Key announcements at Cvent CONNECT Europe

As Cvent CONECT Europe opened in London the company made a raft of key announcements on business and software updates.

A demo of flex
A demo of flex

Aggarwal, speaking at Cvent CONNECT Europe in London, said the developements would further the company’s commitment to deliver the technology that "powers the human connection".

More than 400 event, hospitality and travel professionals from the UK and Europe attended day one of the inaugural Cvent CONNECT Europe conference held at the Pullman London St Pancras Hotel.

Aggarwal added: "We continue to make significant investments into product development and have doubled the size of our technology team to ensure we deliver the world’s best solutions that transform meetings and events.

"While we have long offered the best capabilities, our innovations around the user experience will drive even greater value from the Cvent platform by increasing the efficiency and productivity of event planners."

Key announcements at Cvent CONNECT Europe:  

  • New solutions: Cvent has expanded its platform with additions and enhancements for both the event and hospitality industries. These include Cvent Passkey for room block management, Business Transient and Business Intelligence hotel solutions, a "revolutionary" user experience called Cvent Flex, as well as substantial enhancements to the Cvent Supplier Network.
  • Cvent Flex: Cvent’s largest technology investment to date, Cvent Flex, is available now through an early adopter programme, and will be made available to all Cvent customers over the coming months and into 2018. Cvent Flex builds on extensive user research to provide both the planner and the event attendee with an easy to use and enjoyable experience, whether creating the site on the back-end or navigating the attendee-facing event site.
  • Increasing international presence: Cvent has opened new international offices, expanding its presence in existing markets outside of the US to support a growing global client base. The company now operates 14 offices worldwide across four continents, with more than 2,700 employees worldwide and over 120 employees in Europe. Most recently, Cvent opened new offices in Singapore and Melbourne, Australia.
  • New customers: Cvent is rapidly expanding its customer base with strong growth in both its Event and Hospitality Clouds. Cvent has 25,000 customers worldwide and over 1,700 customers in Europe.

 

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