Cvent Excellence Award Winners Honoured at Cvent CONNECT Europe 2023

Winners represent a diverse mix of leading organisations and hotels that prove the powerful role technology plays in delivering more engaging experiences and driving positive results 

LONDON – 9 November 2023 – Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, announced the winners of the 2023 Cvent Excellence Awards during the company’s annual customer and industry conference, Cvent CONNECT Europe. The annual awards programme recognises event, marketing and hospitality leaders from a diverse set of organisations who leverage Cvent technology in new and innovative ways to streamline processes, foster greater collaboration, deliver superior event experiences and drive positive business results. Winners were selected from hundreds of submissions and embody the best in their respective industries. Finalists and winners were recognised at a live in-person gala event on 8 November in London at the Hilton Metropole. The event was also broadcast to a global virtual audience of meeting, events, and hospitality professionals.

“Each year, our Cvent Excellence Award nominees raise the bar and this year’s winners have embraced technology in innovative ways to take their organisations to the next level,” said Patrick Smith, Chief Marketing Officer at Cvent. “These award-winning organisations, hotels, event professionals, and marketers have taken a digital-first approach to accelerate their event programmes and drive measurable results. All of us at Cvent extend a well-deserved congratulations and thank you to each of this year’s finalists and winners for further elevating not just their organisations, but the entire meetings and events industry.”

The 2023 winners are:

  • Meaningful Impact | NASUWT, The Teachers’ Union

  • Outstanding Total Event Programme | St. James’s Place 

  • Best In-Person Experience | Cross Media Ltd.
  • Best Hybrid Experience | PKF International

  • Best Virtual Experience | Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)

  • Cvent Newcomer of the Year | Upwork

  • Cvent Partner of the Year | Proske

  • Cvent Advocate of the Year | Joy Thomas (IQVIA)

  • The MICE Game Changer of the Year | Starhotels

  • MICE Sustainability Partner | Hotel Pullman Paris Montparnasse

  • Planners’ Best Partner | Leonardo Hotels

  • Transient Champion of the Year | Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport

  • Cvent Hospitality Advocate of the Year | Deutsche Hospitality

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