Book online at Colchester United
Book online at Colchester United
Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Colchester United will be launching their Online Bookings website this month.
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We are very excited to take further advantage of events500 with the new Online booking module that will allow our customers to quickly and easily book meeting rooms online.  The no-touch add on allows customers to view available rooms at the JobServe Community Stadium based on their specific criteria and select catering options, equipment and extras to suit their event – all booked and paid for online.  This is ideal for small bookings and existing customers who know what they are looking for. Integration with our existing events management system, more booking options for our customers and more time for the Colchester United events team to focus on large/complex events made the decision to implement Online Bookings easy and cost effective." Tim Waddington, General Manager, Colchester United FC

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New Integration with Venue Directory
New Integration with Venue Directory
Published Thursday, November 22, 2018

We are delighted to announce our new EnCloud integration with venuedirectory.com. Designed to help our customers save time and increase enquiry conversion. Enabling you to respond to your booking agent’s RFPs quicker and easier giving you the best opportunity to convert enquiries.

 

The EnCloud integration removes the need for double entry as your enquiries will be received directly into events500. Once an enquiry is received, users can:


·         View EnCloud enquiries within events500

·         Respond or Decline directly from events500

·         Automatically create bookings in events500 as part of the enquiry response

·         All relevant booking tasks and notes added automatically

·         Contact the Agency consultant directly by e-mail with one click

·         Record Denial reason in events500 if declining the Enquiry

 

Please email sales@events.com to arrange a quick web demo so you can start enabling the benefits straight away.

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The Glasshouse share their feedback on events500
The Glasshouse share their feedback on events500
Published Thursday, November 15, 2018

“I would highly recommend events500 to other businesses. The installation process, staff training and support has been most beneficial to our company. The system itself is extremely easy to use and makes the quoting, contracting and invoicing process streamline. It is easy to add new bookable items as the business and packages change, and if we do run into any difficulty, the support team are always on hand to assist in an extremely quickly manner.”  Sales Manager, The Glasshouse

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Welcome to Oval Digbeth Ltd
Welcome to Oval Digbeth Ltd
Published Thursday, October 4, 2018

We are delighted to welcome the team at Oval Digbeth to our events500 customer community this month. Oval Digbeth based in Birmingham recently acquired 15 acres of heritage buildings in Digbeth that includes the Custard Factory, Fazeley Studios, The Bond Company and Digbeth Arena. The estate totals nearly 1 million sq ft of office, entertainment and leisure space with amazing Events space. Their Co-Founder, James Craig said ‘In the coming years the Oval team will be restoring and re-imagining the estate to provide some of the most exciting spaces in Birmingham all located just 500 metres from the Bullring and next to HS2’.


The team were previously using a competitive solution but found it couldn’t handle their event process from start to finish so they resorted to Microsoft packages to support it. Replacing this with events500 covers the entire event life cycle providing so were pleased to use events500 for everything they needed to save time.



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Pavilions of Harrogate uses events500 to manage their busy events schedule
Pavilions of Harrogate uses events500 to manage their busy events schedule
Published Thursday, July 5, 2018

Running a wide range of events from weddings, to conferences and exhibitions, Pavilions of Harrogate manages a full calendar of events throughout the year.

Pavilions decided after another busy year of events that they needed a new solution which could support them in their growth. The solution needed to be able to manage their events, from creating event packages and providing quotes to customers, to managing bookings and resourcing for events of all types.

Their current event management system was not delivering the functionality they needed to manage a varied range of events, as it was primarily developed for organising and operating exhibitions. As their range of events had increased, Pavilions of Harrogate needed a solution that could cope with the scale of event types they were now operating throughout the year.

After assessing a number of events management solutions, Pavilions of Harrogate chose events500 from our reseller Verteda. events500 manages every part of the event process, with a focus on operational efficiency and improving the customer experience.

Fiona Stilborn, Sales Manager at Pavilions of Harrogate, said, “We reviewed a number of events management software packages, however, we found that events500 provided all the functionality we needed as a venue that operates a number of different types of events, whilst still being cost-effective.”

As a business venue with events occurring all through the year, Pavilions of Harrogate wanted a solution that could be implemented with minimal disruption so that no events were impacted as a result of the migration to a new solution.

events500 was deployed in January 2018 across the venue with a smooth transition over from their previous solution.

“We’re extremely pleased with how easily the solution has been to deploy across our estate, and our team quickly adapted after the excellent training from the events500 team,” commented Fiona Stilborn.

events500 is an end to end event management solution, managing every part of the process from the first enquiry to on-the-day event management, right through to gathering post-event feedback. Seamlessly integrating with Microsoft Office and common email platforms, it is an easy-to-use solution, perfect for single and multi-venue properties managing a range of different events.

“We’re thrilled to have Pavilions of Harrogate on board as a customer,” commented Matthew Prosser, Sales Director at Verteda. “We look forward to developing a long-term partnership with the team at Pavilions of Harrogate and supporting them through the busy events season.”

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New Table Planner Module Available
New Table Planner Module Available
Published Friday, May 25, 2018

This easy to use tool enables our venues customers to create to-scale table plans for all their customer events.  events500 will pull across your event information, which this module will use to quickly and easily create your table plan. You then have the option to e-mail it to your customers who can log into the customer section of the Table Planner module and create the seating plan for their event. As the venue, you have complete control over how many Users have access to the Table Planner.


To find out more, pricing and have a quick demo, please email sales@events500.com

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Welcome to Marsham Court Hotel
Welcome to Marsham Court Hotel
Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Offering events with a stunning view across Bournemouth beach, we are delighted to welcome the lovely team at Marsham Court Hotel to our customer community. The team were previously managing events manually which wasn’t providing enough detail, flexibility or reporting, so they took the plunge and decided to change to a fully automated solution. They were thrilled once completing the training to discover how easy events500 was to use and how it could immediately benefit them and are now all set for their busy summer season.

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Online Bookings Module now available
Online Bookings Module now available
Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Directly accessible from your venue’s website and can be styled in-line with your branding, the online bookings engine allows your customers to quickly and easily book meeting rooms online, perfect for smaller bookings with short lead times. Fully integrated with your events500 software, your customers can search for available meeting rooms based on date, time and capacity. After selecting a their preferred room, they have the option to build their own booking by adding catering, equipment and any special requests.


To find out more, pricing and have a quick demo, please email sales@events500.com

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Request a demo
Request a demo

Thank you for requesting a demonstration of our events500 software. Our customer service team will be contacting you within the next 24 hours to arrange a suitable time for yourself. Please do email: sales@events500.com if you need any further information.