PRESS RELEASE – LONDON 08.02.2019
by Andy Gaitskell-Kendrick
Eventz International further expands its UK events coverage in collaboration with Ticket Factory.
Eventz International today announces a new partnership with Birmingham based Ticket Factory which will bring a wide range of new music concerts, sporting events, festivals, comedy shows, theatres and exhibitions to the customers of Eventz.today Smart City Platform® in the UK.
Major international exhibitions such as Crufts and special interest events such as The Guitar Show and ESL One will now sit on the Eventz.today Smart City Platform® and reach residential audiences as well as the international travel and tourism sectors via its broad spectrum of customers from public sector clients to brands and companies.
Mikko Lintunen, CEO of Eventz International said:
“Our aim is to create the most comprehensive destination guides for towns and cities around the world and having fantastic new content partners helps us to deliver this.
We already promote over 1.5 million events a month and with Ticket Factory on board we are adding real depth to our entertainment offer with many of the biggest concerts, exhibitions and sporting events in the UK.
What this means to our customers, those in local government, in charge of business generation, high street renewal or smart city development is that there is a layer of real time event data available to help plan and support the experience economy that is so vital to the life of a city “
About Eventz International
Eventz International is a British-Finnish technology start-up. The team have a collective CV that includes the likes of Nokia, Ericsson and Microsoft and media companies including the International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, The Independent and Virgin.
The Eventz.today Smart City Platform® allows customers to build white-labelled websites, guides and portals, which incorporate advanced management tools for cities, towns, travel and media partners – all done within minutes. Broad categories of content like events and places, include everything from music and the arts, food and drink, kids and family, sport and fitness, business and networking to complete local A-Z business guides.
Today, our database has covers 16 million events across 2,300 cities and sees 75,000 new events added a day sourced from partners such Ticketmaster, Live Nation, Eventbrite, Meet-up, and a host of local government, event and ticketing companies, and independent event producers.
Eventz International was awarded in the United Kingdom a Crown Commercial Services official digital supplier status in June 2018, is a select Alumni member of the Mayor of London Business Growth Program, and a proud member Helsinki NewCo, and of SET Squared, the world’s largest business incubator program.
Andy Gaitskell-Kendrick, CMO
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Mikko Lintunen, CEO
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