Cvent and CEO Awarded Two Stevies at American Business Awards Ceremony
Reggie Aggarwal wins gold as Executive of the Year, Cvent wins silver as Company of the Year
McLean, Va. – Cvent (NYSE : CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, announced today that CEO and founder Reggie Aggarwal was honored with a gold Stevie award in the Executive of the Year category for computer software companies in the U.S. This was the top honor in a pool of finalists that included CEOs from TIBCO and Epicor, and the second year in a row where he has won. Past gold Stevie honorees include CEOs from Amazon.com, Ford Motors and ESPN.
Cvent also received the silver award in the software division of the Company of the Year category, with a list of finalists that included Marketo, ExactTarget and SciQuest. Past silver Stevie winners include Red Hat, SAP and Overstock.com.
Under Aggarwals leadership, Cvent has grown from a two-person startup to a 1,300-employee publicly traded company. In addition to its leadership in the software, meetings and travel industries, the company has also begun providing mobile applications for business and consumer events. This is Aggarwals third Executive of the Year gold Stevie award.
I am deeply grateful and honored for receiving this award, said Aggarwal. But Im even more pleased that the American Business Awards also chose to honor the company as a whole. A CEO is only as successful as the people who work with him.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for crowned, the award honors the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and business leaders worldwide. The trophies were presented to honorees during the 11th Annual American Business Awards gala on Monday, September 16 in San Francisco.
Cvent is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider with nearly 4,000 employees and more than 230,000 users worldwide. Founded in 1999, the company delivers the most comprehensive event marketing and management platform and offers a global marketplace where event professionals collaborate with venues to create unmatched experiences. Cvent is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, just outside of Washington D.C., and has additional offices in London, Frankfurt, Dubai, Melbourne, New Delhi, and Singapore among others, to support its growing global customer base. The comprehensive Cvent event marketing and management platform offers software solutions to event organizers and marketers for online event registration, venue selection, event marketing and management, virtual and onsite solutions, and attendee engagement. Cvent’s suite of products automate and simplify the entire event management process and maximize the impact of in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. Hotels and venues use Cvent’s supplier and venue solutions to win more group and corporate travel 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 millions of meetings and events. For more information, please visit Cvent.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.