Cventer.  We're 4,000+ strong around the world and we "bleed blue" every day. 

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How will our next 20 years unfold? While we can't be certain what technologies will be driving industry change, we can be certain of this: Live events will be as important as ever.