July 01, 2021
By Brittany Estes

While the challenges of the past year were incredibly difficult for our industry, the ingenuity and resilience of event professionals across the globe was inspiring. That’s why this year’s Cvent Excellence Awards will honor the best in virtual, hybrid, and in-person events.

Honoring the Industry at the Cvent Excellence Awards

To highlight the tireless work of our dedicated event professionals over the last year, Cvent is proud to showcase their success during the 9th annual Cvent Excellence Awards.

This year’s award ceremony will be a hybrid experience held the evening of Monday, August 2nd during Cvent CONNECT. The ceremony will be available for virtual viewers as well so don’t miss your chance to celebrate your peers by registering for Cvent CONNECT here. You can celebrate their success while hearing about award-winning strategies for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events.

Showcasing the Future of Meetings and Events at Cvent CONNECT

This year’s awards will be an incredible celebration of the best in the industry as we take a look back at the challenges we’ve overcome and the hope on the horizon. “The Cvent Excellence Awards offer us the opportunity to highlight the incredible work Cvent customers are doing with our platform, particularly given the extraordinary challenges they are facing during the current climate,” notes Patrick Smith, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Cvent.

We will announce winners live during the ceremony, so make sure to follow #CventExcellenceAwards on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. In the meantime, please join us in once again congratulating the 2021 Cvent Excellence Awards finalists!

2021 Cvent Excellence Awards Finalists

Event Marketing Mastermind

  • Abu Dhabi Ports
  • FIS
  • Gerber Technology

SMMP Sensation

  • Mastercard International
  • Allstate & Event Travel Management (ETM)
  • Abbott Laboratories

 Ace of Safe Spaces

  • Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits
  • Daiichi Sankyo
  • ACT, Inc. 

Hybrid Hotshot

  • InXpress
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI)
  • HSMAI Middle East

The Rookie

  • Diebold Nixdorf 
  • MJH Life Sciences
  • League for Innovation in the Community College

 ROI Rockstar

  • Wisconsin Bankers Association
  • New York Presbyterian
  • Grantsolutions.gov

Pivotal Partner

  • AK Consulting
  • FCM Meetings & Events
  • CWT M&E

Virtual Virtuoso

  • YPO
  • W.L. Gore & Associates
  • United Federation of Teachers

Power of the Platform

  • University of Rochester Medical Center
  • AAMC
  • Walmart

Cvent Superstar

  • Laarni Florencio, New York Presbyterian
  • Michael Goldenberg, Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association
  • Andrea Dekker, ADS Inc. 

How can you watch the Excellence Awards?

Don't forget to register to attend Cvent CONNECT virtually or in Las Vegas from August 1 - 4 to watch the awards program and see who wins! 

Make sure to check out our website for more info about the Cvent Excellence Awards and don't miss your chance to be recognized during our 2022 event when submissions open early next year.

Please email excellenceawards@cvent.com with any questions.

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Brittany Estes

After completing graduate school at Vanderbilt University, I spent over a decade writing in the nonprofit, education, and creative fields.

In my free time, I enjoy rummaging through old book shops for a rare find, traveling, and learning photography. 

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