Activity Stream Acquires Yesplan and crowdEngage
Updated: Jun 8
We’ve got some big news to share with you: We’ve just acquired two great new companies
Activity Stream has acquired crowdEngage - a platform to create a brilliant visitor experience with audience messaging, mobile ticketing, and seamless pre-ordering for food, drinks, merchandise, and more.
We have also acquired Yesplan - which brings together event planning and operations, staff logistics, and event financials integrated into the leading ticketing and admission systems. All to deliver, bringing a joined-up approach to event delivery.
Yesplan and crowdEngage joining Activity Stream creates the first company to offer solutions across the lifecycle of an event, from event planning, marketing, communications, sales management, and customer engagement through to event delivery and settlement.
(L to R) Hugh Topping, Einar Saevarsson and Wouter Vermeylen
What does Yesplan do?
Deliver smooth running events by improving staff collaboration and communication. Bring all your event planning information into one centralized location.
Plan staff, book resources, manage contacts, create factsheets and quotes, handle offers and settlements for a multitude of different events.
Streamline your workflow and be more efficient by integrating Yesplan with other systems like ticketing, website, financial systems and narrowcasting.
What does crowdEngage do?
Create a brilliant experience that will keep audiences engaged and coming back for more
Targeted audience messaging combined with mobile ticket fulfillment
Let your customers purchase drinks, programmes, and more - directly from their mobile, with no app installation or registration required
Quotes from the leaders of Activity Stream, Yesplan and crowdEngage
“ Our mission when we founded Activity Stream was to accelerate the digital transformation of the live entertainment industry by offering intelligent tools that any experience brand could master, afford, and greatly benefit from.” said Einar Saevarsson, Founder and CEO of Activity Stream. “The addition of Yesplan and crowdEngage places Activity Stream solutions at the very heart of some of the World’s greatest events and experiences”
“We built crowdEngage to be the missing link for live entertainment, picking up where ticketing systems leave off and removing friction to ensure event-goers have a great night out while allowing venues to streamline their operations. By joining Activity Stream we can now leverage hundreds of data points to personalize communications and drive both customer satisfaction and new revenue opportunities,” said Hugh Topping, Founder of crowdEngage
“At the start of our journey ten years ago, we set out to develop and deliver a toolset for venues and rights holders to effectively plan, budget, and deliver events and other memorable experiences,” said Wouter Vermeylen, Managing Director of Yesplan “As our solution has been adopted in ever-increasing countries across Europe, I am really excited to start work with my colleagues in the larger group, as well as continuing to lead Yesplan growth in new and existing markets”
Here’s what you need to know if you are an Activity Stream customer:
Your contract and pricing all remain exactly the same, nothing is needed by you.
We will be working closely with Yesplan and crowdEngage in the coming months, as we join into one company.
The great people at Activity Stream, your regular contacts, emails, and phone numbers all stay the same
Here’s what you need to know if you are interested in using Activity Stream
Since the acquisition, Activity Stream’s solutions are available in 20 countries including the Benelux, France, United Kingdom, DACH region, Nordics, Spain, US, and Australia.
By joining crowdEngage you will gain access to great expertise and products not only in planning, but also in marketing and customer service.