Portland, Maine — January 22, 2007
— Eventective today became
the world's most comprehensive meeting and event space search engine with the Release2
launch of its next generation Web portal.
The new release features more than 85,000 venues, 292,000 meetings spaces, and 28,000
related services providers throughout the U.S. — making Eventective (at www.eventective.com)
the largest such resource available on the Internet.
"No other venue resource — including the major travel sites like Expedia,
Orbitz, Travelocity, or TripAdvisor — comes close," said Steve Robertson,
Eventective's Chief Technical Officer. "More listings mean more choices and only
on Eventective can event planners be assured of seeing the complete universe of
available local sites."
Eventective's Release2 adds powerful functionality that accelerates the planner's
ability to find, evaluate, and select venues for corporate, association, family,
and personal events. Planners now have access to the following features:
- Comprehensive search functionality that allows venue search by state, city, venue
type, and/or capacity
- Detailed profiles of venues, including descriptions of meeting facilities, amenities,
and features, plus venue photographs and directions
- Direct email to query venue availability
- An easy-to-use tool kit that enables planners to save favorite venues and vendors,
track and organize multiple events, and invite attendees
- Reviews from planners who have used venues or vendors for their events.
- Continuously validated venue and vendor listings to ensure accurate information
"With Release2, Eventective offers planners listings that range from traditional
hotel and restaurant-based venues to unique and special-interest venues, such as
museums, boat cruises, and sports arenas that are often not presented elsewhere,"
More than 25,000 visitors a day access Eventective, making it the most popular venue
search resource on the Internet. Professional planners, business meeting organizers,
and individuals planning weddings and parties visit Eventective at www.eventective.com
to access the hospitality industry's most complete listing of local venues and related
"On Eventective, planners can view venue descriptions, access their websites, check
third-party reviews, and email contact personnel to determine availability and request
further information. They can also send invitations to attendees, track responses,
and provide travel directions," said Robertson. "Eventective now is truly a one-stop
experience for planners desiring fast, easy venue and vendor selection for meetings
and events." About Eventective.com
Eventective (http://www.eventective.com), headquartered in Portland, Maine, is the
Web's most comprehensive meeting and event space search engine. With more than 25,000
visitors a day, Eventective is also one of the most popular venue search resources
on the Internet.
For professional event planners, business meeting organizers, and individuals planning
weddings and parties, the portal's listings feature more than 92,000 venues and
309,000 meeting and event spaces throughout the U.S. and include traditional hotel
and restaurant-based properties as well as niche and special-interest facilities
that are often not presented elsewhere.
For venues, Eventective delivers qualified leads to assist hospitality and restaurant
facilities to better market their available resources and compete in the growing
$300 billion U.S. meeting and event industry.
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