NEW YORK, NEW YORK (2011, NOVEMBER 16) imbookin is a free online tool to discover and book unique locations for events. Created by the team at Pogby, imbookin has incorporated many new features to make it simple for bookers to find an event location and for sellers to market and manage their event locations. “There are numerous challenges today with finding a location for your event, and now we have the solution. Our vision is to bring people out of their homes and offices and into locations that are
eager to host their events, are upfront with pricing and policies, and most importantly: want to make it easy to book them online – 24/7.” – Josh Gooch, Founder & CEO of imbookin powered by Pogby.Bookers (space seekers) will now be able to search locations and the event packages they offer such as: open bars, meals, or space rentals. Bookers will be able to narrow down options by price, amenity, type of location, capacity and more. The site will also display which locations are posting real-time availability. “What a brilliant idea to have all the information online and book as you would an airline ticket!” – May Lau, Special Events Director in New York City. Reviews from other bookers on past experiences at the locations will also be displayed as well as details on who works at each location. “Reviews, about personal experiences, are a key part of the decision making process – for both the booker and seller. It is an honor to be the first to make this happen for all to benefit,” – Josh Gooch, Founder & CEO of imbookin powered by Pogby.imbookin helps Sellers (event locations) reach more bookers across the Internet, showcase their locations, including spaces and packages for events, and manage their availability calendar. “Finally I can point planners to one place that contains all the information they need to make a decision,“ – Ceri Dawson, Director of Events at Heartland Brewery. Both traditional locations – restaurants, hotels, and museums – and non-traditional locations – zoos, boats, art galleries, loft spaces, farmhouses, wineries – are able to participate on imbookin. Sellers will be connected with our partner network of sites that include NYC&Co (nycgo.com
), the official convention bureau of New York City, and VenuesOnline.com, a premier industry resource for meeting and event planners.
Over 300 locations are already participating across New York City, imbookin plans to launch first to a core group of beta bookers at the beginning of December with the public launch scheduled for mid-January. “Get ready for a better way to book!” – Josh Gooch, Founder & CEO of imbookin powered by Pogby.
Powered by Pogby, imbookin provides event planners and venues with real-time venue availability and the ability to book a venue for a special event. imbookin is the first to offer pricing and availability up front as well as incorporate booker reviews and details on the sellers at event locations. Transparency and communication are at the core of the imbookin solution, closing the circle between bookers and sellers through its platform. For more information on imbookin, please visit http://www.imbookin.com.
For more information about imbookin, and to arrange an interview with CEO Josh Gooch, email: email@example.com.
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