Cvent, a leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, is reportedly looking into selling with private-equity firm Blackstone interested.
Event Tech Business Tracker
All you need to know about the most significant investments, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships connected to the event industry. We disclose the companies involved, the numbers, the details, and more importantly, why it matters.
Orange County Convention Center Strike Averted
Hundreds of workers employed by food services company Sodexo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando who were ready to strike have reached an agreement that includes a historic minimum wage increase from $13 to $18 an hour and a pension.
Marriott Properties Go Live With Instant Booking on Groups360
Booking meeting space online has tempted planners for a long time; it is now a reality. With Marriott becoming the first major hotel brand to offer instant booking on Groups360, this could soon become the standard way of booking small meetings.
Emerald Acquires Third Female-Led Company in the Past Year
Emerald has acquired its third female-led company in the past year. With diversity, equity, and inclusion a focus, 50 percent of Emerald’s leadership team identifies as female and 20 percent as a person of color.