Cvent Unveils Speakers for 2014 Corporate Meetings Summit
SAP CEO Bill McDermott to Keynote Event for 1,000+ Travel and Meeting Professionals
McLean, Va. – May 15, 2014 – Cvent, Inc. (NYSE:CVT),a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, announced additional updates to its 3rd annual Corporate Meetings Summit. The three-day educational and networking event will take place June 18-20, 2014, in Las Vegas at The Venetian and The Palazzo. Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, is set to deliver the conference's keynote address, focusing on technology and the way it is radically changing the way we do business.
In addition to the keynote session, more than 40 industry thought leaders and customers will share success stories, best practices, valuable tips and professional lessons through a series of interactive sessions. Speakers will include Jami Stapelmann, director, Global Travel and Meeting Services, The Estee Lauder Company; Sheri Bonsall, vice president Corporate Travel, Meetings and Fleet, Chubb Corporation; and John Touchette, vice president, Global Meetings, Events and Tradeshows, Corporate Affairs and Communications, Raytheon Company.
"We have an amazing roster of speakers, and we're excited to bring together some of the world's most successful corporate meeting and event marketers," said Eric Eden, vice president of marketing at Cvent. “At last year's event we had more than 500 attendees, we received rave reviews and this year's event will be twice as large – more sessions, more networking, lots of time to learn and share.”
A number of sponsors are also participating in the event, providing educational sessions and showcasing their solutions. The Venetian and The Palazzo, a Five Diamond Las Vegas Resort, is the event's premier sponsor. PSAV, a leading provider of audiovisual technology for special events, and Marketo, an innovative marketing software company, are other key sponsors of this year's Corporate Meetings Summit.
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 Cvent.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.