Cvent's Reggie Aggarwal Named Washington Business Journal's First "CEO of the Year"
Aggarwal selected among CEOs of the areas largest and most prominent companies
McLean, Va. – Oct. 11, 2013 – Cvent (NYSE : CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, today announced today that its founder and CEO, Reggie Aggarwal was honored as the first CEO of the Year by the Washington Business Journal. Aggarwal was selected from among the 50 "Most Admired CEOs" list of nominees, which include CEOs from some of the largest and most prominent organizations such as Marriott International, Lockheed Martin, George Washington University, General Dynamics, Inova Health Systems and The Carlyle Group.
"Im extremely honored and humbled to have been chosen for this prestigious recognition from a group of notable CEOs from such prominent companies," said Aggarwal. "This award is a huge milestone for the entire company, and it really is a testament to all of our employees hard work and dedication since the company started 14 years ago. I want to also personally thank the Washington Business Journal for supporting Cvent from our beginning and following our journey from a two-person startup to a publicly traded company."
This is WBJs first annual Most Admired CEO program, which honors top chief executive officers in the Greater Washington area for innovation in their field, outstanding financial performance, commitment to quality and diversity in the workplace, and contributions to the local community. The CEO of the Year honoree is a standalone recognition that was deliberated and selected directly by WBJs editorial team.
"It was an easy choice for us to select Reggie as our very first CEO of the Year," said WBJ publisher Alex Orfinger. "Weve covered Cvent since its inception and have witnessed the companys perseverance, innovation and growth for more than a decade. Cvents performance this year, culminating in its highly-successful IPO, has been nothing less than impressive. But, knowing Reggie as weve known him over the years, he wont be resting on his laurels. For him, and for Cvent, the best is yet to come."
WBJ will be presenting Aggarwal with his award at the Most Admired CEOs banquet at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington on December 5. Winners of the ten other categories of "Most Admired CEOs" list as voted on by the newspapers readers will also be unveiled.
About Cvent, Inc.
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, with tens of thousands of customers and more than 2,700 employees worldwide. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email marketing, and web surveys. Cvent provides hoteliers with an integrated platform, enabling properties to increase group business demand through targeted advertising and improve conversion through proprietary demand management and business intelligence solutions. 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.