LONDON, UK, Jan. 13, 2016– London-based event marketing specialist evvnt has appointed Kent Daniels to a newly created role of Managing Director for the Middle East, as it continues the worldwide roll out of its digital event solutions suite.
Formerly of Dubai World Trade Centre, UBM and Messe Frankfurt, Kent will lead evvnt’s strategic planning and relationship-building across the region, with the goal of opening a regional office in Dubai during 2016.
evvnt has a number of key partnerships opening up in the region in 2016 with recently confirmed CB-gateway as its first regional reseller for their event distribution technology platform to the Conference, Exhibition and training sector. evvnt’s strategic focus will be on growing clients across the Enterprise and Local sector with Kent heading up operations and leveraging his extensive network on both client and publishers.
Expressing his enthusiasm for joining evvnt, Kent said: “evvnt ‘s online tools help event promoters to instantly reach the perfect audience across the world’s network of event listing sites, and is the only company in the market offering such services. There is a great opportunity here in the Middle East for evvnt to improve and elevate the events scene, providing accurate information in a timely manner to a range of communities. I believe it will be a game changer – and it’s great to be involved at this early stage.”
Richard Green, evvnt CEO and founder, commented: “Kent brings over a decade’s experience of working with the region’s major organisers and key publishing and media houses. We met Kent whilst pitching to the Dubai World Trade Centre who went on to become a client, it was clear from my first meeting that Kent was well versed in Dubai’s business and culture; he came across as a true professional. I’m personally excited to have Kent Daniels representing evvnt’s business launch in the GCC and Levant as the market is a perfect fit for our service.”
The Middle East continues to see growth in conferences and local entertainment events, the GCC is an ideal location to launch the first events marketing platform for event organisers.
About evvnt – evvnt enables people all over the world to fill their events utilising the most effective event listing sites on the web. Every minute, with little more than a click, more events and conferences appear in listings, in search engines and on mobile – discoverable by both category and location. With next to no effort customers of evvnt get better attendance, while consumers find events they previously had no idea existed. To date customers in 70 countries worldwide have submitted over 500,000 thousand event listings, created over 300,000 live links, and generated 1 million clicks to ticketing and registration pages.
About evvnt in the Middle East – The evvnt promotion platform primarily provides genre specific event marketing on up to 60 event listing and social media sites including ITP, Lanyrd, CB Enterprise, Google Events, Executive Women, EIN News, and many more.
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Managing Director Middle East.