Cvent Event Management

by Cvent

Transforming Meetings and Events Through Technology

About this software

At Cvent we strive to be not only a leader in corporate event planning software, but also an innovative force in the meetings industry, offering our clients an unparalleled suite of tools and services. Our online event planning software, utilized by a variety of clients, including corporations, associations and third party planners, gives users the ability to manage events quickly and affordably. The interface is streamlined to make building an event with speed and precision easy, and for complex events, the necessary features are never more than a click or two away. 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.

Detailed features for this software

Virtual event platform

  • Virtual conference center
    • Protected access (security with password or magic link)
    • Plenary room
    • Breakout rooms
  • Back-office access
    • Back-office for speakers
    • Back-office for sponsors / exhibitors
  • Branding & Customization features
    • Background colours
    • Text colours
    • Custom icons, buttons, widgets
    • Custom menu
    • Logo integration
    • Custom event URL
  • Multilingual

Digital live content

  • Professional live streaming
    • Multi-track streams / sessions
    • Both live & pre-recorded sessions
    • RTMPS livestreaming
  • Record & replay
    • Plenary video recording / replay
    • Breakout rooms video recording / replay
    • Video on demand (VOD)
  • Speakers tools
    • Moderation tools

Virtual event networking and engagement

  • Global Engagement features
    • Gamification
    • Surveys
    • Social wall
  • Live Engagement features
    • Live polls
    • Q&A
    • Words cloud
    • Push notifications
  • 1 to 1 Networking features
    • Attendee profiles
    • Attendee matchmaking based on profiles
    • Attendee matchmaking based on registration category
    • 1 to 1 chat (text)
    • 1 to 1 chat (visio)
    • 1 to 1 chat within a session
    • 1 to 1 meeting sheduling
  • Group Networking features

Virtual event sponsoring and revenue generation

  • Sponsorship features
    • Banners in high traffic areas
    • Ribbons
    • Sponsor profiles
    • Video prior to session
    • Video or slides during breaks
    • Sponsored overlays during live stream
  • Exhibition features
    • Exhibitor profiles
    • Exhibitor hall / booth
    • Attendee to / from exhibitor messages
    • Live demos
  • Lead Management
    • Analytics / reports to demonstrate ROI to sponsors & exhibitors
    • Downloadable material
    • Lead retrieval tools
    • Lead generation from booth visits
    • Lead generation from session visits

Event marketing

  • Responsive website templates
  • Website builder - CMS
    • WYSIWYG editor (no html requiered)
    • Predefined template
    • HTML editor
    • Ability to create or import custom CSS
    • Image library
    • Image editor
    • Manage embed code and widgets
    • Custom content based on categories
    • Create password protected pages
    • Create custom Urls
    • Multilevel pages of navigation
    • Compliant (integrated) with other modules of application
    • https compliant
    • Lists by attendee categories ( exhibitors, speakers,…)
    • Publish agenda, tracks and sessions
    • Duplicate website or template from one event to another
  • Email sending technology
    • Create email templates
    • Create emails with WYSIWYG editors or copy paste html
    • Duplicate emails or templates
    • Include merge fields in emails
    • Resend emails if contact hasn't opened
    • Link emails to event registration database
    • Create pre-approved registrant lists

Online event registration

  • Registration form creation
    • Responsive design for mobile
    • Templates available
    • Look and feel customization with no HTML
    • Ability to customize or import CSS
    • Multiple steps/pages registration
    • Conditional registration based on profile
    • Manage session attendee capacity, waiting list
    • Attendee cap mananagement >>
    • Manage travel and room bookings >>
    • Group management
    • Automatic transactional emails
    • Create pre-approved registrant lists
    • Recognize and pre-load attendee data
    • Tax management
    • Discount code/rules management
    • Manage additional options/merchandise
    • Ability to customize and generate invoices
    • Attendee portal to modify registration
  • Mobile check-in
    • Check attendees in from the pre load list
    • Check attendees for sessions
    • Check-in via barcodes scanning

Event Reporting - BI - ROI

  • Templated budget reports
  • Pre-defined reports
  • Pre-defined templates
  • Cross-event reports
  • Customizable reports
  • Create direct links to reports for non users
  • Report export
    • (Excel, CSV, PDF)

Security - Transactions

  • Payment gateways >>
  • PayPal
  • PCI DSS level 1 certified
  • Localized servers data privacy & policies (based on declaration)
    • (Europe (GDPR compliance))


  • API based integration
  • Integration with CRM
  • Integration with marketing automation software
  • Integration with Association Management Software
  • Integration with payment Gateway
  • Integration with mobile Apps
  • Integration with other applications

Support and customer services

  • Global vendor
  • Support
    • Chat
    • Form-ticketing
    • Telephone
    • email
    • Support response time SLA
      • (Less than 1h)
    • Support hours of operation
      • (24/7)


Company infos

Cvent is the global meeting, event and travel technology leader. 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 hoteliers with an integrated platform, enabling properties to increase group business demand through targeted advertising and improve conversion through proprietary demand management and business intelligence solutions. 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. On November 29, 2016, Cvent announced that it had been acquired by Vista Equity Partners. In addition, Cvent and Lanyon Solutions also announced the merger of their two companies, creating a global meeting, event and travel technology leader.

  • Headquaters : US