March 09, 2022
By Brittany Estes

Congratulations to the 2022 Cvent Excellence Awards finalists! We’re excited to bring the industry together to celebrate the achievements of these remarkable event and hospitality professionals at Cvent CONNECT.

Honoring the Industry at the 10th Annual Cvent Excellence Awards

This year, we’ll be showcasing our finalists during a hybrid awards ceremony, held on Tuesday, April 12 at 6:00 pm PT. If you can’t join us onsite, make sure to register for Cvent CONNECT now and bookmark the session. Then, tune into the live awards ceremony to see who wins!

For our 10th annual awards program, we’re thrilled to highlight the success of both event professionals and hospitality professionals. "During a time of continuous change, the Cvent Excellence Awards finalists demonstrated ingenuity, passion, and resilience,” says Cvent Senior Vice President and CMO, Patrick Smith. “They proved the power of this industry to bring people together to connect both virtually and in-person. We are excited to recognize and celebrate the achievements of these organizations and individuals during our hybrid event at Cvent CONNECT.”

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 2022 Cvent Excellence Awards finalists!

2022 Excellence Awards Finalists - Event Professionals

Event Marketing Mastermind

  • MJH Life Sciences
  • W.L. Gore & Associates
  • YPO

SMMP Sensation

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Medtronic
  • Baxter Healthcare

Ace of Spaces  

  • BCD Meetings & Events
  • ZS Associates
  • National Basketball Association (NBA)

Hybrid Hotshot

  • Wolters Kluwer
  • University of Greenwich
  • Morningstar

The Rookie

  • American Marketing Association
  • eXp Realty
  • Supply Chain Management Association

ROI Rockstar

  • Xilinx
  • Motley Fool
  • Gamma Iota Sigma - Grand Chapter 

Pivotal Partner

  • Fox World Travel
  • Think Business Events
  • Conference Catalysts

Virtual Virtuoso

  • Independent College Bookstore Association (ICBA)
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • Event Tech Partner

Power of the Platform - Single Conference

  • Allscripts Healthcare, LLC
  • Women's Foodservice Forum
  • BNI - Business Networking International

Power of the Platform - Total Event Program

  • OutSystems
  • California Teachers Association
  • Schroders
  • Bayer

Webinar Wonder

  • Montana Primary Care Association
  • CWT Meetings & Events
  • Suwannee River Area Health Education Center

Cvent Superstar

  • Emma Eves, FCM Meetings & Events
  • Marco Ogsimer, CWT Meetings & Events
  • Ciara Baker, eXp Realty

2022 Excellence Awards Finalists - Hospitality Professionals

The Block Buster

  • Ocean Reef Club
  • Gaylord Palms
  • Hilton Orlando

The Business Intelligencer

  • Choice Hotels International
  • CoralTree Hospitality
  • Loews Hotels

The Group Game Changer

  • The Wigwam
  • The Lodge at Flying Horse

The Clever Collaborator 

  • Atrium Hospitality 
  • Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel
  • Westin Tampa Bay

The Hometown Hero

  • Visit Anaheim
  • Visit Glendale - Glendale, Arizona

Planner's Choice

  • To be announced during the Cvent Excellence Awards

How can you watch the Excellence Awards?

Don't forget to register to attend Cvent CONNECT virtually or in Las Vegas from April 11 - 14 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 2023 event when submissions open later this year.

Please email 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, travelling, and learning photography. 

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