Taking the “Bull” out of Booking Events, imbookin.com Debuts as the Internet’s Most Comprehensive Venue Booking Site
Event planners, hosts, and hostesses love imbookin.com’s rapidly growing database of 10,000+ venue choices and thousands of event packages. Venue managers love that the site is a free tool to promote and manage their event space and packages (dinners, drinks, rentals, etc.) to those eager to book.
NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The dinner party you are planning for 40 of your closest friends is fast approaching, but you still don’t know where you are going to host it. Time is running out and you need to send the invitations but you are waiting to hear back from five venues in which you are interested. The pressure to choose a location is mounting. Pricing and availability are your key decision criteria, but most importantly, you need to book now!
You’re in luck. Your dream of a Web site where you can get venue pricing and availability and book your event online, including booking special packages such as dinners and open bars, has come true. Imbookin.com, a new and free online tool for anyone booking or promoting all types of event spaces, is the most trusted source for finding unique venues to host a birthday, wedding, reception, office get-together, shower, or most any event that needs a space. The site is free to sign up and an easy-to-use resource for all types of venues that want to promote and manage their event spaces and packages to a global audience.
Imbookin’s goal is simple: Connect people that are selling event spaces with those who need a space, and help all involved to do so easily. “It may be a rooftop deck, country lodge, local bar, city zoo, art gallery, or top-rated restaurant, imbookin.com and our partners make it easy to find, price and book your event,” said Josh Gooch, CEO of imbookin.com.
Event planners, hosts, and hostesses can sign up at imbookin.com to book events. Venue managers can also sign up to sell their space. Searches on imbookin.com can be filtered by date, budget, guest count, location, privacy, amenities, age group, and keywords.
A unique feature on imbookin.com is the ability to create an event based on packages offered by the venue. Working like an “event cart,” hosts can search for venues that accommodate multiple packages (open bar, cash bar, minimum spend, dinner, appetizers, and more) to create their perfect event. For example, you’re planning an event and want an open bar from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. and dinner from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Both packages can be priced, time selected, and then added to your “Event Cart.”
Features in development for imbookin.com include map-based searches, videos, user profiles and reviews, and a “special offers” engine for venues.
Imbookin.com is available nationwide with a focus in New York City. Over the next two years the company plans to roll out platforms for Washington, D.C.; Boston; Chicago; Miami; San Diego; Los Angeles; San Francisco; and Seattle, among other U.S. cities.
Imbookin.com (formerly Pogby) started with the goal to connect people who are selling event spaces and services with those who are buying them, and to do so in the easiest way possible with up front information, availability options, and transparency in pricing. Imbookin.com allows planners to search and book venues for their wedding, birthday party, anniversary gathering, corporate event, and more. Event space searches on imbookin.com can be filtered by date, budget, guest count, location, privacy, amenities, age groups, and more. The site allows all types of venues to merchandise their location easily and manage all of their bookings for free using imbookin.com. The online tool, which is available nationwide, plans to further expand to major markets including Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago.
Media Contact: Tammy Petersen imbookin, 3129613280, email@example.com