evvnt, the London-based event marketing specialist, has appointed Paul Lane formerly of Reed Business Information, EyeforTravel and Informa telecoms as its new Global Sales Manager. Paul has more than 9 years experience in selling high-ticket B2B sponsorship, exhibitions and marketing intelligence. Paul comes with over 17 years experience in senior sales and business development roles combined with an excellent cross-cultural interpersonal skills through dealing with senior management from Europe, Asia and the America’s.
“I have been involved in sales in my previous roles, evvnt is the only company in the market offering distribution and publishing software to event managers, and as a consequence enabling each event to dramatically improve its SEO,” says Paul Lane, evvnt Sales Manager. “I look forward to the new challenge that this will present and I am keen to work with the rest of the sales team driving evvnt’s growth”.
Paul will be responsible for managing, and growing the evvnt expanding sales team, who have now proven sales success in over 70 countries worldwide and Pauls focus improved sales growth and customer retention will be welcomed.
“We had a clear definition of the type of person and manager we wanted to hire for our global expansion and it was the professionalism and expertise seen within the conference industry that made it clear for us to hire from within our customer market. We are committed to dynamic revenue growth in this sector and with Paul’s direction we are looking forward to an explosive Q3 2014”. Richard Green, evvnt CEO and founder.
About evvnt – evvnt enables people all over the world to fill their events utilising the most effective event listing sites on the web. Every minute, with little more than a click, more events and conferences appear in listings, in search engines and on mobile – discoverable by both category and location. With next to no effort customers of evvnt get better attendance, while consumers find events they previously had no idea existed. To date customers in 70 countries worldwide have submitted over 500,000 thousand event listings, created over 300,000 live links, and generated 1 million clicks to ticketing and registration pages.