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Cvent vs. Bizzabo

Events are complicated — the software that runs them shouldn’t be

Tired of an outdated platform, confusing user interface, and subpar support? Build every in-person, hybrid, and virtual event with Bizzabo, the best alternative to Cvent.

Why modern event leaders prefer Bizzabo vs. Cvent

Since 2011, Bizzabo has powered more than 100,000 immersive in-person, virtual, and hybrid experiences for millions of attendees. Named a Leader in the 2024 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ and the 2023 Forrester Wave™, Bizzabo helps the world’s top brands manage complex event portfolios. There’s a reason why we’re the top Cvent alternative — G2 users rank us higher than in key features day after day.


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*Bizzabo vs. Cvent based on preference data from G2 user reviews. Review data updated July 1, 2024.

Build better events with Bizzabo

Don’t let a steep learning curve slow you down

Whether you’re in planning mode or frantically counting down the days to your next event, time is of the essence. Get up and running quickly with Bizzabo’s streamlined, modern interface.

  • The Event Experience OS provides powerful, user-friendly tools that empower organizers to manage events easily and efficiently.
  • All Bizzabo customers undergo a structured onboarding and implementation process, regardless of their subscription level.
  • Find out why G2 reviewers rank Bizzabo higher in “Time to Implement” and “Return on Investment.”
Don’t let a steep learning curve slow you down
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Build better events with Bizzabo

Innovation drives impactful event experiences

Stop settling for how it’s always been done and start delivering powerful, immersive experiences that help your event stand out.

  • Virtual events feature audible audience applause and cheers, letting speakers feed off the crowd’s energy in a way that’s traditionally been reserved for in-person audiences.
  • Transform the in-person experience with next-gen technology like Bizzabo’s data-driven Klik SmartBadge™, which increases attendee networking by 250%.
  • Gartner® positioned Bizzabo first in the industry when it comes to Completeness of Vision, recognizing our commitment to innovation.
Innovation drives impactful event experiences
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Build better events with Bizzabo

You’re not just a
number to us

Say hello to the human touch with Bizzabo. Built by event organizers, for event organizers, we partner with our customers to help them achieve event success.

  • Reachable via email, online portal, in-app chat, or phone, our global Customer Care team provides 24/7/365 support for every aspect of our platform.
  • Our Customer Success Managers hold pre- and post-event calls, in addition to regular cadence calls, to assist with setup, strategy, and feedback.
  • No matter how you prefer to learn, we’ve got you covered with a comprehensive Knowledge Base, an AI-powered knowledge bot, and in-product tips and tricks.
You’re not just a
number to us
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Build better events with Bizzabo

When uptime is everything, choose Bizzabo

Have you ever had a nightmare about your event platform crashing just as your event begins? When it comes to events, nothing matters more than reliability.

  • With 99.99% uptime in 2023, Bizzabo’s Event Experience OS is ready to perform around the clock.
  • In Q1 2024, Cvent experienced 39 days worth of partial or complete system outages or degraded performance.
When uptime is everything, choose Bizzabo
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Experience events
without limits

Avoid unpredictable registration fees and unexpected overages with Bizzabo’s simple per-user pricing.
  • Unlimited registration and events mean you can build a customized package based on your organization’s unique needs.
  • On average, G2 reviewers report a quicker return on their investment with Bizzabo than with Cvent.
Infographics ot the return on investment stats showing that Bizzabo have shorter term of returning on investment than Cvent
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Consolidating Your Event Tech Stack: The Benefits of All-in-one Event Management Software

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Why Integrate a Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ Leader into Your Event Tech Stack

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The Event Software Buyer's Guide

Elevate outcomes and unlock success with this guide to choosing the best event management software.

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Trusted by the best

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Here’s what some former Cvent users had to say about their success after switching to Bizzabo

700+ customers trust Bizzabo’s all-in-one platform to host any kind of event and use case

What has Cvent done for you lately?

If you're asking yourself this question, it's time for a Bizzabo demo