HUBB & EVIA PARTNER TO OFFER VIRTUAL EVENT SOLUTION
Proven event-technology partners Hubb & Evia help organizations keep their attendees and sponsors engaged with their content even if events are not able to be held in person via a virtual event solution.VANCOUVER, WA – March 5, 2020 – Hubb, a developer of cutting-edge event management technology, today announces that it has partnered with Evia Events, an event tech company offering complete digital event and media distribution solutions, to support the events industry in pivoting to virtual events solutions to minimize the impact to attendees and sponsors effected by recent event cancellations.Organizers put a large investment into developing the content for their events and it’s important to be able share that content globally, providing solutions for engagement even when attendees are unable to attend a live event or in the case of an event cancellation.Hubb’s attendee facing, web-based tools combined with Evia’s revolutionary SMART new Evia Player™, allow event organizers to harness the value of the content they’ve already created. Evia can also help produce and distribute content for organizers who don’t have those capabilities in-house. This solution lets organizers keep the momentum of in-person events and combine it with a highly engaging virtual experience.“When you have long standing partners that you’ve integrated with in the past to provide creative solutions, it makes helping our customers at a point of crisis much easier as we already have a proven combined solution that solves the needs of organizers who need a virtual or hybrid solution,” said Allison Magyar, CEO of Hubb. “Event organizers want to provide value to attendees and offer a way for them to maintain sales momentum, and together with Evia, we can provide a way for them to do that.”Hubb’s attendee facing web-based tools include an attendee schedule builder, where attendees can build their schedule ahead of the event, save favorites and easily find and view content, including videos and presentations; and Hubb Meetings lets attendees book 1x1 meetings with other attendees, product experts or sponsors—these meetings can happen onsite or virtually using an online collaboration tool.Make your event content available to attendees who can’t make it onsite with on-demand videos. The intelligent, cloud based Evia Player™ makes your content more accessible, noticeable and engaging. Increase attendee engagement with video content that is SMART– searchable, multilingual, accessible, ready and targeted. Features like moderated chat and the ability to instantly share snippets on social media, mean that viewers stay engaged with your content—and your brand—even in the event of a last-minute cancellation.“Accessibility, inclusion and shareability are powerful benefits of the Evia Player™,” said Hilary Laney, CEO of Evia. “When we combine these features with Hubb’s powerful event content management platform, we’re able to provide a turn-key solution that enables event organizers to leverage valuable content for long-term success.” About HubbHubb is event management technology for the meetings and events industry. By collecting, managing and marketing event content more efficiently, Hubb powers impactful, personalized attendee experiences. Our platform streamlines event management, highlights profitable insights and improves meeting and event ROI. Through meetings automation, Hubb helps enterprises drive business growth. Hubb’s cloud-based software platform is built from the ground up by event-management veterans and is designed to support the meetings and content needs for the entire event portfolio. Hubb makes its headquarters in Vancouver, WA. For more information, visit www.hubb.me. About EviaEvia, with locations in Seattle and Redmond, Washington, offers complete digital event and media distribution solutions to companies of all sizes. Evia has evolved over the past 25 years to serve the needs of a growing number of clients interested in harnessing the power of video to engage audiences. Today, Evia serves hundreds of clients including Amazon, Starbucks, Microsoft and Tableau, providing digital event solutions at events across the globe.
Hubb’s Allie Magyar Selected for Competitive EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Class of 2019VANCOUVER, WA – November 14, 2019 -- EY announced today that Allie Magyar, CEO of Hubb, a cutting-edge event management platform, was chosen as one of the 13 women founders selected for the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ North America Class of 2019. The program, in its 12th year, identifies ambitious women entrepreneurs who are leading thriving organizations and provides the access, advisors and resources needed to scale their companies to their full potential and ultimately become leading market innovators. Program engagement offers participants executive education and introductions to the vast EY global entrepreneurial ecosystem as well as the Entrepreneurial Winning Women community worldwide."I’m humbled and honored to join such an incredible group of women and to be recognized by EY for my efforts in helping Hubb become one of the fastest growing companies in the Portland metro area. I'm grateful for the recognition and support of EY as our company continues help event professionals tame the chaos of event management through automation and intelligent event analytics," said Allie Magyar.This year’s class of women-led high-growth companies across the US and Canada span a variety of industries, with a particularly strong showing in the technology sector, including three innovating in FinTech. More than one-third of the companies are tech-focused, with offerings ranging from innovative and money-saving payment solutions for SMEs to patented textile technology designed to cool the wearer in minutes. Additional sectors include diverse and inclusive beauty products, clean energy financing, nutrition-driven food production and innovative health and wellness products. The judging panel for the Class of 2019 consisted of Beth Ferreira, General Partner of FirstMark Capital; David Liu, Co-founder of XO Group, Inc. (formerly The Knot, Inc.); Nicole Smith, Founder and CEO of Flytographer; and Naomi Whittel, Founder & CEO of Naomi Whittel Brands.“Acceptance into the Entrepreneurial Winning Women program is a testament to these founders’ drive, grit and vision,” said Lisa Schiffman, EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Global Program Lead and a Director with Ernst & Young LLP. “EY is delighted to once again have the opportunity to offer critical resources, guidance and community so these women founders can more readily scale their businesses beyond what they may have initially thought possible.”The North America program targets women business owners who are founding CEOs of any US or Canadian privately held company less than 10 years old. Company revenues typically range from at least $2m to as much as $30m annually.This year’s class convened for the first time at a two-day orientation in New York City this September. The entrepreneurs took part in educational sessions including pitch coaching, TRACOM Social Styles® and building a public profile. On an ongoing basis, Entrepreneurial Winning Women take part in additional workshops, conferences and training sessions; become part of the EY global community of more than 500 Entrepreneurial Winning Women on every continent; and forge connections to a vast community of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ alumni throughout the world.“As advisors to the ambitious, we feel privileged to be a part of these founders’ business journeys,” said Lee Henderson, EY Americas Growth Markets Leader. “The program underscores EY’s continued commitment to foster the success of women entrepreneurs and reinforce their positive impact on the global economy.”The Class of 2019 will be officially recognized during the Strategic Growth Forum® US November 13-17, 2019, in Palm Springs, California. Founded and produced by EY, the Forum is the country’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies, bringing together more than 2,000 of the nation’s top executives, entrepreneurs, advisors, investors and other business leaders.As founder and CEO of Hubb Allie combines her real-world experience in marketing, sales, partner relationship building, and show production with a strong vision for the technology-enabled future of event management. Allie is CMP certified, a board member for TAO (Technology Association of Oregon), a member of Vistage, a two-time Inc. 5000 award winner, and was listed on 2017 Portland Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. She was named a 2017 Top Woman Entrepreneur by Smart Meetings Magazine and, in 2018 was an EY Pacific NW Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. In 2019 she was named to the Smart Women in Meetings Hall of Fame by Smart Meetings, as was as a finalist for Entrepreneurial Achievement at the OEN (Oregon Entrepreneurs Network) Tom Holce Awards. About Hubb Hubb is event management technology for the meetings and events industry. By collecting, managing and marketing event content more efficiently, Hubb powers impactful, personalized attendee experiences. Our platform streamlines event management, highlights profitable insights and improves meeting and event ROI. Through meetings automation, Hubb helps enterprises drive business growth. Hubb’s cloud-based software platform is built from the ground up by event-management veterans and is designed to support the meetings and content needs for the entire event portfolio. Hubb makes its headquarters in Vancouver, WA. For more information, visit www.hubb.me.Media Contacts Raime Merriman 360-949-7843 email@example.com
PHILLIP GRAHAM JOINS HUBB AS NEW VP OF CUSTOMER SUCCESSVANCOUVER, WA – June 18, 2019 -- Hubb, a developer of cutting-edge event management technology, today announces that Phillip Graham joins the company as its new Vice President of Customer Success and Partnerships. Based in Portland, Phillip is a proven sales leader who has worked in the event technology and SaaS industry for many years.Hubb’s event management solutions and powerful business intelligence tools bring innovation and data-driven decision making to the events industry. The company supports some of the largest and most sophisticated events in the world. In his new role at Hubb, Phillip will manage driving customer retention and engagement, overseeing profitable client expansion and growth, and developing strategic partnerships and alliances to support the event management ecosystem.“We're thrilled to have Phil on board because of his expertise as a customer advocate with over 15 years of experience in the event technology space. Phillip is passionate about providing the best customer experience and his background in sales demonstrates a successful track record of growth, relationship building and deep understanding of our industry and best practices,” said Allie Magyar, founder and CEO of Hubb.As Hubb continues to experience phenomenal year over year growth, Phillip will lead the company’s efforts to evangelize customer voice to influence product roadmap and strategy.“I’m excited to take customer success at Hubb to the next level. Hubb is at an inflection point and to be a part of an amazing company delivering the most intriguing solution in event technology is something I’m super excited to be a part of,” said Graham. About Hubb Founded in 2015 by veteran event management professionals, Hubb brings order to the chaos of the most time-consuming aspects of event management and provides data that improves decision making across events. Our cloud-based software platform uses simple, automated workflows to streamline collecting, managing and marketing event content, as well as facilitating sales pipeline growth with meetings management and data analytics. With Hubb, clients save time getting their event to market and have the analytics they need to make more informed decisions and improve ROI. Hubb makes its headquarters in Vancouver, WA. For more information, visit www.hubb.me.Media Contacts Raime Merriman 360-949-7843 firstname.lastname@example.orgNicole Brunet 408-761-1803 email@example.com
HUBB HONORED AS TIE50 AWARD WINNER AT TIECON 2019 VANCOUVER, WA – May 23, 2019 -- Hubb, a developer of cutting-edge event management technology, today announces that it has been selected as a 2019 TiE50 Winner in the prestigious TiE50 Awards Program. This awards competition, now in its tenth year, is a program of TiEcon, the world's largest conference for technology entrepreneurs.As a provider of the the leading event content management solution for corporate conferences and events, Hubb partners with clients such as Microsoft, Atlassian, Deltek, CES and Alteryx. Hubb’s event management software is designed from the ground up by event planners for event planners, with open APIs that seamlessly integrate with other best-in-breed providers.“We’re excited to receive this award along with other leading technology companies from across the nation. The recognition from the team at TiE is fantastic proof that we’re building the best event content and meeting management solution available for corporations, associations, and trade show producers,” said Allie Magyar, founder and CEO of Hubb.“TiE50 has become a global brand and this year we screened entries from all over the world and from a very diverse set of industries including AI, autonomous vehicles, FinTech, sustainable textiles, medical devices, robotics, fuel cells, networking, healthcare, logistics and security. We screened and selected the TiE50 winners as recognition of the potential of the companies and innovation they are bringing to market. TiE50 program has gained notoriety over the past decade as a competition run with the highest level of integrity and vigorous screening and judging by domain experts,” said Kamal Anand, TiE50 Program Chair.“For over 27 years as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and with a global footprint of half million entrepreneurs, enterprise executives, and investment professionals, at TiE Silicon Valley we take pride in the fact that we have created TiE50, a strong 10-year-old brand for recognizing high potential startups,” said B.J. Arun, President, TiE Silicon Valley.The TiE50 Awards were presented to the winners during a ceremony at May 10th during TiEcon at Santa Clara Convention Center.About Hubb Founded in 2015 by veteran event management professionals, Hubb brings order to the chaos of the most time-consuming aspects of event management and provides data that improves decision making across events. Our cloud-based software platform uses simple, automated workflows to streamline collecting, managing and marketing event content, as well as facilitating sales pipeline growth with meetings management and data analytics. With Hubb, clients save time getting their event to market and have the analytics they need to make more informed decisions and improve ROI. Hubb makes its headquarters in Vancouver, WA. For more information, visit www.hubb.me.About TiENow celebrating its tenth year, TiE50 Awards provides a one-of-a-kind showcase for the world’s top technology and technology-enabled startups. TiE Silicon Valley's premier annual awards program is keenly contested by thousands of early- to mid-stage startups of all sizes representing a wide range of verticals. Applications are rigorously reviewed by a panel of judges including venture capitalists, angels, successful entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. Since its inception, 84 percent of TiE50 winners and top startups have been funded at a total of over $1 billion. Many of these companies went on to acquisition or IPO with 29 of the exits at over $100 million.About TiEcon TiEcon is the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with participation from top technology companies, leading venture capital firms, and global service providers. Delegates range from CEOs of top companies to first-time entrepreneurs as well as corporate executives and investment professionals. TiEcon was listed as one of the 10 best conferences for ideas and entrepreneurship by Worth Magazine, along with TED and the World Economic Forum. TiEcon 2018 attracted 5,000 attendees from 22 countries. More information: TiEcon.orgMedia Contacts Raime Merriman 360-949-7843 firstname.lastname@example.orgNicole Brunet email@example.com 408-761-1803
Five Elms Capital Leads Latest Round for Enterprise Event Tech StartupVANCOUVER, WA – October 16, 2018 – Hubb, a developer of cutting-edge event management technology, today announces that it has raised a $6.3 million Series B funding round. The round was led by Five Elms Capital and includes follow-on investment from Oregon Venture Fund and Elevate Capital. Hubb’s event management solutions and powerful business intelligence tools bring innovation and data-driven decision making to the events industry. The company works with key clients such as Microsoft, Atlassian, Biotechnology Innovation Association and the Consumer Technology Association (CES). This latest round brings Hubb’s total funding to $10 million. Joe Onofrio from Five Elms Capital joins the board as part of this round.Collecting, managing and marketing event data is a time-consuming job, with limited information available to make informed decisions. Allie Magyar founded Hubb as a solution to the problems she faced as a seasoned corporate event manager. With a scalable solution to manage events of all sizes, including some of the largest events in the world, Hubb skillfully accommodates the toughest workflows that face event organizers. In addition, Hubb’s real-world application of machine learning and AI provides data and insights to help event managers make smarter decisions around event content and improve event ROI. As the single source of truth that powers all of an event’s content, the software acts as an event’s central “Hubb.”“We’re thrilled to partner with Five Elms Capital. This new funding will allow us to scale our business while we continue to innovate and push the industry towards data-driven decision-making. There is a great deal of momentum in the event technology space and we’re excited to lead the industry’s use of true SaaS technology for meetings and events,” said Allie Magyar, founder and CEO of Hubb.Building upon exciting innovations such as Hubb Meetings, Hubb plans to use this new capital to better support its customers, further scale its business and develop additional event content and meeting management solutions, along with powerful business intelligence tools. The funding will also be used to hire staff in development, sales, customer support and marketing.“Allie and the Hubb team continue to improve the way events are run. Hubb has built an intuitive, scalable platform that has proven its ability to drive ROI for customers at many of the largest events in the world. Equally impressive is the team and culture that Allie has fostered. We firmly believe that culture is crucial in scaling a world class software business and we are excited to support Allie in her goal of expanding her team and cementing Hubb as a leader in event management,” said Joe Onofrio, Managing Director at Five Elms Capital.“Hubb is a fast-growing startup that represents the future of our region, directly contributing to the growth of the local economy with their innovative ideas and execution,” said Nitin Rai, Managing Director of Elevate Capital. “We are happy to continue to invest in Allie Magyar and her team. Their incredible track record over the past two years in building a great event management technology platform and executing on their vision made it an easy decision for us to further invest in Hubb.”“We are very impressed with what Allie and the amazing team at Hubb has accomplished so far,” said George DeCarlo, Oregon Venture Fund investor and CEO of Woobox. “They’ve built an enterprise-class event management platform that solves a critical business need for their customers. We’re excited about their plans to scale the organization and continue their phenomenal growth.” About HubbFounded in 2015 by veteran event management professionals, Hubb brings order to the chaos of the most time-consuming aspects of event management and provides data that improves decision making across events. Our cloud-based software platform uses simple, automated workflows to streamline collecting, managing and marketing event content, as well as facilitating sales pipeline growth with meetings management and data analytics. With Hubb, clients save time getting their event to market and have the analytics they need to make more informed decisions and improve ROI. Hubb makes its headquarters in Vancouver, WA. For more information, visit www.hubb.me.About Five Elms Capital Five Elms Capital is a leading growth equity firm that invests in fast-growing B2B software businesses that users love. Five Elms provides capital and resources to help companies accelerate growth and further cement their role as industry leaders. For more information, visit www.fiveelms.com Media Contacts Raime Merriman 360-949-7843 firstname.lastname@example.orgNicole Brunet 408-761-1803 email@example.com