EventConnect will be taking steps to further support tourism-focused facilities with the addition of Justin Roach to its leadership team as the director of facility partners. ‘
“We are all thrilled to have Justin on our team,” said John D’Orsay, chief executive officer of EventConnect. “His experience in the industry and innovative approach stood out to us. As more event owners, tourism bureaus, and facilities are turning to EventConnect for technology solutions, it was important for us to bolster our team to support that growing demand for new and existing partners.”
EventConnect connects thousands of rights holders, tournament directors and accommodations on one platform, working with more than 4,000 events and 20,000 hotels in over 800 cities across North America. The platform is customized for each partner’s needs and is seamless for organizers and participants to use, creating efficiency while increasing value.
“Justin is joining EventConnect at an exciting time,” said Eric Vardon, president of EventConnect. “The mission of EventConnect has never been more clear: to continually advance the ease and efficiency of sports tournament management with innovative technology matched with unparalleled service and support. We’re thrilled to be welcoming Justin as we continue to expand our technology solutions for the industry.”
Roach previously was national director for events and entertainment at SFM/SFA. He also as experience at the DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau in Illinois as the director of business development.
“I’m excited to be joining this dynamic team,” said Roach. “EventConnect is the only technology solution to offer connectivity from the event owner to the host facility, so all parties can make decisions in real time to best manage tournaments, increase revenues, and provide the best hotel booking experience for visitors.”