Press release

Cvent and InterContinental San Diego Kick Off First Elite Meetings Alliance Event of 2019

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The world’s largest luxury hotel brand, InterContinental
Hotels Group
, and market-leading meetings, event and hospitality
technology provider Cvent,
are excited to announce the first event of Cvent’s
Elite Meetings Alliance
2019 series hosted at the InterContinental
San Diego
. The two-day event, which runs from Saturday, April 13 to
Monday, April 15, brings qualified corporate and association event
planners together with luxury hotel representatives and industry
suppliers for one-on-one meetings, CMP accredited education sessions and
unique networking opportunities.

“InterContinental San Diego offers groups a sophisticated new urban
experience with amenities and refined service typically found at
Southern California’s premier resorts,” said Director of Group Sales,
Rachael Strong. “By attending the Elite Meetings Alliance at our venue,
planners will see San Diego through fresh eyes, experiencing both the
excitement of the city and the relaxation of the waterfront in a more
intimate, more accessible downtown setting.”

Event attendees will enjoy first-class dining, a private property tour,
and The InterContinental San Diego will host exclusive unique
experiences including a farmer’s market-style luncheon utilizing the
historic 45,000 sq. ft. Lane Field Park – the former baseball stadium of
the San Diego Padres – and a Valle de Guadalupe-inspired Baja wine
dinner on the property’s 4,500 sq. ft. Bayview Terrace.

“As industry-leading event professionals, Cvent Elite Meetings Alliance
attendees expect a luxury setting and are looking for impactful
experiences while onsite. Hosting the first event of our 2019 series at
the InterContinental San Diego offers exactly that,” said Patrick Smith,
Chief Marketing Officer at Cvent. “Our attendees are looking for venues
that can deliver on providing a truly memorable event for their own
clients and partners, and we are proud to host them at the
InterContinental San Diego. This renowned property recognizes the
importance of exceeding expectations and delivering exceptional service.”

About InterContinental San Diego

Situated on the scenic bayfront, the new 400-room InterContinental San
Diego hotel brings a new wave of sophistication to the downtown area and
is a social epicenter for locals and travelers. Located on the historic
grounds of Lane Field – the former baseball stadium of the San Diego
Padres from 1936 through 1957 – the hotel is just steps away from the
Embarcadero, which docks both the famed USS Midway and Maritime Museum
of San Diego, and close to downtown hotspots, including Little Italy,
the San Diego Convention Center, Gaslamp Quarter and Seaport Village.
The luxury hotel features a 4th floor rooftop pool, sundeck and pool
bar, a contemporary 3,300-square-foot health and wellness center with
state-of-the-art video wall for on-demand workout classes, the exclusive
Club InterContinental lounge, and spectacular dining experiences
including the signature Vistal
Bar + Restaurant
serving coastal California-inspired cuisine,
spearheaded by local award-winning chef Amy DiBiase, along with San
Diego’s only Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. For more information,
Follow InterContinental San Diego on Instagram
and Facebook.

About Cvent

Cvent is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider
with more than 4,000 employees, 25,000 customers, and 300,000 users
worldwide. The Cvent Event Cloud offers software solutions to event
planners and marketers for online event registration, venue selection,
event management and marketing, onsite solutions, and attendee
engagement. Cvent’s suite of products automate and simplify the planning
process to maximize the impact of events. The Cvent Hospitality
Cloud partners with hotels and venues to help them drive group and
corporate travel business. Hotels use the Cvent Hospitality Cloud’s
digital marketing tools and software solutions to win business through
Cvent’s sourcing platforms and to service their customers directly,
efficiently and profitably – helping them grow and own their
business. 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. For more information, please visit, or
connect with us on FacebookTwitter or LinkedIn.

About the Cvent Elite Meetings Alliance

The Elite Meetings Alliance is a two-day event that
brings qualified corporate and association planners together with luxury
hotel representatives and industry suppliers to cultivate relationships.
The event focuses on one-on-one meetings, CMP accredited education
sessions, and unique networking activities. For more information, please
visit our website.