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evvnt partners with Johnston Press event platform WOW247 to support local events marketing


 
 
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PRLog - Feb. 18, 2014 - LONDON, U.K. -- LONDON, UK, Feb. 18, 2014- London-based event marketing specialist evvnt has partnered with regional publisher Johnston Press (http://www.johnstonpress.co.uk/) to offer evvnt’s unique ‘event premium’ technology to WOW247 (http://www.wow247.co.uk/), the national events portal which is part  of Johnston Press Digital Ventures.

evvnt will supply its event distribution technological platform to WOW247, which will resell the service via sales teams throughout the UK. Johnston Press will white label the evvnt platform, which primarily provides genre specific event marketing on up to 40 event listing and social media sites including Zvents, Eventful, Facebook and the Press Association network.

“Over the last year, we have been looking for a major UK publisher to assist evvnt’s goal to market targeted, genre-specific events to local websites,” explained Richard Green, founder and CEO of evvnt. “We love how Johnston Press’ WOW247 platform offers a supreme event discovery experience, and we share their goal to deliver premier event marketing curation at the local level.”

“The reason WOW247 exists is simply to help people across the UK find great things to do in their hometown or when they are travelling.  From farmers markets and open mic nights to national theatre tours and international artists - our guides, reviews and listings are helping people plan their social lives.  We’re a new site and in our launch phase we’ve seen over 1m people use WOW247 to find out what’s on,” added Steven Thomas, General Manager of WOW247 . “We’ve also seen a huge demand from local, regional and national venues and event planners to promote their events.  By partnering with evvnt we can now offer an unrivaled integrated event marketing package that is low-cost and delivers results.”

About evvnt

evvnt (http://evvnt.com/)
has reinvented the way event organisers around the globe find new customers, processing 10,000 events per month. Through one simple interface, organisers can distribute and publish events to 90+ targeted listing sites in one click. The evvnt platform creates events awareness and momentum in organic search, mobile and social streams via a customised network on listing sites and feeds, maximising exposure prior to any event.

About WOW247

Digital start-up WOW247 is a national online entertainment platform, part of Johnston Press Digital Ventures. Launched into beta in December 2012 it provides Guides, News, Reviews and Listings covering the whole of the UK.  It has the largest event database available on the market covering categories including theatre, cinema and music. In its launch phase c1.1m unique users entered the site with 72% of traffic coming from outwith the Johnston Press network.

For more information, please visit:

http://evvnt.com/ or http://www.wow247.co.uk/


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City/Town:London - London - United Kingdom
Industry:Marketing, Technology
Tags:event management, social media marketing, online marketing, digital marketing agency, marketing companies
Last Updated:Feb 18, 2014
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