|[November 08, 2012]
Cvent Honored with Eloqua Markie Award for Outstanding Revenue Growth
MCLEAN, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Cvent (News - Alert), the world's largest cloud-based provider of event management,
meeting site selection and web survey solutions, today announced that it
was chosen as the 2012 Eloqua (News - Alert) Markie Award winner in the Revenue Growth
category. The Markie Awards honor marketing innovation, outstanding
results and excellence in innovation, vision and execution.
Cvent emerged victorious in the Revenue Growth category over fellow
nominees, Perceptive Software, ReadyTalk and Salesify. Winners in other
2012 Markie categories included LinkedIn (News - Alert), McAfee, The Dow Chemical
Company, Thomson Reuters and Lenovo. The company joins the prestigious
ranks of previous Markie Award winners like Concur, Blackboard (News - Alert) Inc.,
NetApp and Unisource Worldwide Inc. This is the second consecutive year
that Cvent has been chosen as a Markie Award recipient, last year
winning Social Media Innovation category.
"At Cvent, we work very hard to achieve growth rates of up to 40 percent
year over year, and are constantly innovating and updating our sales and
marketing practices to do so," said Eric Eden, Vice President of
Marketing, Cvent. "It is a true honor to be recognized for our
achievements by our peers at Eloqua and in front of such a prestigious
crowd of more than 2,000 of the top technology marketers."
Cvent's growth over the past year has been exceptional. In July 2011,
the company secured $136 million in funding that has been used for
substantial technology developments, continued global expansion and
growing the workforce to 1,100 employees worldwide. Most notably, Cvent
acquired two mobile app development companies in 2012, marking their
entrance into the rapidly growing mobile industry.
Said Joe Payne, CEO of Eloqua, "Cvent improved their marketing strategy
and their overall approach to the way leads flow through the sales and
marketing funnel. The result was explosive revenue growth. We're
thrilled to honor Cvent with the 202 Revenue Growth Markie Award."
Cvent was honored, along with the other Eloqua Markie Award winners,
during the awards gala at the 6th Annual Eloqua Experience
2012 at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Florida. Click here
for more information about the Markie Awards.
Founded in 1999, Cvent is the world's largest meetings and event
management technology company and has 1,100 employees worldwide. Cvent
offers web-based software for online event registration, meeting site
selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing,
and web surveys, and helps over 150,000 users in 90 countries manage
hundreds of thousands of events, surveys and e-mail campaigns. The
company has processed over $2.5 billion in online payments and has
managed over 30 million event registrations and survey responses for its
clients. Cvent's client base includes over 30 companies from the Fortune
100, corporations from every major industry, associations, universities,
and non-profit organizations. For more information, please visit www.cvent.com.
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global users from companies both large and small, rely on the marketing
automation power of Eloqua to improve demand
generation and lead
management while driving more qualified
leads. Eloqua's customers include AON, Dow Jones, ADP, Fidelity,
Polycom, and National Instruments (News - Alert). The company is headquartered in
Vienna, Virginia. For more information, visit www.eloqua.com,
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