Are you running an event and want more people to know about it? Then look no further as Newsquest have teamed up with Evvnt to showcase your local events.
Evvnt is a global events marketing platform which enables promoters to market their event on Newsquest websites and in the newspapers alongside a range of affordable marketing services.
Whether you want to advertise a gig in the area, a sports session or a book reading event you can do it on the new what’s on events calendar and it doesn’t have to cost the earth.
You can submit your event for free and it will sit on your local website along with a listing.
Premium options are also available to have your event featured more prominently on the site, syndicated across the largest network of listing sites, for it to be published in the newspaper on the events page and have access to even more marketing features should you wish.
There’s a ‘One Off’ premium plan or you can select one of the ‘Monthly’ subscription plans which are discounted up to 50% for those with regular events schedules.
Enhanced listings receive per event reporting with revenue and click tracking from your own events marketing dashboard provided to you from your first event submission.
Premium event marketing includes:
- Event syndication to listing sites, calendars, and targeted music sites to get your event maximum exposure.
- Search Engine Optimization to ensure your event shows up everywhere your attendees are looking, especially on Google.
- Detailed reporting with information on site traffic and click-throughs to your links. You can see exactly where your attendees came from and how much revenue has been driven from each listing site.
Pricing is tailored to the event and your needs.
Director of Digital Transformation for Newsquest, Morgan Stephenson said: “We are excited to be partnering with Evvnt to power our local events offering for all of Newsquest markets.
“Evvnt replace traditional event calendars with dynamic event marketing automation platform which syndicates events’ content to multiple event listing sites and calendars as a service.
“These exciting features are perfect to support our communities as they emerge from this pandemic, to enjoy safely what’s going on locally.”
Evvnt.com CEO, Richard Green said: “International expansion continues as we launch with Newsquest Media Group in the UK, a significant news media and print publisher who I’m excited to see has invested in local communities with Evvnt’s local events discovery and marketing services.
“We are building a new infrastructure for events discovery in partnership with local publishers and data distribution to search – working with Newsquest’s portfolio of local brands supports our core mission.”
How to submit your event
To promote your event, head to the main navigation at the top of the website, click on ‘What’s On’ and then ‘Local Events’.
Next, click on the ‘Promote Your Event’ button on the top right and submit your event directly to your local events calendar.