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Thriving Singapore MICE Market Continues Impressive Growth According to Cvent



Media Announcement: 17 December 2018
 

Thriving Singapore MICE Market Continues Impressive Growth According to Cvent

Singapore hotels and venues saw a 12% year-on-year increase in requests for meetings equating to $82m in additional revenue opportunity according to sourcing data from the Cvent Supplier Network

Cvent, a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, released a report highlighting the thriving Singapore MICE industry and strong demand for technology solutions to help support and drive additional growth. The proprietary data, compiled from activity within the Cvent Supplier Network, along with Singapore’s recent recognition as a Top Meeting Destination in Asia Pacific, reinforce its position as an ideal destination for organising exceptional meetings, conventions and exhibitions.
 
Venues in Asia using the Cvent Supplier Network (CSN), the world’s largest database for venue information, saw a 32% year-on-year increase in unique Request for Proposal (RFP) volume and a 20% year-on-year increase in unique room night requests. Singapore saw a 12% increase for unique RFPs. These growth rates translate into more than $379m of additional unique RFP value for the Asian market and approximately $82m for the Singapore market specifically.
 
To support this growth, hoteliers in the region have embraced the adoption of event management solutions to help streamline manual processes and drive MICE business. Leading organisations, including the World Travel Awards, have brought additional awareness to the event technology industry by highlighting platforms that are making an impact on the global travel and tourism industries.  Cvent was recently named ‘Asia's Leading Travel Technology Provider 2018’ by the World Travel Awards.

Will Kataria, Director of Sales, APAC at Cvent, commented on Cvent’s success in helping to drive MICE and transient business in the Singapore and Asia regions. “Hotels and venues that truly embrace event management technology and utilise our suite of solutions as additional marketing and sales tools typically see incredible incremental growth in both the volume and quality of MICE business that they attract and retain. Event planners and corporate travel managers will source more than $16 billion dollars in business through Cvent’s online platforms in 2018, and the Cvent Hospitality Cloud offers our clients direct access to these buyers,” said Kataria.

“As a partner to many of the leading hotel chains in Singapore and the region, we look forward to continuing to support the thriving Asia MICE market and to provide hoteliers and venues with the solutions they need to grow and own their business,” concluded Kataria.

For more information on Cvent, please visit the website: https://www.cvent.com/sg/
 
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Image: Will Kataria, Cvent Singapore's Director of Sales
 

 
About Hospitality Cloud
 
The Cvent Hospitality Cloud partners with hotels and venues to help them drive profitable MICE group and corporate travel business. Event planners and corporate travel managers source more than $16 billion dollars in business through Cvent’s online platforms each year and the Cvent Hospitality Cloud offers clients direct access to these buyers. Using Cvent digital marketing tools and software solutions, hoteliers attract valuable leads to grow their business, maximize the value of that business, and strengthen direct customer relationships. By connecting hotels with buyers and providing technology for winning and servicing customers, Cvent Hospitality Cloud helps hoteliers grow and own their group and corporate travel business.
 
For more information regarding the Cvent Hospitality Cloud, visit:
https://www.cvent.com/sg/hospitality-cloud/
 
About Cvent, Inc.
 
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based event management company with more than 3,600 employees, 25,000 customers, and 300,000 users worldwide. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email 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.
 
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