While the massive volume of eRFPs passing through the Cvent Supplier Network is without equal, other companies offer solutions and services that compete with Cvent's. But only a few suppliers offer a similarly broad range of event technology.
Dallas-based Lanyon is the biggest, with a comprehensive meetings-management solution as well as hotel-focused technology. Lanyon has long provided hotels with tools to serve the independent business travel market. As of last year, the company was merged with Active Network Business Solutions, including its StarCite sourcing and strategic meetings-management platform; the combined Lanyon now offers visibility into complete hotel spend, including both group and transient, across its platform. Lanyon Meetings (formerly StarCite) boasts many large enterprise clients, among them more than 80 percent of the Fortune 100.
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