Cvent, Egencia Partner on Strategic Meetings Management Solutions

To help its customers plan and execute successful meetings, Egencia, Expedia's corporate travel management company, has partnered with meetings technology supplier Cvent to develop online strategic meetings management (SMM) solutions that integrate site selection, attendee management, travel booking and reporting, it announced this week.

Under the terms of the new partnership, Egencia will use Cvent's online meetings management and site selection software to power its own SMM programs as part of its suite of corporate travel management services.

"Cvent provides the flexibility, ease-of-use and proactive spirit we were looking for in a partner, and will help us find solutions to our clients' toughest meetings management challenges," said Debbie Grossi, director of Egencia Meetings & Incentives North America. "Successful meeting programs that deliver quantifiable cost and time savings require attention to detail, intuitive technology and industry expertise, and partnering with Cvent uniquely positions us to bring together the whole package for our customers."