SOURCE: Eventbrite

December 18, 2007 09:00 ET

Eventbrite Powers Online Event Registration for World Usability Day 2007

Over 180 Events in 40 Countries Held Simultaneously on November 8, 2007

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 18, 2007) - Eventbrite (, the leading registration solution for event organizers, powered the online event registration for worldwide events celebrating World Usability Day, an initiative of the Usability Professionals' Association (UPA).

Using Eventbrite's web-based event registration service, hundreds of event organizers successfully promoted, managed, and sold out World Usability Day events around the world. Over 2,500 World Usability Day participants were registered using Eventbrite.

"We were delighted to meet the needs of these design and usability experts," said Kevin Hartz, CEO of Eventbrite. "Our online registration solution suits the needs of event organizers with the most basic needs to those requiring complex requirements such as World Usability Day."

"The Eventbrite system gave us the ability to implement World Usability Day both at the global and local level. We were able to provide our event organizers with a system they could easily access worldwide to organize and promote their events locally and then aggregate this information on the World Usability Day website. We look forward to working with Eventbrite as we continue to grow and expand World Usability Day," noted Caryn Saitz, Executive Director of World Usability Day.

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Eventbrite is the best way to publish, promote, and sell out any event. Eventbrite's self-service event planning solution enables event holders to publish events and begin selling in minutes, increase attendance, collect credit card payments online, track sales, and more. Eventbrite, is based in San Francisco, California, and serves event organizers around the world.

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On November 8, 2007, towns and cities around the world united around a common global goal of improving user-centered design with this year's theme focused on healthcare. World Usability Day was founded in 2005, an initiative of the Usability Professionals' Association (UPA), to ensure that the services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use.

For more information and a complete list of World Usability Events and Webcasts, visit

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    Julia Hartz
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    (415) 287-0500
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