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The Event Guys

The Event Guys is revolutionizing the events industry with it's innovative planning tools, network & marketplace. Event planning made easy.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location Beaverton, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

The events industry is broken -planning is confusing and time consuming; old school planning tools are the norm; vendors are hard to reach. The Event Guys is revolutionizing the events industry with it's innovative, easy to use planning tools and online marketplace that will make simplify event planning. Our target market, the 80,000 ocassional and independent event planners in the US, each oversee an average annual spend of $325,000 on events.


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    Eric Kingstad

    Eric Kingstad is an events industry veteran and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience as both a supplier and planner of meetings and events. Eric is ideally suited for this endeavor since he has experience in almost every facet of the meeting and event industry - group sales and marketing for a major hotel chain, owner of unique event venues, a meeting planner, and destination marketing.

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    Andy Neville
    Chief Technology Officer/Co-Founder

    Andy is a software architect and technical strategist with more than 12 years of experience leading engineering teams to delivering quality products in a timely fashion. His expertise in security and networking systems, coupled with broad experience across a wide spectrum of software disciplines including databases and GIS, has helped him develop and deliver a number of secure, distributed client/server systems.

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    Brent Dahl
    VP Business Development/Co-Founder

    Brent Dahl is an events industry professional with over 30 years of experience as a supplier, planner, consultant, and teacher. Brent has a passion for the events industry and the collaboration that takes place at gatherings. His background in training and education, event sales will help position The Event Guys as the preferred brand for industry professionals and occasional planners.

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    Beth McShane
    Director of Social Media

    Beth McShane is a veteran event planner with over 20 years of experience, including 10 years producing the Miss Oregon Pageant. Beth is a Social Marketing Guru that has helped numerous small and medium size business realize the full potential and power of social media.