|[June 19, 2014]
Cvent Upgrades Planner Experience with New User Interface for Event Management
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
(NYSE: CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform,
today unveiled a completely redesigned user interface - the Blue Release
- at its annual Corporate Meetings Summit in Las Vegas. The new
interface for Cvent's (News - Alert) event management platform provides streamlined
navigation and a greatly enhanced workflow for building and managing
events. The Blue Release will be made available to all Cvent users in
the third quarter of 2014.
"Cvent has become the event management technology leader by listening to
planners' needs," said Brian
Ludwig, senior vice president of Sales for Cvent. "We have built a
robust platform with deep and varied capabilities over the past 15
years. This platform facelift brings a new simplicity and elegance to
the user interface while maintaining the same rich functionality. We've
already received great feedback from clients who've tested the Blue
Release, and we believe all Cvent clients will be very pleased with it."
The Blue Release adds elements like drag-and-drop editing, interactive
charts and live updating to empower users to complete tasks with fewer
clicks. The more responsive interface runs faster and also offers
greater visual appeal.
"Having a cloud-based platform has made it very easy for us to roll out
frequent planner-driven enhancements," said David
Quattrone, chief technology officer of Cvent. "Cvent's objective is
to set the bar for event technology. The Blue Release has been a
substantial development effort focused on advancing design and usability
standards and marks an important milestone in the ongoing evolution of
event technology. The bar has been raised."
To ensure that Cvent's Blue Release meets client needs, the company held
more than 50 user focus groups, spent six months to designing the
interface and an additional 18 months of development and testing.
Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event
management platform, with more than 1,450 employees and more than 12,600
customers worldwide. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners
for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile
apps for events, e-mail marketing and web surveys. Cvent provides hotels
with a targeted advertising platform designed to reach event planners
looking for suitable venues. 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 www.cvent.com,
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