Industry Update
Supplier News10 August 2010

Meetings & Incentives Selects Cvent for Strategic Meetings Management

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Houston, TX – National Business Travel Association Convention – August 9, 2010 – Cvent, the world’s largest provider of online event management, meeting site selection and web survey solutions, today announced that Meetings & Incentives, a leading full-service corporate meetings management company, has selected Cvent’s Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) solution to gain greater visibility into and control over the entire meeting and event lifecycle and drive savings for its customers. Meetings & Incentives is the exclusive meetings management partner to some of the world’s largest healthcare, consumer product and manufacturing companies, and was recently named the sole provider of meetings services to Travelocity Business.

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“Cvent’s strong track record of providing robust technology and unparalleled network of supplier relationships made them a natural choice to support our SMM programs,” said Tina Madden, Chief Financial Officer of Meetings & Incentives. “In fact, we have relied on the Cvent Supplier Network for some time for sourcing, and know that consolidating the entire meetings management process on the Cvent platform, combined with the specialized knowledge of our experts, will allow us to be an even more effective partner to our clients.”

Cvent’s comprehensive Strategic Meetings Management solution brings the entire meeting planning and management process under one roof, ensuring compliance with standardized procurement policies, encouraging strategic sourcing and mitigating risk. By consolidating meeting site selection, budgeting, attendee registration, payment processing, travel, housing, measurement and reporting on the Cvent platform, Meetings & Incentives will be better able to identify unnecessary costs on behalf of customers and evaluate return on investment.

“We are honored that Meetings & Incentives, which has earned such an excellent reputation in the meetings and events industry, has chosen to expand its relationship with Cvent by adopting our meetings management platform,” said Anil Punyapu, Vice President of Enterprise at Cvent. “Meetings & Incentives is among the best in the industry at implementing and managing strategic meetings management programs, and is trusted by an impressive roster of businesses around the world. We look forward to working with them to support customized meetings initiatives for their customers.”

About Cvent:

Founded in 1999, Cvent is the world’s largest meetings management technology company and has over 650 employees worldwide. Cvent offers web-based software with features including meeting site selection, online event registration, event management, e-mail marketing, and web surveys. Cvent helps over 80,000 users in 34 countries manage hundreds of thousands of events, surveys and e-mail campaigns. Cvent has processed over $1.5 billion in online payments and has managed over 30 million event registrations and survey responses for its clients. For more information, please visit www.cvent.com.

About Meetings & Incentives

Meetings and Incentives is a privately owned and operated company which has been in the Meetings and Travel business for over four decades. M&I has grown to become a premier service provider with an enviable reputation in meetings management. M&I offers flexible, innovative solutions, at both the enterprise and event level. M&I’s primary service options include: SMMP, Strategic Sourcing, Registration / Event Marketing, Group Air, Planning, On-Site Execution, Production and Virtual Meetings.
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