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Barbados wins bid to host 2018 Society of American Travel Writers Convention

Barbados wins bid to host 2018 SATW Convention The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) has selected the island of Barbados as the host destination for its 2018 annual convention. This is the first time that any Caribbean nation has been selected as the convention host destination. The announcement was made at the 2017 SATW… Read more »

Cvent to be acquired by Vista Equity in $1.65 billion deal

TYSONS CORNER, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Cvent Inc. (NYSE: CVT) a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology-enabled businesses. 

Swiss Chalet owners Cara buying St-Hubert for $537M

The Quebec-based St-Hubert restaurant business has agreed to be acquired by the owner of the Swiss Chalet chain for $537 million. In addition to 117 restaurants, Cara Operations Ltd. will acquire two food manufacturing plants, two distribution centres and a real estate portfolio. Cara says St-Hubert will fit strategically with its business, which includes numerous… Read more »

Welcome To Our New Domain, Blog And Expanded Directory

Your support for the Event Suppliers Network has been, well in one word AWESOME!!! So to meet the growing needs of those event organisers who use our directory as well as those who list in the directory we are pleased to announce the following exciting new enhancements.