Following a period working as a consultant to venuedirectory.com Tim Clark has now been appointed to the Board of venuedirectory.com as Strategic Development Director. Tim joined Velvet Software as Managing Director back in 2005, which was acquired by Passkey in 2011, and Passkey was subsequently acquired by Lanyon in 2013.
Michael Begley – Managing Director of venuedirectory.com commented ‘I had known Tim through the industry for many years and following an opportune meeting last year we agreed it was time for us to work together. I am delighted to welcome him to the company and I am really looking forward to working with him on the new developments in the pipeline’ venuedirectory.com has grown since Michael took over the helm from the founder Richard Parkin in 2008 and last year handled over 400,000 Meeting and Event transactions on behalf of its clients.
Tim will be heading up new opportunities for venuedirectory.com, looking at new relationships and exploring where our extensive venue data can be harnessed to extend our businesses reach with the MICE industry. Tim commented ‘This is an exciting time to join venuedirectory.com and they have achieved a great deal over the last 7 years and I am looking forward to staying in the industry and exploring new challenges with latest technology to grow the business’
Venuedirectory.com is based on the south coast of England in Bournemouth and has 36 full time employees. The core product is the GRATIS software solution that offers an end to end booking solution for meeting planners starting with the initial online search and select, through to raising the final invoice and commission claim. Other products include the API solutions for venue data, white label versions of their own venue finding site and their on premises software solution Events500.