Hosting an event and want people to know about it? Then look no further, our new online platform allows you to share details of upcoming events in the community for FREE.
We’ve partnered with event experts Evvnt to showcase your local listings in over 4,500 locations. The Evvnt global event platform allows anyone to advertise their event on our website and in our newspaper, as well as hundreds of other places on the web.
Whether you want to advertise a concert, festival, sports session or even a jumble sale, you can do so on our new What’s On events calendar – and it doesn’t have to cost a lot.
You can submit your event for free and it will be displayed on our website with a listing.
Take a look at our new events homepage here.
Newsquest’s Director of Digital Transformation, Morgan Stevenson, said, “We are delighted to partner with Evvnt to power our local events offering for all of Newsquest’s markets.
“Evvnt replaces traditional event calendars with a dynamic event marketing automation platform that syndicates event content across multiple event listing sites and calendars as a service.
“These exciting features are perfect for helping our communities emerge from this pandemic to safely enjoy what’s happening locally.”
How to submit an ad for a local event in Sidmouth
To promote your event, head to the main navigation at the top of the website, click on “What’s On” and then on “Local Events”. See the new events homepage here.
Then click on the “Promote your event” button in the top right and submit your event directly to your local event calendar.
Can I pay to have an event featured more prominently on the website?
Yes you can, premium options are also available to have your event featured on the site, syndicated to the largest network of classifieds sites, published in our newspaper events page and more.
There’s also a one-time premium plan, or you can select one of the “monthly” subscription plans which are discounted by up to 50% for those with regular event schedules.
Enhanced listings receive detailed stats and results, with revenue and click tracking from your own event dashboard.
Premium Event Marketing includes:
- Syndication of events to listing sites, calendars and targeted music sites to get maximum exposure for your event.
- Search engine optimization to ensure your event shows up everywhere your attendees look, especially on Google.
- Detailed reports with information about site traffic and clicks to your links. You can see exactly where your attendees are coming from and how much revenue each registration site has generated.
The price is adapted to the event and your needs.