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Supplier News29 April 2015

Cendyn Acquires Ovations Management Solutions™ Enhancing Cendyn Arcaneo’s Event Technology Platform

Innovative Software Allows Seamless Tracking and Reporting on Entertainment Spend to Help Improve ROI and ROR

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Boca Raton, Fla. -- Cendyn® announced the acquisition of Ovations Management Solutions™, an Atlanta, GA - based corporate ticket management company. This acquisition complements Cendyn Arcaneo's® portfolio of highly intuitive, cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) applications which make-up the industry's most dynamic Event Technology Platform. The addition of Ovations™ gives Cendyn Arcaneo's enterprise customers the ability to manage corporate tickets and entertainment assets via a stand-alone solution or integrated through Metron® Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) software.

"We are pleased to continue to offer new and innovative solutions that make managing event planning, including entertainment spend, easy and seamless," said Charles Deyo, CEO of Cendyn. "With this recent acquisition, we are helping clients track and report entertainment expenses with user-friendly and highly efficient software which further supports Cendyn Arcaneo's® mission of enhancing the way the event industry does business."

Ovations is an easy-to-use, highly configurable, cloud-based SaaS that allows companies to track and report on their sponsorship spend to improve Return on Investment (ROI) as well as Return on Relationship (ROR), while satisfying audit and compliance requirements. Robin Deyo, President, Cendyn Arcaneo commented, "Integrating Ovations™ into Metron® will provide a unique platform that optimizes workflow for our enterprise clients while offering comprehensive metrics within their SMM system." Deyo added, "Our combined teams are eager to showcase the advantages of blending event management with entertainment ticketing."

Key differentiators of Ovations include:

  • Most customizable features available
  • Unlimited usage license
  • Proprietary configuration tool; requires no coding to implement
  • In-depth reporting tool, including one-click drill-down analytics
  • Different business rules for multiple business units
  • Foreign currency conversion
  • State-Owned Entity (SOE) compliance module
  • Intuitive user interface for searching and placing orders
  • World-class customer service

For more information about Cendyn Arcaneo's® Ovations™ corporate ticketing software, call +1 855.468.1827 or visit

About Cendyn Arcaneo®

Cendyn Arcaneo is the industry's most innovative, cloud-based Event Technology Platform comprised of highly intuitive SaaS applications which are revolutionizing the way events are planned, executed and measured globally.

Cendyn Arcaneo's applications seamlessly integrate with each other creating a highly collaborative platform for planners, suppliers and enterprises to successfully manage every facet of the group business/event lifecycle. As developer of Metron® Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) software, Cendyn Arcaneo is the only company to integrate various SMM solutions, hotel sales tools and planner solutions on a single platform, delivering optimized results and increased ROI to stakeholders. For more information, please visit Cendyn Arcaneo or call +1.855.468.1827.

About Cendyn®

Over the past 20 years, Cendyn® has developed innovative, cloud-based SaaS platforms for the event industry and leisure hospitality space. As the company organized itself around these distinct lines of business, and continued to experience rapid growth, it divided into two signature companies: Cendyn/ONE™, providing an integrated CRM and Loyalty, Data-Driven Digital Marketing and Interactive Design and Development platform for hospitality, gaming, and leisure; and Cendyn Arcaneo®, providing an innovative, cloud-based Event Technology Platform which is revolutionizing the way clients plan, execute and measure events worldwide.

To support the new corporate structure and continued rapid growth, Cendyn recently purchased and completely renovated a 94,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art office building. The expanded space serves as the North American headquarters for Cendyn and its signature enterprises as well as Cendyn SPACES®, an innovative co-workplace environment, and the award-winning restaurant concept M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom™. The new headquarters serves Cendyn's global clients, providing 24/7 support with enterprise-grade infrastructure and an advanced Talk & Tech™ network. With office locations in Boca Raton, Atlanta, Boston, Toronto and London, the Cendyn portfolio of companies proudly serves over 30,000 clients in 143 countries and enterprise spend levels in excess of 1 billion USD. For more information on Cendyn and its subsidiaries, please visit or call 800.760.8152.

Christophe Tayon
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