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Founded in 1999, Cvent is the world's largest meetings and event management technology company and has 1,100 employees worldwide. Cvent offers web-based software for online event registration, meeting site selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing and web surveys, and helps more than 10,000 clients in 90 countries manage hundreds of thousands of events, surveys and e-mail campaigns. Cvent's client base includes more than 30 companies from the Fortune 100, as well as corporations from every major industry, associations, universities, and non-profit organizations.

Meeting Professionals International

MPI—founded in 1972—believes that meeting and event planners serve a critical role in the success of business, and is committed to giving its members the very best in professional development, business opportunities and a vibrant industry community.  MPI’s mission is to make members successful by building human connections through:  knowledge/ideas, relationships, and marketplaces.

Professional Convention Management Association

PCMA’s vision is to be the leading organization for meeting and event professionals by delivering superior and innovative education and promote the value of professional convention management.  Headquartered in Chicago, PCMA represents more than 6,000 meeting industry leaders from 17 chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico.  Members include planner professionals, suppliers, faculty and students. Aside from students and faculty, members are categorized as either a professional or supplier based on their position.

PCMA Conven

Convene®, the magazine of the Professional Convention Management Association, the leading organization for meeting and event professionals. Convene is a three-time Society of National Publications' Silver 2009 Excel Award winner.Published 12 times a year, Convene provides hands-on tools, far-reaching strategies, and a broad range of perspectives to help you do your job more efficiently.


Tarsus is an international business-to-business media group with interests in exhibitions, conferences, publishing and online media and is a partner of DMAI on Since its inception in 1998 with one key brand and a turnover of £4.8 million, the Group has grown substantially and now operates in thirteen key sectors – with over eighty events and websites, twenty-five publications, and an annualised turnover of over £50 million.

Tarsus is operational worldwide with over 180 staff in offices in Dublin, London, Paris, Milwaukee, Boca Raton (Florida), Peterborough (New Hampshire), Dubai, Shanghai and New Delhi, and over 60 staff in Central and Western China through a joint venture with Hubei Hope Exhibition Company Ltd.

The Tarsus strategy is to build a business that facilitates the development of relationships between buyers and sellers, helping them to do business in their respective markets efficiently and profitably. Tarsus seeks to achieve this by owning and managing the key exhibitions, conferences, print and online media in each sector in which it operates.

The Trade Show News Network (TSNN) is the world's leading online resource for the trade show, exhibition and event industry since 1996. owns and operates the most widely consulted event database on the Internet, containing data about more than 25,000 trade shows, exhibitions, public events and conferences. We help facilitate the exchange between buyers and sellers with more than 137,000 registered website users, more than 140,000 bi-monthly newsletter subscribers and more than 5,000 LinkedIn group members and 4,000-plus followers on Twitter.

TSNN is a member of the Tarsus Group plc. Tarsus Group was founded, and listed on the London Stock Exchange, in 1998. With offices in the UK (London), USA (Boston, Boca Raton and Washington DC), France (Paris), Germany (Dusseldorf), United Arab Emirates (Dubai) and China (Shanghai), the international business-to-business media group has interests in exhibitions, conferences, publishing and online media.