Cvent Announces Agenda for its Cvent CONNECT Conference and Unveils First Keynote Speaker, Jennifer Morgan, Blackstone’s Global Head of Portfolio Operations & Former Co-CEO of SAP

The multi-day customer and industry conference is expected to bring thousands of event professionals, marketers and hoteliers to San Antonio, Texas


Tysons, Va. – March 14, 2024 – Cvent, an industry-leading meetings, events and hospitality technology provider, unveiled the full agenda for its highly anticipated customer and industry conference, Cvent CONNECT. Jennifer Morgan, Global Head of Portfolio Operations at Blackstone and former Co-CEO of SAP, was the first conference keynote speaker to be announced as part of the agenda. The multi-day, hybrid conference – offering both in-person and virtual experiences – will take place June 10-13, 2024, at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas and online.

Patrick Smith, Chief Marketing Officer of Cvent, said, "Our goal is to deliver content that is practical, insightful, and inspiring, which is why our conference agenda has always been one of the biggest draws for Cvent CONNECT attendees. This year, we’ve expanded our in-depth educational sessions and networking opportunities, further enhancing the rich, engaging experience our attendees have come to expect. 

“We are particularly thrilled to have Jennifer Morgan, whom Forbes has named one of the Most Powerful Women in the World, on our main stage. Her incredible leadership journey and multifaceted experience bring an invaluable perspective that will undoubtedly inspire our attendees." 

Featuring over 75 unique sessions and networking opportunities, the comprehensive Cvent CONNECT agenda will delve into industry best practices & trends, offer valuable insights from thought leaders & experts, and engage attendees with interactive training sessions & curated roundtable discussions. The agenda was thoughtfully crafted to equip event professionals, hoteliers and marketers with the knowledge, insights, and technological expertise they need to maximize revenue and deliver more impactful events.

More about Jennifer Morgan    

As the Global Head of Portfolio Operations at Blackstone, Jennifer leads the firm’s operating executives and advisors, who partner closely with Blackstone’s portfolio companies to accelerate, create, and safeguard value. Prior to joining Blackstone, Jennifer served as Co-Chief Executive Officer at SAP – becoming the first female CEO of a DAX company. She has been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Business by Fortune and Most Powerful Women in the World and Technology by Forbes.

In her Cvent CONNECT address, Jennifer will join conference emcee Mark Jeffries on the main stage for a dynamic keynote that promises to leave audiences inspired to think bigger, reach their next professional or personal milestone and "lead through transition." 

To view the full Cvent CONNECT agenda and to register for the conference, visit the Cvent CONNECT website.   

About Cvent

Cvent is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider with 4,800+ employees and ~22,000 customers worldwide as of December 31, 2023. Founded in 1999, the company delivers a comprehensive event marketing and management platform and offers a global marketplace where event professionals collaborate with venues to create engaging, impactful experiences. Cvent is headquartered in Tysons, Virginia, just outside of Washington D.C., and has additional offices around the world 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 event management lifecycle 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. Cvent solutions optimize the event management value chain and have enabled clients around the world to manage millions of meetings and events. For more information, please visit