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Chicago, IL — Laura Schwartz, professional emcee and keynote speaker, enjoyed another exciting year with Cvent in 2019.  Returning as Emcee of the Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA’s), Laura was again inspired by the talent and energy in this great industry. The EMA’s are Cvent’s signature events for elite meeting planners.

If you haven’t yet checked out the EMA programing by Cvent click here to see what is in store for 2020!


Laura remarked: “Cvent, its team and attendees – they never disappoint. If you want to be around a smart, savvy group of elite meeting planners – this is your event to attend! I was thrilled to return in this role for a second year!”


Laura with Cvent

Laura hosts the EMA’s in Miami at the Nobu Hotel by the Eden Roc, September 2019


About Laura Schwartz

Professional Emcee and Keynote Speaker Laura Schwartz knows how to make live events succeed.  Whether hosting a corporate event or delivering a keynote on stage, Laura brings the experience and energy to make your message resonate with any audience! Laura was voted by as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the International Events Industry in the Fall of 2019.

About the EMA’s by Cvent

The Cvent Elite Meetings Alliance is a 3-day event that brings together qualified corporate and association event professionals with leaders in the luxury hotel and hospitality industry.

Together, Cvent cultivates relationships to better conduct business by providing Event Professionals and Hoteliers an unparalleled opportunity to participate in pre-scheduled face to face meetings and attend CMP accredited continuing education sessions, industry focused networking events and a variety of additional hosted activities.

The 2019 EMA’s were hosted by Cvent at the following fabulous locations: The Intercontinental Hotel San Diego, Nobu Hotel by Eden Roc in Miami, and The Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen in Mexico.

For more information on or to schedule Laura to speak, please contact Ashley Brooks at or 312-767-7415.