About Us

About Us

Eventective is the Web's most complete resource for venues and vendors where professional and occasional planners can find meeting and event rooms, banquet and conference venues, reception halls, and vendors such as DJs, event planners, videographers, officiants, limousine providers, photographers, and caterers for their upcoming events. We deliver increased event bookings and revenue to our venues and vendors while streamlining the event planning process for everyone involved.

Founded in 2003, Eventective is fast securing our position as the market leader within the online Meeting and Event Planning industry. Our robust inventory management tools for venues, and our simple yet powerful search tools for event planners has turned Eventective into the site selection tool of choice for planners everywhere. For testimonials, please click here to read what the industry is saying about us.

The company is headed by a veteran executive team, with extensive experience in event planning, software development, sales and marketing, and corporate growth.

Alan Hyman is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Eventective.
In 1989, Alan co-founded I-many, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMNY), globally recognized as one of the leading providers of contract and transaction compliance management solutions. As President of I-many, Inc., Alan led the company from a Massachusetts start-up to a multi-million dollar company that became Maine's largest publicly traded software company in 2000, acquiring a market cap of $800M. The company moved to Portland, Maine in 1991.

In 1998 Alan founded JobsInME.com, the Northeast's most successful career resource. Under the corporate banner of JobsIntheUS, the company has expanded into Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island. In 2001 Alan founded 480 Digital, a Portland, Maine-based marketing and video and film production company. Alan served as executive producer of the New England Emmy Award nominated production "Portland Past" which has been shown frequently on Maine PBS. Alan is also an experienced restauranteur, having run a successful Cafe in Scarborough, ME.

Prior to I-many, Inc., Alan worked as an independent Systems Consultant for 8 years. He also worked for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Company, McDonnell Douglas Automation Company and John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Joseph Paster, FSA, CLU, recently retired as Senior Vice President of John Hancock Financial Services. Joe joined John Hancock in June 1967 and during his 37-year career he held several senior positions in product development, service, project management and marketing in both the Retail and Institutional sectors. He is currently Senior Vice President and CFO of John Hancock Signature Services, John Hancock's service subsidiary with over 1,200 employees and an annual budget over $150M.

Some of his former positions include Vice President and Actuary of Retail Product Development and Pricing for all life and annuity products; Vice President of Managed Care and Group Marketing; Chief Financial Officer of Group Special Services; and heading up strategic planning in Retail Marketing, including development of the Company's overall Retail service strategy. With the recent merger of John Hancock and Manulife Financial, Joe has assumed responsibility for several key integration projects. Joe was a trustee on the board of a mutual fund company where he chaired the Audit Committee. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Chartered Life Underwriter. Joe is currently Secretary of the Board of Directors of CYMRI, Inc (formerly JobsInTheUS.com).

Contacting Eventective

Eventective is located in Scarborough, Maine.  To reach the appropriate person at the company, please send us a Contact Us message that includes your phone number.  We will route your request to the right person who will contact you as soon as possible.