Press Release

Aventri Welcomes Michael Burns as Head of Sales and Marketing

NORWALK, Conn.Aug. 15, 2018 - Aventri, the world leader in event technology innovation, is excited to welcome Michael Burns as their Global Head of Sales and Marketing. Michael has joined Aventri to further develop their fast-growing position as the leading EMS solution on the market. 

Michael brings over two decades of experience in building and scaling companies in the SaaS, Martech and event industries.  Prior to Aventri, Michael held executive sales and marketing positions at organizations such as global business information giants RELX (formerly Reed Elsevier) and marcus evans, and most recently at Madison Logic, the Account-Based Marketing pioneer. 

"This hire of additional strong leadership to our global sales and marketing team is in line with our evolution as a fast-growing company," said Oni Chukwu, CEO of Aventri. "Michael's addition significantly underscores the strong, continuing investment that we are making in our global go-to-market efforts as we push to expeditiously harness the big opportunities our market presents and seize more than our fair share of our market."

Michael is focused on driving the go-to-market strategy of Aventri with the overall goal of providing the best possible experience for Aventri customers as the company moves into a new era of growth and opportunity in light of their recent rebrand.

"There couldn't be a better time to join Aventri as we are forging ahead into our next phase of growth," said Michael Burns, Global Head of Sales and Marketing at Aventri. "I am incredibly excited to work with Oni and the talented leadership team he has assembled, and to be leading the direction of our sales and marketing team as we help our customers and the market connect better. I look forward to sharing my vision of the future of this industry with our team, our customers, and the entirety of our global community."

Alignment of sales and marketing efforts is critical to continued domination in the market. Michael's experience will serve to strengthen Aventri's growth-focused agenda and vision as the leader in events management and venue sourcing solutions, bringing a progressive and dynamic approach to Aventri's sales and marketing strategy as they continue to strengthen customer relationships.

About Aventri 
Aventri is the global leader in cloud-based analytics and data-driven end-to-end event management and venue sourcing solutions. The award-winning, open-source Aventri platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process, providing real-time data and analytics on event performance, customer engagement, and increasing measurable event ROI. Founded in 2008, Aventri has assisted over 25,000 event professionals in planning, executing, and measuring their events. With a focus on event sourcing and hospitality, registration, marketing, logistics, engagement, mobile, and data analytics, the company serves more than 1,300 customers including leading corporations, associations, agencies, and educational institutions globally. Headquartered in the United States, the company has offices in the UK, Belgium, Australia, Singapore, India, and UAE. Aventri is a portfolio company of private equity firm HGGC. Learn more at

Media Contact: Kayla Starta, Fifth Avenue Brands, 412-780-7439,

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