LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Evvnt,
an events marketing automation platform, today announced the opening of
its U.S. office based in Los Angeles, California, and the signing of one
of its inaugural clients, The Bakersfield Californian, an independent
Evvnt is focused on empowering event organizers and venues of all sizes,
to manage and promote events across the industry’s largest ecosystem of
event listing sites, calendars, directories, ticketing, social networks
and search engines from one single platform. Over the last year, Evvnt
has worked with 40,000 customers in 139 countries with more than 3,500
of the most visited event listings on the Internet.
Earlier this year, the U.K. corporate-based company announced they had
entered into an agreement for a $450,000 investment from three U.S.
newspapers including TBC Media, Trib Total Media and Sun Coast Media
“The moment we started working with news and media companies in the
U.S., it was essential to build close relationships and we immediately
recognized the clear fit. We now have three leading U.S. news
organizations who invest in our business, use our services and have
become resellers to their own customers and the round is still open for
further interest,” said Richard Green, CEO, Evvnt. “We are excited to
drive a new era of revenue-generating event listings and introducing
ourselves to the almost 10,000 news publishing sites throughout the
To further this effort, Evvnt hired Kelsey Kearns, a media-veteran to
lead the U.S. business development and marketing. A mass communications
major, Kearns has a love of journalism and a passion for connecting
media with great technology. She is a native Texan and has a media
background in film, television hosting, and print publications.
Evvnt is working with The Bakersfield Californian to help with premium
event promotion, where each event is uniquely targeted and distributed
to location-specific event listing sites and calendars, featured on the
newspaper and includes print and voice search. The service offers a
variety of benefits including exponential audience and event reach,
organic search and mobile app distribution, print promotion and voice
search capabilities – making the newspaper the go-to source for local
event advertising in the Bakersfield area.
“We are pleased to partner with Evvnt in this potentially game-changing
venture,” said Jim Lawitz, TBC vice president and executive editor.
“This platform expands our ability to connect customers with a broad
audience while still offering tailored solutions to all community
groups. We become a one-stop shop for any organization looking to
publicize its event.”
Evvnt is a dynamic and growing aggregator platform solution in the
global B2C and B2B event listings market. The company looks to replace
incumbent traditional events listing calendars with a platform dedicated
to generating millions of dollars of new business advertising revenue
from the events industry, as consumers continue to struggle to find good
events at a local level.
From a simple event submission, the Evvnt platform based on SaaS
technology automatically creates a selective listing of publishers’
specific events with locations attached making it far easier for event
organizers to get their events seen and ensuring consumers can find
local and relevant events quickly and easily via search.
“We are constantly discovering unique opportunities for our clients to
build new work flows in to print and even voice. Reverse publishing of
curated and paid content into print enables the creation of print-ready
content for newspapers – a breakthrough in revenue-generating,
time-saving options for the publishing market,” concluded Green.
A leader in events marketing automation, our mission is to help people
promote and find events. To empower people, event organizers and venues
of all sizes, to manage and promote events data across the industry’s
largest ecosystem of event listing sites, calendars, directories,
ticketing, social networks and search engines from one simple platform. www.evvnt.com.