Are you running a North East or Yorkshire event and want people to know about it?

Then look no further because we have teamed up with events experts Evvnt to showcase your local listings to more than 4,500 places – including right HERE on The Northern Echo.  

Global events platform Evvnt allows anyone to advertise their event on our websites and in our newspapers, as well as in hundreds of other locations across the web.  

Whether you want to advertise a gig, festival, sports session or even a jumble sale, you can do it on our new What’s On Events Calendar - and it doesn’t have to cost the earth.  

You can submit your event for free and it will sit on your local website along with a listing.  

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Echo editor Karl Holbrook said: "We are really excited to partner with Evvnt to launch this fantastic new tool.

"The past couple of years have been incredibly tough on the entertainment and leisure industry, as well as the gig going public.

"But as we get back to going out, we are determined to give our readers and local event organisers a best in class platform where they can find and share all the amazing events our incredible region has to offer."

Take a look at our new events homepage here

Premium options are also available to have your event featured more prominently on the site, syndicated across the largest network of listing sites, published in our newspaper’s events page and more.   

There’s also a one-off premium plan, or you can select one of the 'Monthly' subscription plans which are discounted up to 50% for those with regular events schedules.  

Enhanced listings receive in-depth stats and results, with revenue and click-tracking from your own event dashboard.  

Premium event marketing includes:  

  • Event syndication to listing sites, calendars, and targeted music sites to get your event maximum exposure.  
  • Search Engine Optimization to ensure your event shows up everywhere your attendees are looking, especially on Google. 
  • Detailed reporting with information on site traffic and click-throughs to your links. You can see exactly where your attendees came from and how much revenue has been driven from each listing site.  

Pricing is tailored to the event and your needs.  

Director of Digital Transformation for Newsquest, Morgan Stevenson said: “We are excited to be partnering with Evvnt to power our local events offering for all of Newsquest markets.  

“Evvnt replace traditional event calendars with dynamic event marketing automation platform which syndicates events’ content to multiple event listing sites and calendars as a service.  

“These exciting features are perfect to support our communities emerge from this pandemic to enjoy safely what’s going on locally.” 

How to submit your event  

To promote your event, head to the main navigation at the top of the website, click on ‘What’s On’ and then ‘Local Events’.  See the new events homepage here.

Next, click on the ‘Promote Your Event’ button on the top right and submit your event directly to your local events calendar. 

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