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Apr. 13, 2018 12:49 pm

Cvent has big plans to hire 1,000 people

The big hiring plans include an expansion of the event management company's Tysons Corner HQ.

Using Cvent's SocialWall tool, party planners can track and display relevant social media in real time.

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Cvent made a bold announcement about its plans for the next year on Friday.

The Tysons Corner, Va.–based company said it plans to hire 1,000 employees across multiple offices around the world.

According to the announcement, “many” (500, the Washington Business Journal reports) coming in the D.C. area. To make room, the company will be adding 75,000 sq. ft.  to its Tysons HQ, and is adding a total of 140,000 sq. ft. at all locations.

Founded in 1999 by CEO Reggie Aggarwal, the company makes software to manage meetings and events, as well as web surveys and email marketing. It currently has 3,000 employees. The company has continued to grow after being acquired by Vista Equity Partners for $1.65 billion in 2016. The big hiring round has already started.

“Our recruiting team is already hard at work looking for new people to bring into our Cvent Nation across the globe,” said Sophia MacDonald, VP of Human Resources, in a statement. “Cvent’s rapid growth creates opportunities for accelerated career trajectories, and we encourage everyone who wants to be part of an incredibly dynamic, fast-growing technology company to apply and join our team.”

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Along with Tysons, the company has offices in Austin, Boston, Atlanta, Portland, Dallas, Draper, Utah, Fredericton, Canada, London, Singapore, Melbourne, Australia, and New Delhi. This year it plans to add offices in Dubai and Germany.

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