Exhibitor Spotlight: Edge Venues
Edge venues is helping event planners around the world to source the right venue for their event, and will also be bringing a hosted buyer group to The Meetings Show this year. Marketing director Katharine Jordan tells us more about their service.
Tell us about your product?
EDGEvenues.com is a global venue sourcing solution for agents, corporates and associations.
What are the benefits to meetings and events organisers of using your product?
It can help you find the perfect venue for your next event, quickly and easily.
• EDGE for venue finders
The website gives comprehensive data to give event organisers the best choice of venues. A user can compare venues side by side to make the right choice, share a venue profile with colleagues, create shortlists and save notes to come back to later.
Site visitors can also keep up to date with venue news and industry trends, benefit from special offers and enquire directly with the venues.
• EDGE for venues
There’s the ability to promote a venue with unlimited venue data – up to 120 fields to describe the facilities. The higher the % data profile completed, the higher the position in the search results.
Featured photographs and comprehensive photo library showcase the venue and you can book online with a ‘Buy it Now’ opportunity for meetings up to 10 delegates.
Qualified RFPs are delivered straight to venues with direct bookings from corporates, agents and associations.
The option to upgrade an entry with an enhanced position in searches, management information on site activity, in-depth reporting on sales opportunities and performance and unlimited special rate postings, unlimited news and blogs to engage with the target market, quarterly industry trends intelligence review and the option to attend two EDGE Marketing Summits per year.
What is unique about the product?
There’s a quick and easy intuitive search and an advanced search to find the right results. The website has a ‘Buy it Now’ option to book meeting rooms quickly.
Are there any particular sectors or industries you work closely with?
We work with all sectors.
Why should meetings and events buyers visit your stand at the show in 2019?
To have a demo of EDGEvenues.com and understand the benefit of using the site.
They can also enter our free prize draw, two will be running throughout the show, one for event organisers and one for hotels and venues.
You’re running a hosted buyer group at this year’s show. What activities or incentives do you have planned with your group?
Hosted lunch while at the show and a hosted dinner on 26th June at the Radisson Edwardian Hampshire.
Edge Venues will be based on stand D500 at the show.