Feature Article: Best Events Launches Online Sourcing Tool for Event Industry

Venuse Online offers access to over 5,000 event venues and 4,000 suppliers

Best Events Magazine, a unit of Red 7 Media, headquartered here, has launched a new online search tool for the special events and meetings industry. is a comprehensive online website that provides event planners with access to more than 5,000 event facilities and other event resources. features photographs, video tours, floorplans, and detailed descriptions of thousands of event facilities across the U.S. and allows planners to find the venues that match their criteria. features a range of venue types – including lofts, stadiums, museums, restaurants, nightclubs, conference centers and hotels. Planners can search based on location (city and neighborhood), type of venue, atmosphere, and a number of other criteria. The system also allows planners to screen and narrow their choices and then create and send a single meeting spec sheet to a shortlist of facilities.

In addition to the venue search tool, the site offers planners access to thousands of event services firms, from caterers to entertainment providers, décor, furniture rental and more, via a Best Events Sources search tool.

Best Events Magazine publishes magazines and resource directories in New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Chicago, and California. The introduction of follows the recent relaunch of the Best Events brand, which was formerly known as Agenda.

Best Events will promote via its website ( ), as well as the websites of sister Red 7 Media websites, including those of Event Marketer, Event Design, EXPO, the Event Marketing Institute, and FOLIO Magazine, which together reach the largest audience of corporate and professional event planners in the U.S. The combined reach of Red 7 Media’s event publications is over 60,000, and aggregate web traffic exceeds 167,000 unique visitors, and 382,000 page views per month.

To access the site, visit .

About Red 7 Media

Red 7 Media ( ) publishes business magazines and produces executive conferences and trade shows in the event and media industries. Among the company’s market-leading brands are (in the event industry) Event Marketer, Event Design, Best Events, and EXPO magazines, as well as the Event Marketing Summit, Best Event Expos and Event Design Summit conferences. In addition, the company runs the Event Marketing Institute and the Exhibit Designers & Producers Association. In the media industry, the company’s leading brands are FOLIO Magazine and Audience Development, as well as the FOLIO Show, and the Audience Development Show.

The privately-held company, founded in 2002, is headquartered in Norwalk, CT, and was named by INC Magazine as the fastest-growing periodicals company in the U.S. in 2007 and 2008.

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