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Eventbrite Expands Social Commerce Platform with New Event Management Features


Event intelligence, analytics and reporting capabilities give event organizers even more tools for making their events wildly successful


December 15, 2009: San Francisco, CA - Eventbrite, the world's largest, fastest growing social commerce company, today announced event intelligence reporting designed to give event organizers detailed insights into all aspects of promotion, ticket sales and important event-related trends. Eventbrite is an industry leader in delivering powerful, complete solutions that handle all aspects of the event management process, all aspects of the event management process, including ticket sales, registrations and promotion through Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Eventbrite is used everyday by thousands of event holders as the core platform for holding successful events that delight attendees. The new analytical capabilities further extend an already comprehensive set of solutions that raise the bar for ease of use, practical value and tangible sales impact.

The new event management tools include reporting, analytics and insights for organizers to, for the first time, have a highly accessible window into information such as:

  • Attendee Information: View "hotspot" attendance by attendee's geographic location, organize answers to any survey questions asked, and other attendee demographics that can enable the organizer to cater to specific needs;
  • Ticketing and Registration Information: Registration page traffic, sales by ticket type, sales revenue over time, discount code usage;
  • Attendance Trends: Attendance by arrival time-of-day, attendance vs. no-shows.

These key reporting metrics give event organizers the power, intelligence and insight to execute successful events, no matter the size or scale.

"We started Eventbrite with the simple premise of giving organizers incredibly easy to use online tools to manage every aspect of an event. In just a few years, Eventbrite has powered more than 200,000 events of all type and size while providing the transaction engine for more than $100 million of tickets," said Kevin Hartz, co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite. "Event organizers are adopting Eventbrite faster than we ever thought possible and we're thrilled to introduce this new set of management capabilities to further enable and empower our customers to host amazing, sold out events."

"BlogHer has been happy we made the switch to Eventbrite to support our conference series this past year," said Elisa Camahort Page, co-founder and COO, BlogHer Inc. "We were pretty excited to hear about the new features they were adding to their reporting and analytic capabilities for 2010, and I'm impressed that they've delivered exactly the features they promised - and we needed - ahead of schedule!"

About Eventbrite

Eventbrite is the world's largest, fastest growing social commerce company. We empower anyone to host successful live experiences of any type or size by providing an easy way to manage, promote and sell out the event. Eventbrite brings together transactions with social interactions to allow events to live, flourish and take flight anywhere online. The net result is an intensely social transaction experience that at once helps events sell out, while creating a whirlwind of conversation and social engagement around them. Eventbrite is the engine for a new generation of live experiences. Eventbrite is privately held and backed by Sequoia Capital. For more information, go to www.eventbrite.com.

Contact: Tamara Mendelsohn, Community Manager, Eventbrite at press [at] eventbrite.com.



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