Bevy announced today that it has acquired CMX, which is referred to as "the world's largest community for community professionals".
In other words, CMX seeks to connect and support people whose job it is to build communities around them. To this end, she organizes the CMX Summit and also offers membership in a private network called CMX Pro.
Bevy has now developed software for businesses to manage community events. In fact, the company was founded by the organizers of Startup Grind, who initially said they had built Bevy because of the challenge associated with managing the various startup Grind events. Asana, Gainsight and Duolingo ̵
In an email, Bevy CEO Derek Andersen said to me, "I was a CMX community spokesperson, sponsor, and member of Many Years, and there is no better way to get involved in the community To train and network the industry as CMX. "
The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. CMX co-founder and CEO, David Spinks, will continue to lead CMX initiatives within Bevy and become vice president of the company.
"People desperately need a meaningful community," Spinks said in announcing the acquisition. "They demand more depth, and that often comes through personal, real world connections. Derek and the Bevy team have built a great platform for teams to scale their IRL community programs. We are happy to join forces and work towards a more meaningful networked world. "