Meeting Professionals International Selects Cvent as Official Meetings Management Technology Partner

Four-Year Agreement Exclusively Designates Cvent as Technology Partner for Global MPI Chapters

McLean, VA — December 15, 2010 - Cvent, the world's largest provider of online event management and meeting site selection solutions, today announced that Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the leading global membership association for meeting and event professionals, has renewed its alliance with Cvent as its preferred technology partner. Through the partnership, Cvent's software is powering online event management and attendee registration, event marketing, e-mail newsletters and web surveys for a majority of MPI Chapters around the world. MPI has over 23,000 members in more than 80 countries.

"We strive to connect our chapters with reliable partners that enhance productivity and the member experience," said Junior Tauvaa, Vice President of Member Care and Chapter Business Management for MPI. "MPI has worked with Cvent for more than 10 years, and the company's powerful technology platform and commitment to elevating the member/customer experience make them an ideal partner for MPI. By using Cvent, our Chapters ensure the member experience is streamlined while also saving time and money."

Cvent's software helps MPI Chapters boost event attendance while decreasing costs, and provides the association with a holistic view on a global level of MPI member participation and meetings program best practices. With this intelligence, the association is better able to grow and maintain its membership base, and also ensure its members get the most value out of their participation in MPI.

"MPI, one of the world's largest and most active communities in the global meetings industry, serves a vital role in providing the knowledge, relationships and business opportunities meeting planners need to be successful, and is a natural partner for Cvent," said Chuck Ghoorah, Cvent's Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We look forward to continuing to help the association build and market the valuable education and networking events its members have come to count on, and to strengthening the meetings programs of MPI Chapters around the world with Cvent's technology."

About Cvent, Inc.

Cvent, Inc. is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality management technology provider with more than 3,500 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, or connect with us on FacebookTwitter or LinkedIn.

About MPI

Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the meeting and event industry's largest and most vibrant global community, helps our members thrive by providing human connections to knowledge and ideas, relationships, and marketplaces. MPI has more than 23,000 members belonging to 71 chapters and clubs worldwide. For additional information, visit