Arianna Huffington Confirmed as Keynote Speaker at Cvent CONNECT

President and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post will deliver powerful speech on redefining success

Tysons Corner, Va., April 24, 2015 –Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, today announced Arianna Huffington as its featured keynote speaker at its fourth annual conference, Cvent CONNECT. The five day event will take place in Las Vegas from June 14-18 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Huffington is scheduled to deliver her keynote on Tuesday, June 16.

"Arianna Huffington has become one of the world’s most influential and powerful people because of her entrepreneurial spirit and career accomplishments to date," said Eric Eden, senior vice president of marketing for Cvent. “The theme for this year’s conference is achieving success with meetings and events. We are confident that our attendees will be able to get actionable ideas from her inspirational speech on what it takes to be successful and apply it to their own careers and personal lives.”

In May 2005, Arianna launched The Huffington Post, a news blog and site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, online publications. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. Huffington is also the author of 14 books including, “Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder.”

Cvent has also confirmed a number of other motivational keynote speakers that will present throughout the entire conference, including Juliet Funt, founder of WhiteSpace ® at Work, a custom training and consulting firm, and former meeting and event planner.

This year, Cvent CONNECT is expecting to bring together over 2,000 power users from both sides of the event ecosystem, planners and hoteliers, to participate in over 100 forward leaning educational discussions, share best practices and network with like-minded professionals.

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About Cvent, Inc.

Cvent, Inc. is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality management technology provider with more than 3,200 employees, 25,000 customers, and 300,000 users worldwide. The Cvent Event Cloud offers software solutions to event planners and marketers for online event registration, venue selection, event management and marketing, onsite solutions, and attendee engagement. Cvent’s suite of products automate and simplify the planning process to maximize the impact of events. The Cvent Hospitality Cloud partners with hotels and venues to help them drive group and corporate travel business.  Hotels use the Cvent Hospitality Cloud’s digital marketing tools and software solutions to win business through Cvent’s sourcing platforms and to service their customers directly, efficiently and profitably – helping them grow and own their business. 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, or connect with us on FacebookTwitter or LinkedIn.