GuestNet offers AA members exclusive discount on marketing services and training
· Connecting venues across the UK with live musicians through GigRealm
London. Thursday 20 October 2022. The AA is delighted to announce a new partnership with GigRealm, the UK’s leading live music provider to the hospitality sector, as well as the appointment of GuestNet as their exclusive supplier of marketing services to members.
Launching today, the new partnerships enrich the AA’s offering to its assessment scheme members, giving establishments across the UK direct access to musicians via GigRealm, while GuestNet will enable individuals and small teams working in hospitality to learn marketing to boost bookings.
Developed by the team at Clockwork Marketing – a leading marketing agency with over 30 years of hospitality marketing experience – GuestNet benefits hospitality businesses with an affordable monthly subscription service. The subscription gives access to key content and guidance needed to market their business, including a collection of “how to” videos, marketing templates, fortnightly group calls, a social community hub and the latest hospitality trends and marketing tips. In addition to online learning, GuestNet provides essential marketing software for hospitality businesses, including pre-built websites, email marketing tools and a gift voucher platform.
Meanwhile, GigRealm allows hospitality venues around the country to discover, connect and book great talent at a price that suits their budget. The service is perfect for booking live music to bring customers through their doors or to help cater for private functions in need of some great live music. GigRealm provides solutions for both multisite operators and independent venues.
Clare Bushby, Managing Director at Clockwork Marketing said: “We are delighted to be selected by AA Media as their preferred partner for marketing services. This is in recognition of the 30 years’ experience we built up delivering stand-out marketing, boosting bookings and reducing OTA commissions. This experience has enabled us to develop a complete online marketing solution for hospitality businesses, where they can learn on their own or with our support, in a low cost, low commitment way, that will help generate results.”
Ollie Cunningham, Head of Commercial Operations at GigRealm said: “We are delighted to be selected by AA Media as their preferred partner and hospitality’s leading platform for booking live music. This is in recognition of being the UK’s leading live music provider to the hospitality sector, connecting venues up and down the UK with direct access to musicians. We’re proud to provide a solution for hospitality businesses, where they can self-book live music to bring customers through their doors or to help cater for private functions with some great live music, at an affordable cost. GigRealm provides an ideal solution for multisite operators and independent venues to discover, connect and book great talent at a price that suits their budget, while diversifying their offering and bringing people together.”
Simon Numphud, Managing Director at AA Media said: “It is a pleasure to be partnering with two experts in their field to broaden and enrich the offering for our members. GigRealm is a brilliant platform that makes it easy for hospitality businesses to access and book live music, while GuestNet provides top-class expertise and excellent marketing tools that establishments can use to boost their bookings. We hope many establishments will make the most of our new partnerships with GigRealm and GuestNet.”
For more information about GigRealm, the hospitality’s leading platform for booking live music, visit: www.gigrealm.com/signup/aa/
For more information about GuestNet and how to market your hospitality business, visit: www.guestnet.co.uk/aa
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