Cvent CONNECT Europe Returns this Week

6th Nov, 2023

The countdown is almost over as the much-anticipated industry and event technology conference, Cvent CONNECT Europe, kicks off tomorrow from 7 - 9 November at the Hilton London Metropole, offering a blend of in-person and virtual experiences. Cvent will also host a concurrent event in Frankfurt, Germany on 8 November.

“Our annual hybrid conference, Cvent CONNECT Europe, is back and it’s bigger and better than ever. We’re excited to welcome event planners, marketers and hospitality professionals,” said Felicia Asiedu, Marketing Director Europe at Cvent. “For events of all sizes, we've got you covered, with everything from the latest industry trends to technology updates across the Cvent platform. We've curated a robust conference programme that provides three days of education, inspiration, innovation, networking as well as celebration. Whether joining us in-person or online, attendees will gain valuable industry insights, fresh strategies and best practices to flourish in this new era of events.”

The conference agenda includes over 45 sessions, featuring presentations from event planners, hoteliers, industry leaders and Cvent experts. Some of the programme highlights include:

New 2023 Programming

  • Cvent Academy Training Workshops: An in-person training day, enabling Cvent users to enhance their event technology skills and gain a competitive edge through industry-recognised Cvent Certifications.
  • Cvent Sourcing Summit: An exclusive experience – where highly-qualified event planners from across the continent get business done with top hotels and destinations.

Featured Speakers

  • BAFTA award-winning presenter and journalist, Claudia Winkleman (on the right), assumes the role of master of ceremonies. Inspiring keynote presentations will be delivered by double Olympic Champion, Colonel Dame Kelly Holmes MBE; Mike Ford, CEO and Founder of Grateful Lemon; and Cvent CEO and Founder, Reggie Aggarwal, will take to the main stage with the opening address.  

Innovation Pavilion

The engagement hub of the conference, the Innovation Pavilion provides a dynamic place for attendees to explore and interact with Cvent’s current and upcoming solutions.


  • Exploring the Hottest Event and Hospitality Trends Set to Shape the Industry in 2024: An expert panel will share insights on the emerging trends predicted to shape the industry.
  • Creating the Wow Factor at Corporate Events: An engaging session focusing on strategies for creating memorable experiences and enhancing audience engagement.
  • The BIG Debate: People vs Technology: A debate where human creativity, emotion and intuition are pitted against the potential of AI, automation and technological innovation.
  • How Hospitality Technology Helps Destinations & Venues Meet MICE & Corporate Travel Business Goals: Technology plays a key role in destinations' and venues' success when it comes to attracting and winning MICE and corporate travel business. Attendees will hear directly from peers on how technology and automation has impacted their operations.

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