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Aventri Named on Deloitte's 2018 Technology Fast 500™


NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 3, 2018 - Cloud-based event management software (EMS) company Aventri was the only Connecticut firm to be listed on the Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Aventri grew 168% during this period, placing 447th on the list.

Aventri CEO Oni Chukwu credits the team's growth-focused agenda, including four acquisitions in the past two years and partnering with private equity firm HGGC in early 2017 with the company's 168% revenue growth.

"Aventri is honored to have been listed as the sole Connecticut firm on the list," says Chukwu. "The hyper-growth of the Aventri is exemplified through this accolade, and we are thrilled to see what 2019 has in store as we continue to provide our customers with the best event technology solutions available on the market."

"Congratulations to the Deloitte 2018 Technology Fast 500 winners on this impressive achievement," said Sandra Shirai, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and, U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. "These companies are innovators who have converted their disruptive ideas into products, services and experiences that can captivate new customers and drive remarkable growth."

With over 300,000 events executed for global enterprises like Dell, IKEA, and Ticketmaster, Aventri has facilitated 30 million plus event registrations. With Aventri's recent acquisition of event solutions provider ITN International, they continue to maintain their prominent spot in EMS market as the leading provider of events management and venue sourcing solutions.

About Aventri

Aventri is a global leader in cloud-based analytics and data-driven end-to-end event management and venue sourcing solutions. The award-winning, open-source platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process, providing real-time data and analytics on event performance, customer engagement, and increasing measurable event ROI. Founded in 2008, Aventri has assisted over 25,000 event professionals in planning, executing, and measuring their events. With a focus on event sourcing and hospitality, registration, marketing, logistics, engagement, mobile, and data analytics, the company serves more than 1,300 customers including leading corporations, associations, agencies, and educational institutions globally. Headquartered in the United States, the company also has offices in the UK, Belgium, Australia, Singapore, India, and UAE. Aventri is a portfolio company of private equity firm HGGC. Learn more at

About Deloitte's 2018 Technology Fast 500™

Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2014 to 2017.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

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