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Vote for the 2023 Cvent Excellence Awards Planners’ Choice Award winner!

By Community Manager posted 06-21-2023 11:31


Cast your vote for the 2023 Cvent Excellence Awards Planners’ Choice Award winner!  

Being a planner’s choice hotel, venue, or destination marketing organization requires a meeting and events program that facilitates meaningful conversation and proactive problem-solving.  

The 2023 Cvent Excellence Awards Planners’ Choice finalists have proven experience building partnerships and have demonstrated the effective use of technology to save time, create custom solutions, and provide critical flexibility. 


Venue 1: Sofitel New York 

Sofitel New York is the hotel with French soul and a New York City edge. Perfectly situated in midtown Manhattan, just off 5th Avenue's luxury shops, the beautiful Bryant Park, Broadway theaters, Rockefeller Center, and Times Square, the hotel prides itself on setting the stage for unforgettable meetings and events. With 6,000 square feet of meeting and event space, all providing wonderful natural light, Sofitel New York leverages Cvent solutions to showcase the beauty and flexibility its space offers, and to provide seamless collaboration and the highest level of service to planners. With a 47% increase in RFP volume, Sofitel New York is leveraging technology to capture planners’ attention.


Venue 2: Grand Hyatt Washington

Located in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., Grand Hyatt Washington was designed to accommodate both large and small events with 42,000 square feet of total event space, and meetings and events are an integral part of Grand Hyatt Washington’s identity. The hotel uses Cvent Event Diagramming daily to collaborate with planners and bring their event vision to life. From brainstorming event setup and helping clients envision their events to structuring the flow of guests, Grand Hyatt Washington is leading the way for great planner experiences. Since its implementation, the hotel has created over 5000 diagrams, for over 1500 events, and has increased its overall planning phase score by 11.1 points.  


Now that you’ve read the finalists’ descriptions, it’s time to vote. The top nominee will be honored during the Cvent Excellence Awards at Cvent CONNECT on July 25th 


Have your say – cast your vote now at our Community Poll of the Week from 6/21 through 7/5.

Voting is closed and results will be posted in a follow-up blog post after Cvent CONNECT. Thank you to everyone that cast their vote!

Want to learn more about the 2023 Cvent Excellence Awards finalists? Click here.