Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events and hospitality technology provider, announced that it has trained and certified more than 20,000 marketers, event planners, and hospitality professionals (2,100+ in the APAC MEA) through its free training and certification programme, helping them sharpen their skills, expand their industry expertise, enhance their resumes, and prepare for the future.
The company is offering all of its Cvent Certifications and training programmes to anyone in the industry free of charge until August 31. Certifications typically have been offered only to Cvent customers, and it can cost up to $1,796 for an individual to get certified and trained across the entire Cvent platform. Also included in the program are hundreds of free live, virtual training sessions and certification study groups, hosted by Cvent experts. The complimentary certification and training programme offers: •Hundreds of virtual live and pre-recorded training sessions that deep dive into the Cvent platform, giving attendees the flexibility to learn at their own pace. • Free Cvent Certifications which provide industry professionals the unique opportunity to enhance their technology skills and expand their Cvent expertise to accelerate their careers. In addition to offering the Cvent Certification exams, the company offers live virtual certification preparation sessions hosted by Cvent experts and provide complimentary access to the Cvent event management platform during the exam period. For marketers and event planners, there is certification in Event Management Certification, Event Management Advanced Certification, Mobile Event App Certification, Venue Sourcing Certification, Virtual Events and more. Hoteliers and destinations may benefit from Cvent Supplier Network Certification and Cvent Event Diagramming Certification. Cvent CMO, Patrick Smith, said: "In early March, when the global pandemic really began to impact those in the meetings, events, and hospitality industries, we were looking for opportunities to not just give back, but provide support in a way that could facilitate an even stronger industry post-pandemic. In times like these, it’s critical that we all find ways to lift each other up, support our communities, and work towards a brighter future, and we’re committed to doing exactly that. We’re extremely proud to offer our industry-leading certifications and learning opportunities to all meeting, event, and hospitality professionals at no cost to them. Our goal is to train and certify tens of thousands of industry professionals, giving them the tools and skills, they need to more quickly bounce back once things start to go back to normal – boosting not only their confidence and careers, but also the industry at-large."
The company is offering all of its Cvent Certifications and training programmes to anyone in the industry free of charge until August 31