Grapevine Ranked Number 22 Meeting Destination in the United States
Placement on Cvent List Reflects Grapevine's Efforts to Attract Corporate Events and
Support Local Economy
GRAPEVINE - August 25, 2014 - Grapevine announced today that it has been ranked number 22 on Cvent's list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States for 2014. Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, developed the ranking based on meeting and event booking activity in the Cvent Supplier Network.
"We are honored to be ranked among the top meetings and events destination cities in the country by Cvent," said Paul W. McCallum, executive director, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau. "Earning a spot on this ranking validates the significant effort we put into making Grapevine an ideal location for corporate meetings, a critical driver of local economic activity."
Cvent evaluated more than 5,000 U.S. cities in featured on the Cvent Supplier Network to compile the third annual list. Activity was tracked from July 2013 to June 2014 and the ranking was then determined by a set of qualifying criteria consisting of:
• Unique Request For Proposals Received
• Total Room Nights
• Awarded Request For Proposals
• Awarded Room Nights
• Percentage of Qualified Meeting Venues
• Number of Profile Views
To see the full list of the top 50 cities, please visit www.Cvent.com.
Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 1,450 employees and more than 12,650 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.
Historic Grapevine, Texas is the premier meeting destination in North Texas. Grapevine, centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth and just five minutes from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, features over 800,000 square feet of meeting space, 20 hotels and 11,000 hotel rooms within 15 minutes of Historic Downtown. Grapevine offers meeting planners and attendees a variety of options for their next meeting or convention. While in Grapevine, attendees will enjoy a vintage Texas experience with all the modern-day technology and facilities necessary to operate a first-class event.
For more information regarding accommodations, attractions, or any of Grapevine's upcoming events, please contact the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-457-6338 or 817-410-3185 or visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com.
Communications Manager, Grapevine CVB
Sloane & Company